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Excursions France, Nice ,Marseille and Monaco by Musement

Marseille Private Walking Tour

Discover the 2nd largest city in France and go for a private walking tour of Marseille! The Carrefour of the Mediterranean, established since 600 BC, Marseille has an incomparable cultural and historical wealth. Ideally designed for a first discovery, this visit brings together the must-see sites in 2 hours of stroll. Through this itinerary, much more than a historical itinerary, the guide invites you to dive into the bubbling Phocaean city with its singing accents, the scents of bouillabaisse and pastis, not to mention the famous games of petanque!

Go to the Old Port – the ideal starting point to get into the atmosphere – you will take the famous Canebière and discover the particularity of the Palais de la Bourse. You will continue your immersion in the Basket district – the historic heart of the city, a testimony to the past and small designer shops. You will stop at the Old Charity. You will end your tour in the new Mucem district – the emblematic museum of the new Marseille

Marseille is vast and the variants of visits countless. This tour is also available in 3 or 4 hours in order to fully enjoy the city. Possibility to include the Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde or St Victor’s Abbey on the 3h and 4h circuits. Do not hesitate to let us know your wishes as soon as you make your reservation, the guide will adapt the itinerary according to your interests.

Marseille Private Walking Tour

Nice old district private walking tour

Accompanied by your private guide, you will walk through the narrow streets of the old town, to discover its interesting sights, its history, its baroque churches, its colorful markets.

The city is full of charming squares, such as St. Francis Square or Garibaldi Square, and remarkable buildings such as the Palace of Justice or Avgdor Palace. You will enter the Cathedral Sainte-Réparate in the old town, the most famous cathedral in the city, dating from the 17th century.

Then you will go to Cours Saleya, which houses a daily flower market. You will stroll along the English promenade, which stretches along the city’s beautiful coastline. Finally, the visit would not be complete without mentioning the gastronomy of Nice and its delicacies! This colorful discovery tour, punctuated by anecdotes, will delight you! As a private tour, the guide will adapt to your pace and interest..

Nice old district private walking tour

Noilly-Prat cocktail masterclass

La “Maison Noilly-Prat” opens its private bar specifically for you for an amazing cocktail master class! Aimed at novices as well as experts, this workshop reveals the art of mixology!

After the Historical tour, measure, mix, blend and savour your cocktail! Led by an expert you will create delicious Martini cocktails. These tastings are accompanied by a lunch platter, based on seasonal, regional produce, to enhance the sublime flavor pairing between food and Noilly Prat® vermouth.

TOUR PROGRAM

  • Historic Tour House from le Chai des Mistelles, l’Enclos, to the Herb Room & Secrets Room
  • Mixology Masteclass led by an expert
  • Brand Museum Access

Noilly-Prat cocktail masterclass

Colorbus Marseille Hop-on hop-off bus tour

Choose from 4 ticket options, whether you wish to explore the red route, the blue route or both options with or without a cruise port shuttle, See link for details.

Colorbus Marseille Hop-on hop-off bus tour

Panoramic tour of Cassis and Marseille

  • Admire panoramic views of the Gulf of Cassis from Cape Canailles
  • Discover the highlights of Marseille on a panoramic tour
  • A 45-minute boat trip in the Calanques (ticket not included)

Panoramic tour of Cassis and Marseille

Side-car big tour of Marseille

From the mythical old port aboard our vintage sidecars, let’s discover the districts of Marseille as far as Le Goude and let yourself be transported.

You will discover the Basket district with these atypical artists. You will also go up along the Corniche JFK.

You will explore the city’s little streets from Les Goudes and finish your tour at the Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica, with a breathtaking panoramic view of the city.

Side-car big tour of Marseille

Side-car tour of Marseille

From the mythical old port aboard vintage sidecars, you will discover the best of Marseille.

Let yourself be guided for 45 minutes and enjoy this unforgettable experience.

Side-car tour of Marseille

Side-car Tour of Marseille and the vineyards of Cassis

  • Discover the best of Marseille aboard a retro sidecar
  • Enjoy tastings of Provençal wines
  • Admire breathtaking landscapes along your unusual journey

Side-car Tour of Marseille and the vineyards of Cassis

A Taste of Aix-en-Provence from Marseille

  • Admire the 17th to 18th century private mansions
  • Discover local specialites like Calissons, tapenade, etc
  • Stroll through one of the numerous markets

A Taste of Aix-en-Provence from Marseille

Private guided tour in Marseille, from the Greeks to the 21st century

During this 3-hour guided tour, you will discover Marseille history from the Greeks to the 21st century. You will visit the oldest city in France. You will see interesting angles and accents of this colorful Mediterranean port city – from Le Panier, the old town, la Vielle Charité, Les Terrasses du MuCEM and the gardens of Fort St Jean with its magnificent sea views.

You will stroll along with the hidden streets of Le Panier, the oldest part of the city, with a true artisanal area, with a lot of galleries and artists. You will visit the17th-century Vielle Charité, the modernist MuCEM museum, the ancient fort and gardens of St Jean, the Cathédrale St Marie Majeure and the Hotel Dieu. You will discover the old port area of Marseille and experience the changes inflicted on this city in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Private guided tour in Marseille, from the Greeks to the 21st century

Full-day tour of Provençal Markets and Villages in Lubéron

  • Enjoy the beauty of the the River Sorgue and its resurgence spring
  • Breathtaking view of the dried-stone hilltop villages Gordes and Roussillon
  • Stroll along the open air traditional provençal market

Full-day tour of Provençal Markets and Villages in Lubéron

Guided tour of Aix-en-Provence, Marseille and Cassis

 

  • Admire the 17th to 18th century private mansions
  • Discover local specialites like Calissons, tapenade, etc
  • Breathtaking views of the Gulf of Cassis from Cape Canailles
  • Discover the highlights of Marseille on a panoramic tour

Guided tour of Aix-en-Provence, Marseille and Cassis

Visit Arles, Les Baux de Provence and St Remy de Provence

  • Visit the medieval village Les Baux de Provence
  • Walk on the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh in Arles
  • Free time to explore the town of St Remy de Provence
  • Photo stop at Les Antiques and St Paul de Mausole

Arles, Les Baux de Provence and St Remy de Provence

Full day tour of Avignon, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Les Baux de Provence

  • See the Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard and Les Baux de Provence
  • Visit the Popes’s Palace (entrance fee not included)
  • Wine-tasting in a winery in Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Avignon, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Les Baux de Provence

Marseille Private Walking Tour

  • Take a stroll through the streets and become part of the city
  • Bring the whole family – everyone will love it
  • Unique experience – definitely something to write home about

Marseille Private Walking Tour

Chateauneuf du Pape Vineyard Wine Tour

  • Visit the old village of Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Learn about the vine and production of wine in this exceptional region
  • Discover the wonderful landscapes of vineyards and hills of Provence
  • Tasting at two renowned wine producers

Chateauneuf du Pape Vineyard Wine Tour

Full-day private tour of the Medieval Villages Les Baux and St Remy de Provence

 

  • Discover the medieval villages of Les Baux de Provence and St Rémy de Provence
  • Visit the Carrières de lumière, former quarry with art-based multimedia shows
  • Enjoy the spectacular views of the Alpilles

Medieval Villages Les Baux and St Remy de Provence

Full-day private tour of Toulon, the Var and the Magic of St Tropez

  • Enjoy the spectacular scenic road from Toulon and the coastline of the Var
  • Discover the Ramatuelle and Pampelonne beaches
  • Spend a great time and visit the best of the iconic Saint-Tropez

Toulon, the Var and the Magic of St Tropez

Private walking tour of the three secret little ports of Marseille

  • Discover the hidden tiny 18th-century fishing ports and fisherman’s houses
  • Learn about the history and ancient fishing culture of Marseille
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour along the coast of this colorful Mediterranean city.

