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LE PLONGEOIR Right near the port of Nice, sits Le Plongeoir, a unique dinner place that perfectly embodies …

Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Nice

The sun-drenched beaches and glamorous summer holiday destinations are the first things that come to mind when thinking …

MIRAZUR MENTON FRANCE

If a restaurant were to ever embody the perfect marriage between luscious meals, impeccable service, and incomparable ambiance, …
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VISITING ÈZE VILLAGE VIA NIETZSCHE PATH.

Located a short distance away from Nice and Monaco, Eze Village is an ancient jewel located 1000ft above …
BRIGITTE-BARDOT

BRIGITTE BARDOT, BEYOND THE IMAGE

Citadelle in Villefranche is a historic site and at the same time, it serves as a cultural center …
Monaco Grand Prix Racing Adventure

Monaco Grand Prix Racing Adventure!

Are you a Formula 1 fanatic and would like to feel the excitement of one of the greatest …

77th Cannes Film Festival

The 77th Cannes Film Festival is set to open with a bang – and the guest of honor …

The Grasse Rose Festival

One event that showcases the world’s perfume capital-Grasse, is the Rose Festival or the Exposition de Roses (Exporose) …
Biennale-Art-venture

Biennale Art-venture!

The prestigious Biennale art exhibition is enchanting the world once again, and you don’t want to miss it! …
The Monte Carlo Tennis Masters

The Monte Carlo Tennis Masters

To all tennis fans and sports lovers, the Monte-Carlo Masters is kicking off on April 6th, lasting until …
Pointe des Sans-Culottes

Pointe des Sans-Culottes trail

Hello hikers! Pointe des Sans-Culottes hike beginning in the vibrant city of Nice, France is a trail with …
Institut-de-Francais

Institut de Francais–total French immersion language school just a ten-minute walk from Villa Hippocampo!

Bonjour mes amis! (Hello my friends!) The beautiful town of Villefranche-sur-Mer on the French Riviera is not just …
Mimosa Season in the South of France

Mimosa Season in the South of France

The magical Mimosa Season has arrived in the South of France! My joy cannot be contained! I am …
Nice-Carnival-Events

Nice Carnival Events

Bonjour! I’d like to introduce the enchanting world of Nice Carnival, one of the most iconic events on …
Cote d’Azur Cornice Roads Worth Driving On

Cote d’Azur Cornice Roads Worth Driving On

I love the French Coastline and love driving and exploring the little hidden treasures this incredible place has …
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Follow Picasso’s Footsteps along the Azure Coast

The Azure Coast is magnificent, and it is no wonder why Pablo Picasso, one of the greatest artists …
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Attending a Ballet in Monaco

I love the South of France and use every chance I get to visit and enjoy it. My …
Nice to Monaco

A Day on a Yacht along the Cote d’Azur: Nice to Monaco

The Azure coastline is incredible, with many beautiful sceneries that I simply can’t describe here – you will …
A James Bond-guided Tour Through the French Riviera

A James Bond-guided Tour Through the French Riviera

Any fan of the iconic secret agent 007 will enjoy my guide through the famous and not-so-famous places …
Interior of the Opera House

A Night At The Opera

Nice has one of the nicest opera houses I have been to. The original opera house was built …
A-Perfect-Town-To-Shop-for-Fresh-and-locally-produced-groceries

A Perfect Town To Shop for Fresh and locally produced groceries.

I generally shop for my fresh produce every other day at an outdoor market in the next town …
An Overnight Trip To Venice From Villefranche

An Overnight Trip To Venice From Villefranche

I am often tempted to just stay in Villefranche, hanging out on one of Villa Hippocampo’s verandas, enjoying …
Luxury Holiday Itinerary

Luxury Holiday Itinerary on the French Riviera

Let’s be honest: the French Riviera was never meant to be subtle and understated. When it comes to …

Sightseeing in Villefranche, Nice & Antibes using Villa Hippocampo as your base

The French Riviera is one of the most visited coastal strips in the world, and it’s not hard …

Just for Teens (and the active and young at heart…)

Having a difficult time convincing your teens to accompany you to Villefranche-sur-Mer for the holidays? It’s hard to …