Antibes: A post card perfect town with its large port holding enormous luxury yachts, the old Fort Carre with its medieval look out towers, the charming old town, sandy beaches and the Picasso Museum. In and around the old town there are numerous English pubs such as the Blue Lady, small nightclubs, street side cafes, perfect for people watching and fine dining restaurants such as Michelangelo, one of my favorites.
Cannes: The city of the international film festival held every year in May, where the stars promenade up the red carpet of the Palais des Festivals, the glamorous Croisette where you can find all the Haute Couture shopping, 5 star hotels, exclusive restaurants and private beaches, also Le Suquet, which is the historical area of Cannes high above the old port.
Juan-Les-Pins: What appears to be a small coastal town in the Mediterranean but surprisingly full of trendy boutiques, fashionable private beaches, outdoor restaurants and a large number of nightclubs.
Menton: A peaceful beach town, on the border of France and Italy, with it's harbor, many public gardens, baroque casino, beachfront promenade, an old town with atmospheric narrow streets, and in February, the lemon festival.
Monaco (the Principality) and Monte Carlo: Famous for the Grand Prix, the casinos, Prince Rainier's palace and the distinct feeling of being surrounded by wealth.
Nice: The fifth largest city in France. Location of the international airport, large harbor, world class museums, a beach front boulevard (Promenade Des Anglais), a pedestrian friendly old town (La Vieille Ville) and the famous landmark the Negresco Hotel.
Saint- Raphael: A beautiful coastal town with its 12th century church, casino, sandy beaches and an endless beachfront promenade, perfect for people watching from all its cafes, restaurants and its nightly summer market of souvenirs and local handcrafts. Also, a main starting point for the bus and boats traveling along the coast to St Tropez.
Saint-Tropez: Where the jet-set goes to see and be seen, with its hot-spot private beaches the Hotel Byblos with its famous night club, the port with its quaint old fisherman style houses, local painters displaying their goods, cafes, luxury yachts and glamorous people.
VilleFranche / Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat / Beaulieu / Eze: VilleFranche is a beautifully quaint Mediterranean town with cobble stoned streets, a medieval passage, excellent restaurants, atmospheric wine bars and a harbor that can dock large cruise ships.