The French Riviera is also known as the Côte d'Azur, or Azure Coast, due to its deep blue seas.
British Baron Henry Brougham transformed Cannes from a small fishing village to an international star.
France’s most mysterious prisoner, known simply as the Man in the Iron Mask, was held in a 17th-century fort offshore from Cannes on Île Sainte-Marguerite. It is believed now that the man was, in fact, a cowardly soldier named Vivien de Bulonde. Louis XIV ordered him to be imprisoned, and to walk the battlements during the day wearing a mask.
Founded in the 4th century BC by the Greeks, Nice was named in honor of Nike, the god of victory.
The inventors of cinema, the French Lumiere brothers, shot many silent films along the stunning Cote d'Azur.
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This charming hotel features luxurious accommodations with contemporary design on the prestigious Promenade des Anglais.
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