Cote d’Azur (French Riviera)

Cote d’Azur (French Riviera), photo by Myosotismail
Cote d’Azur (French Riviera) (photo by Myosotismail)
 

The Cote d’Azur (French Riviera) is an extended portion of Mediterranean coastline that stretches 140 miles (230 km) from the large port city of Marseille in the west to the much smaller seaside town of Menton in the east, next to the Italian border.

The region is known for both its glamorous spots (eg, St Tropez and Monaco) and for many charming out-of-the-way places, including perched villages clinging to the nearby mountaintops.

Our focus is on the eastern area, between Monaco and Menton. This area offers both the center of glitz and glamour (Monaco) and charming hill and seaside villages all along the way to Menton.

The town of Roquebrune, halfway in the middle, offers an ancient castle and charming village worth visiting.

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
Recommending Sources:
   Lonely Planet
   Rough Guide
   1000 Places to See Before You Die

 

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Hotel Lemon

Featuring free WiFi, Hotel Lemon is an eco-friendly hotel located in Menton, 29 km from Nice and 30 minutes' drive from the Italian border. An organic breakfast is served on site. Average score from 334 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$48

 
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La Maison de Dolly

Located in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, this apartment features a balcony with sea views. The property features views of the city and is 1.6 km from Villa E-1027. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 7.3/10.

$49

 
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Riviera Selection Pissarelles

Riviera Selection Pissarelles offers accommodation in Cap d'Ail, 2.7 km from Chapiteau of Monaco and 2.4 km from Stade Louis II. The apartment is 2.5 km from Exotic Garden of Monaco. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 6.7/10.

$147

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La Bombonière

Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, La Bombonière offers accommodation in the centre of the historical medieval village of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, 8.8 km from Monaco and 1 km from Buse beach. All rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 57 guest reviews: 9.7/10.

$139

 
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Apartment Beausoleil Monaco

Situated in Beausoleil, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. The apartment is 600 metres from Grimaldi Forum Monaco. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle. Average score from 873 guest reviews: 9.7/10.

$107

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Apartment Beausoleil Monaco

Apartment Beausoleil Monaco

Situated in Beausoleil, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. The apartment is 600 metres from Grimaldi Forum Monaco. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle. Average score from 873 guest reviews: 9.7/10.

$107

$1079.7
Monaco Beausoleil centre

Monaco Beausoleil centre

Monaco Beausoleil centre is an apartment located in Beausoleil, 500 metres from Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Guests benefit from terrace. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. There is a seating area, a dining area and a kitchen. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 9.7/10.

$123

$1239.7
Fleur de mai

Fleur de mai

Located in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, 2 km from the nearest beach, Fleur de mai is a non-smoking apartment with a seasonal outdoor pool and a terrace. The apartment is 9.1 km from Monte Carlo, Monaco. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 9.6/10.

$80

$809.6
Appartement les clematites

Appartement les clematites

Located 1.1 km from Jean-Cocteau Museum and 800 metres from IUT Technology University Menton, Appartement les clematites offers accommodation in Menton. The air-conditioned unit is 1. Average score from 91 guest reviews: 9.6/10.

$107

$1079.6
Pavillon Lilly

Pavillon Lilly

Pavillon Lilly is a detached villa with a garden, set in Menton. The property is 1.1 km from Jean-Cocteau Museum and free private parking is featured. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. The air-conditioned unit is equipped with a kitchen. Average score from 329 guest reviews: 9.6/10.

$112

$1129.6
Square Victoria

Square Victoria

Located 300 metres from Jean-Cocteau Museum, Square Victoria offers accommodation in Menton. Square Victoria features views of the sea and is 100 metres from The Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Undergraduate College of Menton. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 9.5/10.

$107

$1079.5
Le Dragonniere Olympic Pool

Le Dragonniere Olympic Pool

Situated 700 metres from Villa E-1027 in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, this apartment features a garden with a year-round outdoor pool. Le Dragonniere Olympic Pool features views of the garden and is 1.3 km from La Palmosa Hospital. Average score from 606 guest reviews: 9.5/10.

$109

$1099.5
Villa Silhouette

Villa Silhouette

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Villa Silhouette offers B&B accommodation and is located in Cap d'Ail, 1.7 km from Chapiteau of Monaco. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 9.4/10.

$85

 
$859.4
La Bella Vista

La Bella Vista

Set in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in the countryside surrounding Monaco, La Bella Vista is an air-conditioned holiday home featuring a barbecue and sun terrace with panoramic sea views. The property is just a 20-minute walk from Monaco. Average score from 28 guest reviews: 9.3/10.

$123

 
$1239.3
Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo

Located in Beausoleil within 50 metres of Monaco's border, Monte Cristo is an air-conditioned apartment featuring free WiFi and a terrace. Monaco Train Station is 180 metres away. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 9.2/10.

$127

$1279.2
Studio Le Marly

Studio Le Marly

Located in Menton, this apartment is 600 metres from Jean-Cocteau Museum. The property features views of the mountains and is 300 metres from The Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Undergraduate College of Menton. Average score from 37 guest reviews: 8.9/10.

$107

 
$1078.9
Costa Plana Apartment Orchid

Costa Plana Apartment Orchid

Offering a garden, Costa Plana Apartment Orchid is situated in Cap d'Ail, 1.2 km from the nearest beach. Chapiteau of Monaco is 2 km away. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation is fitted with a seating and dining area. Average score from 25 guest reviews: 8.7/10.

$112

 
$1128.7
Camelia

Camelia

Situated in Menton, Camelia is 1 km from Jean-Cocteau Museum. IUT Technology University Menton is 600 metres from the property. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 340 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$75

$758.6
Maison Daniele

Maison Daniele

Located 400 metres from Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Maison Daniele offers pet-friendly accommodation in Beausoleil. Free WiFi is featured . There is a dining area and a kitchen complete with an oven, a fridge and stovetop. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 8.5/10.

$105

$1058.5
Appartement A Pierre Curie

Appartement A Pierre Curie

Appartement A Pierre Curie offers accommodation in Beausoleil. The property is 1.6 km from Grimaldi Forum Monaco and free private parking is available. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 8.2/10.

$123

$1238.2
Studio Etoile dal Mare

Studio Etoile dal Mare

Studio Etoile dal Mare offers accommodation in Menton. The air-conditioned unit is 900 metres from Jean-Cocteau Museum. Free WiFi is featured . The kitchenette has a microwave, a toaster and a fridge, as well as a coffee machine. A TV is available. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 7.7/10.

$108

$1087.7
Ambassador-Monaco

Ambassador-Monaco

Located in Monaco, this elegant hotel offers guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access and a minibar. It is just 1 km from the Princely Palace and a 3-minute drive from Monte-Carlo Casino. Average score from 982 guest reviews: 7.5/10.

$117 - $341

 
$1177.5

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Cultural
Unusual Local Feature

Gambling at the casino in Monte Carlo

Monaco's casino is world famous, and much fancier than its counterparts elsewhere in the world. It is located at the center of travelers' Monaco, with gardens, restaurants, and other things to do besides gambling.
Combination
Unusual Local Feature

Hilltop Villages (Villages Perche)

These are found in various parts of the Cote d'Azur. They are recognizable by features such as:

Location high up on a rocky crag. As a result the perched villages in Provence all have very impressive views across the surrounding countryside.

Traditional Provencal architecture, with the houses (often tall) built of the local rock, and having stone or canal tile roofs.

Arcaded narrow passageways, with narrow streets winding steeply up through medieval houses.
Natural
Beaches

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