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Autumn on the Cote d’Azur

Autumn on the Cote d’Azur
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It’s out of high season, but the South of France retains its magic

There’s something charmingly melancholy about autumn in the South of France. There’s the magical light which the Cote d’Azur is famous for and I’ve found my daily walk through the quiet streets of le Suquet rather serene. The hint of winter approaching and the smell of wood fires is very atmospheric. It’s been raining on and off this week, but between the showers it’s mild and pleasant out, warm enough on most days to enjoy a coffee outside or even a spot of lunch.

Although I love the colour and the buzz of the festival season, I also enjoy being in Cannes during the off-season, too. The pace is a bit slower in November, but it means we can take in a bit of culture and spend some time with our friends, both in and out of the hospitality business.

And obviously we’re looking forward to the Provencal Christmas, too. The region really goes for it during December, and our diary is getting quite full, so lots to look forward to!

We’re still in the office most days, though, and are getting lots of calls about bookings for 2019’s early trade fairs, like Mipim. Why not book your accommodation now while there’s still plenty of choice and get that job crossed off your to-do list before Christmas? We’d also be delighted to talk about hospitality and transport options, too.

Call us at the Cannes office on +33 6 60 68 96 26 and tell us what you need, or contact us through the vca Cannes website. We look forward to hearing from you soon.