Frederic Nietzsche discovers the Riviera after a stay in Italy, in Rapallo near Portofino in December 1883.This first stay will last until the 20th April 1884. Follower of the theory of the climate, he notes every day the weather scrupulously. " I will have here for six winter months almost as many sunny days than in Genoa during the whole year " he wrote. On the French Riviera, Nietzsche will step over the Christian morals. " About the good and the evil we made some suppositions but never know " maintain it in "Thus spoke Zarathoustra".