The Cote d'Azur
How to describe the French Riviera ? One should use words as glorious sunshine, super yachts, film festivals, celebrities, glitz & glamour but also an overwhelming beauty of the surroundings with mountains, typical Provencal villages, plains with olive groves and pine trees, caves, gorges and of course the Mediterranean Sea !
All these ingredients contribute to making the French Riviera one of the most complete holiday destinations.
The intensity of the colors as well as light in the Provence are legendary, famous painters such as Renoir and Matisse have Provence on canvas. Pablo Picasso and well known writers such as Hemingway could not resist the Cote d'Azur and have lived on the Riviera for several years. Many properties belong to celebrities.
There are plenty of activities in the local area: hiking trails with stunning views, cosy strolling in picturesque villages, enjoying the sun and the sea on one of the beautiful beaches, culinary experiences, taking a dip in the vibrant nightlife, ... Everyone will find exactly what he/she is looking for!
Sports activities nearby:
- golf on one of the prestigious golf courses (Opio, Valbonne, Mougins)
- horse riding
- adventure sports such as canyoning, paragliding, caving, ... (Pont du Loup)
- quad trip
- numerous marked trails, from light walks to overnight hikes
- skiing in Gréolières les Neiges (40 min) or in Isola 2000 (1h50)