Sunny skies, waters in different shades of blue, warm and friendly people and the fact that there are many things to do in the south of France: these are reasons why the southeastern coast of France is one of the most popular holiday destinations in all of Europe. Known in French as Côte d’Azur, the coast is dotted by cities like Antibes, Nice, and Monaco. It’s true that coming here is an expensive getaway but people just can’t help but visit the south of France. Our travel guide will share tips on traveling in the area. We’ll also introduce you to delicious south of France food you must not miss.
Things to do in the south of France
There are over 20 different cities and towns along the coast of the French Riviera and every one of them has a unique selling point which is why travellers almost always plan a return trip here. Keep on watching this space as we’re always updating content and adding more guides!
South of France travel maps
We’ve created PDF maps of Nice and Avignon that you can download and take with you as you explore this city in the south of France! What you’ll find in these maps are a great selection of INSIDR recommendations. We mark down all of the best attractions, local restaurant favorites, and amazing places to stay at. The best part of it all is that you can read our expert tips on transport and sightseeing. The maps are available both online and offline!
South of France food
Probably the only thing to rival the stunning waters of Côte d’Azur is its delectable food. Being right next to the Mediterranean Sea sure has its perks. Seafood lovers will definitely enjoy the fresh bounty served at the many restaurants here and our guide will point you to their exact locations!
Traveling in the south of France
Like we keep saying, there are a number of beautiful towns along the coast that are worth exploring and the best way to do this is by car. Though using public transport and booking coach tours are also options, driving along the coast is a memorable part of the adventure.
Visit South of France: Travel links and resources
Nice Tourism official website
Cannes Tourisim official website
Saint-Tropez Tourism official website
Antibes Tourism official website