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New trends to serve as inspiration Investors who call upon Michaël Zingraf Real Estate’s services not only love exceptional properties and dwellings, but also the illustrious fittings and furnishings that adorn these domains. Feel free to browse through our articles focusing on our very best lifestyle tips. In them, we provide all kinds of advice, information and news dedicated to the trends observed in the luxury world. Discover incredible and rare experiences, where beauty and senses collide: private tours of the most wonderful art collections, personalised discovery of the world’s capitals and their many gems, extraordinary palaces and journeys to far-away lands, extreme sports that will make you soar, innovative restaurants and chefs… Our blog gives you a glimpse of new and exciting ideas, that are equally exclusive and fabulous, to inspire and amaze you: prestigious golf courses, horse racing and grand prix events, legendary regattas and crossings… We also give you all the latest news about the most highly-acclaimed pieces of art and design, having reached records when auctioned. Discover their history, admire their beauty and let yourself be swept away by the passionate trade of ancient art collection. We also introduce expert collectors and their prised collections. They reveal why they have such a strong taste for rare objects, and talk to us about how they connect to their exceptional pieces. You may also keep track of the cultural agenda in the world’s most beautiful and in vogue museums and galleries: classical, modern or contemporary paintings, sculptures or design. We delve into the more or less known lives of artists and their works, hoping you may even fall in love with some of the emerging gems of the art world.

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What are the best neighborhoods in Aix-en-Provence?

Are you contemplating the acquisition of an extraordinary property in the South of France? As a distinguished expert in luxury real estate, Michaël Zingraf Real Estate proudly showcases the finest neighborhoods of Aix-en-Provence. The dynamic and vibrant capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône region will enchant you with its sun-drenched climate and...

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Mandelieu: The must-see guide

Nestled between the azure blue of the Mediterranean and the Esterel massif, Mandelieu-la-Napoule offers an idyllic living environment. Renowned for its sandy beaches and mountain views, this city is a true haven for those seeking relaxation, leisure, and cultural discoveries. Fine Dining Restaurants - L'Or Bleu: Located within the grounds...

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What are the finest museums in Paris?

As the global epicenter of Art and Literature, Paris boasts an impressive collection of more than 130 museums and exhibition venues. Are you planning a visit to the French capital soon? Explore our curated list of the finest museums in Paris that are a must-see! The Top 5 Museums in...

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What are the most beautiful golf courses in France?

Are you in pursuit of exceptional greens for your golfing endeavors? France is home to some of the most esteemed golf courses in Europe. Morfontaine Golf Club, Evian Resort Golf Club, Chantilly Golf Club, Fontainebleau Golf Club... The Michaël Zingraf Real Estate blog has curated for you a list of...

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The picturesque villages of Luberon

The Luberon is known for its charming, romantic, and historical Provençal villages. Among them, Lourmarin and Gordes stand out as two of the most beautiful villages in the region (and perhaps even in France). In this article, we will present these two gems and their specificities, so that you can...

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Hotel Royal Riviera by Michaël Zingraf Real Estate

Privileged location at the entrance of the dream peninsula of Cap-Ferrat and breathtaking views of the Bay of Fourmis, this magnificent luxury hotel on the French Riviera. The Royal-Riviera offers the intimacy of a Mediterranean villa and the luxury of a palace. The main building includes 78 rooms and suites,...

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Sainte-Maxime: A holiday resort just a stone's throw away from Saint-Tropez.

Sainte-Maxime is a charming town located on the French Riviera, between Cannes and Toulon. It attracts an increasing number of visitors each year in search of relaxation and sunshine. Its proximity to Saint-Tropez adds to its appeal for those who want to enjoy the attractions of this famous resort while...

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Decoding, distinguishing an Equestrian Domain from a Stud Farm.

In the world of horses, two terms are frequently used: "equestrian estate" and "stud farm". Although these two places are intimately linked to equestrian activities, they have distinct specificities. In this journey into the heart of the life of horses, we will highlight the notable differences between an equestrian estate...

