Travel Guide

The French Riviera, Liguria, Provence & Corsica

Côte d’Azur · Alpes-Maritimes department

Alpes Maritimes is a department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in the extreme southeast corner of France, bordered by Italy. The inhabitants of the department are called Maralpins, but are usually referred as Azuréens. The classic destination for the luxury & azur holidays.

Côte d’Azur · Var department

The Var is a department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, this is the place where Provence meets the French Riviera. It takes its name from the river Var, which used to flow along its eastern boundary, but the boundary was moved in 1860. This is the place where the rosé was born.

Ligurian Riviera · Region of Liguria

The Italian Riviera, or Liguria is the narrow coastal strip which lies between the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain formed by the Maritime Alps and the Apennines. It is a coastal region of north-western Italy, with capital Genoa. The region is popular with tourists for its beaches, towns, and cuisine. The Riviera with the Italian touch.

Corse

Corsica, a mountainous Mediterranean island, presents a mix of stylish coastal towns, dense forest and craggy peaks. Nearly half the island falls within a park whose hiking trails include the challenging GR 20. Its beaches range from busy Pietracorbara to remote, camping-friendly Saleccia and Rondinara. It’s been part of France since 1768, but retains a distinct Italian flavour.