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France - Raiding the French Riviera

Nice, Tourrettes sur Loup, Vence, Antibes, Juan-les-Pins, Cannes.

  • Easy living

    The view from the bedroom. I could get used to this.

    Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • The violet hold

    The village Tourrettes-sur-Loup is placed upon a hill surrounded by ramparts, offering stunning views of the landscape while protecting the local violet ice cream.

    Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • Turn of the centuries

    The charming village features narrow medieval streets with beautifully vaulted passage-ways.

    Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • The ice cream is my guidance

    The village is nicknamed 'Cité des Violettes' as the flower has been grown here for a century. I just couldn't resist trying the glace violette et sa fleur cristallisée, which is violet ice cream with a violet caramel on top.

    Reine with ice cream in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • Village people

    Despite the name of the town there are unfortunately no wolves running around shouting profanities.

    Reine in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • Street spirit

    Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • Beverage boys

    Nice

  • Pebbles

    Promenade des Anglais, Nice

  • Man in black

    Reine at Promenade des Anglais, Nice

  • Pebbles

    Promenade des Anglais, Nice

  • Roses are red, violets are blue

    The village is nicknamed 'Cité des Violettes' as the flower has been grown here for a century.

    Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • Iron chef

    Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • Kroxelikrax

    This town had a lot of strange decorations in their numerous roundabouts, but this one was by far the largest.

    Vence

  • Arbeit

    Another hard day of work.

    Reine in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • What a scorcher

    Nice

  • Nights in blue

    The palm tree was home to a family of rodents.

    Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • Lazy afternoon

    Tourrettes-sur-Loup

  • None shall pass

    The 10th century city walls are amazing.

    Antibes

  • Sunset boulevard

    One of many premium Côte d’Azur locations for sunsets.

    Juan-les-Pins

  • There is always a bigger boat

    Vieux Port, Cannes