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The Nursery La Colle Noire: A Flourishing Passion in the Heart of Var

Fifty Years of Green Knowledge Serving Nature Nestled in the heart of Montauroux in the Var region, La Colle Noire nursery is much more than a simple plant store. Founded on a domain spanning nearly four hectares, this family-owned business, with over 50 years of experience, is a true haven...

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Paris: The Best Places for End-of-Year Celebrations

During the end-of-year holidays, Paris transforms into a true city of lights, offering a magical atmosphere for an unforgettable stay. Discover everything you can do during New Year's in the French capital, with ideas for neighborhoods to explore, activities to experience, and hotels to spend a pleasant New Year's Eve....

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Prestigious stay in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, located on the beautiful French Riviera, is a Mediterranean gem known for its picturesque charm, golden sandy beaches, and crystal-clear waters. The surroundings of this peninsula offer a perfect combination of preserved nature, lush gardens, and timeless elegance, making it a true haven of peace for travelers in search...

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Discovering the must-see attractions of the Arcachon Bay

Located on the Atlantic coast, the Arcachon Bay is a unique place offering a great diversity of landscapes and activities. Between beaches, forests, and remarkable natural sites, this place attracts many visitors every year who come to enjoy its charms and its unique atmosphere. In this article, we offer you...

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The best restaurants in the Bassin d'Arcachon

Welcome to Arcachon, a jewel of the French Atlantic coast, famous for its golden beaches, relaxed seaside atmosphere, and of course, its exceptional cuisine. In this article, we will explore the culinary delights of this picturesque region and take you on a gastronomic journey through the best restaurants in Arcachon...

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Gstaad: A lifestyle between luxury and tradition

Gstaad is much more than just a place for mountain lovers. It is a location where alpine tradition harmoniously blends with modern luxury to offer an exceptional lifestyle. In this article, we take you on a journey to discover the exclusive lifestyle of Gstaad, one of the most sought-after destinations...

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What is AOP, AOC, and IGP in the wine industry?

In the agricultural sector, acronyms are often found, and in the wine industry, the most commonly used acronyms are AOC, AOP, and IGP. These acronyms indicate different levels of quality and authenticity. But what do they mean? And why are they important? Let's take a look: AOP: Protected Designation of...

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Excursion in the Alps!

You are a big fan of skiing, but there are many other things to do when you are in the mountains than just skiing down the slopes. Let's take a trip to our favorite ski resorts. We intend to take you to Megève and Chamonix in France, as well as...

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Focus on the Festival of Lights in Lyon

The Festival of Lights is a popular event in Lyon, France. It takes place every year on December 8 to celebrate the life and work of Saint Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters and engineers (and also of fathers!). The festival includes a nighttime tour of the old town and...

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Cannes: Renting an apartment, an ideal solution to fully enjoy international events.

Famous for its Croisette, beaches, restaurants, and prestigious hotels, Cannes is also a sought-after destination for international events such as the International Film Festival, MIPIM (International Market for Real Estate Professionals), Cannes Lions (International Festival of Creativity), as well as the Tax Free World Exhibition and MAPIC (International Market for...

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Seasonal rental: what type of property to choose for an unforgettable family vacation?

Are you planning a vacation with your family? Luxury villa on the French Riviera, house with a pool in Provence, high-end mountain chalet... Discover which luxury villa rentals will allow you to have an unforgettable stay this year. Which luxury rental to choose for a family vacation? Family vacations always...

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Islands as a prestigious winter destination

If you are looking to have a great vacation, the best place is an island. In this regard, let's focus on the islands of the Indian Ocean. These paradisiacal places offer you all kinds of relaxation and entertainment possibilities. The Seychelles, the Maldives, and Mauritius have everything to offer you,...

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Top 13 places to spend the end-of-year holidays

The end-of-year holidays are synonymous with magic, sharing, and good times with family or friends, but they can also call for travel. Whether in France or abroad, the whole world offers magical places to visit and end the year on a high note. Discover our selection of 13 extraordinary places...

