Provence & The Riviera
Sightseeing Private Day Tours
FRANCE PRESTIGE TOURS
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Different types of vehicles :
- Regular 9 seater van, can take 8 people, no extra charge
- Mini-bus with a driver over 8 people, quote on request
You can also design your own customized tour in Provence and the Riviera
and let me know what your plans and wishes are.
- TOUR 1 :
Fantastic Views : La Turbie, Roquebrune, Eze, Monaco
This tour is a mixture of the most beautiful breathtaking views over the Riviera and very interesting historical sites from the Romans (La Turbie) to the Middle Ages (Eze & Roquebrune), prestigious Monaco/Monte carlo.
Lunch in Roquebrune (not included).
- TOUR 2 :
Romantic scenery : Nice, Villefranche, Cap Ferrat
You will be seduced by this charming trip along the sea, Nice old town flower market and the hilltop castle, red roof village & the magnificent bay of Villefranche, Villa Rotschild in Cap Ferrat with the most amazing gardens and some beautiful views too.
Lunch on the port of Cap Ferrat (not included)
Quaint & charming Provence village
- TOUR 3 :
Authentic back country and Art : Saint Paul de Vence, Tourrettes sur Loup, Gourdon, Grasse, Vence
You’ll get a good touch of Provence atmosphere exploring those little typical villages, old stones, narrow streets, art galeries, panoramic view in Gourdon and perfumes in Grasse (free visit of a parfumerie and perfume testing).
Lunch in Vence the city of Matisse (not included).
- TOUR 4 :
Cheese and wine tasting, Gourdon, Vence, Saint Jeannet
Goat cheese tasting & wine in farm. It's a very charming place off the beaten path with amazing views among beautiful nature. And you actually make your own cheese and meet with the goats. A unique fun experience ! Wine tasting in a family run winery where you get a different original approach to wine making in a beautiful unusual place. 10 €/person
Lunch in Vence (not included)
- TOUR 5 :
Movie stars and Picasso: Cannes, Mougins, Antibes
Cannes is world famous for its Film Festival, the Croisette and great shopping. We drive the beautiful coastline and see the most prestigious villas. In Antibes we walk the farmer street market and old town where Picasso lived. Mougins is a very pretty quaint hilltop village, art galeries, famous chefs, we have lunch here.
- TOUR 6 :
Spectacular Gorges du Verdon, Moustiers
A beautiful trip through Côte de Provence vineyards leading to the canyon of the Verdon river, amazing views from vertical cliffs, fantastic natural site, Lake of Ste Croix, lunch (not included) in Moustiers famous for its fine china and water falls inside this charming Provençal village.
You can also rent a pedalo for an hour and drive the canyon. Wine tasting is another option.
This tour is about 10 hours.
Villefranche sur Mer
- TOUR 7 :
Off the beaten track to mountains villages, Vésubie canyon
A superb and unusual trip through a canyon to little Middle Ages villages very few tourists know (Lantosque, St Martin Vésubie, Valdeblore).
This is our fresh air tour. Extraordinary views over South Alps, lunch by a lake (1500 m/4500ft), unique church from the 10th century.
Another unknown side of the hidden Riviera.
- TOUR 8 : Wine tasting
In Le Var region (Côte de Provence)
This tour is a fantastic opportunity to visit some famous wineries (we visit 4 different wineries) and have wonderful wine tasting, about 1h30 from Nice. We are in the Rosé wine area, the best in France. In the first Chateau you visit the very old wine cellar and learn about the history, wine tasting and lunch (not included). In the second winery you visit a unique amazing wine cellar 60ft underground. Even if you are not a "connaisseur”, you’ll enjoy this trip very much and learn a lot about wine and history. In Provence we've been making wine for 2500 years.
- TOUR 9 :
Typical charming villages of Provence
You'll get a touch of what real Provence looks like in Le Var old villages (1 hour from Nice) around Fayence, Seillans. We stop at 4 villages surrounded by vineyards and stunning sceneries and views, wine tasting is also included.
Lunch under the trees in a local family run restaurant.
- TOUR 10 :
Unknown hidden villages of Provence and visit the inside of a traditional French home
We start in Vence, the town of Matisse, old town walking tour, visit an artist at his home and another traditional French home which tourists never have the opportunity to do.
Then we drive up to the mountains and visit villages very few tourists know, off the beaten track, away from the crowd, so beautiful, so peaceful, you feel like being in another time.
A unique experience !
- TOUR 11 (NEW) :
Tour for photographers
You are not a pro but you love photography and want to take amazing pictures. You just need a good camera (not a smart phone) and some lenses.
Then I'll take you to a photo safari in Provence following your targets : breathtaking views, old stone villages, street markets, the sea, the nature, the mountains...I'll give you some advice, will train your eye and will show you unknown spots.
But it's a secret for the moment !
- TOUR 12 (NEW) :
Exclusive Gastronomy and Wine tour on the Côte d'Azur all day till dinner
This food "connoisseurs" tour is an amazing opportunity to explore not only excellent food & wine but also great unusual places.
We start with breakfast at Hotel L'Abbaye***a unique 12th century abbey
- we drive through a canyon to Gourdon, visit the medieval village with 180°views and have lunch in a fine restaurant
- Visit a cheese farm with cheese tasting
- Visit Tourrettes sur Loup medieval village
- Wine tasting in a family run winery, one of the fewest old style wineries
- Visit Saint Jeannet
- In Vence we visit an artist at his place and you relax before dinner and stroll around the old city
- Apéritif & dinner at my home on the roof terrace where I serve one of my spécialités.
Up to 6 people.
- TOUR 13 :
The Gardens of the Riviera
From Cap Ferrat to Menton we go from a paradise to another, amazing colors, perfumes, and views... Then we go to Gorbio, a peaceful hidden medieval village in the mountains.
We can also visit the Maginot Line fort in Saint Agnes. The last stop is Roquebrune with its unique 10th century castle and very old olive trees.
The bay of Villefranche sur Mer
- TOUR 14 :
Provence amazing Lavender fields
This tour is only available from mid-June to end of July so you can see Lavender in full bloom and sunflowers. Please check the "Lavender tours" page.
It's a two or three-day tour.
- TOUR 15 (NEW) :
Explore beautiful authentic Provence (Aix en Provence, Arles, Camargue, Pont du Gard, Avignon, St Rémy, Les Baux...). It's a two or three-day tour or a week, I do hotel booking too.
Details and rates on request.
- TOUR 16 : GEOCACHING (NEW)
Geocachers will just love this tour. I have good experience with Geocaching. The French Riviera is rich with caches.
We drive for example to Monaco, visit Monaco and stop on the way for amazing views and more Geocaching. We can also stop in Nice, Cannes... and you can create an Event too.
The experience is based on Geocaching in different places but also explore the beauty of the French Riviera, its culture, its cuisine & wine, its breathtaking views over the Med sea in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
This tour is also available for large groups (a tour bus & driver will be provided up to 15 people).
Cruise passengers shore excursion
One-day sightseeing for cruise passengers from the ports of Villefranche sur Mer, Nice, Antibes, Cannes, Toulon, St Tropez, Monaco.
- Private and Customized Tours to Charming Provence Also Available for a weekend or a week
- You can also make your own tour "à la carte". Tell me what you'd like to do, see, visit and I'll do the rest..
- Departure from your hotel, villa, yacht, cruise port
- Based on 8 hours per tour
- Insurance is valid only during transportation.
- English, French, Italian, Spanish speaking driver/guide, comfortable a/c van up to 9 people