French Riviera

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French Riviera — Situated on the southeastern coast of France, the fabled French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur, has long enticed sun worshipers with its seaside charm, vibrant vegetation, beautiful people, and mild Mediterranean climate (some 300 days per year are cloudless).

Why Go

For sun, wine-tasting, sleepy villages, glamorous coastal resorts, and the relaxed café culture.

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