Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

Voiles de St Tropez FestivalNot to be missed: a trip from Nice to Saint-Tropez for one of the world’s most famous sailing events

One of the most exciting and elegant events to be held in the south of France each year is Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. The world famous sailing regatta is regarded by many as the most glamorous yachting fixture of the season, and is well worth a visit from Nice to Saint-Tropez.

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Saint-Tropez’s Hippest Nightspots in 2011

nice to st tropezSaint-Tropez has been a Mecca for the rich and famous since the 1950s when a scantily-clad young Brigitte Bardot turned the picturesque fishing port in the place to be seen.  As she lounged on its white sandy beaches in the briefest of bikinis for the hit movie ‘And God Created Woman’, Bardot changed the history of Saint-Tropez overnight.

More than 60 years later, the Bardot affect is still very much apparent and Saint-Tropez is arguably the most exclusive resort along the French Riviera. It is home to a number of first-class restaurants and vintage nightclubs which are easily accessible for the evening when taking a helicopter from Nice to Saint-Tropez.The journey takes just 20 minutes from Nice to Saint-Tropez.

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Saint Tropez to Nice and Every Festival Inbetween

The fashionable fishing port of Saint-Tropez enjoys a reputation for being one of the preferred holiday destinations on the Cote d’Azur for the rich and famous. Many column inches have been given to its stunning sandy beaches, trendy bars and luxury hotels.

What is less documented, however, is its string of religious festivals which bring a different kind of glamour to the seaside port. The festivals are a great opportunity to see another side to Saint-Tropez, and are well worth a visit.

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Summer in Chamonix

chamonix helicopterChamonix, in the Haute-Savaie department of France lies just 20 minutes by a Chamonix helicopter transfer from Geneva airport.  With stunning scenery to go with the adrenalin inspiring sports available in the area it is easy to see why the area is so popular with visitors, many coming back year after year.

When the winter season is over and people are hanging up their ski boots and taking out their summer sandals you know the hot weather is on its way. Chamonix and the surrounding countryside has an abundance of walking, cycling, riding and running routes for those keen to make the most of the sun’s rays.

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Geneva to your Winter Retreat

Geneva is the gateway to numerous winter wonderlands in both France and Switzerland, with endless powder runs to get all snow bunnies more than just a little excited. Geneva transfers are available from the airport to all major resorts in Switzerland and France and it is merely a matter of jumping into a luxury helicopter company transfer and enjoying the ride.

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Luxury Hotels in Monaco

When looking to book into a luxury Monte Carlo hotel room what do you look for? For many it can be quite different. It goes without saying that quality is the norm, but quality of what? For busy parents, quality could be measured by a hotel’s ability to provide child-friendly services, giving the parents a much-needed lie-in, or for luxuriating in ‘grown-up’ pastimes.

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Travel from Nice to Monaco in Style

Monaco and Nice are cities that are both similar and yet contrast each other in so many ways. They are both located on the breathtaking Mediterranean coast and they both offer the most exquisite holiday opportunities. Both cities have a cultural and historical background that dates back to ancient Europe, something that few other cities … Read more