Stylish towns & cities on the French Riviera along the sea
Monaco (50 min) is maybe the most famous one and known as a tax free haven. It has a great appeal on the rich and the famous. Monte Carlo with its beautiful casino is the gathering place for the international jet set and therefore the perfect destination to enjoy every possible luxury. Of course, it is also home to the famous Grimaldi family with their prominent palace situated on a rock in the sea.
As soon as you enter Nice (35 min) via the " Promenade des Anglais " with its beautiful palm trees, you immediately feel immersed with the vibrant atmosphere of the city. The famous boulevard facing the azure blue sea is the meeting spot for cyclers, walkers, runners, skaters, etc. From the " Place Massena " with its bright pastel buildings you can walk to the old town of Nice with its narrow streets and fine restaurants. It"s all in the mix: authenticity, culture, architecture, night life... Don"t miss this exciting city!
Cannes (25 min) is probably one of the most glamorous resorts with the world-famous "Boulevard de la Croisette " where you find numerous luxury shops, trendy restaurants and bars, the famous Carlton hotel as well as the international film festival palace. Beautiful cars, celebrities, yachts, chic nightclubs,... you may find it all in Cannes!
Antibes (20 min) also known as the top Mediterranean yachting harbor with its "quai des Milliardaires” where you find the most exclusive super yachts. The old town is characterized by it ramparts, the famous Picasso museum, the covered market and the many small streets that remained authentic. Antibes offers a wide selection of art and craft shops, restaurants and bars. Along with the chic Cap d"Antibes this city is a “must seen”!
Juan les Pins (20 min) with its beautiful sandy beaches, boutiques and of course an exciting nightlife. It is a must to have dinner at one of the the restaurants located on the beach.
Saint Tropez (1h50) has a magical sound and is a star magnet for the rich and the famous to see and to be seen. However the original fishing village has not lost its charming character and it"s the perfect place to take a leisurely stroll in the small streets. Enjoy playing a "jeu de boules" in the shade of the plane trees on the " Place des Lices and of course it"s compulsory to visit the beautiful and exclusive beaches of Ramatuelle nearby.