Full-day private tour from Marseille to Cassis scenic road and Cap Canaille

  • Enjoy the spectacular scenic Route des Crêtes along the clifftops to Cap Canaille
  • Discover the pebbly beaches, the Calanques National park, the limestone cliffs from Marseille to Cassis
  • Visit the picturesque fishing village of Cassis
  • Taste the local wine

Marseille to Cassis scenic road and Cap Canaille

Full-day tour of the Gorges du Verdon and Moustiers St Marie

  • Discover the breathtaking Gorges du Verdon
  • Admire spectacular landscapes offered by the Provençal nature
  • Visit the provençal village of Moustiers Sainte Marie

Gorges du Verdon and Moustiers St Marie

Private walking tour of Mont Saint-Michel and Abbey

  • Private and Friendly Local Guide
  • Learn about the history of Mont Saint-Michel
  • Explore the medieval village of Mont Saint-Michel
  • Visit the Abbey of the Mont Saint-Michel

Road trip in vintage and prestige vehicles in Alsace

  • Discover the beautiful region of Alsace while driving a prestige vehicle
  • Unique experience – definitely something to write home about
  • Explore the countryside and become part of the beautiful landscape

Road trip in vintage and prestige vehicles in Alsace

DUO Formula with 2 cars ride at the Cité de l’Automobile

  • Drive one of the legendary cars from an iconic collection at the Cité de l’Automobile
  • Enjoy the rare opportunity to be behind the wheel of a Ferrari 458 Italia or Porsche 997 GT3
  • Take your family and friends with you to to live the experience to the fullest

DUO Formula with 2 cars ride at the Cité de l’Automobile

Discovery Formula with 4 cars ride at the Cité de l’Automobile in Mulhouse

  • Enjoy the rare opportunity to be behind the wheel of prestige vehicules
  • Drive one of the legendary cars from an iconic collection at the Cité de l’Automobile
  • Take your family and friends with you to live the experience to the fullest

4 cars ride at the Cité de l’Automobile in Mulhouse

French Riviera customizable private tour

Meet your private guide driver at your chosen address and start your private and customized tour at the time previously arranged. You will be transferred in a comfortable and air-conditioned cars or minivans with informative and bilingual guide who will help you to choose the beautiful places to visit in the French Riviera. The itinerary will be flexible and adapted to your personal preferences.

You have the possibility to choose 4 private hours in the morning from 9 am to 1 pm, in the afternoon from 2 pm to 6 pm or to enjoy the night life with 4 private hours in the evening from 8 pm to midnight.

For more time to discover the French Riviera, you can choose 6 or 8 private hours and set schedules departure and return as it suitw you. In the end of the tour, your driver guide will assist you throughout your road to reach your drop off address, making you feel comfortable and relaxed.

French Riviera customizable private tour

Lavender fields and Gorges du Verdon tour from Nice

Your driver will pick you up at your hotel or private address in Nice. Then you will drive a bit along the coast then start a wonderful ride through the Gorges du Loup with its waterfall 40 meters high. After a stop at Castellane on the banks of the Verdon river (named for its amazing turquoise green color), you will enjoy spectacular and breathtaking views of the canyon 700 meters deep.

Your next stopover is the village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, nestled under a rocky cliff and surrounded by mountains on all sides. Known for its rich history in the manufacture of ceramics, you will have free time to explore Moustiers at your leisure. You can discover earthenware in the many shops and buy souvenirs before lunch in one of the terrace cafes. Then take some pictures of the world-famous lavender platters or enjoy Lake St. Croix, an artificial treasure of clear, pure water that is one of the most beautiful lakes in Provence. After enjoying your trip, you will return to your vehicle and you will be taken back to your address in Nice.

Lavender fields and Gorges du Verdon tour from Nice

Hop-on hop-off Le grand Tour Nice

  • Enjoy unique views of Nice from the upper deck
  • Hop on and off the buses and easily get to all tourist attractions
  • Discover the secrets behind the history of Nice with the multilingual commentaries
  • Choose between a 1 day or 2 day pass
  • Enjoy an easy connection to the Cruise Terminal thanks to the Villefranche bus stop (bus stop number 4)

Hop-on hop-off Le grand Tour Nice

Full-day excursion in the French riviera and Provence countryside

During this tour, you will discover the elegant seaside resort of Antibes with its luxury yachts docked in Europe’s largest marina and explore the lovely old town.

You will visit the famous town of Cannes and follow the footsteps of the famous actors on the Boulevard de la Croisette. You will see the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès where the Cannes Film Festival is held. You will go to the beautiful village of Saint-Paul de Vence to see the historic ramparts that encircle the charming alleys and discover this famous village known as the jewel of Provence. You will have some free time for lunch. You driver will drive you through the stunning Gorges du Loup in the mountains of Provence. You will also explore the medieval village of Gourdon which is one of the most beautiful village of France perched on a cliff overlooking the valley of the River Loup. In Grasse, the world capital of the perfume you will discover all the secrets of perfume during a guided tour in the famous Fragonard perfume factory.

Full-day excursion in the French riviera and Provence countryside

Monaco by night from Nice

Departing from Nice, you will head to Monaco by the Moyenne Corniche to explore the city by night when all the lights are on.

You will be captivated by the magic sunsets and the warm atmosphere of the Principality. Your tour guide will accompany you throughout the evening. You will stroll around the narrow streets of Monaco’s Old Town and the Prince’s Palace.

Be drawn into the extravagance of Monte Carlo and its casino, where even the craziest bets are allowed. Drive on the Formula One Grand Prix racetrack and play at the famous Casino of Monte Carlo with Monte Carlo’s 18th century old-fashion hotels and luxury boutiques.

Monaco by night from Nice

Best places of the French Riviera guided tour

After the pick up at your address or hotel in Nice, you will start your day trip with a visit of the Moyenne Corniche for 15 minutes and enjoy a panoramic view of the port of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.

Then you will walk through the medieval village of Èze and admire the splendid landscape. Take part to a free guided tour of the perfume Fragonard and discover the process of creating perfumes.

It is time to reach a glamorous destination: the mythical Principality of Monaco where you will have time to observe the old city, the cathedral, the palace and the changing of the guard. Drive along the Formula 1 circuit to Monte Carlo, a luxury haven with a famous casino and upscale shops. Take the time to have lunch in one of the many exquisite restaurants in Monaco before second part of your trip

Meet you guide-driver around 13.00pm to visit the city of Antibes, a mix of nautical traditions and luxury pleasures. Visit the Old Town as well as Europe’s largest commercial and luxury marina – the port of billionaires before reaching Saint-Paul-de-Vence. Called the “Jewel of Provence”, the medieval fortified village seduced and inspired many painters and artists throughout the years. Last destination of your French Riviera journey, the city of stars, Cannes. Stroll along the Croisette and set foot on the famous and elegant red carpet of the festival.

Saint Tropez and Port Grimaud Tour from Nice

Discover an exceptional heritage throughout this full day trip starting at Saint Tropez and its charmful port. Lovely medieval fisherman village, it became the most popular destination among the today’s celebrities and the jet-set. Admire the very colourful houses with old facades while exploring the narrow streets of the medieval city with the guide. Then you will have some free time to visit and to have lunch.

The next stop is the enchanting Port Grimaud located in-between west of Saint-Tropez and Sainte Maxime. This seaside town was created by an architect François Spoerry in the 1960’s based around the marshes of the river Giscle on the bay of Saint Tropez. Built with channels in a Venetian way and with French «Fishermans» style houses resembling those in Saint Tropez. Take your time to contemplate the exquisite architecture and charm of this small town with its waterfront bars, restaurants, art galleries and much more.

