Cote D'Azur

Cote D'Azur

Sweetness of life

The French Riviera has no official border, but is generally considered to extend from the Italian border (including the Monegasque coast) east to Saint-Tropez to the west.

The region enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year, due to the dry Mediterranean climate, mild with almost nonexistent gels, which makes it a particularity in Europe. The nights are mild, in August the temperature may not fall below 24 degrees.

The largest city in the region is Nice, the center of a Nice-Côte d'Azur metropolis with 24 municipalities. The third largest airport in France (after Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly) will allow you to land there and enjoy one of the many seaside resorts (Cap-d'Ail, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Saint -Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Antibes Juan-les-Pins, Cannes, St Raphael, St Tropez).

The beaches are estimated more than 115 kilometers (71 miles). The region also contains 18 golf courses, 14 ski resorts and 3,000 restaurants.

This sweetness of life attracts some 20 million visitors every season, making tourism the main activity of the area.

There is also an important seaway, particularly through its activities as marinas and its cruising area. Several marinas are found along the coast. The region hosts nearly 50% of the world's largest yachts each year. It is also estimated that nearly 90% of all major yachts on the planet will have visited the region at least once in their lifetime.

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