Primitive men used any floating object to travel small distances in bodies of water close to their settlements. There is a belief that it was the ancient Egyptians who crafted the first man-made vessel, which has been described as a canoe carved from the trunk of a tree.
On the renowned Promenade de la Croisette we find the Grand Hyatt Hotel Martinez, an Art Deco icon built in 1929 and a place that defines glamour during the Cannes Film Festival. The Rest of the year it welcomes upper-crust tourists looking for an ultra-sophisticated ambience.
Food, art, and countryside lovers will not be able to find a finer destination than La Bastide Saint-Antoine, a 16-room country maison, located 19km from Cannes, where guests will quickly feel at home.
Only a short distance from the bustle of the Riviera, an agreeable, cozy, and colorful résidence shares its architecture with the surrounding flora and fauna. These are only a few of the charms at the Château de Camiole, a place that succeeds in capturing the essence of the French Provencal style.
“La Vigie” is not merely famous—it is legendary. The most prestigious village in Côte d’Azur, it is the pride of the Grimaldi family and the throne of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld for more than ten years. No other property in Monaco shares the views this villa has towards the ocean and the bay; towards the Monte Carlo Beach Club.
Known as the “discreet sister” of the Hôtel de Paris, it is a go-to for celebrities and cognoscenti who wish their stay be kept well under the radar.
This is the giant of Monaco—home to the largest wine cellar in the world, the stage in which Sean Connery and Pierce Brosnan’s James Bond uttered some of his most memorable lines. Here you can experience the true Monte Carlo, where everything is luxury and glamour.
Cannes & Monaco, like other places on the French Riviera—located between the Southern Alps and the Mediterranean coastline—offer an extraordinary universe of historical, tourist and cultural attractions.
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