The French Riviera is a region located between the Alps, the Italian border and the Mediterranean Sea. This region has the main advantage of being surrounded by the beautiful Azur colour Mediterranean sea and enjoys a mild and sunny climate throughout the year. The French Riviera is known for its prestigious cities like Cannes, Nice, Monaco and Saint Tropez. The region is also renowned for its attractive seaside resorts such as Juan-les-Pins, Ste Maxime and Hyères, but also the beautiful beaches of fine sand or pebbles, wild creeks of Esterel, the beautiful islands of Lérins and Porquerolles. On the cultural side the region has a prestigious heritage with buildings dating from the Baroque period, which can be found in cities such as Nice and Menton.You can visit many charming villages such as Saint Paul de Vence, Eze and Bormes-les-Mimosas. The various events offered throughout the year, are the International Film Festival of Cannes, Nice Carnival, the Monte Carlo rally and the festival of Menton lemon, that contributes to the prestige of the area.