During the cruise Le Brigantin (optional) discover the Citadel and the marine cemetery, the painters of neighborhoods, many film locations, the sumptuous villas of celebrities whose ‘Madrague’ refuge of Brigitte Bardot and many other things…

Italy by San Remo and France by Menton tour

This 9-hour excursion begins in Nice when your driver/guide picks you up at your hotel. You’ll soon be admiring the views along the French Riviera, en route to San Remo, Italy.

Explore the famous Italian markets and browse the shops offering handbags, leather goods, clothing and fashion accessories. Spend some time walking around the old town and try the delicious pizza, pasta and other local favorites at lunch.

Visit the medieval village of Dolceaqua with ancient stone houses on narrow paved alleys, an attractive humpback bridge over a scenic river and a castle overlooking the village.

You’ll return to France via the Italian Riviera, stopping in Menton, France, located on the border between Italy and France. You’ll have free time to visit the old town and admire the Basilica of Saint-Michel.

After your visit the driver-guide will take you back to Nice and drop you off at your hotel.

Italy by San Remo and France by Menton tour

Discovery tour of Italian Markets, Menton and la Turbie from Nice

Departing from Nice, head to Italy in San Remo during this day trip with our guide!

Spend free time shopping in the open-air market, famous for leather goods, shoes, handbags and fashion. Enjoy an excellent opportunity to taste the Italian gastronomy and its delicacies.

Then you will arrive in Menton, the pearl of the French Riviera where you will be captivated by the scents, colors and calm of the seafront town. The city is located between Italy, the Principality of Monaco and Nice.

The next stop is La Turbie where you can admire one of the most beautiful panoramas overlooking Monaco and take pictures of one of the last Roman remains of the region. La Turbie is located on the French Riviera on the Grande Corniche road that connects Nice to the Principality of Monaco.

Discovery tour of Italian Markets, Menton and la Turbie from Nice Home / Nice / Discovery tour of It

Excursion in the countryside of Nice

After your pick-up in Nice, you will be driven to the old town of Grasse, the historic center of French perfumery since the late eighteenth century. There you will have the opportunity to visit Fragonard Perfumery.

You will then join Gourdon, one of the most beautiful villages in France. You can admire the panoramic view of the Côte d’Azur, from the Alps to the coast. You will visit the castle, built in the 9th century, and its sumptuous garden, designed by Lenôtre. You will also discover the waterfall 40 meters high Gorges du Loup.

The next step of your excursion is the medieval village of Tourette-sur-Loup, located on a rocky outcrop, overlooking precipices. Also known as the City of Violets, this village became a meeting place for musicians, painters, writers and poets in the mid-1920s. Today, more than thirty workshops and galleries make the village a recognized place for arts and crafts on the Côte d’Azur. The tour will end in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, a real Provencal jewel.

Excursion in the countryside of Nice

Flavors & tastes of Provence tour from Nice

With this tour from Nice, explore the French provence with a expert guide in an air-conditioned minivan.

Start your day with the visit of the Saint-Paul de Vence, also called “the jewel of Provence” where magic light and colors got to prestigious painters and artists find and keep having the inspirational moods to create the world wide renowned masterpieces.

Then admire Tourettes sur Loup, the capital of violets, and take amazing pictures of the landscape.

The next stop is Gourdon, a village perched on the top of the mountains and contemplate breathtaking panoramic views from the Alps over the coast.

You will head next to Grasse, the World Capital of Perfumes. If you want you can visit the famous Fragonard perfumery (not included) or stroll around the Old Town to discover small Provençal shops before returning to Nice at the end of the day.

Flavors & tastes of Provence tour from Nice

Unusual Nice half day trip

Enjoy a surprising immersion through Nice’s city. Let you tell its highlights, its anecdotes and legends.

Think outside the box by discovering the unmissable sites: from the Greek city to the Roman remains : from the Promenade des Anglais to the Lympia harbor; from the Old Nice’s city to the Russian Cathedral.

Get to know the heroes from Nice and the characters that shaped the History and culture of the city: Jellinek Mercedes, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Queen Victoria…

And end the tour by an exclusive aperitif in one of the most intriguing monuments of Nice, ready to reveal you its treasures and it scene:THE NEGRESCO.

Unusual Nice half day trip

Discovery of Monaco, Monte-Carlo and Eze from Nice

You will be picked up at your Nice accommodation in the morning or in the afternoon.

The tour will start with a panoramic view of Nice and the bays of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.

Then you will reach Èze where you will have the opportunity to visit the medieval village ressembling an eagle’s nest. You can also enjoy a free guided tour of Fragonard Perfumery to learn more about perfume making.

Your driver-guide will then take you to Monaco, where you will walk through the old town on the Rock. Discover the princely palace and the Romanesque-Byzantine cathedral in the old town. Admire the famous Casino Square, the Grand Casino, the luxury boutiques and the Café de Paris. A ride on the circuit of the Monaco Grand Prix IS waiting for you also between Monaco and Monte-carlo.

Discovery of Monaco, Monte-Carlo and Eze from Nice

Discovery tour of French Riviera

Departing from the famous Promenade des Anglais in Nice, discover the best of French Riviera during this day trip. Begin your day at Cannes, also called ‘the Beverly Hills of France’, renowned for its film festival, its designers, prestigious hotels, and sandy beaches. Then head to Antibes, where you can admire the gorgeous marina and enjoy the view of the Bay of Angels from its fortification wall. Soak into the very enchanting jewel of Provence, the village of Saint Paul de Vence known worldwide for its artists and painters. Have the opportunity to visit artist’s shops and peering the view by the ramparts.

After Saint Paul de Vence, visit the medieval village of Eze with its breathtaking views over the Mediterranean Sea, and uncover the secrets of Fragonard, the perfume factory. Complete your tour with the discovery of the Principality of Monaco. Have a walk through its old town and see the luxury hotels, historical buildings and warm narrow streets. You will pass by the Cathedral, the legendary Formula One Grand Prix race track and the Casino in Monte Carlo.

Eze and Monaco day & night tour from Nice

During this shared tour departing from Nice, visit the medieval village of Eze in the afternoon. Admire an unforgettable panorama with its breathtaking views over the Mediterranean Sea then discover the secrets of perfume visiting Fragonard, the perfume factory.

To continue the day and evening, head to the Principality of Monaco. Start exploring the old town, the cathedral, the Formula 1 Grand Prix race circuit, or the Casino (entrance fee not included)

You can choose the optional dinner at « Le Café de Paris » or to explore the city on your own during the evening before heading back to Nice.

Eze and Monaco day & night tour from Nice

West Coast and Countryside full day excursion from Nice

  • Roundtrip transportation to your hotel included to make travel easier
  • Smaller group size gives you a personalized experience in good company
  • Explore the countryside and become part of the beautiful landscape

West Coast and Countryside full day excursion from Nice

Monaco and Perched Medieval Villages day trip from Nice

Discover the villages crowning the French Riviera and Monaco the Mediterranean pearl during this day trip.

Disclose the exclusive secrets of Monaco! Go around and have a look at the Old Town (Vieilleville) at the top of the Rock with the home’s Prince HM Albert II and their Royal Family House, the Cathedral, Gardens, views, shops restaurants and snacks.

The masterpiece of Prince Carlo III: the District of Montecarlo where you will see the Casino and the major buildings of the classical old fashion zone. Then explore the medieval villages of the French Riviera. Starting with Eze where you can visit the perfumery factory Fragonard. Unique place, Eze holds itself at the seafront of the Mediterranean Sea.

Monaco and Perched Medieval Villages day trip from Nice

Eze, Monaco & Monte-Carlo half-day tour

After the pick-up at your hotel in Nice, you will start your day in Eze, a medieval village with breathtaking views over the Mediterranean Sea.

