During February holidays, the French Riviera celebrates winter with colored Festivals and Carnivals from Nice to Menton.
Nice Carnival – February 14 to March 4 2014
The carnival King and its 18 floats will entertain you under the theme of “Gastronomy”.
Colorful parades, “flower battles” taking place along the Promenade des Anglais, nights events on the Place Massena with dancers and musicians shows… This magical event is not to be missed, at only 15 mn from the Royal-Riviera.
Menton Lemon Festival - February 15 to March 5 2014.
Visitors will be immersed in the Jules Verne’s world, and explore the theme of the famous novel “20000 leagues under the sea”.
130 tonnes of citrus agrums, 500 000 elastic bands and 20 000 hours of work are required to set up the sculptures and floats. This unique event in the world is today attented by some 160 000 visitors.
We are your disposal for program details and tickets information. Don’t hesitate to contact us.
© Office de tourisme de Menton
© Villa Kérylos
The Kérylos Villa, located opposite the Royal-Riviera in Beaulieu-sur-mer, offers children to discover the Ancient Greece Art with mosaic workshops.
Workshops are open every first Sunday of the month (starting from February 2nd) and during school holidays from 2pm to 6pm.
February holidays program
Children will discover how to make a stool decorated with mosaic on a special 4-afternoon workshop (from Monday to Fryday -except wednesday- from 2pm to 5pm).
From 10 years old, 180 euros per child.
To book a worskhop during your stay at the Royal-Riviera, don’t hesitate to contact us.
The Kérylos villa is just 5 minutes walking distance from the hotel.
Vielle ville de Villefranche-sur-mer
The city of Villefranche-sur-mer, adjacent to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, now offers a new digital experience to visitors.
Equipped with tablets provided by the Tourism Office, visitors enjoy a new type of guided tours, with additional digital contents as videos, photos, and texts.
Two themes are now available :
- “Villefranche-sur-mer In the footsteps of Jean Cocteau Jean Cocteau”
-”Villefranche, city of Cinema” : Watch on your tablet the famous movie-scenes directly where thee shootings took place as James Bond “never and never again”. …Read more
if you cannot resist to a shopping spree during your Royal-Riviera week-end, don’t worry ! The famous French Department Store Galeries Lafayette is now open on Sundays !
Located Place Massena in the heart of Nice, the Galeries Lafayette welcomes you every Sunday from 11am to 8pm.
Top designers collections, jewelry, beauty, accessories, home design, take your time to explore the 4 floors of this shopping temple !
Our good tip : Until October 12th, take advantage of promotions over a large range of products during the “3J” days.
At only 20 minutes drive from the Royal-Riviera.
© Harcourt Studio Paris
At only 20 minutes drive from the Royal-Riviera hotel, don’t miss the unique occasion to bring back your own Harcourt portrait ! At the 2nd floor of the Metropole Shopping Center, a Hartcourt Studio photo booth is available to create a memorable souvenir in 10 seconds !
And if you need some inspiration to strike the pose, make your choice at the exhibition ”Portraits of Stars” ! The Hartcourt Studio presents more than forty celebrities portraits as Jean Dujardin, Sophie Marceau, Monica Bellucci, Jean Reno… Read more
Especially for our Royal-Riviera gourmet Guests, I have tested and approved a new restaurant in Nice: l’Uzine.
Located just behind the Port of Nice, 10mn from Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, this restaurant offers a young and dynamic atmosphere with live music and industrial design. L’Uzine serves a very tasty local cuisine : everything is fresh, homemade and the staff is very friendly !
Recently opened, this restaurant is already victim of its own success … reservations highly recommended !
Average ticket 30 €. Closed on Mondays.
18 rue François Guisol – 06300 Nice
Christophe, Chef Concierge