THE CÔTE D’AZUR
10 PLACE THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO COME TO THE CÔTE D’AZUR
If you decided to amuse yourself by listing all the exceptional sites the Côte d'Azur jealously protects, a lifetime would be too short. Between the sea and mountains, wonder is everywhere - and all year round too. If you’re still not sure where to spend your next holiday, you have just found the perfect destination: the Côte d’Azur!
FROM GARDEN TO GARDEN ON THE CÔTE D’AZUR
It’s the Côte d’Azur signature. Discover the gardens on the Côte d’Azur: gardens overlooking the sea, exotic gardens, remarkable gardens, French gardens, perfumed flower gardens. In the end the hardest thing was selecting just 12. Because all the exceptional gardens on the Côte d'Azur are worth visiting! It's sumptuous, unique, majestic: discover one of the most beautiful facets of the Côte d'Azur - its gardens.
NATURE AND SENSATIONS ACTIVITIES
A unique place for all lovers of outdoor activities and the great outdoors, the Côte d'Azur enjoys an exceptional natural environment set between the sea and the mountains – whatever the season. Hiking, trail, mountain biking, tree climbing, via ferrata, zip line, paragliding, canyoning, rafting, caving... there is something for everyone! With family or friends, fill up on sensations and nature on the Côte d’Azur!
BEST INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOTS IN NICE
Among the TOP 20 most "instagrammed" cities in Europe, the Côte d'Azur capital attracts tourists from all over the world. Are you planning to visit Nice and want the perfect photo to post on your Instagram account? Discover a selection of the best viewpoints and instagrammable places in Nice. Ready to post your photo? Don't forget to tag the @VisitCotedazur account and use the official hashtags #ILoveNice #CotedAzurFrance!
EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED
Festivals and carnivals, fireworks, concerts and mega shows, magical places under the stars, major international sporting or artistic events, glamour, glitz and crazy atmospheres, passion for games and outings... Events are in the Côte d'Azur’s DNA. Discover the major events of the year on the Côte d’Azur.
PLACES SERVING NICE’S SPECIALITIES
Why not try some of Nice’s specialities? Many restaurants offer typical dishes originating in Nice, and for some, very successfully... But which ones combine the quality of the food with the essential rule of our regional cuisine - seasonal produce. Here are six recommendations for restaurants in Nice that have been selected for their authenticity.
THE TOP 10 DIVING SPOTS!
More than 30 years after the release of the Luc Besson film "The Big Blue", the Mediterranean is still as fascinating as ever. The Côte d’Azur is a paradise for both experienced and novice divers. For underwater lovers, here is a selection of the 9 best diving spots on the Côte d’Azur, between the Var and the Alpes-Maritimes.
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES
Everyone knows it as a holiday destination in the South of France where it is always lovely and warm. But the Côte d'Azur is also full of jewels perched on the slopes of its hills, overlooking the sea, and valleys – their stones embodying the wealth of regional heritage. Between the sea and mountains, these hilltop villages create the unique character of the Côte d'Azur: a harmonious blend of culture, art and festive pleasures in an exceptional natural setting. Discover the most beautiful hilltop villages on the Côte d’Azur.
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL NATURAL SITES
From the sea to the mountains, you’ll love the most beautiful natural sites on the Côte d'Azur! Here, nature reigns supreme. From its unspoilt islands, jewels surrounded by the Mediterranean, to its headlands sprinkled with beaches and creeks, protected natural parks, gorges and the Mercantour lakes... The different natural landscapes are grandiose on the Côte d'Azur. Discover these natural sites and you will discover another Côte d'Azur in the heart of a protected natural heritage.