The Cote d’Azur in the south east corner of France is a sun soaked stretch of coastline that extends to the Italian border and conjures up an easy-going lifestyle of luxury yachts, glitz and glamour. It’s also a wonderful region for a relaxing holiday in the sun; and you won’t be disappointed by our selection of villas in Cote d’Azur.
Facing out towards the glistening Mediterranean Sea and with 300 days of glorious sunshine each year, the area is one of the oldest and most fashionable locations for a holiday in the sun. With cosmopolitan cities such as Cannes and Nice as well as numerous quiet, family friendly coastal towns and resorts, the Cote d''Azur region is a perfect place to spend a relaxing week or two away.
Whether you are looking for the sophistication of the main resorts or a peaceful week on a quiet beach, a long weekend of sporting activities, or want to head off the beaten track, you will find what you want in the French Riviera.
For many years the ports and fashionable cities along the coast have attracted millionaires from across the globe, creating an ever changing tableau of some of the finest yachts you''ll ever see. Cities such as Monaco are bustling with the rich and famous and are home to world class restaurants, art galleries and museums. The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most important races in the F1 calendar each year, bringing the world''s media to the event, as does the annual Cannes Film Festival.
Many of the smaller coastal towns make perfect locations for a much quieter and more traditional break. With miles of clean white beaches, you can take your pick from any number of great places to visit along the coast. Along the waterfront you''ll find traditional restaurants, quiet bars and plenty of places offering a little music in the evenings.
The hinterland has a wonderful wilderness of pine-clad valleys, snow-capped mountains, lakes and untouched villages; perfect for walking and stuffed with wildlife. Drive north a little way and visit the Mercantour National Park.
The entire region is famed for its natural beauty and it has been painted, photographed and featured in Hollywood movies too many times to count. With glorious weather, a vibrant nightlife scene and stunning beaches, Cote d''Azur is a great choice for a break year-round.
Visit the trendy fashion malls of Nice and the art galleries of Monaco or just explore the many coastal towns at your leisure this summer. Take a look at our extensive selection of Cote d''Azur holiday cottages and see what takes your fancy.