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Top 11 Attractions in Provence Alpes Cote Azur

Popular Provence Alpes Cote Azur landmarks and tourist spots

  • Promenade de la Croisette thumbnail
    The Promenade de la Croisette street in Cannes.
    The first thing that comes to mind when you say Cannes is the Cannes Film Festival, with all its glitz and glamour. And yes, La Croisette is very much part of this, as this promenade is very much a part of the activities for the film festival. Promenade de la Croisette (which, in English, means the 'Avenue of the Little Cross' is a famous boulevard that spans its share of the Mediterranean Sea ...

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  • InterContinental Carlton Cannes thumbnail
    The exterior of the InterContinental Carlton Cannes hotel.
    The Hôtel InterContinental Carlton Cannes is a luxury hotel built in 1911 on the Mediterranean Sea's shores on the Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes, France. It has been declared a historical monument. This hotel was built for Henry Ruhl by the architects Charles Dalmas of Nice and Marcellin Mayère of Cannes between 1909 and 1913. With 343 rooms, including 39 suites, its façade is clad in two-tone faux stone ...

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    The exterior of the Hotel Negresco in Nice.
    The Hotel Negresco is a five-star luxury hotel located on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. It is one of the few surviving hotels of the early 20th century and one of the last independent establishments of this class. Its facades are based on a neoclassical framework, with opulent, quasi-baroque ornamentation. Like the Hotel Sacher in Vienna, the Ritz in Paris and the Hotel Astoria in Brussels, it is one of the most famous luxury hotels ...

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  • Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat thumbnail
    The exterior of the Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat.
    The building has stood since 1908, and its location has made it a legend. This large coastal hotel is installed facing the sea. And the show is obvious as soon as you walk through the door. Below, one of the most beautiful hotel gardens on the Riviera (Aleppo pines, purple bougainvillea, etc.), an infinity pool where the world's 'princes' have bathed, and then the Mediterranean, of insolent beauty under the sun ...

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  • The Massif des Calanques offer a unique experience. This geological formation shaped like fingers mark the rocky coastline between Marseille and Cassis in Provence. Hiking, going on trails, diving, swimming and rock-climbing are just some of the sports that are yours to enjoy as you get a load of the Calanques ...

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  • With medieval ruins, a waterfall and a flower-filled garden, Colline du Chateau in Nice, France is a favorite, and a frequently visited site, not just by tourists but by locals who want to take a breather from the hustle and bustle of the city.

    Colline du Chateau can be found on a hill nestled between the Nice harbor and the old town. The hill upon which this park stands is called Castle Hill and has an elevation of around 92 meters. The park's position at the top of Castle Hill affords its visitors with great views of the city below ...

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  • Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde (or Our Lady of the Guard Basilica) stands as one of the highest points in the city of Marseille, France. And rightly so, as she is considered to be La Bonne Mere - "Our Good Mother" - who benevolently guards the people of Marseilles. At 154 meters, it seems that she is doing her job quite well. The statue, as well as the Basilica, is a well-loved landmark ...

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  • Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild thumbnail
    The exterior of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild.
    The Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild is a spectacular and beautiful villa in Côte-d'Azur, France,  which was owned by Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild. It is located in the village of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat by the Mediterranean Sea. The baroness bequeathed the villa to the French Academy of Arts after her death in 1934. The villa and the several gardens that surround the villa are open to the public ...

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    Part of the interior of the Roman Theatre in Orange, France.
    This well-preserved amphitheater was likely the first Roman theater in modern France and remains one of the country's most famous Roman landmarks. ...

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  • Marseille, France boasts of awe-inspiring monuments, chief of which is the Abbaye Saint-Victor in Rue de l'Abbaye. This utterly beguiling abbey harks back to the 5th century and was built above the grounds where Saint Victor was buried.

    This fortified abbey stands just above the Vieux-Port's bank, on its southern side. The view of the ancient building makes an interesting counterpoint with the sleek and modern yachts below, at the dry dock ...

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