French Riviera, February 2013

With the Carnival season fast approaching, the French Riviera is coming alive with all the important events connected to this celebration.

From February 15th to March 6th, you can join in celebrating the Carnival of Nice, one of the most famous carnival celebrations in the world and one of the most important events of the French town.

There will be a host of Carnival floats, marching bands, groups of dancers and thousands of masks of all shapes and sizes parading along the Promenade of Nice, in addition to nightly shows and many other attractions.

Also during this same period (February 16 – March 6),  the city of Menton will stage one of the oldest traditions in the south of France, The Lemon Festival, a fragrant feast with floats made from the colorful citrus of the French Riviera.