HOLIDAYS IN CÔTE D'AZUR
FRENCH RIVIERA'S UNFORGETTABLE COAST
While the Côte d'Azur is famed for its iconic and unashamedly glamorous beach spots, there is real beauty to be found underneath its glitzy surface.
From the Hollywood movie setting St Tropez to the Italian-French border, it is difficult to find a more scenic stretch of Europe.
Ready-made for a self-drive tour, take in the 70km route with stop offs as diverse as the attractive Promenade de Anglais in Nice, Monaco's larger-than-life shopping experience and the unhurried charm of La Croix Valmer.
Unspoilt landscapes offer scenic calm before the glamour of the towns and cities, with crystal clear waters, dramatic hilltops and rocky headlands combining for an otherworldly getaway.
REASONS TO VISIT
YOUR COTE D'AZUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Where is Côte d'Azur?
Covering southeastern France and the glamorous cities of Monaco, Cannes, Nice and St Tropez, the French Riviera coastline stretches from Menton near the border with Italy to the east and the city of Toulon to the east. The area is known as one of the first resort locations for holidaymakers as a far back as the 18th century.