The beauty of the diverse Côte d'Azur
If you want to explore the Côte d'Azur from its most beautiful side and do not miss any of the highlights, you should grab a rental car and start a short round trip. This magnificent holiday region has much more to offer than the turquoise blue sea and a variety of great luxury hotels. The entire Côte d'Azur extends from Cassis, a small town east of Marseille, to Menton on the border with Italy. With a few stops, you can explore this approximately 250-kilometer route excellently with a sports car or luxury convertible. And one thing is already certain: The breathtaking views and picturesque coastal roads will make you speechless.
Before that, be sure to roughly plan your chosen route and highlight highlights that you definitely do not want to miss on the way. I am happy to help you in the car rental office or on delivery of the rental car. If possible, spend a few days more time getting to know the diversity of the Côte d'Azur. Cities like St.Tropez and Nice invite you for sightseeing, hidden coves to linger and the mountainous hinterland is a paradise for sports cars with its winding winding roads. The latter has even inspired famous artists like Renoir and Picasso, and that means something.
Round Trip - More glamor than Cannes, Saint Tropez and Monaco are unlikely.
As soon as we talk about the Côte d'Azur, many people first think of Saint-Tropez. And this is not surprising, after all, the former fishing village today is one of the most popular places on the entire French Mediterranean coast, especially the beautiful and rich. Pompous yachts, fast luxury sports cars and expensive luxury hotels are not uncommon here. Brands like Louis Vuitton, Prada and Coco Chanel also attract celebrities like Naomi Campbell, Ivana Trump and a multitude of models to shopping malls. The second name "the pearl of the Côte d'Azur" has earned Saint Tropez undoubtedly.
If staying in glamorous St. Tropez alone is not enough, you should definitely follow the northern coastline, past Cannes, the city that hosts the famous film festival every year, and Antibes, a larger and more popular resort a delightful old town. Be sure to make a stopover in these two pretty cities, you will not regret it. In Cannes, the famous Croisette is lined with both a luxury boutique and luxury cars. Stars, starlets, glamor and glamor are special at the annual Cannes Film Festival. Antibes delight with its small streets, beautiful beaches, Juan-les-Pins and the billionaire bay at Cap d'Antibes, which is definitely worth a sports car tour in a luxury sled on the coastal road.
Continue on the round trip to the charming port city of Nice, which is no less beautiful and glamorous than St. Tropez. Located in the heart of the Côte d'Azur, you can stroll along the beautiful Promenade des Anglais, also known as the Nice Avenue, see the luxurious yachts mooring, join a luxury rental car and simply enjoy the view of the ocean. Stroll the markets of the old town, stroll through the many trendy boutiques and indulge yourself on the beach or in one of the many chic cafes the necessary relaxation.
If you feel like it, you can also pay a visit to the delightful neighboring town of Villefranche-sur-Mer. This is a romantic town between Nice and Monaco, which has become a popular retreat for many celebrities due to its quiet location.
Only half an hour drive from Nice, there is already the next gem - Monaco. Sky blue waters, gleaming white villas and breathtaking scenery are just as typical of this place as the famous Monte-Carlo Casino, the myriad of expensive sports cars and luxury sedans and the many first-class luxury accommodations. Yes, here too fans of glitz and glamor are in good hands again. You would think that the sunny Côte d'Azur is full of luxury, wealth and glamor, which is absolutely the case. If you want to lick the blood of Formula One, it is advisable to drive the Grand Prix Circuit yourself with a rental car of the super sports class.
Pampelonne Beach - Sun, Beach and Celebrity!
Beautiful beaches that invite you to relax and bathe, there are plenty on the French Mediterranean coast. You can convince yourself of this on your little road trip. But it is above all a beach that stands out in particular - the famous Pampelonne Beach in St.Tropez, also known in French as "la Plage de Pampelonne", is the celebrity hotspot par excellence. World-famous stars such as Leonardo diCaprio, George Clooney and Selena Gomez wallow in the sun here and cool off a bit in the bright blue Mediterranean Sea. And if you just do not relax on the beach or hide in their luxury yacht in front of the many paparazzi, then treat yourself to the occasional glass of iced champagne in the trendy beach clubs. Particularly popular among the stars are the local club 55, Niki Beach or La Voile Rouge, which are also the focal point for all exclusive sports and luxury cars in the world. For a rental is particularly well suited to do it the feeling and the easy admission enough.
Apart from stopping your eyes and looking for stars, you can of course also spend a typical beach day here. Go for a swim in the azure blue sea, go for a jetski ride, or see what kitesurfing is all about for a good figure. After all, you are not just here to watch. By the way, a visit outside the high season is recommended, because you can escape the tourist flow and sometimes get a bigger place at the beach.
As you can see, the enchanting Côte d'Azur has a lot to offer. From picturesque landscapes to exciting sights to luxurious accommodation - on the French Riviera, nothing is left to be desired. Let yourself be fascinated by this beautiful spot, grab a sleek rental car, whether convertible, luxury limousine or supercar and off you go: Explore the great scenery with its picturesque beaches and the idyllic hinterland, enjoy an unforgettable sunset one of the many delightful harbors and make yourself well. The French Riviera in southern France invites you to unwind and if you do it right you can also sniff something from the promifeeling itself.
The beauty of the creeks of the Côte d'Azur competes with the peaceful charm of the hinterland. Fine sand and high altitude villages invite you to many beautiful walks. Ideal terrain for all car fans. Rent your exploration convertible or sports car right now here and start an unforgettable journey.
If you just want to laze and drift, then you can take our chauffeur service from Cassis to the former fishing village of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and discover enchanting paths between the sea, the mountains and the countryside.
The city of Cassis has tremendous charm. It has three small sloping sandy or pebble beaches and beautiful harbor walks. The pavement cafés, with their sea urchin specialties and white wine from Cassis, give a taste of paradise. The creeks in Marseille invite you to boat trips, unless you prefer to use the footpath, which would mean half a day's march.
The tourist center of the city of Cassis exhibits archaeological and ethnological objects, as well as paintings by the city of Cassis, by painters from Provence.
Juan-les-Pins, where a jazz festival takes place in July, is a magnificent city surrounded by wonderful shady pine trees. The Tirepoil Trail, which stretches along the unspoiled coast, is just as beautiful as its funny name.
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, an old fishing village, has four fine sandy beaches, small bays, magnificent vegetation and a picturesque harbor. If you feel like it, then you can make a 11 km long round-trip car tour across the peninsula from bay to bay.
The city of Saint-Tropez owes its reputation to the stars, the people who come to see the stars, and their beautiful beaches. The beach "Bouillabaisse" is in the winds of the Mistrals a paradise for windsurfers. The beach "Plage des Salins", the unspoiled and the "Plage de La Moutte" the beach "Ramatuelle" are just as comfortable as hip.
For a land excursion into the past, you can make a flexible and extended drive into the hinterland with your rental car. There are countless tunnels, bridges and viaducts, and thanks to regular holds, you can explore this radiant area excellently.
The hot nights of the Côte d'Azur are famous for the night owls who roam the clubs of the Côte d'Azur. This is where the jet sets of the coast meet.
Parties are one of the specialties of the Côte d'Azur. As soon as the sun goes down, the night owls scent, grab their chauffeur by luxury sedan or their luxury sports car and move through the clubs of the Côte d'Azur, where you meet the jet-sets of the coast and international prominence. Even a short chat at a red light with a celebrity is not uncommon.
A simple ice cream at the sea or in a well-known nightclub, pleasure and confused talk are now in demand. Slip into their prettiest clothes to meet very original people. Piano bars, night bars and casinos - all ages will get their money's worth and there are no limits to the time! Or one uses with great music and a convertible drive the nocturnal pleasant maritime climate.
For carnival lovers, the Luna Park at Fréjus with its more than 30 attractions offers cotton candy, love apples and thrills for the whole family.
Saint-Tropez, the unbeatable queen of the night, has become the incarnation of the festivals. Show-business people or actors and models who are currently "in" come to Saint-Tropez for a few days each year to "relax". The bars, whose reputation is already known, such as the "Papayao", "Les Caves du Roy" or "Le Byblos" are already enough to make the Parisian clubs jealous. DJs and unforgettable hits inflame the dance floors and allow the guests carefully selected by doormen to have a good time. A tip: If you drive up with a fancy car you have already carried the Einlasscheck automatically!
If, on the other hand, you prefer the muted atmosphere of a casino, then you will also get their money's worth, because of that the region has a lot. Depending on the season, around 134 facilities are open in France, with the maritime Alps alone accounting for nearly one-third of gaming revenue. A special visit is worth the Grand Casino in Monte-Carlo, which almost demands an appearance in front of the casino in a sports car or luxury car.
Lovers of French, English and American roulette, baccarat, blackjack and punto banco and pai gow poker or fans of one-armed bandits will get their money's worth. Monte Carlo delights visitors and makes them dream, and gamers are also swept away by the luxurious casino in Belle Epoque style. The region is also seeded with other simpler facilities. So - proper clothing is mandatory and then you can make their bet - faites vos jeux.
Especially when it comes to visiting smaller cities such as Avignon, Arles, Orange or Carpentras, it is essential to have a rental car available. Visit the Mediterranean city of Marseille, the famous bridge Pont Saint-Bénézet or the flea and market in Aix-en-Provence. Well-preserved Roman aqueducts, the Alpilles or one of the many lavender fields of Provence could also be on your timetable. The most beautiful are the fields on the high plateau of Valensole in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provencer and around Sault in the Vaucluse. Enjoy the landscapes, towns and villages of Provence and the entire Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. And one of the most beautiful rental car moments remains a car ride along the Mediterranean Sea. Book your rental car right here.
For a long time fragrant lavender fields of golden yellow sunflowers: that's the Provence! If you want to get to know the beauty of Provence in its perfection, you should be mobile. Whether you want to explore Provence or drive to the Mediterranean: A rental car gives you the greatest possible flexibility and also opens many doors automatically. Whether access to selected clubs, bars, discos or the reception in the casino or restaurant. If you drive up with a luxury sedan or a super sports car, you will immediately receive a warm welcome and can thus avoid the annoying selection process.
Provence and the Côte d'Azur have many great places. These include the largest cities in the region: Marseille (approximately 850,000 inhabitants), Nice (approximately 350,000), Toulon (approximately 170,000) and Aix-en-Provence (approximately 140,000). Unfortunately, for example, Nice and Marseille are some 200 kilometers apart. This is difficult to accomplish with public transport.
Vibrant life in the midst of picturesque old towns, Provencal markets with everything your heart desires, magnificent boulevards next to winding streets.
Take your time to visit the grandeur of Saint-Tropez, the perfumeries of Grasse, the market of Aix, the flourishing old town of Nice, the sophisticated Croisette in Cannes - and of course Monaco.
Menton, the city of lemons with the mild climate, is a must visit, as is Avignon, the famous city of popes with the world-famous bridge. But also Nîmes, in the west of Provence, has many attractions to offer. A detour to Toulon is worthwhile because of the fantastic view from Mont Faron.
But not only major cities are worth seeing, many small towns of Provence have their own charming charm, Cassis, picturesquely nestled between France's highest cliffs and the Calanques, the Roman city of Frejus or Sisteron, from whose fortress you have a wonderful view of the towering cliffs. Take your rental car to the unique places of the Côte d'Azur. You will not regret a city trip to Provence!
Overview of the cities
- Cap d’Ail
- La Ciotat
- La Roquebrussanne
- La Seyne-sur-Mer
- Le Thoronet
- Le Val
- Les Pennes-Mirabeau
- Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat