Tips and Articles for Nice, Marseille + The Côte d'Azur

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Aside from the ultra-affordable Mama Shelter, Marseilles has long lacked designminded boutique hotels. Not anymore. Last year, the C2 Hôtel (picured;... Read More

Since 2013, when Marseilles was named a European Capital of Culture and began to unveil the first projects of a decades-long urban planning overhaul,... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Best Restaurant Views. ... Read More

“Marseilles, for the French, is a bit like Marmite is for the English,” says Matthieu Gamet, the director of Kulte, a Marseilles-based sportswear... Read More

Built in 1870, the cliff-edge saltwater swimming pool of the Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc in the south of France has been the centerpiece of that fabled... Read More

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See 100 Places to Eat Like a Local ... Read More

The Athlete: Stan Bahnsen ... Read More

Vikram Chatwal’s earliest travel memory? Fleeing his childhood home in Ethiopia during the 1974 revolution. But that didn’t dampen his love for the road... Read More

Some details about the date in question remain more in question than others. For instance: the day of the week. ... Read More

Looking Back on Bodrum ... Read More

With editing by Adrien Glover, Sarah Kantrowitz, John Newton, and Clara O. Sedlak ... Read More

What stood out for you at Cannes this year? ... Read More

French graffiti artist Monsieur André can now add hotelier to his résumé with the retro Hôtel Ermitage (Ave. Paul Signac; 33-4/94-97-52-33;... Read More

Q: Is there any way to avoid the long lines at Western Europe’s more popular museums? —Alison Carter, San Jose, Calif. ... Read More

Even the most world-weary, been-there-done-that travelers admit that the Côte d'Azur exerts a special power over them. A suave cocktail of expatriate... Read More

See our slideshow of Do-It-Yourself “Amazing Race” Adventures. ... Read More

Being a restless spirit does not mean I sleep poorly in a strange bed. On the contrary. I’ve slept well everywhere—whether a dirt-floored safari tent in... Read More

I'll be in the south of France this summer and am curious to see how perfume is made. Are there any factories that offer behind-the-scenes tours?—C.B.,... Read More

The UV Wave of the Future: What's on the horizon?According to dermatologist Laurie Polis, it's taking vitamin C or beta-carotene pills—"to protect your... Read More

In 1991 I spent a vibrant year in Paris researching a book on Colette's life, then eight somber years in my New York study writing it. While I was in... Read More

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