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Opera in the South of France

Opera in the South of France

Opera buffs - and they increase exponentially each year – will travel far and wide to indulge their passion.

Perhaps opera buffs should try coming to the South of France, which ...

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They really do say 'oh la la'

It is in the nature of neighbours to squabble, and notwithstanding the official cordiality of the past 100 years, Anglo-French relations have been known to suffer sporadic minor ruptures. These are rather stimulating occasions, tr...

Who designed the Promenade's Blue Chairs?

The Promenade des Anglais' iconic blue chairs first made their appearance around 1900. Fifty years later the municipality ordered a more modern range. In 1966 the distinguished French architect and urban planner Jean-Michel Wilmot...

Stop Press!

After numerous requests we are allowing a number of adverts to be displayed on AMB Côte d'Azur. While our A-Z directory will continue to be free of charge we are offering a limited number of paying advertisement places on this site...

 

Saint Rémy picnic

Saint Rémy picnic

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, not far from Arles, is rightly famous as the birthplace of Nostradamus, and as the place where Van Gogh painted the unforgettable ‘Starry, starry night’.

Marc Wolff

Marc Wolff

This month's interview is with Marc Wolff, professional helicopter and aerial stunt pilot. When Marc's not travelling around the world for filming projects, he lives in Mougins with his wife and two children, Lily a...

The Support of Strangers

The Support of Strangers

I have been so touched by the generosity of spirit found here on the French Riviera, that I wanted to write about the support of strangers. I don’t know why it surprises me, it just does.  I am constantly ama...

A family day out…

A family day out…

We should enjoy our precious snow in France, even though it seems that the UK has ground to a melodramatic standstill – as I type it is the dark days of February 2nd – with Radio 4 offering the standard doom and...

A Good Year

A Good Year

Max Skinner is a man at the heart of London's financial universe until his employers embark on a little asset-stripping of their own. Himself.

Amid the grey London drizzle, there is one potential ray of sunshine: ...

Opera in the South of France

Opera in the South of France Opera buffs - and they increase exponentially each year – will travel far and wide to indulge their passion.

Perhaps opera buffs should try coming to the South of France, which offers them a richly variegated choic...

Community - A Fresh Expression

Community - A Fresh Expression

You could call it a gentle heartbeat! You could say it's a quiet revolution without guns! You may even go as far to say that a community is slowly building! Where is this happening I hear you yell? In Lorgues, centr...

Restaurant Review: Flaveur

Restaurant Review: Flaveur

Formerly a Tunisian restaurant, the new Gourmet Bistro in town is Flaveur. It has already received rave reviews from the Nice Matin and L’Hotellerie Restauration. With just 30 covers for lunch and dinner, it’s a...

Colours of the South of France

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