The French Riviera is famous not only for stunning beaches, warm crystal blue waters, but also for being blessed with all year round sunshine and moderate climate. It enjoys hot and long summers and relatively short and mild winters with an average temperature of 13°C. The best time to visit the French Riviera for a relaxing stay and sightseeing is from May to September, however the region has a lot to offer to those interested in hiking and practising outdoor sports in the Maritime Alps from October to April.
The French Riviera is a summer getaway of many Hollywood actors and famous artists from all over the world who own luxurious holiday homes here in almost every town along the coastline. Local people will be more than happy to share with you some stories about celebrities coming here in the summer season and to show you their villas.
The most iconic and must-see towns of the French Riviera are Nice, Monaco, Saint-Tropez and Cannes with a lively and glamorous night scene, however there are also many hidden gems to discover during the holidays in this picturesque region.