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Living and Loving on the Riviera is the story of the American architect Barry Dierks, his English partner Eric Sawyer, and the stunning houses and gardens they designed on the French Riviera during the 1920s and 1930s, for those who could afford them. From their...
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We present a collection of photographs taken over a number of years while exploring the French Riviera for AMB-Côte d'Azur. Can you guess some of the places we've visited? A few are easy (hint - they've appeared in some articles) but others are a...

There are a number of festivals and events that occur each year on the French Riviera. If you are planning a short holiday or shore excursion to this region you may want to plan your visit around one or two of them. Please note...

Roquebrune, a small Medieval perched village between Menton and Monaco, appears almost chiselled out from the rocks that make up the Grande Corniche. Sadly, with so many beguiling villages and places that play Pied Piper to visitors to the Côte d'Azur, Roquebrune and its...

Beaulieu-sur-Mer is located in the east of the peninsula of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, between Eze and Villefranche-sur-Mer. Sheltered from northerly winds by the imposing rocky belt of hills of Cap Ferrat and Mont Leuze, it is one of the warmest places on the...

In 1687 a mysterious prisoner arrived at Fort Royal wearing an iron mask. Upon the orders of Louis XIV, no one was to remove this prisoner's mask - under any pretext. Imprisoned there for eleven years, in 1698 he was transferred to the Bastille...

FESTIVALS & EVENTS on the
COTE D’AZUR in MAY

Riverdance “20th Anniversary”
Palais Nikaia
- Nice

2nd May

Fête des Roses et des Plantes
St Jean-Cap Ferrat
2nd & 3rd May

Crossover Festival - Nice
from 5th to 9th May

International Rose ExhibitionGrasse
from 8th to 10th May

51st Croisière Bleu, Régate – Antibes (Port Vauban)
from 13th to 17th May

3rd Route des VillagesParis to Cannes
from 10th to 17th May

Les Nuit des Musées
16th May

68th Cannes Film FestivalCannes
from 13th to 24th May

La Fête de Mai – Nice

Open de Nice Côte d’Azur
from 17th to 23rd May

Latin SailsSt Tropez
29th to 31st May

View full Festivals & Events 2015 Calendar

TOWNS & VILLAGES

Roquebrune, a small Medieval perched village between Menton and Monaco, appears almost chiselled out from the rocks that make up the Grande Corniche. Sadly,...

Beaulieu-sur-Mer is located in the east of the peninsula of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, between Eze and Villefranche-sur-Mer. Sheltered from northerly winds by the...

Whether you're planning a short stay or stopping over on a cruise liner for a few hours, there are a number of ways of...

Villa Kérylos, located just 10 kms from Nice and Monaco, was built on one of the prized locations of the French Riviera: Beaulieu-sur-Mer. Sheltered...
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FESTIVALS & EVENTS

There are a number of festivals and events that occur each year on the French Riviera. If you are...