English-Language magazines and radio on the French Riviera

The magazines, newspapers, journals and newsletters published on the French Riviera, as well as English-language radio...

There are a number of newspapers and magazines available in English on the French Riviera. Many of them are free.

  • The Riviera Insider (formerly the Riviera Times) is a monthly local newspaper, available at newsstands and at tourist offices
  • The Riviera Reporter is a bi-monthly magazine in English distributed free at local cafés, restaurants, English shops and anglophone meeting place. It provides practical information, as well as French and regional news.
    • For a list of where to find a free copy of The Riviera Reporter: Click here
  • The Var Village Voice is the monthly newsletter for the Var. Available by subscription
  • Riviera Magazine is a bilingual (English and French) lifestyle magazine for the French Riviera

In addition to the English-language press, there are other foreign language magazines (generally available from tourist offices), such as RUS, the magazine of Russian-speaking France, Italy and Monaco.


The French Riviera and Monaco have the English-language radio station, Riviera Radio, broadcasting from Monaco (to circumvent French government restrictions) on 106.5 FM and streaming live on the Internet.