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Provence

Rare antique porcelain sets at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

The Villa was built by Baronness Béatrice de Rothschild in 1912, just before World War I. This is one of many beautiful estates in Europe that symbolize the end of the Belle Epoque. Baronness donated the estate in 1934 and now it is a museum. The building itself is unique as well as many art […]

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 […]

Beautiful architecture of a famous villa in French Riviera

The full name of this famous villa is Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. It is a renowned landmark near Nice, Cote d’Azur, France. Built more than 100 years ago, this palace is a museum now. The mansion is located on the picturesque peninsula Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. French Riviera has a very nice climate and attracted many famous and […]

Bakeries are hidden treasures of small French towns

Small towns and villages in France are charming and delightful. They offer nice quiet strolls and relaxing time. There is no need to rush anywhere just observe the scenery, take your time and enjoy the experience. Later at some point you will get hungry and French culture of food will come to the rescue. There […]

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 […]

Eze charming old village in French Riviera near Nice

Eze is a small village in French Riviera that has a status of museum village and is a great day trip destination. Museum village Eze is famous for its Fragonard perfume museum and factory, which is similar to the  museum in Grasse and of course well preserved medieval old town. Old town is free to […]

Spending Valentines day in Nice, France? Visit amazing Florian confectionery for unique gift ideas

Nice is a beautiful city in French Riviera and an excellent romantic getaway especially for Valentines day. If you plan to be in Nice in February you most likely considered enjoying Winter Carnival that starts a day before Valentines day. Among other things to do in Nice you probably considered walking along the famous promenade, […]

Visit beautiful Fragonard perfume museum for off the beaten path Valentines day idea

Fragonard perfume company celebrates 90 years in 2016. Fragonard was established in Grasse, small town in Cote d’Azur region in south of France. Fragonard parfumeur has a museum in Grasse where you can tour a working perfume manufacturing labs. Fragonard also has a small museum in Paris and also a working lab in Eze, small […]

Things to do in Saint Tropez, explore scenic Saint Tropez citadel

Things to do in Saint Tropez, France should include a visit to Saint Tropez Citadel. Saint Tropez is a small town and citadel is located on a hill above the port. Citadel is a nice break from the busy port, high end stores and is less crowded. This location is very scenic and romantic especially […]

Avignon France, great European destination to visit in Provence

Avignon, France is a great destination in South of France. This is a charming old small town in Europe that is a must see. Avignon is famous for its historic Papal palace and the bridge. It is situated on the banks of river Rhone. Its unique geographic location made it important in the middle ages […]

Things to do in Cote d’Azur, plan a trip to La Colles sur Loup and enjoy European cityscapes

La Colle sur Loup is a very interesting destination in the South of France where travelers can take amazing pictures of green hills and lovely medieval streets with stone buildings turned into small restaurants, shops, and businesses. If you are thinking of things to do while in Nice, plan a trip to this small Provence […]

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 […]

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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