This village preserves a great harmony on its medieval architecture. Enjoy its small alleys and stone houses; typical of the Middle Ages of the South of France.

Discover as well the secrets of perfume visiting Fragonard, the famous perfume factory.

The next stop is the Principality of Monaco and its Old Town. You will explore the city and be amazed by the Cathedral, the Oceanographic Museum, the Formula One Grand Prix race track, the Monte Carlo Casino, the old fashion Hotels and luxury boutiques.

Eze, Monaco & Monte-Carlo half-day tour

Cannes, Antibes & Saint-Paul de Vence half-day tour from Nice

Departing form Nice, start your day with some free time along La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes. Explore the city, well-renowed for its Cannes Film Festival which takes place in May. You will find throughout this journey, luxury hotels and beautiful beaches. You will be able to see the Lerins Islands facing Cannes.

Drive along the coastal road between Cannes and Antibes passing by the enchanting marinas of Juan-les-Pins and Golf- Juan. Admire the view from the Fortification Wall in Antibes and end your tour by enjoying the allure of Saint-Paul de Vence.

To complete your open-tour, discover the art town of Saint Paul de Vence. Have a break and go around relaxed, maybe shopping, hunting pictures, just a few breaks. Great place to get some art souvenirs from the South of France.

Cannes, Antibes & Saint-Paul de Vence half-day tour from Nice

Full-day excursion in Monaco and Eze

Your tour will begin with a comfortable pickup from your hotel in Nice. Settle back for a scenic drive along some of the world’s most spectacular roadways along the Middle Corniche, with dramatic panoramic vistas of the Mediterranean coast. Groups are limited to eight people, ensuring an intimate experience. You’ll spot your first destination—the cliffside village of Eze—towering above the sea, where you’ll have free time to explore the little streets wandering through this amazing medieval village.

Then you will go for a guided visit to a traditional perfumery, where you’ll learn about the quintessentially French art of creating perfume.

From there, you’ll leave France behind and enter Monaco, the world’s second smallest sovereign territory after the Vatican. Enjoy free time to wander the little streets of the old town of Monaco, with options to visit the cathedral, and the palace, as well as the oceanographic museum with the famous aquarium. Take your time to go for a nice lunch in one of the numerous little snacks or restaurants.

Then drive from Monaco to Monte Carlo along the racetrack of the famous Formula One Grand Prix and explore the Casino Square at your own pace. Take time to indulge in some luxury shopping or admire the docked mega-yachts before making your way back to Nice.

Full-day excursion in Monaco and Eze

Original Old Town Food Tour in Nice

From the famous Place Masséna to the heart of the old town, Nice inspire people every day due to the local architecture and because of the fantastic regional food! Unique to Nice and its region, some dishes built a big part of the french culture. You will taste there the famous “salade niçoise”, the “ratatouille” , or even the socca?
During this walking tour, you will discover the local markets. In a quite typical atmosphere, smelling fresh lavender, you will be part of the locals and will try some of the best ingredients you could have in the south of France.

Your local and food expert guide will be here to make you discover the city and answer your questions ! You will taste, drink and discover Nice in a quite unique way.

Original Old Town Food Tour in Nice

Half-day shared excursion to Eze, Monaco and Monte-Carlo

On this half-day tour, you will discover the village of Eze, Monaco, and Monte Carlo. You will explore the medieval streets of the village of Eze, admire breathtaking views, and discover the secrets of perfume on a visit to the Fragonard perfume factory. In Monte Carlo, discover the beautiful gardens, and luxury boutiques, but also the famous casino, the glamorous Hotel de Paris and Café de Paris. You will explore Monaco and discover its rich history that goes back to antiquity. You will see Monaco’s Old Town, the Cathedral, and the Prince’s Palace, and be driven on the racecourse used for the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Half-day shared excursion to Eze, Monaco and Monte-Carlo

Small group night excursion to Monaco

You will leave Nice by one of the famous coastal roads with a stop on one of the most beautiful viewpoints of France (the bay of Villefranche and its famous Cap-Ferrat)

Then, your guide will take you to the old city of Monaco, where you will see the cathedral and the prince’s palace.

You will be driven over the mythic Formula 1 track towards Monte Carlo where you’ll have free time to try your luck in the famous Grand Casino and enjoy a lovely dinner in one of its many restaurants.

After a lovely evening, your driver will bring you back to Nice underneath the stars.

Small group night excursion to Monaco

Half-day shared excursion to Cannes, Antibes and Saint-Paul de Vence

During this half-day tour, you will discover the glitz and glamour of the French Riviera. Enjoy spending some free time on the famous Croisette Boulevard in Cannes, the French Beverly Hills, renowned for its film festival, its well-known designers, luxurious hotels.

Explore wonderful Antibes, here, you will be able to admire the gorgeous marina with the billionaires’ dock, enjoy the view of the Bay of Angels from its fortification wall and visit its lovely old town.

You will enjoy the visit to the medieval village of Saint-Paul de Vence, the jewel of Provence, where great painters and artists have stayed. You will have free time to wander through the lovely little streets with its many beautiful art galleries which you might love to visit.

Cannes, Antibes and Saint-Paul de Vence

Small-group day trip to the Grand Canyon of Europe

During this full-day excursion, you will leave the coast and first enjoy a beautiful drive through the Gorges du Loup and the high Provence. The first stop will be Castellane, the gateway to the Gorges du Verdon, nestled at the foot of its famous rock. Here you’ll have a short time to go for a coffee or explore this typical village of the high Provence.

You will then follow the river Verdon, which takes its name from its turquoise green color and drive up to the entrance of the Canyon. The Verdon Canyon is considered as the most beautiful and deepest in Europe. Your driver/guide will drive the famous “Route des Crêtes” where you’ll enjoy the most spectacular and breathtaking views of the gorge, which can reach a depth of 700 meters. At the end of the Canyon, you will discover the lake Saint-Croix with its stunning colors. All along this road, you’ll be able to take the most beautiful pictures at the viewpoints.

You will also discover Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, one of the most beautiful medieval villages in France known for its rich ceramic history. You will have time there to explore this lovely village and enjoy a good meal before driving back to Nice.

Small-group day trip to the Grand Canyon of Europe

Small-group excursion day and night in Monaco

From Nice, you will be driven to the Moyenne Corniche where you will see one of the most beautiful views in the world. You will arrive then in Eze and enjoy your free time to explore this typical medieval village perched like an eagle’s nest. You will also get the chance to discover the secrets of the perfume during a guided visit of the Fragonard perfumery and discover one of the main industries in the south of France.

Afterwards, you will go to Monaco and enjoy your free time to visit the old city stroll through the little streets, admire the Prince’s Palace and the Cathedrale.

Your driver/guide will then drive you on the Formula 1 circuit of Monaco’s Grand Prix towards Monte Carlo.

Enjoy a lovely night in this glamorous casino area, maybe try your luck in the casino and go for a lovely dinner before returning to Nice underneath the stars.

Small-group excursion day and night in Monaco

Full-day Italian excursion from Nice

During this full-day tour from Nice, you will enjoy the Italian dolce vita. You will go to San Remo (on Tuesdays) or Ventimiglia (on Fridays) and discover the Italian market. You will have enough time to visit the market, explore these little towns and have a real Italian lunch.

You will then be driven towards the beautiful medieval village of Dolceaqua, famous for its amazing and beautiful bridge painted by Monet.

Your tour will continue along the coast direction Menton. You will have the opportunity to visit this little town, known as the pearl of France.

During the drive back to Nice along the beautiful high corniche, you will enjoy the most scenic road of the Côte d’Azur, with breathtaking views of Monaco.

