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Small-Group French Riviera Explorer Tour from Nice

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    This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a more personalized experience. A very good choice indeed as this tour is an excellent blend of the glitz and glamour of the French Riviera and its perhaps more authentic and picturesque side too.

    After being picked-up at your hotel by our English-speaking tour guide, you will head towards the motorway (speedway) and drive from there to the the scintillating town of Cannes, cradle of today’s number one Film Festival in the world. Facing the Palace of Festivals and Congresses, you might feel like walking up ‘the 24 steps of glory’ and perhaps strike your most graceful pose on the red carpet.

    You will then take the coastal road to Antibes, a town which played the role of sentinel for the country during many centuries, hence its ramparts circling the Old Town. Saint-Paul-de-Vence will enchant you. When walking through the mesmerizing maze of cobbled streets with their numerous listed monuments, it becomes clear how this medieval village appealed to a vast number of artists with the likes of Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall or Picasso instilling a definite artistic touch that one can now ascertain when gazing at the windows of the countless art galleries. The quaint village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence as their ideal retreat when coming to stay on the Riviera.

    You will then take a halt to venture into one of France’s prettiest villages: Eze, filled with history and offering a stunning location over 400 meters right above sea, a truly unique place on earth. Meet up again with your driver and, just around the corner, seize the chance to visit the renowned Fragonard Perfume Factory and discover the secrets of this realm of fragrances. After this hour and half or so spent in Eze, on the road again, you will proceed up the coast and reach the Grande Corniche, the highest road from where you can catch the sight of the most ancient Roman vestige on the French Riviera: the ’Trophy of the Alps’ in the village of La Turbie.

    From there, you will start your descent towards the state-city of Monaco and its Palace on the ’Rock’. You will be given some free time to wander around the old town, admire the view from the St. Martin Gardens, and definitely visit Monaco’s Cathedral. Then, you will be literally back on track with your guide as he will drive you from start to finish on the street circuit of the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix! Make a stop at Monte-Carlo’s Casino and its display of luxury cars beside and get the chance to gamble few coins inside this magnificent building (10€, afternoon only) and capture with eyes and memory only its beautiful inner architecture.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was a such a lovely tour. I learned all about olive harvesting and the making of olive oils. Brett was an awesome guide. He is friendly, personable and knowledgeable about the region. I really enjoyed listening to his tales about South France as he...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Shanaan S
    Reviewed January 18, 2019

    We enjoyed lots of information and good company from our host Carolina. It was a really nice day out with stunning views, and plenty of opportunities for both photos and exploring. There was a booster seat at the ready which really helped.

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Greg and Nicci N
    Reviewed November 18, 2018

    The tour hit all of the places planned. Terry was well informed and ready to assist with pictures or anything needed. Plenty of time to wander around the cities we visited.

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank George T
    LivenUp-Monaco, Responsable relations publiques at Liven Up, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

    Hello, Thank you for your comment! We are really happy that you enjoyed the tour with Terry. Our guides always give their best to make your stay memorable. It would be a real pleasure to meet you again! All the best!

    Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

    Brett was our guide and what an amazing job he did. He was very familiar with the sights and extremely informative. When I come back I will specifically request him for any tours I take.

    Thank Chuck B
    LivenUp-Monaco, Responsable relations publiques at Liven Up, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

    Hello, Thank you for your fabulous comment your wonderful, inspiration message will help us stay positive and energized. Many thanks from Brett and our whole team! Best wishes!

    Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

    We had great time taking a tour with Noel. They picked us up and dropped us at our hotel. He was so knowledgeable and answered all questions. We stopped at several picture stops, Eze, the perfume factory, old town Monaco and the area of the...More

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    LivenUp-Monaco, Responsable relations clients at Liven Up, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

    Hello, Thank you for your feedback ! We are glad that you have appreciate the experience with our guide . We hope to have you back on tour with us on a future trip ! Best wishes,

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    Carmel M
    July 1, 2019|
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    Response from Greg and Nicci N | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, we just rang them up and gave them the address we were staying at and they picked us up. They are really good if you call them. Car vs train, its hard to say because the tour goes to monaco via a number of other... More
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    Bruce L
    March 15, 2019|
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    Response from Greg and Nicci N | Reviewed this property |
    You need to phone the operator of this tour and speak to them. They are very helpful and will make sure you have an answer to your question. I don’t have the answer as we stayed in an apartment.
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