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French Riviera's Architectural Movement

In the twenties and thirties, the French Riviera was a hotbed of Modernist architectural innovation. MICHAEL Z. WISE visits the seaside retreats built by and for some of the movement's founding figures.

Cruising the French Riviers for Less

A no-frills cruise ship has begun plying the Mediterranean, offering travelers the Riviera for a radical discount. Bruno Maddox gets on board.

Nice, France Today

The French Riviera's forgotten city has turned into fun-loving Nice, embracing traditions (frescoes, boardwalks), but also updating them (cool, if predatory, hotel furniture). Christopher Petkanas dives in.

St.-Tropez: Hot Again

The French Riviera town is back in fashion, and at the center of the current renaissance is the fight to save its infamous beach clubs. Supporters claim they're a monument to France—and to erotic freedom.

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