Côte d'Azur the French name for French Riviera, is the southeast most region in France, bordering the Mediterranean Sea. It is bounded to the east by the Italian border. The French Riviera is one of the most famous resort areas in the world, composed of Nice, Cannes, St. Tropez, and Antibes. The area become popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries with regular visitors and residents such as Coco Chanel, Winston Churchill, Grace Kelly, Matisse, Brigitte Bardot, and Picasso.
With 300 days sunshine, the French Riviera offers a mild climate throughout the year. Temperatures vary from 60 - 90°F.
The French Riviera is regarded as one of the most luxurious, glamorous, expensive and sophisticated areas in the world and is home to many of the world's rich and famous.
The breath-taking sea, the soaring palm trees, the ever-present sunshine, the eye-catching luxury yachts, the gorgeous architecture, the host of film and music festivals, the rich wine and food, and the beautiful historic inland villages set in spectacular scenery, all combine to make the French Riviera truly a place to visit.