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French Riviera Discovery

ITINERARY

Visit: Nice, Cannes, Grasse, Monaco, Nice

Day 1: Arrival in Nice

Upon arrival in Nice, you will be transferred from the Airport or station to your hotel for check in. The rest of the day is free discover the wonders of the city at leisure.

Day 2: Private Morning Walking Tour of Nice

Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your English speaking guide at the reception of your hotel and enjoy a private walking tour of Nice to discover all its treasures (4 hour duration). Take a 1 hour walk through the narrow streets of old Nice and visit of baroque churches of Sainte Reparate and the Sainte Rita chapel. Stroll on Cours Saleya to see the famous flower market with Castle Hill in the background. On Monday there is a chance to visit the flee market. The rest of the day at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Explore the Countryside of the French Riviera

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast you will be picked up at your hotel by your English speaking driver/guide. From 09:00am-17:00pm enjoy a shared full day tour. Arrive in Cannes and walk the famous Croisette Boulevard, by the Film Festival Palace, designer shops and smart sandy beaches. Drive through the charming countryside of Provence to Grasse, world capital of the perfume industry, for a guided tour of a perfumery or free time to visit the old town. View the Alps, valleys and spectacular coastline from the amazing perched medieval village of Gourdon. After lunch winding down charming Loup Gorges and taste Riviera's speciality flower sweets at traditional Florian Confectionary. Photo stop by a provencal jewl: Tourrettes-sur-Loup. End the tour in the second most visited village in France, St Paul de Vence with ancient cobblestone lanes, fortified walls and art galleries, home of impressionist painters. Return to Nice.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Monte Carlo and Monaco

After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel by your English speaking driver/guide. From 09:00am-14:00pm, enjoy a shared morning tour. Enjoy the panoramic view from Villefranche over Cap Ferrat, the Bay of Billionaires and its famous villas. Drive along the Lower Corniche to the Old Town of Monaco. Free time to visit the Palace, open June/Oct, the Cathedral, stunning gardens and see the changing of the Palace Guards at 11:55am. Tour of the Principality following the amazing Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit! Stop at Monte-Carlo and its luxurious casino, megayachts, chic boutiques. Return by Middle Corniche road and visit of the charming medieval village of Eze. Possibility to visit Fragonard perfume factory. Afternoon is at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Visit St Jean Cap Ferrat (on you own)

Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning, take a private transfer from your hotel to St Jean Cap Ferrat where you will spend the day exploring on your own. Begin your morning by exploring the Pointe Saint-Hospice, including the walking trail, chapel and Virgin statue, as well as the Belgian cemetery. Return to the village to visit the Seashell Museum at the Old Harbour (3€/person). Then, visit the «Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild» and its gardens (around 2 hours a visit, entrance fee included with audioguide). Built on the narrowest part of the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula, the villa is one of the most beautiful on the Côte d’Azur. At the end of the afternoon, take a private transfer back to your hotel in Nice.The evening is at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Italy and Menton

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up at your hotel by your English speaking driver/guide. From 08:00am-16:00pm, enjoy a shared full day tour. Enjoy a visit to a market in San Remo on Tuesday & Saturday and in Vintimiglia on Friday, a taste of real Italy and its wonderful open air markets, famous for leather goods, fashion accessories and clothes! Then drive along the charming Italian Riviera. Lunch by the beach of Vintimiglia. Taste the best fresh pasta of the region accommodated with seafood or vegetables at Giuseppe's (not included in price, free choice). Return via the seacoast road driving through charming Menton, "pearl of France". Walk the flowery old town before pursuing on the spectacular High Corniche road. Stop for a panoramic view over Monaco from La Turbie. Return to Nice.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Departure from Nice

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Nice Airport or Station for you departure or onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Tour Includes:

  • 6 nights Accommodation in a 3* hotel
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary

Not Included:

  • Any meals not listed under inclusions
  • Anything not listed under inclusions

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (pr)

Package Information

  • Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
  • Departures: January - December 2019 (23-27 May on Request)
  • Cities Visited: Nice, Cannes, Grasse, Monaco, Nice
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