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Cannes: Round-Trip Boat Transfer to Saint Tropez

1. Cannes: Round-Trip Boat Transfer to Saint Tropez

Take the ferry to Saint Tropez from Cannes and arrive in just 1 hour and 15 minutes. During the transfer, you'll enjoy the stunning scenery of the French Riviera. Explore Saint Tropez, which combines the charm and allure of Provence. Browse the boutiques, and visit the Place des Lices and the Quartier de la Ponche, the citadelle, the church, the Annonciade Museum and other must-sees in the village. You'll have 5 hours of free time before the ferry departs to take you back to Cannes. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase on board.

Saint Paul de Vence, Antibes, and Cannes from Nice

2. Saint Paul de Vence, Antibes, and Cannes from Nice

Be collected at your accommodation at 1:30 PM to discover the most beautiful cities of the Côte d'Azur and their sparkling attractions in half a day. Visit Saint Paul-De-Vence to admire the jewel of Provence, where many painters and artists have been. You can feel the history and artistic creativity. It's a unique place and a destination not to be missed. Then go to Antibes to cross the old town and market square to the Billionaire's Pier, where you can admire luxury yachts belonging to multinational companies.  Your last destination will be Cannes, the city of actors and celebrities, which is known as the Hollywood of France. You will explore the Beverly Hills of France and walk on the famous Croisette. Enjoy restaurants and luxury shops as you set foot on the famous red carpet film festival. 

From Nice: Full-Day Best of the Riviera

3. From Nice: Full-Day Best of the Riviera

Depart from Nice between 08:15 AM and 09:00 AM. Explore Cannes, the Beverly Hills of France, renowned for its film festival, its major designers, its prestigious hotels and its sandy beaches. In Antibes, admire the gorgeous French Riviera marina and enjoy the view of the Bay of Angels from its fortification wall. Soak in the jewel of Provence, where magic light and colors influenced prestigious painters and artists to keep having inspirational moods to create world-renowned masterpieces. Visit the medieval village of Eze with its breathtaking views over the Mediterranean Sea, and discover the secrets of perfume in Fragonard, visiting the perfume factory. Visit Monaco’s Old Town, the cathedral, the Formula One Grand Prix race track and the casino with Monte Carlo’s 18th century old fashion hotels and luxury boutiques. Have the opportunity to visit artist’s shops and peer over the view by the ramparts to find the colors of the villas, perfumes of the hills and the fragrances of the sea skyline. Complete your open tour discovering the Principality of Monaco. Have a walk through its old city, flashing luxury hotels, historical buildings and warm narrow streets. See the legendary circuit of the Monaco Grand Prix. Your team is ready to go.

Nice: Cannes, Antibes & St Paul de Vence Half-Day Tour

4. Nice: Cannes, Antibes & St Paul de Vence Half-Day Tour

Join this tour to discover the seaside resort of Cannes. Follow the coastal road to Antibes and St Paul de Vence. Experience the beauty of these charming towns on the French Riviera on the shores of the Mediterranean. Benefit from round-trip transfers from your hotel and an expert guide. Visit the Palais des Festivals or the Film Festival Palace near the Old Port in Cannes. See the place that accommodates the largest festival of cinema in the world. Admire the famous red carpet and spot over 150 handprints of celebrities in front of Palais des Festivals and in the parks. Take a stroll along one of the most appreciated jewels of Cannes, the "Croisette" boulevard. The promenade of La Croisette is lined with magnificent sandy beaches designer stores and the new harbor. Then, continue to the chic seaside resort of Antibes. Soak in the coastal atmosphere, complete with an attractive seafront, historic buildings, and an interesting old town with a traditional market. The tour finishes in St Paul de Vence, a stunning medieval village of the French Riviera. Slip back in time with art gallery walls scattered throughout the town. St Paul de Vence is the cradle of writers, poets like Prévert and Pagnol, and renowned painters such as Chagall, Picasso and Matisse. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this historical village with small paved streets and fountains that are typical of Provence.

