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Inside the French Riviera’s pandemic party problem

From Saint-Tropez to Marseille and Nice, parties across the French Riviera this summer have been making international headlines. In conversations with Business Insider, several French residents described a scene of non-stop partying and minimal mask-wearing. In recent weeks, restaurants and night clubs across Saint-Tropez have been forced to close down. […]
Inside the French Riviera’s pandemic party problem
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A luxury villa on the French Riviera once owned by actor Sean Connery is on the market for $34 million — and includes an indoor infinity pool, walk-in wine cellar, and fully-equipped gym. Here’s a look inside.

A waterfront property in Nice, France that was once owned by legendary James Bond actor Sean Connery is currently on the market for $US34 million. Called Villa Le Roc Fleuri, the property grounds span over 53,000 square feet and feature manicured gardens, fruit trees, and a cliffside saltwater pool. Inside […]
A luxury villa on the French Riviera once owned by actor Sean Connery is on the market for $34 million — and includes an indoor infinity pool, walk-in wine cellar, and fully-equipped gym. Here’s a look inside.
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Take a look inside some of the lavish mansions in the French Riviera enclave where homes cost $13 million and the ultrawealthy residents have access to private coronavirus testing

Les Parcs de Saint-Tropez is a 270-acre gated community in the French Riviera known for its multimillionaire-dollar residences and billionaire residents. Last month, the community came into the spotlight when a local newspaper reported that the president of the Les Parcs association had set up a private coronavirus testing site […]
Take a look inside some of the lavish mansions in the French Riviera enclave where homes cost $13 million and the ultrawealthy residents have access to private coronavirus testing
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Inside the billionaires’ compound on the French Riviera that set up its own private testing centre while the rest of the country struggles to obtain coronavirus tests

Les Parcs de Saint-Tropez is a gated neighbourhood in Saint-Tropez where numerous billionaires – among them Bernard Arnault, the third-richest person in the world – own villas. On April 13, local newspaper Var-Martin reported that the president of the neighbourhood, Jean-Louis Oger, had set up a private testing site for […]
Inside the billionaires’ compound on the French Riviera that set up its own private testing centre while the rest of the country struggles to obtain coronavirus tests
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I spent 5 days in Monaco for the Monaco Yacht Show, and my favourite part of the city was the unassuming historical quarter, far from the glitz and glam of Monte Carlo

I recently spent five days in Monaco, an outrageously wealthy city-state on the French Riviera. It’s been called a playground for millionaires – and indeed, an estimated one-third of the population are millionaires. I attended the Monaco Yacht Show, toured luxury hotels, got on board a 365-foot superyacht, and spent […]
I spent 5 days in Monaco for the Monaco Yacht Show, and my favourite part of the city was the unassuming historical quarter, far from the glitz and glam of Monte Carlo