Photo of the Day: Eiffel Tower, Paris

Eiffel-Tower-France-Night

Picture of the Eiffel Tower at night.

Èze, France

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Looking for other fantastic places to visit in the French Riviera after you’ve seen Nice?  Then I recommend visiting the small town of Eze.  Eze is a hill top village located about 20 minutes (by car) away from Nice and the drive offers spectacular views of other neighboring cities and of course the French Riviera.  Upon arrival at Eze, you can visit the famous perfumery of Fragonard.  Fragonard offers free guided tours where you will learn more about their perfumes, soaps and cosmetics.  At the end of the tour, you will have the opportunity to buy their products at factory prices.  Continue your tour of the village by having lunch at the famous Château Eza, which is a bit pricey but it offers incredible panoramic views.  It is simply a must and worth the climb.

Continue your journey by driving to Monaco or if you feel adventurous, you can even visit Italy.

A Good Travel Book To Read Before Going to France

My recommendation when traveling to France is Fodor’s France 2013.
Fodor's 2013 France

Fodor’s France 2013

Fodor’s is usually my go to publisher for travel books. This particular guide offers great maps, photos and amazing descriptions. It also includes recommendations on hotels and restaurants (make sure to check online before you go to verify that they are still open, as there might be a gap between when they published the book and the time you are going).

One Day in Nice, France

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Nice is a great hub that allows you to travel easily to other destinations on the French Riviera. The city has a lot of character and interesting things to see. Here are my top picks if you are only in Nice for one day.

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