Property market


At the gateway to Monaco

A tower crowns the hill-top village of Roquebrune, which rises to an altitude of 225 metres. Famous for its medieval castle (10th century), the town, winding down to the Deep Blue Sea and a highly-prized private estate, (...) Read on...



Saint-Paul, a gem in a pastoral setting

The village itself is dedicated heart and soul to art. In addition to numerous artists’ studios, the Maeght Foundation hosts the greatest names of the modern era. Memories of Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall, Prévert, (...) Read on...



Mougins, a stable market

In addition to charming hotels, golf-courses, a wide choice of art-galleries and museums, this commune with 19,700 inhabitants is known for its excellent tables : 40 restaurants in all, including the Moulin de Mougins (...) Read on...



Saint-Trop' escapes the crisis

Saint-Trop' escapes the crisis

Each year, the ink of the tabloid press in Saint-Tropez keeps flowing. Some journalists describe trendy establishments and (...) Read on...

Beaulieu-sur-Mer, sheer enchantment

Beaulieu-sur-Mer, sheer enchantment

Three bus-lines serve the town, which also has a train station. Home to Louis Cane, Beaulieu is wedged between the mountains and the sea. Palm-trees are dotted along the seafront, also admired for its lush vegetation. La (...) Read on...

Grimaud, a stable market

Grimaud, a stable market

Located 12 km from Sainte-Maxime, the old village of Grimaud clings to the hillside and spreads out from the castle and Romanesque church. Its history dates back to the Gallo-Roman era. In the Middle Ages, this little (...) Read on...


Waterfront properties

Waterfront properties

“The sea is lovelier than cathedrals ; a devoted nurse, soothing for pain (...), it offers all kinds of gifts, both terrible and sweet,” wrote Paul Verlaine. “(...) I know no more delicate pleasure than my feet (...) Read on...

Holiday rentals

Holiday rentals

In 2006, 10.2 million visitors came to the Côte d’Azur. Depending on the period, from 50,000 to 750,000 tourists set foot on the Riviera, with the lowest number registered in mid-December, the peak period on the (...) Read on...

Adjustments in Nice

Adjustments in Nice

Every year ten million tourists flock to Nice. This is because the international airport, France’s second busiest after Paris (...) Read on...


Cannes, a blue chip property market

Cannes, a blue chip property market

Some places need no introduction. France’s second city after Paris for congress activities enjoys an idyllic environment and a mild climate, just 30 minutes from Nice Cote d’Azur International Airport. Barely a year (...) Read on...

Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat

Previously attached to Villefranche-sur-Mer, the cape acquired its independence in 1904 to become Saint-Jean-sur-Mer, then Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat three years later. As prestigious as Read on...

Valbonne and Biot

Valbonne and Biot

“Valbonne is definitely the flagship-village in this sector,” says Richard Wolf of Riviera Realty, an agency belonging to the Knight (...) Read on...


The exception that is Monaco

The exception that is Monaco

The world’s second smallest state after the Vatican also ranks second after London in real-estate ratings drawn up by Knight Frank and Citi Private bank. The casinos, 4-star hotels, luxury boutiques and major names in (...) Read on...

Monaco, a prestigious neighbour

Monaco, a prestigious neighbour

The communes of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Cap d'Ail, Beausoleil and Menton are not only neighbours with Monaco, but also with the Italian border. Two of them are very select peninsulas. The others benefit from attractive (...) Read on...

The Russians on the Cote d'Azur

The Russians on the Cote d'Azur

A new phenomenon or a return to square one ? In Moscow, it’s considered very trendy to own a holiday home on Cap (...) Read on...