The French Riviera - The Fabled Playground of the Rich and Famous
Darren and I were both ready for another day of exploring the French Country. Docked in VilleFranche-Sante, we were excited about the sightseeing, shopping and experiencing tasting the local French food & drinking delicious cappuccinos.
The French Riviera has long been a posh destination for celebrities and socialites. This sun-drenched stretch of Mediterranean coastline, the tranquil setting and stylish resorts and towns. Cannes is the site of the Cannes Film Festival, the most famous of all the festivals that draw in the jet-setters to its plush hotels, couture boutiques and happening cafes along La Croisette. Nice is the largest city, with its lavish villas, broad boulevards and sweeping coastal views. Monaco is home to the elaborate casino of Monte Carlo, and to the palace where Princess Grace Kelly once lived.
Back to the ship to have dinner in the main dining room, sailing while having dinner and looking at the sea, with nothing but the moonlight shining upon it, is one of the most gorgeous things I've ever seen. Definitely something we don't get to experience every day. We are so blessed to have experienced all this.
This has been a revelation of the true European lifestyle.
We went to bed that night and switched off the lights and fell asleep while we sailed the Mediterranean ocean
Next - Italy