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Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party

Posted on May 16, 2022 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.


Or at least Cannes’ very particular brand of normal, where for 12 days formal wear and film mingle in sun-dappled splendor, stopwatch-timed standing ovations stretch for minutes on end and direct...

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Latest news

Posted on June 2, 2021 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (272)

Reassuring news for the French Riviera


Alpes Maritimes reports lowest covid incidence rate in France - Latest local figures for covid have shown that the Alpes Maritimes has the lowest incidence rate in France. Figures from Public Health France on Monday May 31st saw the incidence rate continue to fall dropping to just under 30 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.


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Easing of lockdown in the next few days

Posted on May 15, 2021 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (176)

France eases its lockdown next week

Visitors to France will be happy to see the easing of lockdown starting next week with restaurants and bars opening their terraces and some normality from the strck curfew.


May 19: The nighttime curfew is pushed back by two hours to 9 pm; non-essential shops can reopen; outdoor drinking and dining permitted with a maximum of six people at...

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Visit the South of France in 2021!

Posted on January 3, 2021 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (330)

Start planning a visit to the South of France 2021!

In terms of the best time to visit the South of France, avoid late November through to January because although you still have glorious blue skies, during the evenings the temperature can drop. It is certainly not as you imagine and if the wind picks up it can feel quite cold. You do still get the odd warm day, where temperatures can hit 20°C/70°F, but the average day time temperature is around 14-15&#...

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Destination Antibes

Posted on June 5, 2018 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (2814)

Antibes the perfect coastal destination!

Crowned by a citadel cutting an imposing figure against the backdrop of the French Alps, Antibes Juan-les-Pins is a corner of paradise, ideally located at the heart of the French Riviera between Nice and Cannes. Bright sky, azure sea, dazzling sunshine 300 days per year… The town has earned the right to fly the p...

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Cannes the perfect destination!

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (98)

Quite simply because it is steeped in history dating back nearly one thousand years, Cannes has a soul. A history made from numerous fragments that it has preserved intact. In 1915, it was classified as a seaside resort by ministerial decree. Nowadays, Cannes is a trendy destination not only for its well-known red carpets and famous steps but there are much more to discover.

Cannes is a holiday location prized by the great and good of this world. But there’s something ...

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The Jewels of the Cannes Film Festival - Chopard

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (94)

Cannes is once again hosting the 7st Film Festival and will be visited by many of the worlds most renowned actors, directors and producers.

Fashion and Jewels are always part of the Cannes Film Festival and Chopard is celebrating its 20-year partnership with the Cannes Film Festival by producing five new trophies for the 12-day event in the South of France. In addition, the luxury watch and jewelry brand will once again unveil its annual Red Carpet Collection of high jewelry on the Cann...

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71st Cannes Film Festival 2018

Posted on April 20, 2018 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (177)

Cannes film Festival 2018!

The Cannes film festival has announced a 2018 selection that features big names and a truly global outlook – but also some major omissions. 

Featured in this year’s lineup are new movies from major auteurs Jean Luc-Godard, Pawel Pawlikowski, Wim Wenders and Spike Lee, as well as a genuine blockbuster in the form of Solo: A Star Wars Story, but expected works by Lars von Trier, Mike Leigh and Terry Gilliam are not present, while th...

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French Riviera in Spring!

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (179)

French Riviera in Spring!

Great food, fabulous beaches, a world-famous party scene and bucketloads of glamour are always de rigueur on the French Riviera but there’s also charming villages, a rich artistic heritage and some stunning scenery to be discovered around the Cote d’Azur region. What’s more, with just under two hours flying time, you can leave the office on Friday afternoon and be sipping a Cointreau Fizz on the French Riviera by sunset. What better rea...

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