Nice may feel less glossy than neighbouring resorts like Monaco and Cannes, yet it’s this quality that creates its inimitable charm. The bustling atmosphere around Place Massena radiates along the Promenade des Anglais, giving you a taste of the French Riviera and inviting you to explore more.
With its prime position on the glamorous Cote d’Azur, frequent flights and enviable year-round climate, you can understand why Nice is the ideal choice for a relaxing city break or beach holiday. Its sweeping panoramic promenade, turquoise waters and palm-lined boulevards paint a true picture – but beyond this Mediterranean-infused façade you’ll soon discover a thriving culture. Shuttered buildings are crammed with flourishing museums, intriguing galleries wait to be discovered along the winding alleyways of the Old town and verdant parks are playgrounds for picnics.
As the gateway to the French Riviera, Nice is the perfect city meets beach destination – with plenty to explore on its doorstep. Boasting a Mediterranean feel, with its piercing turquoise waters and palm-lined promenades – you won’t believe that you’re just a short flight from the UK. It’s bursting with character and culture - from the sweeping Promenade des Anglais to the quaint Old Town with its famous food and flower markets.
You don’t have to be a film star to embrace the splendour of glittering Cannes, but this dazzling destination will certainly live up to its celebrity status – with luxurious hotels and upscale shopping that are worthy of a five star price tag. Beyond the glitz and glamour, you’ll discover an impressive promenade, seven miles of golden coastline and a quaint Old Town. Lose yourself in the maze of picturesque lanes or take in the spectacular views from Le Suquet.
If you’re looking for a luxury break on the French Riviera – then look no further than Monaco. Famed for its luxurious hotels, fabulous cars and larger than life yachts – you’ll feel like you’re living the high life on holidays in Monaco. This compact destination is easy to explore – admire the grand architecture of the Monte Carlo Casino and Opera House, walk the famous Grand Prix Circuit or explore the Old Town where you’ll find the palace and cathedral.
Easily one of the most recognisable names on the French Riviera – there’s no doubt that St Tropez is a jetsetters paradise, where beautiful people adorn the equally stunning beaches and millionaires moor their fancy yachts at the once humble fishing port. Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of Nikki Beach, meander through the cobbled lanes in the old fishing quarter or embrace the natural beauty as you stroll along the coastal path – the perimeter is blessed with hidden swimming holes.
An area of the French Riviera that many associate with the splendour and elegance of the 1920s and 1930s.The legacy of the ‘Gatsby era’ lives on in the mansions of Cap d’ Antibes, sweeping sands of Juan Les Pins and the stylishness of Jazz a Juan – the iconic summer jazz festival. Presenting an image of a quintessential Mediterranean town, this area has charmed the likes of Monèt and Picasso and continues to dazzle visitors today.