Full-day Italian excursion from Nice

Full-day excursion to Saint-Tropez, Port Grimaud and the Gold Coast

From Nice, your driver/guide will bring you to the seaside resort of Sainte-Maxime. Here you will take the ferry crossing the Golfe of Saint Tropez between Sainte-Maxime and Saint-Tropez. This little boat trip which is included in the price takes 15 minutes.

In Saint-Tropez, you will have time to explore the town center and soak up its elegant atmosphere. You will join the locals at the market and admire the famous port with its luxury yachts as well as artists exposing their paintings and take time for lunch.

You will then visit the beautiful village of Port Grimaud, known as the Little Venice of France. Admire the lovely waterways and provincial houses of this amazing village built in the early seventies.

On the way back to Nice, you will drive along the golden coast, famous for the beautiful red-colored Esterel mountains end enjoy a photo stop of one of the most breathtaking views on this beautiful part of the Côte d’Azur.

Saint-Tropez, Port Grimaud and the Gold Coast

Taste of Provence half-day excursion

  • Discover Saint-Paul de Vence, the village beloved by the artists
  • Enjoy a visit in Grasse, the world capital of the perfume
  • See the amazing landscapes of the Loup valley and visit beautiful Gourdon.

Taste of Provence half-day excursion

Small group full-day excursion to Best of the Riviera

During this full-day tour, you will enjoy the best of the French Riviera. You will explore Cannes – the Beverly Hills of Provence, renowned for its film festival, its designers, its prestigious hotels, and of course its beaches. You will also visit Antibes, the most spectacular marina on the French Riviera with its famous billionaires’ dock. You will be able to enjoy stunning views of the Bay of Angels and the beautiful old town from its fortification wall. You will discover Saint-Paul de Vence considered the jewel of Provence where famous painters and celebrities have stayed and home to many amazing art galleries that you might want to visit when you explore this ancient royal town.

In the medieval village of Eze, you will enjoy breathtaking views, stroll through its lovely little streets and discover the secrets of perfume on a visit to the Fragonard perfume factory. In Monaco, you will see the old town on the famous rock with its cathedral and the Prince’s Palace. You will be driven on the Formula 1 Grand Prix course towards Monte Carlo and admire the famous Place du Casino.

Small group full-day excursion to Best of the Riviera

Fun open-top car tour in Nice

  • An original and fun way to visit the City of Nice and its surroundings
  • See the most beautiful panorama view of Nice on the top of Alban’s Fort
  • Visit the amazing Ephrussi villa’s garden in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Fun open-top car tour in Nice

Evening Food and Wine Tour in Nice

  • Get immersed into the Old Town of Nice, a very different way, drinking and eating local specialties.
  • Take the opportunity to meet the locals
  • Share with the shopkeepers and restaurant owners.

Evening Food and Wine Tour in Nice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excursions France Bayeux, by Musement

Full-day cheese and cider tasting tour from Bayeux

Have you ever tried real Camembert made with raw milk? You will visit the last standing farm in the village of Camembert that makes Camembert on site! Have huge samples of farm made cheeses with a glass of cider. Then you will visit a dairy where they also work with raw milk and where you can taste the difference between cheeses.

Lunch is in a classified village outdoors if the weather allows it.

The afternoon is focused on apple and pear brewages. Hard apple cider, hard pear cider, pommeau and calvados. Depending on producers availability, you will visit a traditional cider farm, a estate wine-process oriented cider maker. If you are not too tired by the end of the tour, we migh go to a surprise.

Minimum 2 person/booking

Full-day cheese and cider tasting tour from Bayeux

Full-day excursion to Mont Saint-Michel from Bayeux

During this full-day excursion, you will reach from Bayeux the magical abbey-crowned island of Mont Saint-Michel, one of the most iconic sights in all of France, now referred as the “Wonder of the Western World”. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site.

You will access the site via a shuttle and the bridge in accordance with local requirements. While on the road, make sure to take it all in and observe the beauty of the Normandy coastline.

Our Mont Saint Michel tour will then take you to the abbey itself, at the very top of the mount. The history of its construction will be explained in detail and while you are there, make sure to snap some pictures of the amazing views on the surrounding bay!

After visiting the abbey, our guide will set you free to explore the town at your own pace and bring back some souvenirs for friends and family. Your guide will also suggest some great restaurants for lunch, suitable for all budgets.

Full-day excursion to Mont Saint-Michel from Bayeux

Walking tour of the US Cemetery

In this guided tour, you will visit the American cemetery with a local guide and learn about the history of D-Day, June 6th,1944. The U.S. Cemetery is a place of reverence, remembrance, and peace. This enormous cemetery, laid out in the style of a Latin cross, is the final resting place for the brave men who went to fight for freedom and what was right. It is not only a burial ground for Americans, but also a handful of other nationalities. In addition to the traditional cross to indicate those of Christian Faith, there are also Stars of David to mark the Jewish lives lost.

Even though the story behind each grave is a sad one, the sacrifice of all deserves to be recognized. Some of them are well-known, such as the three Medal of Honor recipients, three generals (including General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.), the two Niland brothers (the basis for the movie “Saving Private Ryan”), and the Ollie Reed father and son duo.

Walking tour of the US Cemetery

Full day tour of Utah, Omaha & US airborne sectors

  • A full day visit to the Key Beaches, sites & museums linked to D-Day.
  • Visit both Utah and Omaha Landing Beaches including the US Cemetery
  • Walk upon Pointe du Hoc and learn how US rangers scaled this vertical cliff
  • Discover Sainte-Mère-l’Église, heart of the jump zone for the 82nd Airborne

Full day tour of Utah, Omaha & US airborne sectors

Half-day Tour of the American D-Day sites in Normandy

  • Go on a Vibrant Excursions to the Major U.S D-Day Sites
  • Discover some incredible soldiers war stories
  • Walk the Lunar Landscapes of Breathtaking Pointe du Hoc
  • See link for details.

Half-day Tour of the American D-Day sites in Normandy

Half-day Tour of the Canadian D-Day sites in Normandy

Enjoy an half-day tour and discover the stories of the Canadian Armed Forces involvement on D-Day. A guide will come along to tell you all about the Normandy sites you will see.

You will discover first Juno Beach which has become one of the most popular Normandy tourist sites. You will visit the beautiful museum dedicated to Canadian involvement in the D-Day landing and World War II. To honor the Canadian army, it was built in the shape of a modern maple leaf.

You will be driven after in Beny-sur-Mer, where the Canadian military cemetery is located. Most of the soldiers buried there were killed during the D-Day landing battles, as well as during the liberation of Caen in July 1944. The place is now taken care of by the Commonwealth War Graves Commissions and is kept beautifully landscaped and immaculate

Half-day Tour of the Canadian D-Day sites in Normandy

Basque Country Private Sightseeing Minivan Tour

During this private sightseeing tour, you will discover the best of the Basque Country with an American driver-guide (Expatriate in France since 1992).

Nestled in the Pyrenees Mountains and along the Atlantic coastline of this border region in Southwest France and Northern Spain, the Basque country has many wonders to offer.

You will discover a remarkable culture – people with fascinating traditions… and breathtaking scenery!

You will see Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Espelette, Ciboure and Socoa, the Corniche Basque, Ainhoa, Saint Jean Pied-de-Port.

Basque Country Private Sightseeing Minivan Tour

Burgundy bike and wine tour

  • Bike across the vineyards, enjoy tastings in wineries
  • Enjoy a French-style lunch at a restaurant in Puligny Montrachet
  • Discover “Les Climats de Bourgogne”, a unique World Heritage site
  • Meet local producers and learn about terroir and locals specifities

Burgundy bike and wine tour

Half-day Burgundy tour from Beaune including lunch and wine tasting at family domain

  • Drive through the renowned Côte de Beaune
  • Traditional and convivial lunch in an authentic Burgundian village
  • Visit and tasting at family run boutique winery
  • Learn about wine making process
  • Authentic visit with a personal guide

Half-day Burgundy tour from Beaune including lunch and wine tasting at family domain

4-night Burgundy bike tour from Beaune

  • Immerse into the authenticity of the Burgundy vineyards
  • Four nights of accommodation included, in Beaune and Vougeot
  • Enjoy tastings in wineries

4-night Burgundy bike tour from Beaune

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excursions France by Musement

Full-day lavender tour in Valensole from Aix en Provence

Take part to this unforgettable day on the Plateau of Valensole, specialised in the cultivation of «lavandin», where small roads are winding through the fields of flowers. You will be charmed by the sights and scents of the gorgeous Blue Gold of Provence. You will meet one of the local producers and learn about cultivation and distillation of the lavender essential oil and its medicinal virtues.The journey will continue to the perched village of Moustiers Sainte-Marie. This charming village is well known for its earthern wares workshops. You will have free time for lunch (not included).

In the afternoon, you will enjoy the panoramic tour of the spectacular and majestic Gorges of Verdon, known as one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe and around the turquoise colored Lake of Sainte-Croix. Before heading back to Aix-en-Provence, we will make a last stop in the picturesque village of Sainte Croix du Verdon where you will have the possibility of swimming or sun-bathing.

Full day Lavender tour

City Pass Aix-en-Provence 24h, 48h, 72h

 

  • 15 essential tourist sites
  • Free public transportation with ccess to the bus network in 36 municipalities of Aix Region
  • 10 guided tours to discover the city
  • Special offers and deals
  • A trilingual instruction leaflet (French, English and Spanish) locating all the partner sites

City Pass

Full-day lavender tour in Sault from Aix en Provence

You will start your journey through the Luberon Natural Regional Park along the picturesque and winding Combe of Lourmarin. You will arrive at the Plateau of Claparèdes with its numerous “bories” (typical dry-stoned houses) among the lavender fields. You will reach the hilltop village of Saignon to enjoy an outstanding panorama on the valley.

Next, you will head to Pays de Sault and discover its wide lavender and lavandin fields in bloom . Sault, called also “the capital of lavender”, is located at an altitude of 765m and has been cultivating the fine lavender for centuries and the hybrid lavender ‘lavandin’ since the early 20th century. You will meet one of the local producers and learn about cultivation and distillation of the lavender essential oil and its medicinal virtues.

After some free time and lunch (not included), discover one of the most beautiful villages in France; Gordes, a village hanging 340 metres above sea level on a rocky cliff. Gordes is a very popular destination famous worldwide which offers an amazing and breathtaking view on the famous Luberon mountain.

Lavender tour in Sault

Luberon markets and villages from Aix en Provence

If you want to have a general overview of the ‘Most Beautiful Villages in France’, this tour is made for you.

You will begin your day by walking through the most charming and traditional markets of Provence (depending on the day of your visit). The order of the visited sites will change accordingly.

Take time to stroll and explore:

  • on Tuesdays in Gordes, a picturesque hilltop dry stone-built village with its Renaissance-styled castle
  • on Thursday in Roussillon, a colourful village with its ochre cliffs
  • on Fridays in Lourmarin, famous for its Renaissance castle
  • on Sundays in l’Isle sur la Sorgue, also name as the The Venice of Provence and the capital of antique dealers and flea markets

For lunch, you will have free time to choose if you want to have some typical dish at a terrasse or explore the small village.

After this break, you will head to Fontaine de Vaucluse. There you can walk up to the cave where the impressive river Sorgues emerges. You will then arrive in Roussillon, you will be in awe with this charming colorful village which houses are painted with ochre, once the biggest exporter of this natural pigment in the world.

Along the way, admire the Pont Julien, an imposing roman built bridge on the way to Bonnieux. Enjoy some free time in Bonnieux, a picture perfect Provençal village on top of which stands a 12th century church surrounded by century-old cedars. One of the last stop of the day is Combe of Lourmarin well-known for its 15th century Renaissance castle.

If you visit from mid-June to mid-July only, you will the chance to admire the amazing lavender fields in full bloom at the 12th century Cistercian Senanque Abbey.

Luberon Markets and Villages from Aix de Provence

 

Provence discovery day tour from Aix en Provence

Get a taste of traditional Provence life at a slower pace during this day tour from Aix en Provence.

You will first reach the exceptional village of Les Baux de Provence. From the Middle Ages, the village has kept the narrow streets, the Renaissance-styled private mansions, the imposing ruins of a castle and the memory of the proud lords and troubadours. From the rocky spur, it’s a breathtaking view on an exceptional scenery. Possibility to watch the sound and light show ‘Van Gogh, the Starry Night’ at Les Carrières de Lumières (entrance not included).

Discover the Pont du Gard, a fascinating Unesco World Heritage site since 1985. The Roman architects and hydraulic engineers who designed this bridge, which stands almost 50 m high and is on three levels – the longest measuring 275 m – created a technical as well as an artistic masterpiece.

Provence discovery day tour

Side-car tour of Sainte-Victoire and the villages in the south of the Aix region

During this 2-hour retro sidecar tour, you will discover the most beautiful of the Aixoises, the mountain that inspired Cézanne so much, the Montagne Sainte-Victoire.

Along the road, you can admire the most beautiful landscapes of Provence and visit the most picturesque villages in the south of the Aix region.

Side car tour of Sainte Victoire

Side-car tour to Château La Coste from Aix-en-Provence

From Aix-en-Provence, your guide will drive you aboard a retro side-car to Château La Coste, an ideal place to enjoy a day with friends and family.

After enjoying an unforgettable journey on a side-car along the Provençal roads, you will arrive at Château la Coste. You will then discover a unique place combining modern architecture, an open-air art gallery and a vineyard.

As you stroll through the domain, you will discover more than thirty major art installations scattered throughout the domain among oaks, century-old pines, vines, and lavender fields. You will appreciate the architectural creations of Jean Nouvel, Renzo Piano and Frank O. Geary, and the works of art of Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Sean Scully, Tracey Emin, and Liam Gillick.

You will end the visit with a tasting of a selection of Château La Coste wines and discover the production and cellars of this prestigious vineyard

Side car tour to Chateau la Coste

Tour of Sainte-Victoire and wine route by side-car motorcycle

During this 2-hour retro sidecar tour, you will discover the most beautiful of the Aixoises, the mountain that inspired Cézanne so much, the Montagne Sainte-Victoire.Along the road, you can admire the most beautiful landscapes of Provence and meet the winegrowers and vineyards of the Aix region.You will visit authentic estates and enjoy numerous wine tastings and local products.

Tour of Sainte Victoire and wine route by side car

Side-car tour of the vineyards and gourmet visits from Aix-en-Provence

You will leave Aix en Provence on a vintage sidecar to discover the beautiful roads of Provence, on the theme of a gourmet visit.

You will discover the traditional and artisanal know-how of the master chocolatiers of Puyricard, and will enjoy some workshops offered by the Maison Puyricard. or You will continue your visit with the Calisson du Roy Renée museum with a playful and gourmet tour that retraces the history of the manufacture of the famous Provençal candy factory. You will also have the opportunity to see the manufacture of small Calissons and enjoy a tasting.

To finish this gourmet expedition, you will discover a winery of the region in the 3 colours and enjoy a tasting.

Side car tour of vineyards and gourmet visit

Side-car tour of Les Baux-de-provence

On this special day, you will discover the picturesque village of Les Baux-de-Provence on a vintage side-car.

You will also visit the famous Carrières de Lumières, as well as the village of Miramas le vieux. You will enjoy an idyllic panorama and breathtaking Provençal landscapes with a must-stop in the best glaciers in the region.

Side car tour of Les Baux-de-Provence

Side-car tour of the Luberon vineyards

You will discover the market of Lourmarin. You will have the opportunity to enjoy some tasting on a domain of the Luberon.

You will see picturesque landscapes from Lourmarin to Lacoste via Bonnieux.

 

Side car tour of Luberon vineyards

Day tour of the best of French Riviera from Aix en Provence

The French Riviera is one of the most famous sites in France; full of light and colours, it welcomes visitors all year long with a cool air and a unique view on the mediterranean sea. This tour will take you to Monaco, where you will see the Changing of the guard in front of the Princes’ Palace.

From there, enjoy panoramic view on the Mediterranean sea standing on the rock of the principality of Monaco. You will enjoy a ride on the Monaco world famous race-track. Photo stop is required to take home a souvenir of the old Casino of Monte Carlo, facing the famous Hotel de Paris and Café de Paris and deluxe boutiques.

The next stop will be on the Corniche road to Eze, a lovely medieval village. Have a sight at the famous perfume factory Fragonard, created in 1926 in Grasse. To finish this wonderful day, head up to Nice, the biggest city on the French Riviera, for a panoramic tour of the city: Promenade des Anglais, the castle park overlooking the bay of angels, the old town, the Cours Saleya, …

Day tour of the French Riviera

Wine tour in Cezanne countryside from Aix en Provence

Discover the famous south of France during an amazing wine tour from Aix en Provence. This visit combines art, wine and unforgettable landscapes.You will start with a scenic drive through the landscape of Sainte-Victoire Mountain, which inspired the famous impressionist painter Paul Cézanne from 1880 to 1883.

You will then reach the Côtes de Provence Sainte-Victoire vineyards, which are located east from the city of Aix-en-Provence. They are considered to be some of the most natural in France due to the drying effects of the Mistral wind. The shallow soils, formed by limestone and argillaceous sandstone, produce high-quality vineyards.You will be invited in two wine properties of the appellation to sample tasty red wines with excellent structure and subtle and elegant rosés.

Wine tour in Cezanne

Private walking tour of Aix-en-Provence

During this private walking tour in Aix-en-Provence, you will explore one of the most charming Provençal cities. At your own pace, your guide will take you through the narrow streets of the city.
A city of water and a city of art, Aix en Provence perfectly embodies this Provençal lifestyle that is so popular all over the world. It is especially the city of the painter Cézanne, whose countryside has inspired some of the greatest impressionist masterpieces of all time.
With its boulevards shaded by majestic plane trees, its narrow streets lined with rich private mansions, its discreet squares decorated with pretty fountains, lined with terraces of welcoming cafés, Aix will seduce those who take the time to slack off.
During the visit, you will stroll along the famous Cours Mirabeau. You will discover sites such as City Hall, the Archbishop’s Old Palace and Saint-Sauveur Cathedral. If you wish to cover another aspect of this city that is not mentioned here, simply specify it to your guide when you book and the guide will adapt the itinerary to your liking.

During your walks around the famous Cours Mirabeau, shaded by its vault of plane trees, you will admire a number of mansions and monuments. You will encounter sites such as City Hall, Old Archbishop’s Palace, and Saint-Sauveur Cathedral. The squares decorated with fountains provide so many enchanting places to discover during your strolls.If you want to see another side of this city not mentioned here, simply mention it to your guide and they will take you there. Enjoy a personalized and scenic walking tour, and let yourself discover this wonderful city of Provence.

 

Private walking tour of Aix en Provence

Wine and candies tasting tour in Châteauneuf-du-Pape

 

Covered with a sea of large yellowish pebbles, the vineyards of Chateauneuf-du- Pape offer a unique and timeless view.

The wine-tour starts with an authentic confectionary where are made tons of delicacies: candies, nougat, lollipops… We will attend the manufacturing in copper cauldrons.

We’ll continue until Chateauneuf-du-Pape to meet three winemakers, very differents from each other, who will make us discover the appellation, the oldest of France, throught their wine making methods and their wine farm.

We will have lunch in a typical Provencal restaurant, and if the weather permits it, we will enjoy the shaded patio.

Wine and candie tasting at Chateauneuf du Pape

Half-day wine tour in Coteaux d’Aix

During this escapade, we will explore the appellation “Côteaux d’Aix” and of course its famous rosés…between others!

We will visit 2 authentic domains, the originality of which makes them exceptional, meet with the winemakers and you will taste a selection of their best wines!

You will learn everything about the wine making process in Provence, from the grapes to the wines.

wine tour in Coteaux d’Aix

Wine, garden and Corkscrew museum tour in Lubéron

Luberon terroir makes fresh and aromatic dry white wines, renowned for their fine bouquets onnent. Black Grenache and Syrah produce ample and flexible red in mouth, balanced, in the fruity aromas. Rosés, fresh and very drinkable in notes subtly spicy.

During this day, we will visit 3 wine farms, 2 botanic gardens and an impressive collection of corkscrews from all over the world and we will have lunch in the vineyard!

Wine garden, Corkscrew museum tour in Luberon

 

Full-day private tour from Aix-en-Provence to Mont Sainte Victoire in search of Cézanne

During this full-day excursion, you will have an exceptional day out sampling the delights of good food & wine and discovering the delights of Paul Cézanne country in the heart of Provence

You will start the tour in Aix-en-Provence where we tour the old town to discover some of the highlights of Cézanne’s daily life in Aix. We visit together numerous street markets and small artisanal shops, discover local specialities before the short drive via Le Tholonet to discover and admire the views over Mont Sainte Victoire that seduced Paul Cézanne and inspired him to paint many times from 1880. You will pass by the windmill that was his view over the mountain.

You will visit the village of Puyloubier, stopping en-route to visit two vineyards to learn about the St Victoire wines with a tasting. The Côtes de Provence Sainte Victoire vineyards located east of Aix-en-Provence are considered some of the most natural in France, due to the drying effects of the Mistral wind & shallow rocky soils, formed by limestone & sandstone which produces high-quality vines. Learn about the characteristics of the land, explore the wine making process whilst visiting the cellars of two different vineyards. Meet the winemakers, taste the wines – full-bodied reds, subtle elegant rosés & distinctive whites. If you want, you will have lunch at one of the vineyards that have an award-winning restaurant specializing in fresh local produce or a simple local restaurant in the village square in Puyloubier. After lunch a short stroll around the village before moving on to Rousset to visit a small family run domain.

Full day private tour in search of Cezanne

Wine and pétanque tour in Cotes de Provence Sainte-Victoire

The Côtes de Provence Sainte-Victoire vineyards are located east of the city of Aix- en-Provence, between the Sainte-Victoire and the Aurelien’s mountains. It’s the country of Paul Cézanne, the famous painter.

The poor and shallow soils, formed by limestone and argillaceous sandstone, produce high-quality vineyards: tasty, full-bodied reds with excellent structure and subtle and elegant rosés.

We will visit three authentic wineries, far away from touristic places. We will have lunch in the heart of vineyards, between vines, with an amazing view on Sainte-Victoire.

Enjoying the surroundings, we will have a Petanque class, the traditional game of Provence!

Wine and pe´tanque tour Cotes to Provence

Wine and olive oil tour in Les Baux de Provence

In the heart of the Alpilles, in a setting of wild nature, the vineyard of Les Baux de Provence reveals all its richness.

Here, the winemakers love the land they have received as an inheritance. They place respect for the environment at the heart of their work so that the appellation is proud to count 95% of its area cultivated in organic or biodynamic agriculture.

The landscapes beauty of the Alpilles and the quality of light have inspired many artists such as Van Gogh.

