Nice, Eze (or St Paul) and Monaco
Nice: Will start with a walking tour from the Fontaine du soleil, to the old town, considered the heart of the city. You will see the Opera Housse and the colorful Cours Saleya market, you wander through the narrow streets where hidden gems can be found around every corner. During this walking tour you will have the opportunity to taste typical Niçoise cuisine such as Socca, the onion, anchovy and olive tarts called « Pissaladieres ».
Eze: Your jaw will drop in front of the magnificent view of the Mediterranean. ‘Eze is a charming medieval village perched on a hill, built like an eagle’s nest with its exotic garden hanging from the ruins of the castle at an altitude of 400 m. Shoppers will delight in the many local perfumeries shops and art galleries. You will enjoy strolling in its small narrow cobbled streets lined with small cafes and restaurants, its vaulted passages, and its beautiful flowered houses. It’s fantastic!
Monaco, Monte-Carlo: Discover the second smallest country in the world, the (old town, with a walking tour), the Prince Palace, the cathedral (neo Romanesque style) where Grace and Rainier were married, the incredible oceanographic museum. It will be a sin to not go to Monte-Carlo along the formula 1 grand prix circuit, the most prestigious in the world. For that final bit of dramatic luxury, see the Grand casino built in 1862, it sits in front of a richly decorated garden which is dotted with water fountains.
if you are not interested in visiting Nice we can replace it with the village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence
St Paul de Vence, the pearl of Provence the history of this village dates back to the 11th century. Is one of the most-preserved and prettiest medieval villages in the region. The quality of life, (art of living) and exceptional light has inspired many famous painters, writers and poets… You will stroll through picturesque narrows streets which are lined with over 40 art galleries, souvenir shops as well. The town is a meeting point for artists from all over the world.
Only one hour away from Nice reach the Alps of upper Provence and discover our beautiful region by the river, the scenery his just amazing you will have a great time with the best professional guides in the Alps 100% fun for family’s or friends best souvenirs ever. And of course full of photos stop during the way.
The French and Italian Riviera in one holiday may sound decadent, but the Italian border is only 40 minutes from Nice so it would be a shame not to indulge ! Most visitors head to Ventimiglia or San Remo to see the basic markets, but they generally miss the Italian Riviera’s true gems.