Living on the Côte d'Azur

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The Côte d'Azur, also known as the French Riviera, is synonymous with sunshine, beauty, and a vibrant lifestyle. From the glitz and glamour of Cannes to the charming cobblestone streets of Nice, the Côte d'Azur offers an unparalleled living experience.


Why Choose the Côte d'Azur?

1. Family friendly: The region boasts a high standard of living, with access to excellent education, healthcare, and recreational facilities. There is also a strong sense of community, with various events, festivals, and activities catering to families, fostering social connections and a supportive environment.

2. Breathtaking Scenery: From pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters to picturesque hilltop villages and lush landscapes, the Côte d'Azur is a feast for the eyes at every turn.

3. Mediterranean Climate: Enjoy over 300 days of sunshine per year, mild winters, and warm summers, making outdoor activities and al fresco dining a year-round pleasure.

4. Cultural Richness: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region, from world-class museums and art galleries to lively festivals celebrating music, film, and cuisine.

5. Lifestyle and Leisure: Whether you're a fan of water sports, golf, hiking, or simply soaking up the sun on the beach, the Côte d'Azur offers a wide array of leisure activities to suit every taste.

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Enjoy the sun, sand, and sea at one of the many family-friendly beaches along the coast.
Take a boat trip to the Lérins Islands, just off the coast of Cannes.
Along the French Riviera, numerous sailing schools offer lessons and programs tailored to children.
Explore the universe at a planetarium, where children can learn about astronomy through interactive exhibits.
Parc Phoenix offers a blend of botanical gardens, playgrounds, and a zoo.

For families, the Côte d'Azur provides a welcoming and enriching environment, with family-friendly attractions and a strong sense of community, making it an ideal destination to create lasting memories and build a fulfilling life together.

The French Riviera offers activities for individuals of all ages throughout the year. Whether you prefer lounging on sandy beaches, embarking on scenic boat trips, exploring wildlife sanctuaries, or stargazing under the clear skies, there's an array of experiences tailored to suit every taste and interest.

You can read the full list of our student's favourite activities on French Entrée Magazine.

Where do ICS Families Live?

Valbonne: Nestled inland, Valbonne exudes charm with its picturesque streets lined with boutiques and cafes. Its central square, Place des Arcades, is a hub of activity, while nearby forests offer serene hiking trails.

Antibes: With its historic old town and bustling marina, Antibes offers a blend of history and modernity. Visitors can explore ancient fortifications, relax on sandy beaches, or wander through vibrant markets offering local produce and handicrafts.

Mougins: Known for its artistic heritage, Mougins boasts stunning views of the surrounding countryside and is home to several renowned art galleries and museums. Its gastronomic scene is equally impressive, with Michelin-starred restaurants attracting food enthusiasts from around the world.

Biot: Tucked away in the hills above the coast, Biot is known for its artisanal glassmaking tradition. Visitors can explore glassblowing workshops and studios, stroll through the charming medieval village, or enjoy panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Juan les Pins: Juan les Pins offers a vibrant and family-friendly environment with its beautiful beaches, range of recreational activities, and welcoming community, making it an ideal location for families to settle down and thrive.