After spending 8 days on the islands, I’d like to offer you all some insight and tips into exploring and experiencing les îles du Frioul!
Curious about small guided tours of France? Look no further than Nicole Ress and her June 2017 small group tours!
Ronnie finishes her tour of French Mediterranean gardens, exploring a breathtaking vertical garden in Monaco and the pink palace-by-the-sea at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.
Very little on the Côte d’Azur is undiscovered. The deep-water harbour is ideal for cruise ships and day-trippers are off-loaded en masse during the peak summer season. It gets busy. Nonetheless, Villefranche somehow manages to guard its small fishing village atmosphere.
By serendipity and lack of research our visit to Avignon coincided with the Festival d'Avignon, a famous annual performing arts festival.
We spent the morning wandering through the old town’s bougainvillea-filled back streets and ogling super yachts being cleaned and restocked with champagne for the upcoming summer crossings.