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Secret language of cypress trees in Provence

Slender, conical cypress trees are everywhere in Provence: they line roads, outline fields, decorate cemeteries, and adorn houses. These sturdy, practical trees protect crops and homes from the fierce mistral wind that whips through this area, but there is more to them than meets the eye. These ubiquitous trees may have a hidden meaning depending on where and how they are planted. Let’s investigate the secret language of…

The Virgin project of Nice: the statue that never came to be

Did you know that the city of Nice almost had a 49 foot (15 metre) tall statue of the Virgin Mary standing atop the Colline du Château? In the 1980s, the idea of the “Virgin on the hill” came to the Abbey Royal of Nice, who may have been inspired by the huge “Christ the Redeemer” statue that stands watch over the city of Rio de Janeiro. The colossal Virgin Mary would be placed on the top of the Colline du Château (Castle…

5 Jean Cocteau treasures on the Riviera

Culture and Arts Margo Lestz
Jean Cocteau was truly a multi-talented artist. He considered himself a poet but he was also a novelist, playwright,…

A step-by-step guide to becoming a freelancer

Despite the French government embracing digital technology to reduce the form-filling burden, paperwork is a way of life…

Wine: Thoughts on 2015 Bordeaux En Primeur

Table Talk Alex Ignatieff
Fantastic! Finally, a year in Bordeaux to really get excited about. This may not be the biggest news of the day as the…

Tracing the 1,000-mile odyssey of D.H. Lawrence’s phoenix headstone

History and Traditions Robert Bullock
Soon after D. H.Lawrence’s burial in Vence Cemetery on March 4th, 1930, his widow Frieda commissioned a simple headstone…

On y va! Hiking though the Alpes-Maritimes by train

Visiting the Riviera Portia Griffey
I have lived in Nice for the past few years, learning French as I go, as I didn’t speak a word when I arrived. Through…

Provence Diary: The life-saving course that made my head swim

Features Dan Briggs
So there I was in the village watching a Euro 2016 warm-up game. The bar had put a TV outside on the street. A woman…

Homes and Houses: Newly built bastide in St Cezaire sur Siagne

Property and Pools Riviera Reporter
Inland from Nice, in the foothills surrounding Grasse, are some of the best and most entrancing views in this magical…

Interview with Nick Danziger: From Monte Carlo into another world

Culture and Arts Molly Brown
The charm of life on the French Riviera has always attracted writers, artists and photographers, but world famous…

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Accommodation and Hotels

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06 - Cannes

CAMPANILE**
04 93 48 69 41

CANNES GALLIA ***
www.cannes-gallia.com

ETAP HOTEL CANNES CENTRE **
04 93 38 20 20

GRAY D'ALBION ****
www.graydalbion-lucienbarriere.com

IBIS CANNES CENTRE **
04 92 98 96 96

IRIS LE CANNET **
04 93 45 79 76

KYRIAD CANNES MANDELIEU **
04 93 48 21 00

LE CANBERRA ****
www.hotel-cannes-canberra.com

MAJESTIC BARRIERE*****
www.majestic-lucienbarriere.com

Marriott *****
www.palaisstephanie.com

MARTINEZ*****
www.hotel-martinez.com

NOVOTEL CANNES MONTFLEURY ****
http://www.novotel.com/fr/hotel-0806-novotel-cannes-montfleury/index.shtml

PROVENCE ***
www.hotel-de-provence.com


06 - Golfe Juan

Le Provence Hotel
17 Avenue Gare 06220 GOLFE JUAN
04 97 21 85 30
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Golfe Juan. English owned, within easy walking distance from the sea.
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06 - Sospel

Villa Amiel - Sospel
Avenue des Martyrs de la Resistance,
06380 SOSPEL
04 93 04 12 69


06 - Villefranche

Villa Vauban Hotel
11 Avenue General de Gaulle,
06230 VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER.
04 93 55 94 51


83 - Var

Four Seasons Resort
3100 Route de Bagnols-en-Forêt,, Domaine de Terre Blanche
83440 TOURRETTES, VAR
www.fourseasons.com/provence
Domaine de Terre Blanche, Tourrettes, Var.

Hotel Les Oliviers, Fayence
18 Avenue St Christophe 83440 FAYENCE
04.94.76.13.12
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - www.lesoliviersfayence.fr
In the heart of Provence, this charming French/English family run hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and a large terrace area.
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Corsica

Miramar Boutique Hotel - Corsica
Route de la Corniche,
20 110 PROPRIANO
04 95 74 06 13
Small luxury 4* hotel in southern Corsica. Member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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