Are you heading to the South of France for your next holiday? The French Riviera is beautiful, natural and glamourous and there’s a lot to visit and see. Here are some highlights of this marvellous region.
Nice Old Town
Enjoy the colours, the streets and the shops of Nice “Vielle Ville”. Walk around and try some of Nice food specialities like: seafood, charcuterie, cheese and olives.
Tip: in the morning you will find a special quiet atmosphere.
Discover Èze, a preserved fortified medieval village perched on a rocky peak and overlooking the beautiful Mediterrean sea. You will find a spectacular sight and you wil feel transported back in the Medieval time. This beautiful place il located between Nice and Monaco and very easy to reach by 30 minutes driving from Nice.
Tip: take a walk in the Jardin Exotique d’Èze, a magnificient exotic botanical garden.
You can’t miss Grasse, the world’s capital of perfume. There you can visit the “Musée Internationl de la Parfumerie”, discover the history of perfumery and all the secrets to produce many incredible fragrances.
Tip: in the city of Grasse you will also find a mid-13th century catolic cathedral: Notre Dame de Puy, that houses many artifacts.
Saint Paul de Vence
Saint Paul de Vence is a place unique for its charm. This fortified village is plenty of art galleries and artist. It’s not difficult to find an inspiration from its breathtaking views and its poetic streets. In fact, Saint Paul de Vence, has been home of many famous artist like Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.
Tip: Saint Paul de Vence has an peculiar cemetery where you can find a chapel and Marc Chagall’s tomb.