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Top 5 Luxurious Towns On The French Riviera

The French Riviera, also known as the ‘Côte d’Azur’, is found in southeastern France. This is a breathtaking place that everyone should have the chance to visit at least once in their lives. The sun, the food, and the sea that you will be able to witness are incredible.

These places have been very popular since the 19th century and have continued to shine as many writers, celebrities, and famous artists have resided there. In this article, we will list the most appealing places on the Mediterranean coastline of France if you are thinking about moving there.


French Riviera, Panorama, Antibes, Marine, Mediterranean
French Riviera; Antibes

Antibes is one of the most beautiful towns found there, and yet it is on the middle ground between expensive and not-so-expensive. There are a lot of notable resorts and private luxury villas, so investing in real estate in Antibes can be pricey, but there are a lot of lounges where you can eat a succulent meal for a reasonable price.

You can enjoy the beaches there, but keep in mind that some beaches have an entry fee as beach clubs own them.

Interesting Facts: Did you know that Pablo Picasso stayed in Antibes for six months, showcasing an impressive Picasso Museum there? 


French Riviera, Boat, Cannes, Historic Center, France, Port, Port City
French Riviera; Cannes

You may have heard of Cannes before as it is well-known for its famous film festival. There you will find the most luxurious hotels alongside chic boutiques and restaurants on the Promenade de la Croisette.

Even if the real-estate world has known a crisis with the ongoing pandemic, housing prices have stayed relatively high. 

Interesting Facts: The popular red carpet that you see on television does not stop at the festival location during the festival. It spreads over 2 kilometers throughout the city. As people walk on them all day long and get pretty dirty, the 2 kilometers of carpet are changed three times a day.

Cap Ferrat

Villa, Mansion, Fountain, Villa Ephrussi De Rothschild
French Riviera; Villa Ephrussi De Rothschild

Another word for Cap Ferrat would be spectacular; it is very beautiful and among one of France’s most expensive places to live. It showcases the most luxurious properties but also beyond that; it has the most historic villas.

Interesting Facts; Cap Ferrat houses one of the most famous villas, known as Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, built in the 1900s by Baroness Béatrice de Rothschild. 


open white wooden windows on brown house
French Riviera; Grasse

Grasse has been known since the 16th century as the capital of perfume. It is also well known for its flower farms, but however the fact that real estate has proven itself to be a lucrative business in the coming years, there are fewer plots of rose fields nowadays.

Also known as the world’s perfume capital, as it does not attract many tourists, you can easily buy a big house in Grasse at a lower price than the other places; keep in mind, however, the closer you are to the sea, the more the price increases.


French Riviera; Monaco, Monaco, Monte Carlo, France, Eve
French Riviera; Monaco

Monaco is quite special, as it should not be mentioned on that list since it is more on its own, but many people consider it part of the French Rivera, so we’ll go through it. There are a lot of attractions that can be found in Monaco; there is the famous Monte Carlo casino, cathedral, the prince’s palace, and so much more.

Monaco is considered among the most expensive places to live in Europe, especially when it comes to real estate.

Interesting Facts: Monaco is known to attract rich tourists and be one of their face playgrounds. Even though it is a small place, it has the best casinos, clubs, and bars. 

We went through the top 5 most luxurious towns around the French Rivera; let us know in the comments which one of these places do you want to visit… 

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