The French Riviera by Private Vehicle
You will begin with a visit to the 12th century village of Eze, perched atop of a rugged mountain and offering spectacular views of the French Mediterranean. Your guide will take you through gorgeous cobblestone streets lined with vaulted houses, which are home to numerous craft shops. On request, a free guided tour of a traditional perfumery at the Fragonard factory can be included.
You will then proceed to follow the Corniche, where you will reach the Old Town of Monaco. Explore the beautiful monuments of the Old Town, including: Cathédrale de Monaco, where Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly were married and eventually buried; the Prince’s Palace of Monaco, where Prince Albert II of Grimaldi currently resides (additional cost); the Oceanographic Museum (additional cost); and the beautiful Courthouse.
Then we will pay a visit to the district of Monte-Carlo, following the amazing Formula One Grand Prix circuit. During the tour, you will experience the opulence of Monaco, with its many hotels, the famous Monte Carlo Casino and stunning Opera House, built by Charles Garnier.
In the afternoon you will continue on to the glamorous city of Cannes. You will stop at the renowned Cannes Film Festival Palace and walk along the famous Croisette Boulevard with its sandy beaches, and prestigious hotels, that have hosted celebrities from Marilyn Monroe to Scarlett Johansson. You will also be able to admire the many fashionable designer boutiques and explore the gorgeous old town of le Suquet.
You will be taking a scenic journey by car to the medieval town of Antibes. Here you will explore the Old Town, where you can marvel at the imposing Grimaldi castle that now hosts the Picasso museum. You will also have the opportunity to visit the colourful Provencal Market and explore the myriad charming shop-lined streets.