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Kandahar - Ski World Cup - Chamonix

The Alpine Ski World Cup - Kandahar returns to the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley on the Verte des Houches with a slalom event on February 4, 2023. Chamonix will host a World Cup Ski event on the weekend of February 4, 2023. A good excuse to enjoy the white gold in an...

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PARIS: The appeal of luxury real estate on the Left Bank / Right Bank.

In the city of light, luxury real estate continues to captivate the wealthy. As the capital of culture and the art of living, Paris is divided into two parts: the Left Bank, located south of the river, and the Right Bank, located north. Beyond the topography, each bank has its...

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How to fit out a penthouse?

The rooftop flat or penthouse is a space that has become very trendy in recent years. Have you just bought a flat with a rooftop or are you planning to buy this type of property? Discover all our tips for designing your rooftop terrace with inspiration! What are the obligatory...

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The sweet life in St. Tropez

Chic and glamorous private beaches, renowned gourmet restaurants, luxury boutiques, yacht rentals... With its high-end services, Saint-Tropez attracts an international clientele seeking excellence every year. Are you planning to spend a few days on the French Riviera? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate presents the must-see attractions of Saint-Tropez. The best private...

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Lily of the Valley, an exceptional address close to Saint-Tropez

Are you looking for a timeless and exceptional place to relax? The Lily of the Valley hotel welcomes you in an idyllic and refined setting! Michaël Zingraf Collection introduces you to this unique place. Once upon a time... Born from a family project, Lily Of The Valley is the result...

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The finest luxury hotels in Mauritius

Mauritius is a popular destination for a demanding international clientele in search of excellence. In order to satisfy the needs of its visitors, the country has many luxury hotels. Here is an overview of the most luxurious hotels in Mauritius. Mauritius, an emblematic destination for luxury tourism Located in the...

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The most beautiful golf courses in Mauritius

Mauritius has always had a special relationship with golf. A former British colony, it became in 1844 the third territory in the world to develop this sport and, in 1902, hosted the Gymkhana course, the oldest golf course in the southern hemisphere. Since then, the island has become a true...

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Get on board with GlobeAir

Are you looking to create and to live exceptional moments? Our partner, GlobeAir, offers you a 360 degree perspective travel experience tailored to your lifestyle. Discover the world of a successful company, thanks to Michaël Zingraf Collection. Turn a travel wish into a reality Europe’s leading private jet charter company,...

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The world's finest contemporary art museums

Are you a contemporary art lover? Go and discover the most beautiful museums dedicated to contemporary creation! The selected establishments are generally distinguished as much by the originality of their architecture as by the richness of their collections.  The Guggenheim Museum - Bilbao Opened to the public in 1997, the...

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Top 10 luxury destinations in the world

Luxury real estate specialist, Michaël Zingraf Real Estate presents its selection of the 10 most luxurious destinations in the world. Get inspired by our ranking to go on holiday in an exceptional place or to make your next investment a success. Mauritius, a heavenly destination in the heart of the...

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Barge, yacht, sailing boat: a life of luxury out on the water

Living on a pleasure boat is a real dream for lots of people. Though some boats are rather small, others offer luxurious and particularly comfortable living conditions. Discover all the advantages of these prestigious and extremely pleasant boats! Luxury boats: like living in a château…out on the water As opposed...

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Biarritz, an enchanting getaway on the Basque coast

Biarritz, which was once a seaside resort popular with European nobility, is a destination that has lost none of its prestige. Facing the Atlantic Ocean, it is today favoured by a demanding clientele who appreciate its beautiful sandy beaches, its temperate climate, its chic and elegant establishments, its architectural wealth...

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Lifestyle: What to do in Dubai?

Once a small fishing town, Dubai is now one of the world's most renowned tourist destinations. Situated on the seafront and at the gateway to the desert, it offers visitors a myriad of often unusual activities, as well as incredible monuments, buildings, hotels and culinary establishments. What are the must-see...

