With its historic ports, sun-kissed cities, and dazzling scenery, the French Riviera beckons pleasure seekers from all over the world. Whether you want to experience the region’s rich cultural charms or relax on the chichi beaches, you’ll find that the French Riviera – or Cote d’Azur as it is also known – will delight your senses in every way. Here are 10 must-see sites on the French Riviera.
Beautiful Marseille is France’s second-largest city and home to an historic old port. In fact, the bustling harbor is always filled with luxury yachts, traditional fishing boats and other sea craft. Founded in 600 BC by ancient Greek sailors, Marseille offers eclectic restaurants, theaters, galleries and museums plus a full calendar of cultural events. The rocky Calanques hide secret coves and hidden beaches worth exploring. As the busiest town on the French Riviera, you don’t want to miss Marseille.