Top spots, legendary routes that will take you to its most beautiful villages, or the cities that make it famous worldwide – be guided and surprised on the Côte d’Azur. Here is a selection of the top spots on the Côte d’Azur!
10 PLACES THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO COME TO THE CÔTE D’AZUR
ON THE CÔTE D’AZUR
Capital of the Côte d’Azur, Nice has many facets: history, culture, art, festivals, the sea and gastronomy. Discover Nice and its museums, visit Old Nice, stroll on the Cours Saleya market, taste Nice’s delicious specialties. In winter enjoy the festivities during the famous Nice Carnival and in summer try the rhythmic atmosphere of Nice’s Jazz Festival!
You know Cannes, the glamorous capital of cinema: discover the authentic Cannes! From the prestigious hotels on La Croisette to the charming streets of Le Suquet, discover Cannes through its neighbourhoods. Admire the Old Port, stroll around the colourful stalls in Forville market, enjoy the richness of its cultural program, relax on its sandy beaches or take trip to the Iles de Lérins.
Between neighbouring Italy and the Principality of Monaco, here is the "French Riviera" with its "Pearl", Menton, both Baroque, Ligurian, beautiful and in a green lush environment. Garden paradise and "Ville d'Art et d'Histoire", Menton is also an incomparable showcase of the architectures that shaped this secret Riviera.
In the very heart of the Côte d'Azur, you’ll be carried away by the incomparable charm of Antibes, a maritime city characterized by its magnificent ramparts built by Vauban. After a stroll through old Antibes, the Safranier district and then the covered market, you’ll be amazed by a visit to the Picasso museum. Enjoy the excitement of Juan-les-Pins, its sandy beaches, its nightlife and the incredible Jazz à Juan evenings.
It is said that Grasse is the Côte d'Azur from the inside. City of art and history recently recognized by UNESCO for its perfumery know-how, Grasse is recognized worldwide as the capital of flowers and perfumes. Unravel the mystery of Chanel No. 5 and other famous fragrances at the Musée International de la Parfumerie.
Monaco is a must for discovering the Côte d'Azur! The Principality of Monaco is closely linked to the history of the Grimaldis who still reign there today. An impressive rock on which is perched the Palais Princier and the famous Place d’Armes where you can see the changing of the guard; Musée Océanographique; Jardin Exotique ; Place du Casino and the famous luxury hotels; there is so much to see and visit in Monaco!
A few kilometres from Cannes you’ll find Mandelieu-La Napoule, the mimosa capital and gateway to the Estérel. Every winter from January to March, mimosa trees illuminate the hills of Mandelieu. If you want to relax, explore, play a sport or be in an unspoilt natural environment, Mandelieu-La-Napoule will meet all your desires. Discover our selection of things to see and do in Mandelieu.