The French Riviera – Cote d’Azur. By hearing the name raises up images of sparkling azure waters, exclusive beach clubs decorated with candy-colored sun loungers, star-studded film premiers, and all the famous, moneyed types who’ve vacationed here over the years: Brigitte Bardotand Salvador Dalí to name a few.
Given the region’s richness of scenery (natural and otherwise), you might question yourself where to go and what to see first? To jump-start your trip-planning, we’ve put together a complete guide to the French Riviera with recommendations for hotel, restaurant, and sightseeing in six of the region’s most standout spots, from the all-time favorite Cannes and St. Tropez to the sleepy medieval village Èze.
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