Explore the Eastern part of the French Riviera in this fantastic shore excursion starting from Villefranche. Discover the old city of Monaco and the art of Saint-Paul de Vence. Then drive a lap around the world-famous Formula 1 Grand Prix.
What to Expect
A day of discovery, beauty, and adventure – this and more awaits you on your private shore trip!
Your tour starts with the grand view of the bay of Villefranche and your cruise ship. Next stop is the medieval village of Eze which is perched on top of a hill overlooking the sea. Walk to the top and you will be delighted by a garden setting view point overlooking the Mediterranean Sea! If you like perfumes, you will enjoy the fragrances of Provence at the nearby Fragonard perfume factory.
You will continue on to the principality of Monaco. Visit the old city of Monaco, with the palace of the Prince and the cathedral where Prince Rainier and Princess Grace were married. You can drive one lap of the world famous Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit to reach Monte-Carlo and see famous sites such as the famous Casino, the Golden Square, and the magnificent hotels of Hotel de Paris and Hotel Hermitage. Feel the luxurious chic atmosphere of the area before heading on to Provence.
At Saint-Paul de Vence, one of the most beautiful villages in Provence, you can walk on the town's medieval walls and through its narrow main street to discover the charming art galleries and boutiques. Many painters and actors have decided to live in this place because of the artistic atmosphere.
Then, you will drive along the Promenade des Anglais and its popular beach to end up in the old town of Nice built from the 13th century. Here you can enjoy the flower market square,
- Driver-guide in minivan of 8 people max
- Free soft drinks
What's Not Included
- Admission to museums and monuments
Know Before You Go
Please inform us about your pick-up time when you proceed with your booking (field: "Remarks for local operator").
Note that the Grand Casino of Monte-Carlo requires a passport or ID for entry. Minimum 18 years old.
The casino offers several rooms. The slot machines room entrance is free of charges and others require a €10 entrance fee. Decent and respectful dressing is also required, which is dress for the ladies and tie and jacket for men. Same dress code applies in all rooms after 20:00.
The other casino on the square, "Casino Café de Paris", is casual and entrance-free.
Notes on museums: In France (not in Monaco), all the museums are closed on Tuesdays. Entrance is free the first Sunday of every month.