The Saffron Trail by Rosanna Ley

Always love a book that’s is set in a place I have visited or hope to visit. It’s not the first time that I have read a Rosanna Ley in fact I can remember the time and place it was Vence, summer 2017! …and that book was set in Cuba. I digress this book starts in […]

Rothschild’s Villa and Beaulieu Sur Mer.

Key Points Location of Rothschild’s Villa What to see at the villa Beaulieu Sur Mer Rothschild’s Villa provides a very pleasant break from the hot Cote d’Azur sun in the South of France, once again this was one of Richard and Anne’s recommendations when we stayed in their beautiful cottage in nearby Vence. Opening at 10am this […]

Antibes – photoblog.

Antibes on the Cote D’Azur has lots to offer, take a tour round these photos and see the old town, a modern square, the marina and Antibes art. Parking at the Q Park at Pecheurs by the marina, turn inland and walk through the alley ways and narrow streets of the Old Town before reaching […]

Coastal walking near La Garoupe beach, Cote d’Azur

Key Points Location Type of terrain Parking Refreshments Tips La Garoupe Beach is a good starting point for a coastal walk around Cap d’Antibes. We were recommended this walk by Richard and Anne our hosts at the  Vence cottage Don’t be put off by the long and winding roads that lead down to this area….it is […]

Promenading in Cagnes Sur Mer

Key Points Location Walking on the promenade Parking Things to see in Cagnes   Cagnes Sur Mer is a larger than you first think French Riviera town not far from Nice. It’s a great place to walk along a wide promenade for miles both east and west of the town. With just one euro for […]

Reasons to visit Grasse, South of France.

Key points Museum of perfume Other things to see in Grasse Say Grasse and most people think of perfume and certainly there are plenty of reminders of fragrance in this pretty historic town in the South of France. Arriving early it was easy to secure a parking place in one of several underground car parks. […]