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Posted on 23rd Apr 2018 15:19:28 in History

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Sip sip away! Wine tasting is free with the Cote d'Azur Card

It’s back. The tourism pass that grants free entry to the Riviera’s 50 top sights was relaunched in April 2018. Wine-tasting in Nice? A boat tour from Cannes? A trip into Italy? They’re all free with the Cote d’Azur Card.

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Posted on 6th Dec 2017 16:34:34 in Cuisine

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Cook up a storm with star-chef trainer Cédric Séguela

Want to cook like a master chef? The Cote d’Azur hosts courses on pasta, pastry making and much else besides. Practise makes perfect with our three part blog series:

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Posted on 18th Apr 2017 14:42:38 in Art

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Smell the success of the new Cote d'Azur Garden Festival

The Côte d’Azur tourism board have launched a breath-taking array of activities for 2017. So what’s new for this year?

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Posted on 24th Feb 2017 10:39:56 in Cuisine

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What's on the cook course table today?

Want to cook like a master chef? The Cote d’Azur hosts courses on pasta, pastry making and much else besides. Practise makes perfect with our new three part blog series:

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Posted on 5th Jan 2017 10:55:32 in Cuisine

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Most Cote d'Azur cooking courses scour local Provençal markets for bargains

Want to cook like a master chef? The Cote d’Azur hosts courses on pasta, pastry making and much else besides. Practise makes perfect with our new three part blog series:

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Posted on 11th May 2016 09:19:08 in Competitions

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Viva Espana! Nice's Allianz Riviera stadium will welcome EURO champs Spain on 17th June (image courtesy of CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

Europe’s largest event of 2016 kicks off in Paris on June 10th. Nice will host the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Cesc Fàbregas and Eden Hazard as big guns Sweden, Spain and Belgium play just minutes from the Promenade des Anglais.

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Posted on 11th Feb 2016 09:46:02 in What's On

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Mike Slone©

This March we're offering a special offer in collaboration with The Telegraph Cycling Podcast and Café du Cycliste for the return of Paris-Nice; one of the most exciting week long stage races of the season!

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Posted on 26th Jan 2016 09:02:12 in What's On

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Open every day from 9.30am-2.15am

For over 35 years the best place for live music in Nice is also the best place to watch sport matches on giant screens...

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Posted on 22nd Jan 2016 00:07:47 in Nice News

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Parlez with the locals on a Riviera French course

Want to parlez with the locals? Want to paint like Matisse? The Cote d’Azur hosts courses on cookery, language and much else besides. Practise makes perfect with our new three part blog series:

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Posted on 23rd Dec 2015 10:51:00 in What's On

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Fireworks on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice

Celebrate New Year’s Eve as the French do with a feast of Foie Gras, oysters and champagne. The festivities are usually marked with fireworks.

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Posted on 15th Dec 2015 15:00:22 in What's On

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Cours Saleya, Nice

We’re here to make this Christmas your best one yet and it all starts here with our guide to the best of the Riviera's Christmas markets.

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Posted on 12th Dec 2015 18:31:22 in History

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"Mine's a salade Niçoise!" Cesc and the gang are coming to Nice

Welcome Cesc Fàbregas! Hello David de Gea! Because from June 10th Nice will host the Spanish EURO2016 squad as they compete in Europe’s largest ever football tournament.

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Posted on 26th Nov 2015 14:05:44 in History

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Have the slopes to yourself at the Riviera's three ski resorts

The A-list prefer to see the Riviera by air, sea and sail. Want to paddleboard past Roman Abramovich’s house? Want to fly over Brangelina’s mansion? Join the club with the final part of our sporty five part blog series:

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Posted on 12th Oct 2015 10:16:43 in History

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Bonaparte's south-facing living room, which overlooks pedestrianised Place du Pin

The French Riviera is perennially popular. But what about when you’re ready to lose the crowds? This week Gary Gubbins, owner of Apartment Bonaparte in Nice's buzzing Port, shares what it’s like to be a local as well as plenty of insider tips.

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Posted on 18th Sep 2015 17:58:49 in What's On

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Nice's shiny new Allianz Stadium

The UEFA EURO 2016 football championship will be Europe’s biggest event of 2016.

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Posted on 13th Aug 2015 13:42:26 in Cuisine

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Grimaldi's sunny living room, with views over the neighbourhood rooftops

The French Riviera is perennially popular. But what about when you’re ready to lose the crowds? This week Nick Barber and Ann Jacklin, owners of Apartment Grimaldi in Nice's prestigious Carre d’Or area, share what it’s like to be a local as well as plenty of insider tips.

