Cote d’Azur – The Mediterranean Blue Coastline of France

Cote d’Azur (Côte d’Azur) is the French name of the Blue Coastline of the Mediterranean. It is, also known as French Riviera, and the sea water is really BLUE!
** Several of the pictures above are available as art prints for Home and Wall decor in my Fine Art America France collection. Just click on the links to see:

Situated in the Southwest of France (Provence), this beautiful area is home to many landmarks and dream travel destinations. Among the most famous are: Èze, Saint-Tropez, Nice, Monaco – Monte Carlo, Sainte-Maxime, Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Cannes – the city that hosts the annual Cannes Film Festival. 

Côte d’Azur is a place where many wealthy people of the world including many celebrities have their vacation homes. However it is also a very friendly tourist destination, for people of all budgets. In other words: anyone can visit it 🙂

Cruise ship on the French Riviera

** This was a two week trip, a gift for my birthday from my husband in the summer of 2009 🙂
Isn’t it a good reason to get emotional?

Our stay on the Cote D’Azur

… On the way to Monaco – Monte Carlo, we stayed in a non-expensive B&B in Eze, a small medieval village on the French Riviera.

Eze small hotel

I liked the blue wooden door to our quasi rural French room. The best part is that the window and terrace were overlooking the beautiful garden. Although they served the breakfast inside, we did have ours outside, here at this table 🙂 Recently, I got inspired and made my photo as a color pencils image using the digital media:

Needles to say that the view from of the sea and coast from the village is absolutely fantastic!

We could see not only the coastline, but also the Eze medieval citadel built on the top of a big hill / mountain, raising from the sea:

** BTW: I SOLD a framed print with the view of the Viaduct to Eze Citadel, from my Fine Art America gallery! 🙂

… and here is the view of the silhouetted French Alps at sunset:

More photos of the famous Côte d’Azur and Provence are coming, but for now you can see them in my France Travel collection at Fine Art America


Posted on the WP photo challenge Tuesday Photo Challenge – Coast, in 2018, and I just updated it with new photos

9 Comments on “Cote d’Azur – The Mediterranean Blue Coastline of France”

  1. Many thanks for sharing the Cote d’Azur with All Seasons! Personally my favorite area to go on vacation, because the weather is so similar to California. Have a great week!

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