The Côte d'Azur has acquired an international glamour, embodied in the Cannes Film Festival and summer pleasures. But from the luxury Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, set within the very heart of the Côte d'Azur, guests can discover a diversity of natural beauty and rich culture.
The blue skies and light attracted the world’s most famous painters, Picasso lived in Antibes and Cannes, Matisse created his masterpiece "Chapelle Matisse" here, Renoir’s home and studio are 20 minutes away, the legacy of the great artists is intrinsic to the region's character. Exploring the hills and hidden coast it is easy to see how the scenery captivated these expert eyes.
The South of France is a notable yachting destination. The hotel has a private pontoon and launch, guests might visit the nearby Lerins Islands enjoying a gourmet picnic on a secluded inlet.
After the sybaritic pleasures of the Côte d'Azur, the hillsides offer a complete contrast with their stark landscape redolent with the scent of lavender. There are a number of quaint hill towns to discover, most famous being the cobbled streets of St-Paul de Vence.
The Riviera offers history, great art works, stylish streets and Provencal markets; see our concierge's highlights in ten towns to tour.
A perfect plan to see the finest art, culture and gastronomy from Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc.