Pollen - If you’re delighted with the exceptionally warm weather which most of France is experiencing at the moment, it may be that you are not part of the 20% of the population which is allergic to pollen. The sunshine and mild temperatures increase the risk of allergies, especially here in the south of France, where it reached its maximum level on Friday 22nd February. According to the National Network of aerobiological monitoring (RNSA ) due to the concentration the pollen count will remain very high until Friday 1st March.


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Evening Update Wednesday 20 March

It’s been confirmed that Yellow Vest demonstrations will be banned in Nice this weekend, according to reports... Evening Update Wednesday 20 March Read More



The SNCF has today announced a new service which will make it possible for passengers to book and buy train tickets via Facebook Messenger. ... SNCF Read More


Road safety

The Prefect of the Var has announced this morning that a report published shows that so far this year 21 people have been killed on the regions roads ... Road safety Read More


French and Riviera News Wednesday 20th March 2019

Following the national call by the yellow vest movement to demonstrate in Nice at the weekend, marking Act 19 of demonstrations, the Mayor of Nice Chr... French and Riviera News Wednesday 20th March 2019 Read More


Evening Update Tuesday 19 March

A large demonstration was held by unions in Nice this morning to protest at the level of pensions and wages and the lack of purchasing power. ... Evening Update Tuesday 19 March Read More