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Nice

Unique collection of original French mantel clocks

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in French Riviera is a famous landmark and a museum. It has a wonderful collection of porcelain and furniture. However, its collection of old clocks deserves a mention as well. When you visit this historic Tuscan type palace, you will notice the amazing timepieces in every room. Apparently, French masters were […]

Valbonne peaceful and picturesque Provence town

Valbonne is a small town in the south of France near Cannes and Nice. There are a few lovely towns in the mountains in that area of Provence – Grasse, La Colle Sur Loop, Roquefort Les Pins. They all are off the beaten path and well worth the visit. It is easy to explore the […]

La Colles sur Loup a small treasure in Cote d’Azur, European cityscapes in Provence

La Colles sur Loup is a small town in Cote d’Azur, south of France. Located just a short drive from Nice and situated on picturesque hills, the town has typical southern European cityscapes and looks gorgeous within a beautiful natural environment. Looking for things to do in Nice – plan a trip to this small […]

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Nice, Cote d’Azur

Nice is a beautiful city in Cote d’Azur, France. It was frequently visited by the Russian Tsar and nobility since 1864. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral was built in 1912 with the help of Nicholas II. This church has a typical Russian style and is one of many famous landmarks in Nice, well worth of […]

Extreme sailing catamaran series sailing photos from the Promenade

This photo gallery showcases sailing photos of Multihull World Series 2011 – Act 7 Nice France. This nautical event draws thousands of spectators to the famous Promenade des Anglais. Extreme Catamarans had to race in light winds and perhaps this was a challenge for the teams, but for the general public watching from the beach, […]

Simple Provence pleasures – farmer’s market in Nice

Farmer’s market on Cours Saleya in Nice offers a variety of products and traditional French foods – flowers, plants, fresh produce, fine cheeses and meats. There are vendors of traditional Provence items – lavender and lavender oil, soaps, perfume; olives and  olive oil from certified regions. You can find freshest seafood – shellfish, lobster, crab, […]


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