How to use Riviera in a sentence
She relinquished her annual holiday on the Riviera, feeling that at such a time she ought not to leave her country.
Alford was a not inconsiderable artist, as his picture-book, The Riviera (1870), shows, and he had abundant musical and mechanical talent.
He went to the Riviera under medical advice, and died at Cannes on the 3rd of February 1888.
Turin has, however, the advantage of being the nearest to the Mont Cenis, while the completion of the line through Cuneo over the Col di Tenda affords direct communication with the French Riviera.
From the flanks of Lebanon, especially from the heights which lie to the north of the Qasimiyeh or IKasimiya (Litany) River, the traveller looks down upon some of the finest landscape in the world; in general features the scenery is not unlike that of the Italian Riviera, but surpasses it in grandeur and a peculiar depth of colouring.Advertisement
From 1871 his health failed, in spite of several visits to Florence and the Riviera.
In the Punjab, the United Provinces, and northern India generally the climate resembles that of the Riviera, with a brilliant cloudless sky and cool dry weather.
The great mercantile value of ostrich-feathers, and the increasing difficulty, due to the causes already mentioned, of procuring them from wild birds, has led to the formation in Cape Colony, Egypt, the French Riviera and elsewhere of numerous "ostrichfarms," on which these birds are kept in confinement, and at regular intervals deprived of their plumes.
Many such persons also do well in dry, warm places, such as the higher reaches of the Nile, Egypt, Mentone, St Raphael and other sheltered places on the Riviera.
Such patients are apt to suffer much from cough and laryngeal irritation in the cold, dry air of the Alps, whereas they live in comparative comfort on the Riviera, in the Canary Islands, Madeira or at Capri.Advertisement
He lived partly in France, partly in Italy, and was accustomed to spend the winter on the Riviera, chiefly at Hyeres.
A fine broad street, the Riviera di Chiaja, begun in the close of the 16th century by Count d'Olivares, and completed by the duke de Medina Celi (1695-1700), runs for a mile and a half from east to west, ending in the quarter of Mergellina and Piedigrotta at the foot of the hill of Posilipo.
There are also new middle-class quarters at Santa Lucia, Vomero Nuovo and Sant' Efremo, and better houses in the Via Sirignano, on the Riviera di Chiaja, Via Elena and Via Caracciolo at Mergellina, Via Partenope near the Chiatamone, and an aristocratic quarter in the large extensions made in the Rione Amedeo.
The Ligurians, who exhibited the hard cunning characteristic of the Genoese Riviera, must have been descendants of that Indo-European vanguard who occupied all northern Italy and the centre and south-east of France, who in the 7th century B.C. received the Phocaean immigrants at Marseilles, and who at a much later period were encountered by Hannibal during his Ligiwians.
From Nice toward Monaco drive along the beautiful corniches of the Riviera and visit St Jean Cap Ferrat, Villefranche and Beaulieu sur Mer.Advertisement
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Paignton Beaches Paignton is a prime English Riviera family seaside resort with a choice of great beaches.
Tip - Cannes Antibes and Nice beaches permit topless tanning which is why so many film stars and model girls love the French Riviera.Advertisement
Try some French Riviera or some Beverly Hills on for size next time you are looking for some new additions to your makeup collection.
While - true to their name - the bulk of their itineraries are based in the Caribbean, several Mexican Riviera, Alaskan, Hawaiian, Californian, and Bahamas runs are also available.
Explore Baja California, the Mexican Riviera, or enjoy the beautiful island of Cozumel.
Carnival Spirit offers eight and nine-night cruises with seven-day itineraries to the Mexican Riviera from San Diego.
One of the cruise line's largest ships, the Carnival Pride offers seven-night sailings from Long Beach to spectacular Mexican Riviera destinations, including cruises to Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, and Mazatlan.Advertisement
The Pacific coastline of Mexico is known as the Mexican Riviera.
The Mexican Riviera is an oasis consumed with extraordinary natural beauty.
The Mexican Riviera, Baja California, and Cozumel are the primary destinations, and each location offers a unique cruising experience.
Royal Caribbean Cruises offers a wide range of Mexico cruises for passengers to enjoy, including options along the Mexican Riviera and in the Caribbean.
The Pacific coast, also known as the Mexican Riviera, is very different from the Caribbean, and each offers distinct advantages and individual characteristics.Advertisement
The ships sail to exotic locations around the world including the Caribbean, Bermuda, the Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Europe, and Hawaii.
The full ship charter onboard Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas sails to the Mexican Riviera and can accommodate more than 300 sexy lifestyle couples.