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Lyon, a journey between beautiful districts, gastronomy and major events

Are you planning to buy a property in Lyon or simply want to discover the city for the duration of a stay? Sometimes referred to as the Capital of the Gauls, this city offers many activities, as well as a wide range of restaurants, bars and renowned cultural sites that...

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Best Restaurants in Biarritz

Biarritz, a little jewel on the Basque Coast, has a rich heritage that attracts thousands of visitors every year. Would you like to discover the delicious gastronomy of the region? The seaside resort has many renowned restaurants and eateries offering inventive and tasty local cuisine. What are the starred restaurants...

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The most beautiful contemporary art museums in France

Contemporary art museums often stand out for their unique architecture, with original and sometimes unusual forms. In France, museums are no exception and are distinguished both by the richness of their collections and their atypical structures. Discover them with Michaël Zingraf Real Estate! The National Museum of Modern Art and...

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The best Michelin-starred restaurants on the French Riviera

The French Riviera is not just a succession of breathtaking landscapes! In addition to its incredible natural heritage, the region boasts a large number of starred restaurants. Discover the best gastronomic addresses on the Côte d'Azur coastline with Michaël Zingraf Christie's International Real Estate. 3-star restaurants on the French Riviera...

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To live on the French Riviera

Who hasn't dreamt of leaving the greyness behind and settling on the French Riviera to live the Dolce Vita? With its incredible natural heritage, ideal sunshine rate, and dreamlike landscapes, the region quickly became a popular destination for both French and foreign investors. It also attracted many artists, from Picasso...

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Set sail with Wajer Yachts!

Would you like to have the power to stop time? Our partner, Wajer Yachts, invites you to relax at sea! Discover the world of an iconic brand thanks to Michaël Zingraf Real Estate. Once upon a time... a family business! A family achievement, a passionate and ambitious father and son....

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Movie stars who have chosen the French Riviera

The French Riviera has always attracted celebrities. Its picture postcard landscapes, mild climate and rich heritage have made it a coveted destination for the world's greatest personalities. Michaël Zingraf Real Estate, your specialist in luxury real estate, set out on the trail of the film stars who have set foot...

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From Cannes to Deauville: film festivals in France

Created in France by the Lumière brothers, cinema has always had a special link with France. It is therefore no coincidence that the country now offers an impressive number of film festivals (over 600). Discover our selection of festivals to discover all year long in France! Our selection of French...

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Nice, Mediterranean lifestyle in the heart of the French Riviera

Nice attracts tourists and visitors from all over the world all year round. The city is internationally renowned and is one of the top destinations on the Côte d'Azur. It is appreciated as much for its lifestyle, its mild climate and the beauty of its landscapes. Michaël Zingraf Real Estate,...

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Renowned artists having lived in Provence

Provence is a region bursting with colour and glowing with beautiful light, and was a source of inspiration for countless painters and writers. Specialised in the prestigious Provencal real estate market for more than 40 years, Michaël Zingraf Christie’s International Real Estate professionals will take you on a journey in...

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The most beautiful art galleries in Provence.

Renowned for its magnificent landscapes and unique light, Provence also has a privileged relationship with the arts. The luxury real estate specialists, Michaël Zingraf Real Estate, present the most beautiful art galleries in the region. Our selection of the best art galleries in Provence Provence is internationally known for its...

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The best Michelin-starred restaurants in Provence

Though it is celebrated all over the world for the beauty of its landscapes, Provence has much more to offer than its superb natural heritage! With its delicious local products, the region stands out as a high place of French gastronomy. Savour the taste of excellence! Michaël Zingraf Christie’s International...

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Discovering the Michaël Zingraf Collection brand

The luxury real estate is not just a simple transaction, it is an adventure, a true life journey shared by the real estate agent with his clients, buyers and sellers. "Merchant of dreams and memories, we were present yesterday and will be tomorrow." This quote from Michaël Zingraf, founder and...

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The most beautiful marinas on the French Riviera.

