From glittering cities to picturesque perched villages, the Côte d’Azur seduces at every stop. Secret hideaways. Luxurious hotels. Discover the most glamorous addresses in the French Riviera. An inspiration to artists for decades, this region is home to magnificent museums and ateliers that dazzle with pieces from the past and the present.
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Eze hilltop village
The idyllic islands of Cannes
The ramparts of Vieil Antibes
Etape 1Medieval Village. Magnificent VillasÈze's hilltop charm and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat's jet set charisma
Etape 2City of Angels Discover the capital of the French Riviera, Nice
Nice is ideally nestled between the Bay of Angels and the Alps. Stroll by the colorful facades of the charming old town, which teems with art galleries, bustling markets, and fantastic restaurants. Save time for a museum—Nice has the most of them besides Paris—and a leisurely saunter along the seaside Promenade des Anglais. Finally, head out of town to the Mouratoglou Hotel & Resort in Biot, which serves up sports and R&R in one fantastic resort.
Etape 3Raise your GlassBiot is France’s capital of contemporary glassblowing
Witness the wonders of glassblowing firsthand at the Verrerie de Biot. One of France’s Ville et Métiers d’Art – an Arts and Crafts city – the 15th-century hilltop village of Biot is home to the Musée Fernand Léger and a wealth of artisans, painters, and jewelers. You can meet them on an art-heritage discovery tour. End your lovely day at the Hotel le Grand Pavois in Antibes, whose rooms have panoramic views of the Îles d’Or.
Etape 4Storm the Ramparts. Soak up SunAt the sister seaside resorts of Antibes and Juan-les-Pins.
Wander within the 16th-century ramparts of Vieil Antibes, swinging by the Picasso Museum—an ancient chateau that was once the artist’s home. For a more buzzing scene and gorgeous beaches, head to Juan-les-Pins, which jams in July during the Jazz á Juan festival. Spend the night at the Hotel Eden, whose prime location in the heart of Cannes is just a 5-minute drive from La Croisette.
Etape 5All That GlittersCannes is the most glamorous city on the French Riviera
Strut your stuff by luxury boutiques and the Alley of Stars on the illustrious La Croisette, where the red carpet unfolds at the Cannes Film Festival. For a break from the bling, ferry to Île Saint-Honorat for divine wine made by monks. Or to Île Sainte-Marguerite, whose La Guérite restaurant is ideal for an al fresco lunch.