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Where is the French Riviera?
Well, as you might know, the French Riviera has no official boundaries, and therefore, the definition of where the French Riviera begins and ends, The Côte d’Azur, also known as the French Riviera is situated in the southeast corner of France and borders Italy to the east, and the Mediterranean. sea to the south. The literal translation to Côte d’Azur is Coast of Azure. This obviously refers to the Mediterranean coastline which stretches along a big part of the south of France’s coastline. As there is no official boundaries for the French Riviera, the definition of when it begins and ends varies, but people agree on the fact that to the east, it starts at the Italian border, and to the south, it stops at the Mediterranean sea where the Mediterranean contrasts the land.
This map of the French Riviera has the top cities and towns on the French Riviera marked out which tourists find the most appealing and which you might find interesting to visit. To find out which city is marked on the map, click on the city/town on the map of the French Riviera and you’ll get more information. Each of the cities marked is marked with a unique symbol. These symbols on the map of the French Riviera may or may not be relevant to the city.
Map of the French Riviera
While Monaco isn’t a part of France, the small principality and micro-state is often included in the definition of the French Riviera since it is located right along the south of France’s coastline, surrounded by France on all sides.
The French Riviera coast is completely within the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (PACA) region of France.
Some people refer the French Riviera to Cote d’Azur, and vice versa, but these two don’t have identical meanings. In fact, the French Riviera is (with its most common definition) Cannes to Menton, whereas the Côte d’Azur is often considered to be Hyeres to Menton. Again, as the definitions vary so much, we’ll avoid trying to define anything, but instead, provide you with a map of the French Riviera which shows the area of the south of France coastline.
On the map of the French Riviera, you’ll also see two lines drawn out. These two lines mark the broadest and the smallest definition of the French Riviera which people most define the French Riviera as.
To zoom in and out on the map of the French Riviera, click the – and + symbols in the bottom left corner.
The cities and towns included on the map of the French Riviera
There are a large number of cities and towns included in the French Riviera, and again, how many cities and towns which can be counted as part of the French Riviera depends on which definition for the Riviera you have. Following the broadest definition of the French Riviera, following the coast from south-west to north-east, the south-westernmost city is Cassis, and the north-easternmost city on the French Riviera is Menton. Thes two cities are marked with red on the map of the French Riviera.