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The French Riviera's Luxurious Charm

The Nice Carnival, Monte Carlo Beach, Cannes Film Festival and St. Tropez are just a few reasons why Côte d'Azur aka the French Riviera is a popular destination for celebs, royals and jetsetters.

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Nice Carnival

If you didn’t know already, the Nice Carnival attracts over a million visitors every year. The first celebration on record dates back to 1294, which probably makes it the original carnival celebration. The Carnival spans a 2-week period with the final day on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday).

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