6/12/2013 11:45:00 AM

5 Classic Hotels on the French Riviera

Little of the French Riviera’s sparkling mystique has dimmed in the century since Scott Fitzgerald and his Jazz Age brethren summered here. Roses still tumble over stone walls, and long, leisurely days are still bathed in the glorious light that inspired the plein air paintings of Monet and Cezanne. Ivory villas perched on lush hillsides recall the heyday of Lost Generation writers and artists like Fitzgerald, Picasso and Hemingway, who spent idyllic summers along France’s Cote d’Azur. Many of the era’s gracious hotels and villas remain, delivering visitors back to a Jazz Age reverie. Here are five classic hotels French Riviera hotels.


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