Alpes-Maritimes is a department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in the extreme south-east corner of France. The inhabitants of the department are called Maralpins, but are usually referred as Azuréens (inhabitants of the Côte d’Azur).
Nice is the capital of the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur) and the 5th largest city of France. Before Nice was urbanised, the coastline at Nice was just bordered by a deserted stretch of beach covered with large pebbles. The first houses were located… [Read more]