You may be able to book a cruise leaving from the Caribbean and traveling to Mexico, which may give you the opportunity to book a Mexican Riviera cruise.
It's one thousand years after the war and the demons are attacking the peaceful land of Riviera.
Riviera is best described as a cross between a turn-based strategy game, a role playing game and a tactics game.Advertisement
Rather than control characters who wander around a world, Riviera gives you an intuitive menu-based system that is surprisingly agile and rewarding.
The choices you make in Riviera have a long-lasting affect on the rest of the game.
Battles are the other unique feature of Riviera.
Fortunately Riviera gives you ample opportunity to check your enemies' stats, weaknesses and so forth.
Riviera gives so many new elements to an often tired genre.Advertisement
Riviera is a new experience for the Game Boy Advance.
Riviera has the best looking graphics on this system.
There are many secrets to find in Riviera, it's impossible to get everything in one run.
We also have expanded our distribution to Mexico, Canada, the Middle East and the French Riviera.
Thong bikinis may be a staple on the French Riviera, and the beaches of South America and Australia, but they are not the typical swimwear found in many parts of North America.Advertisement
There is also unparalleled luxury shopping and dining on the French Riviera, for those who can afford it.
Also situated on the French Riviera is the magnificent Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in the town of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.
Puerto Vallarta is a common port of call on Mexican Riviera cruises, which depart Los Angeles, San Diego, and Acapulco.
Rather, pack up the clan and head to the family-friendly area of Mexico known as the Riviera Maya.
They eventually named their pears "Royal Riviera" to set them apart from other varieties grown around the world.Advertisement
It features juicy Royal Riviera pears and apples, a wedge of cheddar cheese, and toasted sesame crackers.
Among their many offerings, the most popular is a monthly gift of Royal Riviera Pears, which are the company's favorite.
The orange, date-palm and eucalyptus have been acclimatized on the coast of Provence and the Riviera.
The narrow strip of coast-land between the Maritime Alps, the Apennines and the sea—called in ancient times Liguria, and now known as the Riviera of Genoa—is throughout its extent, from Nice to Genoa on the one side, and from Genoa to Spezia on the other, almost wholly mountainous.
But the strip of coast between the Apennines and the sea, known as the Riviera of Genoa, is not only extremely favourable to the growth of olives, but produces oranges and lemons in abundance, while even the aloe, the cactus and the palm flourish in many places.
It predominates along the Ligurian Riviera from Bordighera to Spezia, and on the Adriatic, near San Benedetto del Tronto and Gargano, and, crossing the Italian shore of the Ioian Sea, prevails in some regions of Calabria, and terminates around the gulfs of Salerno, Sorrento and Naples.
So was Genoa with its Riviera.
Massena's triumph at Zurich (September 25th-26th, 1799) paralysed the Second Coalition; and, though the Austrians continued to make progress along the Italian riviera, the French Republic was in little danger on that side so long as it held Switzerland.
The new museum contains a unique collection of the flora of the Riviera.
At the end of the 6th century the exarchate included Istria; the maritime part of Venetia as distinct from the interior which was in the hands of the Lombard kings at Pavia; the exarchate proper, or territory around Ravenna on the eastern side of the Apennines, to which was added Calabria, which at that period meant the heel and not the toe of the boot; the Pentapolis, or coast from Rimini to Ancona with the interior as far as the mountains; the duchy of Rome, or belt of territory connecting the Pentapolis with the western coast, the coast of Naples, w i th Bruttium the toe of the boot, the modern Calabria, and Liguria, or the Riviera of Genoa.
King Leopold was personally a man of considerable attainments and much strength of character, but he was a notoriously dissolute monarch, who even to the last offended decent opinion by his indulgences at Paris and on the Riviera.
We're all trapped by a raging blizzard in an obscure little hotel on the French Riviera.
The olive indeed in all ages clothed the hills of a large part of the country; but the orange and lemon, are a late importation from the East, while the cactus or Indian fig and the aloe, both of them so conspicuous on the shores of southern Italy, as well as of the Riviera of Genoa, are of Mexican origin, and consequently could not have been introduced earlier than the 16th century.
The picture of the industrious and famishing populations of the Riviera is (whether true to fact or not) one of the best things that Michelet has done.
Ports of call include Bermuda, Canada, the Bahamas, assorted Caribbean nations, the Mexican Riviera, and Hawaii.
Other cruise destinations include the Mexican Riviera with voyages departing principally from California cruise ship ports to call on Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, and Catalina.
Specific ports of call may vary, but Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, and other Mexican Riviera cities are popular choices.
The mistral of the Riviera is entirely absent from Algiers, but in summer the city occasionally suffers from the sirocco or desert wind.