French Riviera: La Rondine by Puccini
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Ten stunning views of France that inspired composers
9. French Riviera: La Rondine by Puccini
In Puccini's touching opera, a young couple elope from Paris to live quietly in love on the Riviera. Unfortunately, being opera, we know it can't work - and not even the climate can keep Magda from returning to her former life as a courtesan.