French Riviera: Between Nice & Monaco

 

Sightseeing

8 hours

Private Tour

 From your place of stay in the French Riviera

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Experience the French Riviera: Between Nice & Monaco

 

Discover the stunning coastal areas of one of the most beautiful regions in France: The chic French Riviera. Visit Villefranche sur Mer, Nice, Eze & Monaco.

Highlights of the French Riviera: Between Nice & Monaco

 

-Visit Nice the cosmopolitan capital of the French Riviera

- Explore the perched medieval village of Eze with its breath taking views

-Delight yourself with the glamour of Monaco

Full Description of the French Riviera: Between Nice & Monaco

 

Start your tour at Nice, the capital of the French Riviera. A picturesque city with a seaside scenery that inspired so many impressionist painters like Matisse and Chagall. Moreover, it was the British aristocrats in the 19th century who saw in the city a perfect place for a winter resort, giving their name to the most famous promenade in the world, Promenade des Anglais running along the edge of the sea facing the Baie des Anges.  Nice has been  a cosmopolitan and prestigious city ever since! With its festive old town, elegant Belle Époque bourgeois district and bustling working-class port area. For art lovers, there is the Chagall, Matisse and Mamac (Modern & Contemporary art) Museums.

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Continue your itinerary to Eze, a breathtaking medieval village on a rocky peak setting overlooking the sea.  Its old village huddles around a substantial medieval fortress with a stunning panoramic view and exotic gardens. If you are interested, here you will have the chance to visit the Fragonard perfume factory one of the most famous perfume houses in France.

 

Continue to Monaco and Monte-Carlo and their sumptuous environment that make them worldwide legendary locations. Visit the famous Casino with an exquisite Belle Epoque decoration and a sublime setting with beautiful gardens and the prestige of the building itself. the Prince's Palace is definitely worth a visit as are the Formula 1 circuit and the Oceanographic Museum. For nature admirers, don't miss the Jardin Exotiquewith stunning plants and views.

 

Enjoy the seaside views from your car and reach Villefranche-sur-Mer an ancient fishing village that attracted glamor with time. A little corner in paradise combining modern and ancient, nestled high on the rock and descending straight into the Bay of Angels. Visit the passage under the buildings with a medieval atmosphere as well as its 16th century citadel.

 

If time allows, back to your place of stay, stop by Saint Jean Cap Ferrat and visit one of the most beautiful palaces on the Riviera, the Villa Eprhussi de Rothschild. Built on the Cape peninsula in 1912 by Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild, this palace is inspired by the Italian Renaissance, adorned with superb gardens,  and housing many works of art.

 

If you desire to visit more of this region discover another type of itinerary click here, French Riviera Perched Villages.

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet at your place of stay in the French Riviera.

 

☑️ Includes

-Entrance tickets for any museum are included upon request.

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+What if I have a large group?
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers. Our booking agent will have to customize this tour if your group is larger.
+About your visit to the Fragonard Perfume Factory
The entrance is free and a tour begins every 30 minutes until 6.30 p.m.
Lasts approx. 30 minutes.
For groups, please contact us to organize your visit.
Open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
+Villa & Gardens Ephrussi de Rothschild
The Villa is open 365 days a year from 10 a.m to 6 p.m, except: July and August: from 10 a.m to 7 p.m From November to January: from 10 a.m to 6 p.m Last admission 30 minutes before closing. The cultural gift shop is open during the Villa’s opening times.

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