For centuries, Cote d'Azur or so famous among the English speaking community, the French Riviera attracts tourists from all over the world with their mild Mediterranean climate and exceptionally sunny sunshine throughout the year. The area is renowned for its diversity, offering a wide range of activities for people of all ages. It's no surprise that this place has become popular among hungry investors who are increasingly buying property, developing businesses and acquiring holiday homes. More and more people are living in Nice, Antibes, Juan Le Pins, Cannes, Mougues or others not far from the city of Antipolis in search of a balance between work and private life that offer life in the region.
Why is traffic getting heavier, rent prices are rising at the speed of light, and the region is overpopulated in the summer? The tension began several decades ago when the French Silicon Valley was built – Sofia Antipolis. Sophia Antipolis is a technology park northwest of Antibes and southwest of Nice. The 2 400 hectare area includes more than 1,300 technology companies that employ 37,000 people. Companies mainly specialize in computer technology, electronics, pharmacology and biotechnology. Some of the well-known names are W3C, Amadeus, Schneider Electric, ITT, Hewlett-Packard, Thales, France Télécom, Bayer, Legrand, Air France, CR, Siemens, NXM, SAP, ST Microelectronics, Accenture, Toyota. A number of research laboratories such as CNRS, INSERM, I3S, LEAT, INRIA, INRA, SAP and others. Companies enjoy the wonderful location and happily welcome their customers at various congresses and meetings …
Ask what you want to live and work in the French Riviera and you will hear – a working day from 9am to 5pm, beach tennis golf biking jogging, etc. during lunchtime and again in work and life. City life taught people to work for hours, and there are still things to be done. Life in the French Riviera makes work the most important thing in your life, and the efficiency of teachers and leaves time for important things like family and hobbies.
The big emigrants are Britons, Italians, Swedes and some Germans. The Anglo-speaking shops (in Antibes, near the port), radio stations (Riviera Radio 106.5fm), movies (watch the internet for cinema), bars and pubs (some of the popular ones are in Antibes – Hop Store and La Gaffe, city) are available for a nostalgic feeling of home countries.