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Culture & History
Historie

The Mistral – the wind that kills

Part of the soulThe Mistral is as fundamental a part of Provence as the sunny …

History

The story behind the the wash-houses

Almost every French city has a washhouse, but what’s their history in French culture and what started the mass-construction of these in the mid-19th century?

Food & Wine
Food and Wine

Eat your favorite in the Provencal kitchen of the sun

The cuisine of Provence is based on simple, good and tasty ingredients, which are filled to the brim with sun, summer and salt water.

Food and Wine

Pastis – what exactly is it?

What is Pastis and where did it come from. Get behind the cult drink of Provence and get a nice recipe for your next summer holiday Pastis.

Food and Wine

Wines from Provence & Côte d’Azur

The classic, world-famous Provence area spreads out nicely, not least with many small villages and a widespread wine production, in one of France’s oldest wine districts.

Hotels in Vence
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Hotels in Vence

Here you will find an overview of the hotels in the cozy medieval town of Vence, only a 20-minute drive from Nice airport.

What to do
Hikes

The best coastal walks on the Côte-d’Azur

If you are fascinated by the crystal-clear glittering southern French Mediterranean Sea, then these coastal hiking trails on the Côte-d’Azur are just for you.

Boat trips

6 of the best boat trips on the Côte d’Azur

Here are 6 of the best boat trips on the Côte d’Azur. Visit Villefranche, St. Tropez, Sainte-Marguerite or an evening trip with a solar-powered boat.

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What to do in Nice in one, two or three days?

Here are CityXee’s take on the experiences that will turn your holiday into a true adventure of 1 to 3 days.

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Côte d’Azur Event & Festival calendar 2022 / 2023

All year round, many interesting and traditional events are held in the cities of the Côte d’Azur. See the overview here.

Excursions

Excursions on the Côte d’Azur

Côte d’Azur offers a string of excursions in all categories. Here you can both find inspiration and book your upcoming excursions.

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Top20 – Things to do in Nice, Cannes and Antibes

If you’re looking for top-rated things to do in the most popular cities on the Côte d’Azur, you have come to the right place.

Cities

Old town Antibes

Old town Antibes or Antipolis, as the city’s founders the Greeks called the city, is known and …

Monaco

Monaco is a principality located on a stretch of just 3 km on the French Mediterranean coast, just 13 km from Nice. Especially known for its wealthy clientele, luxurious shops…

Vence

Vence is a picturesque old cathedral city with a very special appeal, where art and history play a central role.

Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Known as the city of violets and not least for its dramatic location in the countryside between two large gorges, Tourrettes-sur-Loup welcomes medieval experiences.

Saint-Paul de Vence

It is like stepping into a completely different age and one senses already on arrival in the city that Saint-Paul de Vence is something very special

Nice

In addition to the sun, the promenade and the long coastline, it is the city’s intense atmosphere that attracts its visitors. It is clear that Nice is influenced by Italian food art and..

Menton

Menton is, undoubtedly, one of the most colourful cities on the French Riviera. The city’s colourful facades, the many beautiful gardens and the annual lemon festival have…

Grasse

In the lush hinterland of the film city of Cannes, Grasse “hides” behind the mountains at an altitude of 340 meters and yet with a breathtaking view of the nearby Mediterranean.

Èze in France

Èze is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful medieval towns on the Riviera and a magnificent example of what the French call village perché – a city built high on a forward cliff with fabulous views.

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