The best French Riviera Full-day from Villefranche Small-Group Shore Excursion

Experience the highlights of the beautiful French Riviera on this shore excursion from Villefranche, just up the coast from Nice. Admire Billionaire’s Quay in Antibes, see the famous Festival Palace (Palais des Festivals et des Congrès) in Cannes, enjoy free time in St-Paul-de-Vence, and tour the Fragonard perfumery in Eze. Your last stop is glamorous Monaco, where you'll see the imposing Prince's Palace (Palais Princier), the lavish casinos of Monte Carlo, and the road used for the Formula One Grand Prix race.

This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring you receive personalized attention from your guide.

per adult from

$202

NZD

Duration

9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Entry/Admission - Prince's Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Casino of Monte-Carlo
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: La Croisette, Promenade de la Croisette, 06150 Cannes France

    After being picked-up at your hotel by our English-speaking tour guide, you will head towards the motorway (speedway) and shoot off from there to the the scintillating town of Cannes.
    Explore the city and discover its magnificent palaces along the Croisette boulevard : the Carlton, the Majestic or the Martinez where the stars are staying during the Film Festival.


    Stop At: Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes, 1 boulevard de la Croisette, 06414 Cannes France

    Take the opportunity to walk on the famous red carpet covering the world famous steps of the Palais des Festivals - where it all takes place in May - you might feel like walking up ‘the 24 steps of glory’ and perhaps strike your most graceful pose on the red carpet. Do have a look at the local Walk of Fame with its celebrities’ handprints before you go, too.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Antibes, Antibes, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

    Once the high-end boutiques and splendid hotels of Cannes are left behind, you will take the coastal road to Antibes which traverses the summer resorts of Golfe-Juan and Juan-les-Pins, both steeped in history as well as ongoing events. You’ve now reached Antibes, or Antipolis as the Greeks had first named it. A town which played the role of sentinel for the country during many centuries, hence its ramparts circling the Old Town. There you might consider strolling along those XVth century walls and Grimaldi Castle - nowadays the Picasso museum.
    Then your guide will drive you out of the Old Town. Once past Antibes’ large marina and its ‘Billionaires’ Quay‘, you will proceed along the coastline until you reach the town of Villeneuve-Loubet with its extraordinary ‘Marina of the Bay of Angels’ from where you will go inland towards your last site visit.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St-Paul-de-Vence, St-Paul-de-Vence, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

    Last but not least, Saint-Paul-de-Vence will enchant you. When walking through the mesmerizing maze of cobbled streets with their numerous listed monuments, it becomes clear how this medieval village appealed to a vast number of artists with the likes of Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall or Picasso instilling a definite artistic touch that one can now ascertain when gazing at the windows of the countless art galleries. Taking you back to another time - notably due to its aura of light at certain hours - it is no wonder why famous actors too have chosen the quaint village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence as their ideal retreat when coming to stay on the Riviera.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: La Turbie, La Turbie, Alpes Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

    Admire the sight of the most ancient Roman vestige on the French Riviera: the ’Trophy of the Alps’ in the village of La Turbie.

    Stop At: Vieux Eze, Rue de la paix 06360 Office de Tourisme, 06360 Eze France

    Not even midway, and you will then take a halt to venture into one of France’s prettiest villages: Eze, filled with history and offering a stunning location over 400 meters right above sea, a truly unique place on earth.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Parfumerie Fragonard - L'usine Laboratoire Èze - Visite Gratuite & Guidée, 158 Avenue de Verdun, 06360 Èze, France

    Meet up again with your driver and, just around the corner, seize the chance to visit the renowned Fragonard Perfume Factory and discover the secrets of this realm of fragrances…

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Prince's Palace, Place du Palais, Monaco-Ville 98015 Monaco

    Descent towards the state-city of Monaco and its Palace on the ’Rock’, in time for the change of the guards(morning only). You will be given some free time to wander around the old town for a souvenir maybe, or even admire the view from the St. Martin Gardens, and definitely visit Monaco’s Cathedral and its chapel of the late sovereign Princes and Princesses.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, 4 Rue Colonel Bellando Castro, Monaco-Ville 98000 Monaco

    Definitely visit Monaco’s Cathedral and its chapel of the late sovereign Princes and Princesses.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Casino of Monte-Carlo, Place Du Casino, Monte-Carlo 98000 Monaco

    Make a stop at Monte-Carlo’s Casino and its display of luxury cars beside and get the chance to gamble few coins inside this magnificent building (17€, afternoon only) and capture with eyes and memory only its beautiful inner architecture.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Presentez vous avec votre voucher 5mn avant la prise en charge.MerciPorts
    • Port de Villefranche-sur-Mer, 1 Chemin du Lazaret, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Folding wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Liven up

Activity ID: V-5419FRENCHRIVNICEPRT

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