The French Riviera is the coastline among which Monaco’s coastline is included. Monaco is considered to be the best part of the coastline, although Italy’s borders are also in the same Riviera, and Riviera is Italian for coast. This has been the vacationing spot of the elite for decades, owing mainly to its beautiful climate and environment. The perfect surroundings were a common resort area for the British, and many famous British People used to come here to spend their vacations.
French Riviera, or as French call it Côte d’Azur, is a place with the most exquisite beauty and there are few places in the whole world that could rival it. Nature has blessed it with the best of everything. The water is pristine and blue, the weather is warm and the tourists are many. French Riviera attracts the variety of visitors with passion for different things. There are so many things to do in French Riviera and every person can find something to their liking. Whether an artist or a writer, a gambler or just a person craving for a beautiful vacation, French Riviera is the place to be. Visiting the beautiful beaches must be the first thing to do in French Riviera. Most visitors begin their tour with Roquebrune-Cap-St-Martin, as the place attracts lots of attention with its seaside resorts and hilltop village. The cobblestone streets and narrow alleys of French Riviera clusters around a tower in Roquebrune-Cap-St-Martin and a lovely walk take strollers around the cap to provide picturesque views. Another thing to do in French Riviera is to pay a visit to the Old town. The narrow maze-of streets will take you to the cafes, galleries and various squares where one can sit with a coffee in and have a wonderful time people-watching.
The beaches of Saint Tropez used to be frequented by people like Bridget Bardot and since then it has become one of the most sought-out places to visit in French Riviera. It attracts not only regular people but many famous and known people use it as a getaway location. One of the interesting things to do in French Riviera is to sit at the old port of Saint Tropez at watch yachts cruise by. Eating and drinking the traditional mouth-watering cuisines of French Riviera is another important thing to do in French Riviera. Some of the famous dishes and drinks worth trying when in French Riviera include Marseille bouillabaisse, But Pastis, Salade Niçoise, Kir, rose wine and champagne. One place to visit in French Riviera without which the tour will remain incomplete is the Cannes. Many tourists plan their visit around the time of the famous Cannes film Festival. If you have never experienced glitz and glamour then Cannes is the place to be. Whether visiting the expensive beaches of Cannes or just walking on the Stars’ Walk to take memorable pictures of yourself, the visit to French Riviera will forever be etched in your best memories.