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Posted on 23rd Jun 2015 18:37:05 in What's On

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On a visit to Moscow last year, Prince Albert II of Monaco announced the plans for Russian Year in Monaco 2015...

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Posted on 4th Jun 2015 09:38:56 in Nice News

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Fun in the sun - life on Nice's Promenade des Anglais

The French Riviera is perennially popular. But what about when you’re ready to lose the crowds? This week, Johnny Jonasson Swed, owner of Apartment Prom Garden, shares what it’s like to be a resident of Nice’s Promende quarter, as well as plenty of insider tips.

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Posted on 28th May 2015 14:35:37 in What's On

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© Vince/Flickr

The French National Day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789.

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Posted on 9th Apr 2015 11:09:34 in Cuisine

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Paul and Jane's Rigoletto apartment in Nice's Musiciens quartier

The French Riviera is perennially popular. But what about when you’re ready to lose the crowds? This week, Paul Petersen, owner of Apartment Rigoletto, shares what it’s like to be a resident of Nice’s Musiciens quarter, as well as plenty of insider tips.

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Posted on 5th Mar 2015 17:09:00 in What's On

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Photo: Mike Slone/Flickr

Paris-Nice often nicked-named the 'the race to the sun' kicks off the cycling season in style on March 8th. Find out which riders to look out for and where you can watch it.

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Posted on 26th Feb 2015 10:29:28 in Art

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It's St Tropez all the way for rockstar celebs

Where did Grace Kelly meet her Prince? Where did Paris Hilton dance 'til dawn? In the final part of our five-part blog series we expose every celebrity hotspot on the French Riviera. Week 5: Rock stars

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Posted on 10th Feb 2015 12:39:20 in Cuisine

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Photo: Dragan Todorović/Flickr

Our top five most romantic restaurants for Valentines Day in Nice.

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Posted on 4th Feb 2015 15:23:32 in Art

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Trish at LAC Chocolat

We sat down for a chat with Trish to find out what it is about Nice and Pebbles properties that keeps her, and her partner, coming back time and time again!

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Posted on 31st Jan 2015 12:08:53 in History

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Chirac loves Auron, but Vlad prefers Monte Carlo

Where did Grace Kelly meet her Prince? Where did Paris Hilton dance 'til dawn? In our five-part blog series we expose every celebrity hotspot on the French Riviera. Want to party like a rock star? We tell you how...Week 4: Presidents & Politicians

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Posted on 21st Dec 2014 18:30:22 in Nice News

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Still looking for Greta Garbo on Cap d'Ail beach

Where did Grace Kelly meet her Prince? Where did Paris Hilton dance 'til dawn? In our five-part blog series we expose every celebrity hotspot on the French Riviera. Want to party like a rock star? We tell you how...Week 3: Movie Stars

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Posted on 12th Dec 2014 09:10:12 in Nice News

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Ride the Christmas ferris wheel above Nice

Think Christmas markets and you might imagine chilly Northern European affairs. A thousand miles to the south, the Cote d’Azur's seasonal fairs are trimmed by palms and lapped by Mediterranean waves.

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Posted on 9th Dec 2014 15:14:20 in Competitions

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Christmas Competition Cracker

It's Christmas Competition time at Pebbles!

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Posted on 5th Dec 2014 13:05:27 in What's On

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©Jerome Chainay

Celebrate New Year's Eve in style with a choice of Firework displays and events across the French Riviera.

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Posted on 4th Dec 2014 16:31:45 in Nice News

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Dining at Christmas time in Nice

While many of our favourite restaurants may close for Christmas, many do re-open for New Year's Eve celebrations and there are still several options if you're looking to eat on the 24th and 25th.

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Posted on 2nd Dec 2014 12:12:06 in Nice News

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"Nico, can I borrow a cup of sugar". Which one is Hamilton's house?

Where did Grace Kelly meet her Prince? Where did Paris Hilton dance 'til dawn? In our a five-part blog series we expose every celebrity hotspot on the French Riviera. Want to party like a rock star? We tell you how...Week 2: Sports Stars

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Posted on 18th Nov 2014 10:42:58 in Nice News

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Beaujolais Nouveau 2014

The Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived! Has it been another year already? Find out the top 5 spots in Nice to sample the new vintage this year.

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Posted on 13th Nov 2014 13:21:31 in Nice News

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Ennio Morricone at the 66th Venice Film Festival. Nicolas Genin©

Virtuosic composer of over 500 film and television soundtracks, Ennio Morricone brings his My Life in Music tour to Nice.

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