10 most popular posts of 2015

10 most popular posts of 2015

It’s that time of year again when I look back and see which posts got seen and which ones didn’t.  I do it mainly for myself as I love lists and statistics though I hope my readers enjoy it too.  I make this list from viewing figures which means that posts...
13 of the best hill villages near Nice

13 of the best hill villages near Nice

The Alpes-Maritimes department in South-East France, including the world famous Côte d’Azur, is home to several hundred medieval hill villages, fortified towns and ruined iron age camps, and many are close to Nice.  The “villages perchés” vary from little more than a...
An evening walk in St Paul de Vence

An evening walk in St Paul de Vence

St Paul de Vence is one of those picture perfect almost too-beautiful-to-be-true Provençal villages. It sits majestically perched on a low hill with 360° views, taking in the striking Baou de St Jeannet, the town of Vence, and the gentle plain that runs down to the...
The exotic hanging gardens of Eze

The exotic hanging gardens of Eze

The Jardin Exotique d’Eze, also called the Jardin Botanique d’Eze, is an extraordinary botanical garden seemingly hanging between the sky and the sea in Eze in the far south-east corner of France, on the Côte d’Azur, just above Monaco. The garden,...
Lucéram The Christmas Village

Lucéram The Christmas Village

In our quest to get into the Christmas spirit, we recently spent a day in Lucéram, a pretty medieval hill village north of Nice and less than an hour from Lou Messugo.  Why? Because it comes alive in December with its “Circuit des Crèches”.  Literally...

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