Perched Villages of the French Riviera

 

Perched Villages of the French Riviera: you will be driven through the most spectacular villages perched on the top of the hills.

This tour will allow you to emerge yourself in the amazing French countryside of the south. Your first stop will be in Cagnes-sur-Mer, a landscape of hills covered by olive trees, cypress and palm trees. Le Haut-de-Cagnes is a charming, historic village that has inspired many to creativity - from Simone de Beauvoir to Renoir, whose last home has been turned into an art museum. Then you will stop at the flowery Vence where Matisse’s Chapel is found. This historic, walled town has preserved its medieval squares and streets. Tourettes-sur-Loup is a beautiful medieval village perched on rocky hills. Stroll in the narrow streets of the ‘City of the violets’ to see the tiny fashioned shops and lots of craftsman productions. Continue to Gourdon rising 500m/1640ft above the Loup River, you will be taken to one of the small squares or ancient houses with their carved doorways. End your trip in Mougins, a charming village surrounded by a forest.

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