Tag: French Riviera

Trip to Villefranche-sur-Mer

This continues my series of posts about towns along the French Riviera coastline. Villefranche-sur-Mer is located south-west of the Principality of Monaco, close to Saint Jean Cap Ferrat. How it all began The site of what is now Villefranche and surrounding Beaulieu sur Mer… Continue Reading “Trip to Villefranche-sur-Mer”

Looking for Lavender

As the Tour de France peloton rides adjacent to Provence’s famed fields of lavender, I thought I’d explore the French and Italian Riviera‚Äôs lavender heritage, when and where to see lavender in bloom, plus where to buy lavender-based products. Think of lavender and your… Continue Reading “Looking for Lavender”