... from Menton to Mandelieu and miles into the mountains ...

Special Events


contact Janet

Friday 17 November

at 10.00

La Grande Place, St Paul de Vence

Come and learn how to play the very French game of pétanque, opposite La Colombe d’Or restaurant. We will have the lesson in English from a member of the Tourist Office. The cost will be €€5 for a group of 10 or €€7 if fewer than 10 people.

Lunch afterwards at Le Tilleul restaurant.

Please note: pétanque has been proposed as a new Olympic sport for Paris 2024! You never know – we may have a budding champion in the Club !

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Monaco Lunch

contact Gladys

Thursday 23 November

at 12.30

Exclusive venue: Automobile Club de Monaco

23 Boulevard Albert 1er Monaco

Apéritif Champagne Veuve Clicquot and Babajuans
Three course lunch with wine, water and coffee.
Cost €€60

Please reserve early to avoid disappointment.

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Christmas Lunch

contact Angela

Friday 15 December

at 12.00

Le Bois Doré, 265 route d’Antibes (D103), 06560 Valbonne

This year, for all Club members, the Christmas Lunch is a special event: we will celebrate 25 years of The International Women’s Club of the Riviera at the restaurant Le Bois Doré in Valbonne. Christmas lunch is always a popular event and it is recommended that you book early to avoid disappointment.

The cost of three courses with wine and coffee, including a glass of champagne, is €€36. If you are booking for more than one member, please write their name(s) on the back of the booking form. If you would like to bring a guest, please contact Angela who will put them on a waiting list, the cost will be €€44 should there be a place available.

We will also be selling tickets for our tombola (see separate details here) and the lucky winner will be announced at the lunch.

Send your booking form and cheque to Angela before 5 December. The menu choice will be emailed to you and your decision must be sent before 8 December.

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Message Board

We have a newly established

Poetry Group

Come join our lively poetry group in Nice. We meet every first Friday of the month at the Hotel Villa Rivoli, 10 rue de Rivoli, Nice from 11.00 to 12.30.

All are welcome
No prerequisites

Lots of fun.

For further information, please contact Sara


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We would love to use members’ photographs for the front of the Info. There are several accomplished photographers amongst our members. In particular, please take photos of the villages and towns in which the Local Coffee Mornings take place.

Would you please send photos of places you love around here to Yolanta. They will need to be of high resolution (approx.2500px × 3200px).

Also, pictures of events (in a smaller resolution) could be used for this website.