Driver Meets You in Nice
Drive along spectacular coastline
between Nice and Monaco harboring ancient villages and modern marinas.
Admire Bay and Citadel of Villefranche and panoramic view from Mt Alban.
Tour of the old town of Monaco and time to visit Palace (open June thru'
October: price 6 €), cathedral, Oceanographic museum and changing of the
guards. Tour of Monte Carlo ( + grand prix circuit), free time in Casino
Square. Return by Eze - perched medieval village with its artisan shops
and breath taking views. Guided tour of perfume factory.
Option flight over the principality
10 min panoramic helicopter flight over the principality. (base 4 person)
50 € per person
Drive through the
beautiful countryside and medieval villages of the Loup Valley. Time to
discover St Paul de Vence. Then continue to Grasse where you will
discover the old part and perfume museum! View the alps, valleys and
coastline from the Route Napoleon. Stroll through the winding old village
of Mougins with its gastronomic restaurants and village square. Lunch
stop. Discover Cannes, the old port, la Croisette, the Palais des
Festivals, designer shops and smarts beaches.
Arrive in Monaco by
coast road, passing Eze Village and panoramic view- points. Tour of the
grand Prix circuit with set down stop in Casino square. Commented drive
thru Old town of Monaco. Visit Cathedral. Stop in St Paul de Vence; time
to shop, to admire the valley below from the ramparts. Early afternoon in
Cannes, delighting in designer shops, palatial hotels and dynastic
yachts. Return by coast road passing thru Old Antibes.
Drive around Cap Ferrat,
chosen holiday home of the rich and famous - of kings, film stars,
business magnates. Visit the renaissance style Rothschild villa with its
impeccably laid out french Gardens. Admire the price less treasure
accumulated By Ephrussi de Rothschild during her lifetime. Continue to
Beaulieu to visit the reconstituted 5th century BC Greek Villa Kerylos.
Marvel at the simplicity and classical beauty of its conception, it
light, its furnishings and other decorative objects. Return to Nice by
middle Corniche road with its panoramic view.
(Admission to houses included).
1st November to 1st March: afternoon only.
Visit the Castel park
overlooking the bay, site of the trading town founded by the Greek 2000
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.
NB: admission to Matisse
Gallery & Russian Cathedral included in the price.
Museums are closed on Tuesday
Westward drive, along
the motorway thru the Adrets forest. Drive thru medieval Grimaud, then
coastal meander to arrive on the port of St Tropez. Luxury yachts,
fashion boutiques, terrace cafes, beautiful people abound. Free time for
lunch. Mont the step to the pretty medieval village or visit l'Annonciade
Museum or the CitadelIe. Stop at Port Grimaud, admire its canals,
bridges, boutiques and charming house - little Venice. Return coastal
drive thru Sainte Maxime, Saint Aygulf and Frejus.
Motorway to Cannes city
of festival, fireworks and fabulous boutiques. Time to enjoy the
Croisette, the shops, and the chic of Cannes. Travel back by Antibes and
wander through the paved historical streets Of St Paul lined with Art
Galleries. Observe the excitement of a village's game of Boules.
Drive along coast road
enjoying panoramic views of Nice and Villefranche. Tour of Old town of
Monaco (45 minutes free time around the palace (open thru October. Tour
of Monte Carlo. Free time at Casino Square. Return by middle Corniche
road with 20 minutes stop at EZE medieval village.
Motorway journey. Choose
from the leathers, silk, accessories and luggage for which Italy is
rightly renowned. Return drive along the Italian Riviera, with lunch time
stop in Vintimille. Coastal drive across the border to reach Menton
arriving in Nice the high Corniche road with its spectacular scenery.
Tuesday and Saturday:
Supplement for lunch
with wine: 40 € (3 course) Taste the best pasta in the region with
seafood or shellfish.
Drive along coast road
with its medieval villages, marinas and panoramic viewpoints. Tour of the
medieval town of Monaco. Set down at Palace and time to stroll. Tour of
Monte Carlo. Free time to dine and enjoy ambiance in Casino square.
Return by middle Corniche.
The night Out tour + 3
course dinner on terrace of Ie 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 of wine or 1 beer or soft drink per person + coffee
incl. in price. Time to visit the casino or to stroll around Monte Carlo