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Tour the Highlights of French Riviera

8 hrs

Description

PICKUP/RETURN Cannes Port
PICKUP TIME 8:00am
DROP OFF TIME 4:00pm (approximately)
INCLUDED
Bottled Water on board, transportation in one of our luxury vehicles, all vehicle expenses (fuel, toll, city pass etc.), taxes (VAT) and a private highly entertaining English speaking tour driver, who will escort and assist you throughout the tour, without entering the sites with you.
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees, Meals & Gratuities (entirely at your discretion)

Your tour driver will welcome you in Cannes at approximately 8:00am for a private tour of the Highlights of French Riviera

This French Riviera tour will begin with a visit to Nice. Today, you will visit some of the most famous highlights of Nice, Monaco & Eze.

Your next venue will be the Oceanographic Museum, whose president was the legendary Jacques-Yves Cousteau. The Oceanographic center, is a  museum of marine sciences in Monaco-Ville, Monaco. It is home to the Mediterranean Science Commission. It is also part of the Oceanographic Institute which is committed to sharing its knowledge of the oceans.

After the Oceanographic Institute, your next stop will be the the palace of the Grimaldi family, called the Prince’s Palace of Monaco

The official residence of the Sovereign Prince of Monaco. In 1911 the palace was the designated Fortress, during its long and often dramatic history it has been bombarded and beset by various foreign dominance. Since the end of the 13th century, it has been the stronghold and home of the Grimaldi family. The Grimaldi family ruled the area first as feudal lords, then as reigning princes, but their power was often derived from fragile agreements with their larger and stronger neighbours.

The next destination will be Monte Carlo capital of the rich and famous, we will make a lap on the famous track of the Grand Prix. Then we will walk around the Casino Square, surrounded by the Café de Paris and the famous Hotel de Paris. The Casino is open to the public only in the morning for everybody and pictures are allowed.

We will continue to Nice, with a photo stop on top of the hill Mont Boron, residence to many famous people, including Elton John.

Take a walk in the old part of town, enjoy the flower market and have a bite to eat. Then we will drive along the “moyenne corniche” to Eze Village. This small village is embedded on top of a hill at 427 meters above sea level. But the peak point will be the beautiful Botanic Garden which is located on the Highest point on the village, with a breathtaking view, overlooking the Mediterranean sea.

Itinerary

Your tour driver will welcome you at your port. During this private tour you will visit Nice, Monaco & Eze. You will enjoy your tour drivers descriptions and anecdotes.

After this private tour, your driver will take you back to your cruise ship, to board in a timely manner.

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