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The French Riviera

The French Riviera

The authentic French Riviera runs all the way from Cannes to Menton!

Its Mediterranean climate with 300 days of sunshine a year, plus its 75 miles of fine sand and pebble beaches make the French Riviera one of the most popular destinations in the world.

10 million visitors are attracted each year by its extraordinary location, prestigious cities and magnificent landscapes. A water skiing day on the Mediterranean, a skiing day on the snowy slopes of the Alps or perhaps a visit to the Prince’s Palace of Monaco and the casinos of Monte Carlo? You can get to all these places in just an hour.

The French Riviera is also a region of history, culture and traditions, wich you can discover while walking in the Provencal villages of the hinterland, visiting the numerouse museums or getting lost in the old quarters of cities.

Not forgetting the numerous special events: the Nice Carnival, the Jazz Festival of Juan les Pins, the Cannes Film Festival.

Localization
A schematic map of the French Riviera
Practical information

Travelling around the French Riviera ?

With its international airport (Nice, the second largest in France) and stations served by local and high-speed trains from all over Europe, the French Riviera is easy to get to from anywhere in the world. A very frequent low-cost bus and train network connects the whole region by day. In the evening there are plenty of taxis – and reduced fares for students.

Distances :

  • Antibes is 6 miles from Cannes, 31 miles from Monaco, 11 miles from Nice airport and one hour from Saint Tropez.
  • It’s near Paris, 80 minutes by plane and 4h30 four and a half hours by high-speed train.
  • It’s easy to get to from all over the world, Seven hours by plane from New York, Two hours by plane from European capital cities.
A few facts and figures

Average temperatures :

  • Winter 8-12 °C (46-54 °F)
  • Spring 14-18 °C (57-64 °F)
  • Summer 25-35 °C (77-96 °F)
  • Fall 15-23 °C (59-73 °F)

Average prices :

  • 1,5 / 2 € for an espresso
  • 5 € for a sandwich
  • 15 € for the dish of the day (main course)
  • 9 € for a cinema ticket
WHY CHOOSE THE CIA?
  • 30 years’ experience of teaching French as a Foreign Language.
  • School approved by the French Government (the Ministry of Youth and Sport and the Ministry of Education).
  • A wide choice of courses, flexible dates, prices that suit your needs.
  • A 97% success rate at the DELF examinations, proves the excellence of our teaching team.
  • A dream destination with its deep blue sea and 300 days of sunshine a year.
  • Some 100,000 students have already put their trust in us !
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