Located in the picturesque Cote d’Azur region of France, Cannes is known worldwide for its stunning beaches, chic culture and of course the annual Cannes International Film Festival.
The Cote D’Azur also known as the French Riviera has long been a renowned tourist destination. Originally a winter health resort for British upper class in the 18 century, including Queen Victoria herself. In Winter the region still benefiting from plenty of sunshine. It’s fantastic winter light combined with beautiful scenery, towns and villages is something which has inspired many famous artists and writers such a Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse to come and live there.
Today Art and Culture is still at the centre of the Rivera living, although its now the summertime when the most tourist visit including 50% of the world’s superyacht fleet. A holiday on the Cote D’Azur allows an incredibly diverse set of activities. You’ll find something for everyone. Read on for more ideas on how to make the most of a Riviera holiday.