A holiday here in the stunning, snow covered Alps stake out a formidable border between France and Italy, although the respective regions of each country are sought as prime destinations, due to their natural beauty and wide range of outdoor activities available. The Côte d´'Azur, or “Blue Coast” of France is particularly stunning, as it combines the azure blue Mediterranean sea with the dramatic heaps of stone surging out from the earth. Cote d Azur is home to the legendary French Riviera, traditionally a destination of the rich and famous, the French Riviera today invites all holiday makers who enjoys the true refinement induced by the sun and leisure or a relaxing holiday in a self catering holiday home or in Cote d Azur villas with pools.
Nice, one of the highlights, has some of the best nightlife in France, outside of Paris, and is diverse as it is robust. You can pick from Irish pubs filled with expats on holiday, or sip from cocktails at cool, mellow jazz clubs. Despite its fame as a party destination, Nice also has a cultural backbone with works by the likes of Matisse and Chagall being displayed at their respective museums. The Mediterranean water at the beaches of Nice is cool and refreshing, especially in the blazing hot summer months of July and August, which are also peak travel months. Renting a holiday home at these times will allow you to see Nice at its tourism high however if you want to experience the charm of Nice without the interruption of booked hotels, then the cooler months of September, or May and June, will provide a perfect Nice holiday for you. At these times a variety of accommodations rentals are available including villas with pools, french cottages, all for a self catering holiday.
Other towns that you just can’t miss in the French Riviera include St. Tropez, where you might spot some famous celebrities on holiday. A yachting harbour with a splendid promenade that runs by a series of stately, yet colourful waterfront houses gazing into the clear blue of the Mediterranean. Ramatuelle is famed for its nightlife, and Villefranche-sur-Mer is another popular resort town with a French Language Institute, which is the secret international code for “party time.” These fun holiday destinations need the perfect accommodation to go with them, rent apartments Cote d Azur or holiday rentals Cote d'Azur close to the nightlife for a fun stay.
You're asking yourself, where you'll find places like Nice and St.Tropez all over Europe? We have some suggestions, which cities and regions also offer vibrant clubs and exclusive nightlife: