FRENCH RIVIERA

Where:

French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur

When:

Nov 6-14, 2025
9 Days | 8 Nights

Pricing:

DOUBLE: Only $3,959 per person
SINGLE: Only $4,659 per person

Tour Description:

Uncover the chic resorts, sun-soaked beaches and elegant allure that attracts the rich and famous to the exquisite French Riviera. Unpack for a leisurely multi-night stay, embracing the luxury and breathtaking beauty of the French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur. Spend time in the fairy-tale principality of Monaco. Discover the opulence of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild and Gardens. Get a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous in Cannes. Watch artisans create fragrant perfumes. Enjoy leisure time to explore on your own. It’s time you lived a little bit of the good life.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Nice
  • Food Tour & Tasting
  • Nice Flower Market
  • Monaco
  • Monte Carlo
  • Oceanographic Museum
  • Grasse
  • Fragonard Perfumery Workshop
  • Cannes
  • Saint-Honorat Island & Wine Tasting
  • Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild
  • St. Paul de Vence

Package Details:

Your host: Don Grant

 

Cultural Experiences:

  • Visit the stunning seaside palazzo Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild and its gardens.
  • Explore Saint-Honorat Island belonging to the monks of Lérins Abbey.
  • Learn the secrets of perfume making during a hands-on workshop.

 

Culinary Inclusions:

  • Savor the Riviera’s Mediterranean cuisine during dinner in Vieux Nice.
  • Discover Nice with a local foodie on an interactive city tour.
  • Enjoy a typical French lunch in the tearoom of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild.

 

Must See Inclusions:

  • Tour Nice, the sunny playground of the rich and famous.
  • Explore Monaco & its iconic sites, the Cathedral and the Prince's Palace.
  • Travel to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the "Crown Jewel of the French Riviera."
  • Discover the hilltop town of St. Paul de Vence with beautiful vistas.

Itinerary:

It’s time to live the good life and embark on a getaway to the fabulous French Riviera, or Côte d'Azur. With its elegant coastal resorts, superb eateries, chic boutiques, and captivating museums, it’s the ultimate sunny retreat for the elite. Unpack your bags just once and stay at a single hotel for your entire adventure, which begins with an overnight flight to France.

 

Your tour commences in the stunning city of Nice, a coastal pearl of the Mediterranean known for its legendary opulence and balmy beaches. With an average of 300 sunny days per year, Nice is a seaside paradise. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner featuring Mediterranean-inspired French cuisine.

  • Dinner

Get acquainted with Nice on a panoramic drive en route to historic St. Paul de Vence. Explore this walled medieval village, remarkably situated atop a hill overlooking the beautiful countryside. Soak in its distinctive light, said to have inspired Matisse, Braque, Chagall, and other artists. End your day back in Nice for an afternoon at leisure. Perhaps you’ll visit Place Massena, the town’s center of activity, or find your favorite café for the week and soak in the local life.

  • Breakfast

Step into the shoes of a local and navigate the tram this morning. Get familiar with the routes and use it to your advantage during some free time. With a local expert, discover Nice by meandering through the city’s famed and colorful flower market. Then, delve into the Old Town, sampling local delicacies on a tasting tour. The rest of the day is yours. Perhaps you’ll return to your hotel and stroll along the lively seafront Promenade des Anglais. You may even stay downtown and visit one of Nice’s world-class art galleries, such as the Chagall or the Matisse museums.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Travel along the spectacular Corniche coastal road to the principality of Monaco. On a walking tour, view the changing of the guards and visit the Cathedral of Monaco – the permanent resting place of Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace. Then it’s your choice! Explore the tiny principality on a panoramic Little Train tour* taking you across to Monte Carlo for views of its famous casino -OR- visit the Oceanographic Museum, perusing its aquarium and the collection of fossils and skeletons amassed by the great researcher Jacques Cousteau. This evening, savor a wine-paired tasting menu highlighting the delights of the south of France.

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Head to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, referred to as the crown jewel of the French Riviera, where you’ll visit the impressive Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Uncover the lush gardens replete with jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean Sea. Your visit to the villa is complete with lunch served in the charming tearoom overlooking the Bay of Villefranche. Back in Nice, enjoy free time to relax and take in the laid-back atmosphere along the Riviera. Perhaps you’ll join an optional excursion that takes you to the very Italian French village of Menton. After working up an appetite, savor a peaceful dinner in the medieval village of Èze.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Journey to the countryside to get to know a family-run winery’s story. Pause to taste the locally produced wine before continuing to Cannes to perhaps rub elbows with Europe’s elite. Walk in the footsteps of celebrities when you see the Film Festival Palace and the iconic red carpet featured during the Cannes Film Festival. During your free time, explore the cobbled lanes of the Le Suquet neighborhood or the lively Forville farmers’ market. Then return to Nice in the late afternoon. Back in Nice, enjoy an evening at leisure.

  • Breakfast

Today, learn the secrets of perfume making during a hands-on workshop and tour of the Fragonard perfumery, where fragrant formulations have been prepared since 1782. Spend time soaking up the atmosphere of this charming Provençal hill town before returning to Nice for an afternoon at leisure. Perhaps you’ll set off in search of the whimsical architecture of St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner in Vieux Nice celebrating the end of an unforgettable trip.

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Depart for home with many wonderful memories of your journey through the Cote d'Azur.

  • Breakfast

Booking:

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