Sunny beaches, breathtaking landscapes, unique colors... The French Riviera has a unique natural heritage that attracts millions of visitors every year. Celebrated for its natural beauty, the region also boasts fantastic marinas. French Riviera: what are the most beautiful marinas in the region? The French Riviera offers a wide variety...

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Luxury villa: how to design your garden?

You want to enhance the outdoor area of your luxury villa? The real estate specialists at Michaël Zingraf Real Estate give you ideas to successfully create a wonderful garden on your property. Our tips to enhance the outdoor area of your villa The garden is the ideal outdoor space to...

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Luxury villa: what type of pool to install?

You want to enhance the exterior of your villa with a high-end swimming area? The pool market now offers a wide variety of models. Your choice should depend on your desires, your usage, and the aesthetics of your home. Michaël Zingraf Real Estate presents the most sought-after pool models on...

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The most beautiful art galleries of the French Riviera

The French Riviera not only has its extraordinary natural and architectural heritage to offer visitors! Whether it's Nice, Cannes, Antibes, Vallauris, or Saint-Paul-de-Vence, the region offers superb art galleries. Discover them with Michaël Zingraf Christie's International Real Estate. Discover the must-see art galleries of the French Riviera The French Riviera...

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The most popular contemporary artists in 2019/2020

In 2019, many contemporary works of art created a sensation in public spaces, attracting the attention of specialists as well as ordinary spectators. But who are the artists behind these works? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate presents the personalities currently shaking up the contemporary art scene. Who are the most sought-after...

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These great artists who lived on the French Riviera

Rich in exceptional natural heritage, the French Riviera has been home to a plethora of renowned artists. From Picasso to Matisse, Chagall, Renoir, De Staël, and Cocteau, all have been charmed by the unique light of the Azurean coast. As specialists in real estate in the region, the Michaël Zingraf...

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The best Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris.

City of lights, capital of arts and letters, international fashion capital... There is no shortage of superlatives to describe Paris, one of the most famous capitals in the world. But what would this wonderful city be without its gastronomy? It is here, in fact, that French gastronomy has acquired its...

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The most beautiful views along the French Riviera

Surrounded by hills and craggy cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean, the French Riviera offers a myriad of breathtaking panoramic views. Professionals at Michaël Zingraf Christie’s International Real Estate have listed the region’s most beautiful panoramic views.  Angels’ Bay from up at the Château in Nice Anyone who loves the Mediterranean coastline...

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Selection of iconic villas to rent

The luxury real estate market has true architectural gems in store for its customers, set in the most spectacular sites. Some exceptional villas are iconic, sometimes famous, and a number of them are available for rent. Specialists at Michael Zingraf Real Estate have prepared a round-the-world trip of the most...

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The most beautiful art galleries in Paris.

Cultural capital with international influence, Paris has a myriad of renowned museums and art galleries. Don't know where to start? The professionals at Michaël Zingraf Real Estate present you with the most beautiful galleries in the French capital. Our selection of the must-visit galleries in the capital Contemporary Art, Street...

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Visit our waterfront properties... by the sea!

The Michaël Zingraf Real Estate Group, affiliated with Christie's International Real Estate, is innovating and offering the visit of its most sumptuous properties on the French Riviera, from Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat to Saint-Tropez, via Cannes or Cap d'Antibes, by boat! A unique experience Always attentive to providing the highest quality...

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The most beautiful views in Paris

The City of Lights is acclaimed for its beauty throughout the world, and Paris offers a beautiful urban landscape both in the day and at night. The best way to enjoy these amazing sights is to climb up high above the city’s skyline! Michaël Zingraf Real Estate reveals all the...

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Selection of the most beautiful golf courses on the French Riviera

The French Riviera is a sought-after destination for all golf enthusiasts. With over 60 greens, the region offers a sunny lifestyle ideal for practicing this famous outdoor sport. Among the various courses you will find on site, some stand out for their unique charm and high-end services. Start discovering them...