Excursions in Nice
In Cannes, admire the Film Festival Palace and see the Stars handprints, the shops, and the sandy beaches. Enjoy the famous Croisette Boulevard. Admire the sea view from La Garoupe, pass the celebrities villas of Cap dAntibes and arrive by the ramparts in Antibes to know its old town.
Visit the Castel Park overlooking the bay, site of the trading town founded by the Greeks 600 years BC. Drive along the port from where Catherine Segurane repulsed the Turks. Admire the Genoese building. See the city spread beneath from Mont Boron. Contemplate the old in Place Garibaldi, and the New along promenade des Arts. Arrive in Cimiez, winter home of Queen Victoria. Stop at Roman Arena of Cimiez. Visit the Cathedral. Return by Promenade des Anglais passing its famous landmarks. Finish the tour with a visit of the flower market in Cours Saleya.
Less than one our from Nice the italian Riviera will open to you its doors by the panoramic route that stands out above the coast. You will go for a walk to discover the authentic charming of the italian markets, the product diversity ( shoes, bags, accessories), the local specialities and its incomparable atmosphere. Take your time to savour a Capuccino in a coffee terrace. After the market activity you will find the calm of a terrace at the seaside to taste the best italians specialities at "Chez Giuseppe" (not included, free choice). You will enjoy the spectacular panoramic views before coming back to the high corniche.
Discover the city of Nice and enjoy its fantastic and unique views from our open top deck buses! Your pass, valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days on the 2 tour routes, allows you to hop on and off as often as you please, at any of our 17 stops using both tour routes. You will listen to the original commentary with personal earphones, in your own language.
The Night Out Tour + 3 course dinner on terrace of Le Bistroquet restaurant, overlooking the Grand Prix circuit, beside Casino Square. Choice of dishes from the "Gourmet" menu, discreetly separated table, attentive service and the excitement of Monte-Carlo at night. Dinner + 1/2 bottle wine or 1 beer or soft drink per person + coffee incl. in price. Time to visit the casino or to stroll around Monte-Carlo after dinner.
At sunset you will go round the sea up to Monaco where you will be wellcomed by the illuminated city, the Palace, the Cathedral and the panoramic views over the Principality. You will pass through the Grand Prix circuit up to Monte Carlo. Night atmosphere around the "Carré dÂ´Or". You will enjoy free time to dinner and maybe you will tempt fate.
Panoramic view over Nice from Mt. Boron. Drive along spectacular coastline between Nice and Monaco harbouring ancient villages and modern marinas. Admire Bay and Citadelle of Villefranche.. Stop at Eze - perched medieval village with its artisanal shops and breath taking views ; guided tour of perfumerie. Visit the Old Town of Monaco ; time to visit Palace (open June thru' Oct. Price : 6 Euros/p), Cathedral, Oceanographic Museum (10 Euros/p) and see Changing of the Guards. Tour of Monte Carlo (+ Grand Prix circuit) ; free time in Casino Square
Travel by the coast road, enjoy the sea views from Cannes to Monaco, see the famous towns of the Riviera, the designers shops of Cannes, the trendy boutiques of Juan-les-Pins, the ramparts of Old Antibes, the colourful flower market in Nice, the fortified rock of Eze and the glamour of the Principality of Monaco and Monte-Carlo.
Drive to Cannes and walk along famous Croisette Boulevard, by the Film Festival Palace, designer shops and smart sandy beaches. Drive through the charming countryside of Provence up 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 unique medieval perched village of Gourdon. Time for lunch Then wind 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.