Côte d'Azur, France Photos

The Côte d'Azur or French Riviera encompasses the Southeast of France from St. Tropez to the Italian border. Major towns include the area around Nice and Monaco. Serving as a major vacation destination it offers a mix of the Mediterranean Sea and mountain scenery along with many cultural and artistic gems.

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Nice Promenade des Anglais Striped umbrellas on beach along Promenade des Anglais. Nice, France Art-deco art work on Palais de la Mediterranee hotel on Promenade des Anglais. Nice, France Belle-Époque style Hotel Le Negresco on Promenade des Anglais. Nice, France
Masséna Museum, Nice Front facade & gardens at Masséna Museum. Nice, France Ornate ceiling of semi-circular veranda off dining room at Masséna Museum. Nice, France Gigantic Carnival King by Gustave-Adolphe Mossa at Masséna Museum. Nice, France
Old Nice Colorful buildings on Cours Saleya in Old Nice. Nice, France Window display of Pâtisserie Henri Auer in Old Nice. Nice, France Multi-colored olive oil soaps in shop in Old Nice. Nice, France
Promenade du Paillon, Nice Children's play area with wooden porpoise climbing area at Promenade du Paillon. Nice, France Tram crossing Promenade du Paillon. Nice, France Fountains playing along Promenade du Paillon. Nice, France
Nice Carousel Carousel in Jardin Albert 1er at south end Promenade du Paillon. Nice, France Figure of bi-plane on carousel in Jardin Albert 1er, Promenade du Paillon. Nice, France Detail of antique auto travel on ceiling of carousel in Jardin Albert 1er, Promenade du Paillon. Nice, France
Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, Nice Glass facade of galleries at Musée d'Art moderne et d'Art Contemporain. Nice, France Loch Ness Monster sculpture by Niki de Saint Phalle on terrace of Musée d'Art moderne et d'Art Contemporain. Nice, France Hills above Nice viewed from roof top of Musée d'Art moderne et d'Art Contemporain. Nice, France
Marc Chagall National Museum, Nice Mosaic depicting Prophet Elijah in his chariot of fire & 12 signs of the Zodiac over pond by Marc Chagall at Chagall Museum. Nice, France Detail of King David painting by Marc Chagall at Chagall Museum. Nice, France Detail of Adam & Eve expelled from Paradise painting by Marc Chagall at Chagall Museum. Nice, France
Fine Arts Museum, Nice Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Cheret. Nice, France Portrait of Emilienne by Raoul Dufy at Nice Fine Arts Museum. Nice, France Constellation of Dragons watercolor by Gustav-Adolf Mossa at Nice Fine Arts Museum. Nice, France
Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, Cap-Ferrat Water fountains in main garden at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France Interior court balcony at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France Costumed monkey framed in flowers in Monkey salon at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France
St. Paul de Vence St Paul de Vence walled town viewed from valley. St Paul de Vence, France Castle & church towers in Place de l' Eglise. St Paul de Vence, France Grave of Marc Chagall surrounded by stones placed by visitors. St Paul de Vence, France
Maeght Fondation, St. Paul de Vence Entrance to Fondation Maeght. St Paul de Vence, France Miró sculptures & mosaics in Miró Labyrinth at Fondation Maeght. St Paul de Vence, France Character bronze sculpture by Joan Miró at Fondation Maeght. St Paul de Vence, France
Antibes Shoreline view of Picasso Museum in Chateau Grimaldi. Antibes, France Market Hall on Cours Masséna. Antibes, France Spice & herb display at Market Hall. Antibes, France
Picasso Museum, Antibes Entrance to Picasso Museum in Chateau Grimaldi. Antibes, France Woman Reading painting by Pablo Picasso at Picasso Museum. Antibes, France Pipes of Pan painting by Pablo Picasso at Picasso Museum. Antibes, France
Archeology Museum, Antibes Antibes Musée d'Archeologie in structure within city walls. Antibes, France Mask of Silène in bronze casting at Antibes Archeology Museum. Antibes, France Amphorae from an Islamic ship likely from Spain at Antibes Archeology Museum. Antibes, France
Ferdinand Léger National Museum, Biot Mosaic, celebrating sports & designed for Hanover Museum, on facade of Musée National Fernand Léger. Biot, France Birds on a Yellow Background, one of a trio of mosaics on exterior of Musée National Fernand Léger. Biot, France L'Homme au chapeau bleu painting at Musée National Fernand Léger. Biot, France
St. Tropez Sailboat & yacht with Sainte-Maxime in the background. St Tropez, France Round tower overlooking harbor. St Tropez, France Gallery window display along harbor. St Tropez, France
Museum of the Annonciade, St. Tropez Entrance gate to Museum of the Annonciade. St Tropez, France Marseille, fishing boats & Fort St. Jean painting by Paul Signac at Museum of the Annonciade. St Tropez, France St. Tropez houses on Port painting by Albert Marquet at Museum of the Annonciade. St Tropez, France
Sainte-Maxime Bathers on sunny beach. Sainte-Maxime, France Umbrella Pine trees. Sainte-Maxime, France Decorative plaster work opposite Casino Barrière. Sainte-Maxime, France

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