Top sights in French Riviera
These are the places you cannot miss on your next holiday on the French Riviera.
Do you want to take a holiday, but you do not know where to go? Are you tired and stressed from work and need a break? A great way to do it is by taking a ferry and going to the French Riviera. The perfect destination throughout all four seasons of the year. Thanks to its mild climate and, above all, to the variety of amenities you will find here. Well, you might be wondering, what are the five cities you must visit on the French Riviera?
Nice: You will be surprised to know that Nice is the most visited French city after Paris because it combines the typical French charm with the warm welcome of a port overlooking the Mediterranean. And what should you do in Nice? The first thing you have to do is take a stroll along the famous Promenade des Anglais, which is seven kilometers long, where you can admire all the beauty of the coast and the picturesque old town. Do not miss the famous Orthodox Church, built in 1912 in honor of the many Russian tourists who during the Belle Époque found refuge from the great cold, unique in Europe for its size.
Saint Jean Cap Ferrat: In this little corner of paradise, immersed in the lush Mediterranean, it is fairly easy to meet VIPs or royalty members who spend their summer holidays here. Saint Jean is a town made famous by Baroness Rothschild, a family member of well-known bankers, who in 1905 built the magnificent Villa Ephrussi Rothschild, which is now open to the public. But without a doubt, the unmissable place of Saint-Jean is the Villa Santo Sospir. The house that Jean Cocteau, a versatile artist, made his own by painting the walls. He tattoo them – and this villa got a full-body tattoo. Once you enter, you will be captivated by the magical atmosphere of the place that still preserves the spirit of those who lived there.
Cannes: Canes city is best known for its annual Cannes Film Festival, featuring the Croisette and the international VIP catwalk during springtime. Cannes also deserves to be visited for its historic center with the small Ligurian port and its colorful buildings overlooking the sea. In the old city, you will see the Medieval Tower and the Gothic church of Notre Dame de l'Esperance, in Piazza de la Castre. And on top of everything, the nightlife in Cannes is one of the best! Thanks to the many top nightclub venues where you can have fun until late at night.
Grasse: Perfume lovers cannot miss Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. It is here that Madame Coco Chanel created the famous Chanel No. 5. Discover all the secrets of the art of perfume, visit the International Perfume Museum and the historical sites of three well-known brands: Molinard, Galimard, and Fragonard. They allow, among other things, to create a personalized fragrance.
Saint Tropez: The most coveted destination on the entire Côte d'Azur is undoubtedly Saint Tropez, a place that immediately evokes the glamor of the international jet set that floods the city, especially in the summer months. As you stroll through the harbor, you will see that what once was a simple fishing village has now been transformed into an open-air parking lot for sailboats and luxury yachts. Saint Tropez also means fun, here you can find the best nightlife venues and the most exclusive clubs on the Côte d'Azur. For sure you'll have lots of fun!
Enjoy the French Riviera with Corsica Ferries and Wi-Fi onboard by Seafy.