During our winetour, we will visit 2 unusual wineries that will unveil their secrets, as well as one traditional oil mill.

1 hour driving to “Les Alpilles3

1st winery: one hour of visit and tasting

Lunch in a provencal restaurant

In the afternoon, visit and tasting in a traditional olive oil mill with the producer (1 hour)

Then, visit and tasting in a 2nd winery (1 hour)

1 hour driving to get back to our meeting point

Wine and Olive Oil in Les Baux Provence

Art, Architecture and Fine Wine private tour at Château La Coste

You will have the choice to start the tour in Marseille or Aix-en-Provence. Leaving by car, a short drive through the Provence countryside to Château La Coste located just north of Aix-en-Provence.

Depending on your predilection, Château la Coste, north of Aix-en-Provence, is either an estimable winemaker with a sideline in contemporary art or a marvel of modern architecture with an open-air gallery that happens to have a vineyard attached. Whatever the viewpoint Château La Coste is an exceptional discovery of art, architecture & fine wine. Wine tasting included. ‘La Coste combines all the elements of the perfect French Art de Vivre – a unique artistic experience in an atmosphere of calm luxury. It’s an atypical art estate in a protected environment.

You will visit the art center and the bookshop, before starting the walking tour of the park.

Strolling through the domain, you will see over thirty major art installations scattered throughout the domain amongst oak trees, hundred-year-old pines, vines & lavender fields. You will enjoy the creations of architecture from – Tadao Ando, Jean Nouvel, Renzo Piano & Frank O.Geary. Artworks include Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Larry Neufeld, Ai Weiwei, Sean Scully, Andy Goldsworthy, Michael Stipe, Tom Shannon, Tracey Emin, and Liam Gillick.

You will finish the tour with a tasting of a selection of the Chateau La Coste wine, learn about the production at this award-winning vineyard.

Art, Architecture and fine wine at Chateau la Coste

Saint Remy, Les Baux de Provence & Arles tour from Aix en Provence

The south of France is one of the most beautiful regions in the country and it is well known for its roman architecture, cultural heritage, its fresh cuisine and the impressionists like Manet, Cézanne, Pissarro or Van Gogh. If you want to discover the region in one day and see a selection of the most important sites, this tour is what you need: it will take you to the heart of Provence and to see the highlights of the region.

You will first discover Saint Rémy de Provence, typical town where you will enjoy free time to stroll around a traditional provençal market if you visit on a Wednesday. You will then enjoy a photo stop at two Roman monuments; Les Antiques and Saint Paul de Mausole.

Next stop is Les Baux de Provence, a perched medieval village with narrow stoned streets, and an imposing ruins castle. Do not miss the breathtaking view from the top of the hill. From March to December 2019, instead of visiting the village, you may choose watch a spectacular sound and light show ‘Van Gogh, the Starry Night’ at Les Carrières de Lumières (entrance fee not included)

You will explore the small picturesque city of Arles while following the paths of the painter Vincent Van Gogh. You will see the places where he created his most famous paintings in 1888. The city is also known for its Roman architectural heritage: the Amphitheater, Constantin Thermal Baths, Cryptoporticus amongst the numerous monuments of the city. Do not miss also the magnificent 12th century cloister of Saint Trophime (entrance fee not included).

Saint Remy,Les Baux de Provence and Arles

Half-day tour in the hilltop villages in Luberon from Aix en Provence

Take part to this half-day tour through the most beautiful and charming hilltop villages in Luberon.

The Luberon region is amazing and will captivate you with its full range of lavender colors, vineyards, villages on top of the hills, medieval castles everywhere and roman architecture in most of the cities. If you want to have a general overview of the villages, this tour is made for you!

You will start with the village of Lourmarin, famous for its 15th century castle. Thereafter, head towards Bonnieux, a picture perfect Provençal village, on top of which stands a 12th century church and pass by the roman bridge Pont Julien.

Your next stop is Gordes, a hilltop dry stone-built village with its Renaissance-styled Castle. This is an area that is often times chosen by many film producers for their movie’s scenery. It was the film location of Ridley Scott’s ‘A Good Year’.

After Gordes, you will arrive in Roussillon and be in awe with this charming colorful village which houses are painted with ochre.

After this unforgettable tour, you will then head back to Aix en Provence.

Half day tour , hlll top villages of Luberon

One day tour in Verdon Canyon and Moustiers Sainte Marie from Aix en Provence

Start your guided tour in L’Occitane factory, created in 1976, in Manosque. Famous worldwide for its cosmetic products made from locally grown flowers and plants. You will cross Valensole plateau with its ocean of lavender fields in bloom from June to July.

You will continue to Moustiers Sainte-Marie, a charming and well-known village for earthen ware workshops. You will enjoy free time to explore and for lunch (not included).

It’s time to be amazed by the spectacular, breathtaking view on the Verdon canyon and the turquoise coloured Lake of Sainte Croix. Protected natural site since 1990, the canyon is considered as one of the most beautiful canyon in Europe. You will have free time to relax on the beach lake, to swim or take a sunbath.

After this incredible time in the Verdon Canyon and its surroundings, you will head back to Aix en Provence crossing the village of Sainte Croix du Verdon, overlooking the lake. Do not miss the wonderful panorama!

One day tour in Vendn Canyon, Moustiers Sainte Marie

Half-day private tour of the classic old town of Aix-en-Provence

During this half-day private tour, you will see the iconic sights of Aix-en-Provence including the baroque and rococo 17th and 18th-century hôtels particular in the Quartier Mazarin. You will also stroll along with Cours Mirabeau a wide walkway shaded by rows of lush plane trees, mansions, and restaurants.

You will discover the city’s famous fountains, many Roman springs that have been hydrating Aix for thousands of years.

You will visit also the gardens of Pavillon Vendôme, La cathédrale Saint-Sauveur, the Tour de l’Horloge and the Hotel de Ville, built in 1510 and the adjoining Provençal markets with some local shops selling high-quality local produce.

Half-day private tour of the classic old town of Aix-en-Provence

Provence Wine Tour & Luberon Villages from Aix en Provence

During this one day tour in Provence, you will start with a scenic drive to the foot of the Sainte-Victoire Mountain, a source of inspiration for Paul Cézanne, famous impressionist painter of the XIX century and native of Aix en Provence. You will then visit two wineries and delight yourself with the rosés and reds of the Côtes de Provence Sainte-Victoire’s label wine.

You will enjoy some free time in Aix en Provence to have a lunch ot to stroll in the narrow streets of the city.

The afternoon will be dedicated to the discovery of the highlights of Luberon. You will have a first stop for a photo shoot in Lourmarin, a village among the most beautiful of France, famous for its 15th century Renaissance castle. Then, you will arrive in Bonnieux, a village in the hills, dominated by its High Church at 425 meters above sea level.

The next village is Roussillon which will amaze you by its colorful houses painted with ochre. You will also contemplate a fantastic view from the Pont Julien, a beautiful roman bridge. The last stop will be dedicated to Gordes, now world famous medieval village, entirely made with the local stones and the location for numerous movies.

You will then return to Aix en Provence.

Provence Wine Tour & Luberon Villages from Aix en Provence

Richiusa Canyon half day trip in Corsica

During this half-day trip, discover the most famous and playful canyon of Corsica with its obstacle course through shimmering turquoise waters…

Slides, jumps from 2 to 8m (not obligatory), rappelling and zip-line will greet you in this descent through wild and pristine Corsican mountain waters!

Our private base at the bottom’s canyon is unique in Corsica! You will enjoy the best possible conditions: a free private parking, locker rooms, bathrooms, cupboard for your personal stuff and canyon shoes (optional rental)!

Join this great initiation to canyoning in the most famous and most entertaining canyon on the island.

 

Richiusa Canyon half day trip in Corsica