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French Riviera trip – Menton

On our last day in Monaco we didn’t have to fly out of Nice until later on in the afternoon, so we still had nearly a whole day up our sleeves. Most sensible people (like my husband!) would opt to … Continue reading

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French Riviera trip – inside the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

After exploring the fantastic outdoor setting of the villa we headed on inside and explored the luxurious world of the super rich and famous during the belle époque era. The interior of the villa was amazing, and Beatrice Ephrussi de … Continue reading

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French Riviera trip – Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

For a taste of the opulent, and to see how the wealthy socialites of yesteryear (and today) lived, look no further than exploring the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, located on the absolutely stunning Cap Ferrat. Located pretty much central between … Continue reading

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French Riviera trip – Nice and Cannes

A day to explore Nice was on the agenda, so off we went, this time by train from Monaco station. The train ride was quick, efficient and relatively cheap, as the helpful ticket man behind the counter gave us an … Continue reading

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French Riviera trip – Eze

For the quintessential French Riviera experience, complete with sweeping Med views, charming medieval villages and beautiful winding country roads, a visit to the village of Eze is a must! It was many years ago on a travel website that I … Continue reading

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French Riviera trip – Cap d’Ail

It was 16 years ago when I was on one of those ’10 countries in 7 days bus tours’ that I first visited the French Riviera. I remember spending all of 2 or so hours in Monaco, in awe of … Continue reading

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