Cote d’Azur is a year-round destination, with balmy summers and mild winters -prime skiing time. The warmest weather is naturally in July and August – great for beaches and pools – though most hotels are packed and prices soar.
May is the most frenetic month, with Hollywood’s finest flocking to Cannes Film Festival and the Monaco Grand Prix hot on its heels. For a mellower vibe, the Jazz Festival hits Nice in July
We recommend visiting in April to June or September to October when temperatures are cool enough for sightseeing, city tours and hiking.
Madrague was also the term used for fishermen’s storage houses. It is oddly symbolic that this name, reminiscent of the violent fishing that once saw the sea redden with the blood of the tuna, became world-famous after one of these fishermen’s homes, La Madrague, was bought by the legendary animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot. test
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