19 Apr

Exploring the Cote d’Azur with a Carte Isabelle rail pass

It’s one of the most glamorous and well-known coastlines in the world. Where are we talking about? The French Riviera of course. From Bridget Bardot to Mick Jagger, this geographically-diverse and lavishly affluent coast has been an inspiration to many. If you are soon to have the privilege of visiting this holiday hotspot and are


 

05 Apr

La Bastide de Mougins – an excellent family villa on the Cote d’Azur

Cannes might have the glamour and worldwide fame, but nearby Mougins has certainly got the quaintness and character. Mougins is a picturesque and charming village surrounded by forests of pine, cyprus and olive trees. Throughout the 20th century the village itself has been both lived in and visited by artists and famous names. Pablo Picasso


 


 

24 Feb

Luxury villa near St Tropez – Villa Rose

Villa Rose, Grimaud – a cheery, characterful villa and poised near the action of the Cote d’Azur. Vintage Travel is delighted to introduce Villa Rose to our Provence program of villas. The lovely Villa Rose is situated close to the medieval village of Grimaud. Perched on top of a hill, Grimaud offers superb views of


 

15 Jan

Mas-du-Peintre – a beautiful village based villa near Grasse

Auribeau-Sur-Siagne is an 11th century medieval  hilltop village overlooking the River Siagne. This ivy-covered village that perches over the Gorges de la Siagne is situated between the towns of Cannes and Grasse and is charming in every respect. The house Mas-du-Peintre lies on the edge of the village and echo’s the beauty of Auribeau and


 

07 Oct

St. Tropez’s Pampelonne Beach

“Where beauty conquers all” – It’s no wonder Pampelonne’s fate is hotly contested. When it comes to iconic coastlines, the French Riviera has to be amongst the world leaders. Ever since Bridget Bardot donned her beautiful bikini-clad body on the beach at St. Tropez, this stunning strip of coastline has been renowned for attracting an exclusive


 

23 Sep

The casinos in the South of France and the recently renovated ‘La Siesta’ in Antibes

When we think about ultra-glam, oozing with wealth and exquisiteness casino hotspots, Las Vegas immediately springs to mind, followed quickly by the French Riviera. From Bay Casino in Monaco, which features 139 new-generation slot machines without tokens, to Casino Barriere Les Princes in Cannes, for decades, the likes of Monte Carlo, Cannes, Nice and St.


 

13 Sep

Wine and dine like a celebrity in Cap Ferrat in one of the Cote d’Azur’s most exclusive restaurants – Paloma

When it comes to exclusive European wining and dining, the French Riviera has to be in pole position. With so many lavish haunts with Michelin chefs and their assistants ferrying away behind the scenes in the kitchen, it’s no wonder the world’s elitist members can’t seem to resist flocking to the Cote d’Azur for their


 

18 Aug

Five best beaches on the Cote d’Azur

With beaches carpeted with beautiful bodies surrounded by an equally as stunning landscape, exclusivity, glamour and cosmopolitanism is certainly at the heart of the Cote d’Azur. If you have had the privilege of visiting this stretch of ultra-glam coastline, then you’ll appreciate why the Absolutely Fabulous film was set in the region in 2011. If