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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

A trip to the Riviera with three extreme sports heroes!

Sunset over the Côte d'Azur, with Tanguy Labertrande and his BMX
A journey along the Riviera with BMX and the freeride stars Tanguy Labertrande and Tom Barrer, seen through the lens of photographer Jules Langeard
The Promenade des Anglais, perfect for BMX stunts

View of the Lympia harbor at the end of the Promenade des Anglais. A seaside scene enlivened by the triathlon taking place that day. Here's Tanguy Labertrande doing a bunny hop barspin.

Bunny Hop Barspin with a view of the Cap de Nice at sunrise.

Early morning acrobatics on the Cap de Nice

Bunny Hop Barspin with a view of the Cap de Nice at sunrise.

Tanguy Labertrande and Tom Barrer on the Promenade des Anglais

Some may prefer to take the stairs to get down to the beach from the Promenade des Anglais...

Palm trees and the Mediterranean behind Tom Barrer

A view of the sea from the Flower Market in Nice.

The sunny port in Villefranche-sur-Mer

The picturesque port of Villefranche-sur-Mer is renowned for its fishing, and maybe soon for its cycling…

L’Ile d’Or, the private island in Saint-Raphael featured in the "Black Island" album of Herge, the famous cartoonist, creator of The Adventure of Tintin/ by Hergé. A must-see place for a two-wheeled adventurer.

Île d'Or in Saint-Raphaël and the Mediterranean

L’Ile d’Or, the private island in Saint-Raphael featured in the "Black Island" album of Herge, the famous cartoonist, creator of The Adventure of Tintin/ by Hergé. A must-see place for a two-wheeled adventurer.

BMX tricks at Cap Esterel

Cap Esterel plain and simple!

An acrobatic reflection in the Riviera’s clear waters

Quite a challenge: riding on water. Cap Esterel.

The umbrella pine, characteristic of the Côte d'Azur

Two cyclists by the side of the road watching this unorthodox form of sport. No doubt they are enjoying the performance.

Where else! The Croisette in Cannes. The locals are unruffled...

Cannes: the Croisette, people out for a walk… and a ride

Where else! The Croisette in Cannes. The locals are unruffled...

The Côte d'Azur sun in Villefranche-sur-Mer

We waited until the market closed at 5.30 pm to find a new use for this railing on the market square in Villefranche-sur-Mer.