Riviera it is not a term accepted by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ). The concept, however, is often used to name the coastal region which, due to its natural beauty and infrastructure, attracts tourism.
The word of our language referred to by the term riviera is bank , whose meaning is "shore and margin of the river or the sea", and can also be understood as the land near the water even if it is not on the margin itself.
It is known as French Riviera to the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur . It is an area of France bathed by him Mediterranean Sea and located in the southeast of France. Cities very popular at the tourist level as Nice , Marseilles and Cannes they are in the French Riviera , visited by thousands of tourists every year.
The Riviera Maya , for its part, is in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo , next to Caribbean Sea . Carmen beach , Tulum , Akumal and Xcaret They are among the main attractions of this region which stands out for housing vestiges of the Mayan culture as well as having beautiful beaches.
Also in Mexico the Riviera Nayarit , another area that stands out for its beautiful Beaches . San Blas , New vallarta and Sayulista They are among the most visited points.
The Riviera of Levante instead it is in Italy . Formed by municipalities from the provinces of Genoa and La Spezia , stands out for hosting sites recognized as World Heritage : Portovenere , Cinque Terre and the islands of Palmaria , Tino and Tinetto .
When talking about the Riviera de Levante it is also possible to simply call it Italian Riviera , in the same way as with the French, or also Ligurian Riviera , name it originally received. This site is especially characterized by its weather temperate and by the lifestyle of its inhabitants, which offer an ideal environment to enjoy nature.
Many tourists and travelers visit it annually, attracted by their landscapes and the magic of its old fishing ports. Italian Riviera lovers say that the best time of the year to get to know it is summer. As an interesting fact, the characteristics of its public transport network return very easy to move from one point to another .
He hotel Riviera , on the other hand, is one of the most famous of Las Vegas (U.S ). The establishment, opened in 1955 , it has more than two thousand rooms and a casino with an area of about nine thousand square meters.
This word is also the last name of one of the most important characters in the animated series The Simpson, the doctor Nick Riviera . Regarding its origin, some say it may be based on the Hungarian animator Gábor Csupó (one of the founders of the Klasky-Csupo studio, which has given life to series like "Rugrats", "Rocket power" and "Duckman"), although others claim that the main inspiration was the controversial doctor who attended Elvis Presley personally, George C. Nichopoulos.
The grace of Nick Riviera is that he does not seem to have a vocation or knowledge of medicine, and that is why he supports his career in exaggerated promotions, which attract the poor patients who cannot face the normal amount of the intervention they need. In addition to their very questionable methods, is known for saying "Hello to everyone" every time he enters the scene, after which the audience is always responding "Hello, Dr. Nick". So absurd can the inner world of this character that in one episode, while examining an x-ray of a pregnant woman, she assures that she has eaten a baby. On the other hand, on more than one occasion he receives help from non-medicine characters to complete his work.