What towns make up the French Riviera?

What towns make up the French Riviera?

What towns make up the French Riviera?
The French Riviera is the beautiful coastline in the south of France along the Mediterranean Sea. It covers about 550 miles and acquired the nickname Cote d’Azur or Azure (Blue) coast in 1887.
The French Riviera is known for its beaches, views, picture perfect water, yachts and as a playground for the wealthy. It also has charming towns and villages (and Monaco, which is an independent state) and a highly regarded art and culture scene.
Situated where the Alps meet the Mediterranean, it is an area that enjoys a wonderfully mild to warm climate (and sunshine) year round. Winter coastal temperatures range from 50°F to 60°F during the day!
Monaco is the second smallest country in the world (the first is Vatican in Rome, Italy) with the world’s highest per-capita GDP. Monaco is a tax-haven, as residents do not pay any income tax, and is one of the most densely populated states in the world. Monaco is ruled by the Grimaldi family and home to world famous casinos (although citizens of Monaco are not allowed to gamble or go inside a casino!). Monaco also hosts the yearly Monaco Grand Prix.
Grasse, a short drive from Cannes, has been the capital of the perfume industry since the Renaissance period. About three quarters of the world’s essences are produced from gardens in Grasse, comprised of daffodils, lavender, jasmine and more.

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