The French Riviera map locates the top cities of the French Riviera: Antibes, Cannes, Menton, Monaco, Nice, Toulon, Saint-Raphaël. The French Riviera weather is the sunniest in France. The region has world famous seaside resorts. French Riviera.
French Riviera boasts many excellent hotels and apartments, ideal for a great stay. French Riviera and its sights are world famous. It enjoys one of the best possible climate in all seasons. It boasts a beautiful coastline. Some of the resorts are world famous: Monaco, Monte-Carlo, Nice, Antibes and Cannes.
Antibes is one of the most famous seaside resorts of the French Riviera. It has a spectacular yatch harbor, an interesting Picasso Museum and famous beaches. The old Antibes village has a lively Provencal market. Cap d'Antibes is one of the fanciest areas in the French Riviera. Antibes is a great destination for a week-end or a week. Fly to Nice, then rent a car.
Nice is historically the capital of the French Riviera and one of the largest French cities. The Promenade des anglais, the moving Nice Chagall Museum, the lovely Matisse Museum and the Flower Market on Cours Saleya are some of the top sights of the city. Cours Saleya is a nice place for a dinner. The huge beaches down from Promenade des Anglais are famous. The old city is lovely. Shopping is easy in Avenue Médecin.
The Musée National Marc Chagall opened in Nice in 1972 in the presence of Marc Chagall himself who had given in 1966 his wonderful Biblical Message to France. Since then, it may be considered as the best Chagall Museum in the world.
The collection is organized around the set of works produced by the painter on the Old Testament themes, supplemented by a large number of works of secular or religious inspiration: over 400 pieces of art. The museum has a first room with twelve large-size paintings illustrating the first two books of the Old Testament, Genesis and Exodus. In a second, smaller hexagonal room are five compositions on the theme of the Song of Songs, another Old Testament book.
The Fernand Léger Museum in Biot is one of the most interesting museums of art of the French Riviera. It has more than 300 pieces of art and is by far the largest collection of Fernand Léger paintings in the world. Fernand Léger is lesser known than Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse, the three other painters having their dedicated museum in the French Riviera. Nevertheless, he displays in his museum a lively and colorful art.
Cannes is one of the most famous cities of the French Riviera. The Cannes International Film Festival (Festival International de Cannes in French) is an annual film festival which previews new films from around the world. Founded in 1946, the Cannes Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. The invitation-only festival is held in May at Palais des Festivals.
France was visited by over 90 million foreign tourists in 2019, making it the most popular tourist destination in the world. France ranks fifth in tourist spending behind the United Kingdom, United States, China and Spain. Today, Europeans and Asians account for the growing number of foreign visits in France. Famous places in France include Versailles Palace, Mont Saint-Michel, the Loire Castles, the Champagne wine country, the Bordeaux wine country, Nice and Lourdes.
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