Gay Cote d'Azur: Allure of the French Riviera

In France, snuggled up to the Italian border is one of the most amazing and wonderful places on earth, Cote d'Azur.

There is an allure to the South of France that has to be experienced at least once. People living here literally refer to it as "the life."

There is a way the sun goes down at night that creates a sense of mystery and anticipation in the air. But there is also a way the sun wakes up the region in the morning that gives one the natural energy to explore everything.

You will find architectural surroundings steeped in history, design and intrigue. And this is a place where you can feel like you are living the jet-set life and yet always find beautiful, hidden places for solitude if desired.

The Cote d'Azur is one of the fastest growing gay destinations, currently second in France to Paris.

You will find a sense of tight knit community. Of course there are many nightclubs, restaurants, hotels and bathhouses to suit every taste, but you will also find people love the outdoors and the white sand beaches. People hike the same mountains in the summer that they they ski down in the winter.