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Top 8 Most Beautiful Towns to Explore in the French Riveria


If you enjoy beautiful beaches, adorable villages, and delicious food, then the South of France should be on the top of your travel bucket list. This sunny and laid-back region of the country is glamorous and packed with top-notch resorts for travelers.

With Mediterranean sunsets, fishing villages, cliff embedded towns, and a beautiful coastline that you can't take your eyes off of, there's all the reason to book your flight to Southeast France. But before you take off to the majestic nation, continue reading for a little more knowledge regarding some of the region's most amazing places to visit…


  1. Cannes elegant resort city may look modernized, but it holds a ton of historical value. Within Cannes, these city walls made hundreds of years of history. Aside from strolling along the coast of the mile-long La Croisette, dine at one of the many fabulous French restaurants and hike the Massif de l'Esterel, a coastal Mediterranean mountain range.


2. Cotignac nestled between cliffs and two 12th-century towers. Cotignac is full of stunning Provencal villages and vineyards. Not much further than the commune, you will find the famous Gorge du Verdon.

3. Menton is near the border of Italy. The half-moon bay on the French Riviera is one of Menton's most enjoyable sites. It is also one of the warmest resorts in the winter. As you wander through town, you may notice all of the citrus trees and giant sculptures. If you happen to be in town for it, don't miss out on the annual Lemon Festival (Fête du citron).


4. Nice is a seaport city. The first thing you must do while here is head to the Cours Saleya flower market to smell and view all the gorgeous flowers. Once you've had your fill of freshly picked flowers, make your way to view the Roman ruins on Colline du Château. Before you leave Nice, make sure you head to the Promenade for some shopping.

5. Peillon this barricaded village sits right in the mountains of the Alpes-Maritimes. Walking through the narrow passageways might get tricky, but it's worth it to see all of the medieval houses, vaulted alleys, and last but not least, the painted wall at Chapelle des Penitents Blancs.


6.Villefranche-sur-Mer, a charming 14th-century Niçoise fishing village on the French Riviera, is about its deep harbor, lovely old town, and stunning seaport overlooking the gentle Mediterranean waters. Walk down the cobblestone roads until you reach the Citadel St. Elmo and Port de la Darse.

7.Antibes, another harbor town, Antibes has one of the most impressive coastlines. It is also home to the Absinthe Museum, the Exflora Museum, and the Grimaldi château, a museum containing Pablo Picasso's works.


8.Vence is a medieval village that showcases its past. As you're here, visit the Cathedral of Nativity of Saint Mary, The Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, and take a walk through the old town.

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