With a total area of 31,400 km2, the French region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur offers a great variety of landscapes, from plains and the Mediterranean coast to the Alps, lavender fields, forests and vineyards. Côte d'Azur, also known as French Riviera, is located in the southern part where you will find the sophisticated city of Nice, as well as the marvelous coastal resorts of Cannes and Saint-Tropez.

Population: Almost 5 million inhabitants

Capital: Marseille

Other major cities: Nice, Toulon, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Antibes, Cannes, La Seyne-sur-Mer, Hyères

Main attractions: Promenade des Anglais, Nice, Saint-Tropez, Cannes Beaches, Monaco, Hillside Village of Eze, Ephrussi de Rothschild Villa and Gardens, Cap-Ferrat, Menton, Cannes Film Festival, Antibes Beaches, Jazz à Juan Festival

Nearest Airports: Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE - Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur); Marseille Provence Airport (MRS - Aéroport de Marseille Provence); Avignon – Provence Airport (AVN - Aéroport d'Avignon-Provence); Toulon–Hyères Airport (TLN - Aéroport de Toulon – Hyères).

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