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 House 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 narrow streets which are lined with flowers of jasmine roses and many other natural beauty, plus 40 art galleries as well as typical shops with traditional products of the region. The town is a meeting point for artists from all over the world.
The name Saint Tropez conjures up images of yachts and golden sand – it is the classic European getaway. It has been this way however, it was once a quiet fishing village which was transformed after Brigitte Bardot came to St Tropez in the 50s to star in Et Dieu Créa la Femme (And God Created Woman) providing the stage for it become a classic jet set destination where illicit pleasures wait around every corner.
Guided Tour of the old village of MOUGINS, which, from the top of its peak extends spiral like a snail, with its 19 fountains, its ancestral lanes and dominates the panorama of the bay of Cannes, the Lerins Islands, Grasse and neighboring villages perched.
Typical architecture of Provencal Romanesque art the monastery of Saint Paul, appears in the landscape thanks to its beautiful Romanesque bell tower with two floors of square plan topped with a pyramidal roof.