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Côte d'Azur Property and Lifestyle

Welcome to FrenchEntrée Côte D'Azur. The site for all those who find themselves visiting the French Riviera. Whether living here or on holiday in the Côte d'Azur or looking to buy property in the region, FrenchEntrée provides information for all those with an interest in the Côte d'Azur and its three departments (Alpes Maritimes, Bouches du Rhone, and Var).

Blogs about the Côte d´Azur

  • Menton Daily Photo, Jilly Bennett captures one of the most beautiful towns on the French Riviera on camera
  • The French Riviera Blog, Kevin Hin on the best this area has to offer

  • Flying to France?

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    Visit the FrenchEntrée Flights to France map to view the airlines flying from the UK airports to France.

    Editor's pick

    Here's how to make the most of what France’s fifth largest city, Nice, has to offer. more...

    Why I love Nice

    Nice promenadeEvery issue we ask a contented expat to sing the praises of their new life. Rebecca Russell lives in the popular Riviera city of Nice and here she reveals why she adores her adopted home town more...

    Gardens of distinction: Côte d'Azur

    Menton Botanical GardensThe National Museum of Natural History is an eclectic collection of some of France’s most important and distinguished gardens. Here we take a browse around four of the best, from Provence to Paris. more...

    Cannes Shopping Festival

    18 - 20 April 2014 © Fred - Fotolia.comEvery year in the spring, the famous Palais des Festivals in Cannes attracts the fashion conscious to the catwalk shows it puts on as part of its annual Shopping Festival. Local boutiques also hold in-store events. more...

    Party on the Promenade

    Eleanor Fullalove on Nice Carnival 2012 Nice Carnival, Eleanor FullaloveThe Riviera has long been a popular place for royals to relax on holiday. Queen Victoria came back time and again in winter. But the Windsors were just one of many families keeping tradition alive on the Riviera this year. more...

    Whale watching in France

    Whale tailIt’s true, you can enjoy a boat trip off the French coast and be entertained by a host of marine animals, including whales and dolphins! Here's our guide to where to go whale watching in France and when. more...

    Apartment charges on the Riviera

    © Yuriy Davats - Fotolia.comThe apartment market on the French Riviera offers a slice of the good life. Rebecca Russell looks at the system of apartment charges and what to look out for when buying. more...

    What's on in and around Nice

    © Jerome Dancette - Fotolia.comTake your pick of cultural and sporting events held annually on the French Riviera. From Menton's Lemon Festival in February to Saint-Paul's Fête des Vendanges in October, there's plenty to see and do all year round. more...

    Niçois specialities

    © HLPhoto - Fotolia.comWe all look forward to trying the local delicacies when on holiday in France and Nice on the French Riviera has plenty for foodies to get their teeth into! more...

    What is Cannes really like?

    Cannes beachOutside of the Cannes Film Festival, held each year in May, how much do you really know about this town in the Côte d’Azur and what it is like in between times? more...

    'Nice stole our hearts!'

    The Conways chose to invest in a holiday rental apartment
    Nice beachRebecca Russell, a property finder on the French Riviera, talks to an Australian couple about why they decided to invest in an apartment in Nice. "We hope to be in Nice three times a year. The problem is that once we are here, it’s hard to leave!"

    Luxury dog hotel on the Côte d'Azur

    Discover Pension Milou © geronimo - Fotolia.comJilly runs a dog hotel on the Côte d'Azur. At Pension Milou, each dog is cared for professionally and given a whole lot of love and attention. Owners can go away on business or holiday and not worry about how their pet is being treated. more...

    Why buy in Saint Tropez

    View over Saint TropezSaint Tropez is a town dedicated to art, culture and tradition. Celebrities, artists and writers all fell under its spell in the 1950s. Back then one could bump into Picasso, Francoise Sagan and Jacques Prévert amongst others... more...

    Gary Automobiles LHD Specialists

    Specialists in supplying quality New and Pre-owned French registered vehicles.gary automobiles porsche 996 We are a French registered (English owned) company and we will purchase & part exchange LHD or RHD vehicles. Visit us at for more info.

    International school of Cote D'Azur

    Ebica International SchoolEBICA offers students a complete double French-English curriculum from Preschool to High School. Visit

    Côte d’Azur Property Finders

    Nice property finder villaThe Riviera has it all: beautiful beaches, stunning mountains, cosmopolitan towns and tranquil villages. Specialising in and around Nice, Côte Abode property finders is dedicated to finding your perfect property, saving you time and money.

    Enjoying Nature at Cap d'Agde

    Cap d'Agde NatureFor those with a love of flora and fauna generally, there’s plenty to look forward to during your holiday in Le Cap d’Agde. Find out more here.

    French Insurance in English

    Asttral InsuranceAll your Insurance requirements from an Independent Broker. Health, Cars, Property, Marine, Commercial, etc. Get a quote from Asttral.

    Expert French mortgage advice

    French mortgagesVisit the mortgage zone for up-to-date information, FAQs and best buy French mortgages. Repayment and interest only French mortgages available.

    Contribute to FrenchEntrée!

    LightbulbWe are keen to hear from people living in this region to contribute to FrenchEntrée. If you have any great ideas or would like to find out more, please get in touch.

    Free Currency Quote

    Free Currency QuoteLooking to purchase a property in France? Need to make regular money transfers? Fill in our currency form for a Free Quote.

    Luxury French Property

    French ChateauLooking for luxury French property? FrenchEntrée feature an excellent range of French chateaux, manor houses, ski property and luxury villas. From Paris to the Loire Valley and down to the Côte d'Azur, FrenchEntrée has France covered.

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