Lights of Monaco and Monte Carlo: 5-Hour Evening Tour

5. Lights of Monaco and Monte Carlo: 5-Hour Evening Tour

Drive along the High Corniche that passes above the beautiful village of Eze and admire the view from the Vista Palace, overlooking the lights of Monaco. Drive by the Prince Palace, the Old Town, and the Cathedral, before reaching the heart of luxury in Monte Carlo. Cruise around the Golden Square, the Casino, and the Monte Carlo Gardens. There is a current security restriction on non-Monaco licensed vehicles driving to the Rock in Monaco. Your tour vehicle is Monaco-licensed, so you’ll be dropped off right in front of the Cathedral.

From Cannes: French Riviera Full-Day Tour

6. From Cannes: French Riviera Full-Day Tour

Discover the exclusive French Riviera on this full-day tour from Cannes. Travel along the coast and enjoy the sea views from the famous corniche road leading to Eze. Stop at the unforgettable medieval village of Eze, where the boutiques carved into the rock. Then pleasure your senses with a shopping visit to Fragonard Perfumery. Arriving in Monaco, stop at the famous Monaco Rock for a visit to the Old Town, the Prince Palace, and the Cathedral where Princess Grace and Rainier got married. Then drive through the Formula 1 Grand Prix Circuit to Monte Carlo and enjoy the world of elegance and luxury with a stop at Casino Square. Moving on to Cannes, admire la Croisette with its many luxury boutiques. See the stars handprints by the red carpet of the Film Festival Palace. Enjoy a drive with breathtaking views of the bays of Juan-Les-Pins and Antibes. Then arrive in Antibes, a Provencal walled city, and take a walk in the busy old town where helicopters and yachts bustle in Billionaires' Quay.

From Cannes: Saint-Tropez Private Full-Day Tour

7. From Cannes: Saint-Tropez Private Full-Day Tour

Take a private tour in the richest and most celebrated city on the French Riviera, Saint-Tropez. The beautiful city of Saint-Tropez is visited by media, celebrities, and the rich and famous from all over the world. You will experience all the charm of the city with artists painting along the pier and the splendid yachts on the water, and discover some of Saint-Tropez's secrets. Discover all this glamorous city has to offer, as well as the beautiful villages that dot the coast of the French Riviera between Saint-Tropez and Cannes. You will take the motorway to Le Muy and travel down the secret scenic road passing by Port Grimaud, a lovely village known as ‘little Venice’ with colored houses linked by canals and bridges . Then you will go to Saint-Tropez and experience the fashionable and luxury yachts. Explore the city and see the fishermen’s market, taste ice-cream and the famous ‘Tropezienne’ pie in front of the most fabulous yachts, the famous Red Sail beach, or Beach 55. You will also have your own free time to do some shopping and have lunch.

Cannes: Guided Walking Tour

8. Cannes: Guided Walking Tour

Feel the glamour of Cannes as you take a walking tour of its streets. Learn about the artists that made this place famous and soak in the laid-back atmosphere of southern France. Take in the relaxed vibe as you pass through the market, the Old Town, and local cafes. Visit some of the most significant sights, such as the la Croisette promenade.

Best of the French Riviera from Nice

9. Best of the French Riviera from Nice

The city of Cannes with its famous promenade which borders the sea from the point Palm Beach to the Palais des Festivals. The palace is the first mythical building along this path. A Belle Epoque treasure, the Carlton luxury hotel opened in 1912. Other luxury hôtels followed : the rather rococo Majestic, then the Art Déco styled Martinez. They still make the promenade famous today, as do the luxury stores, the palm trees, the sandy beaches. In the village of Saint-Paul de Vence, you will pass some legendary locations on foot, even before crossing the fortifications. It is here, on the area for playing boules in place De Gaule, that the great names of the cinema, from Yves Montand to Roger Moore, met to play pétanque and enjoy the gentle Mediterranean way of life. They stayed at the Colombe d'Or. Nowadays, art in all its forms is present everywhere in Saint Paul, as show the famous galleries filling the alleys Eze, most prestigious village on the French Riviera, has two features. It is at once a hilltop village and a small seaside resort, with protected beaches. These two levels are connected by the sentier de Nietzsche, named in honour of the philosopher who drew many an inspiration from this place. One thing is certain, the castle, churches and chapels cannot but move those who discover them. Neither can the wonderful gardens overhanging the village, facing the sea. In Nice you will spend free time in the old town, you enter as if walking into a labyrinth. Following a tangled thread of streets, you walk past ochre, red and yellow houses with half-open shutters. In this maze, let youself be guided by the scent of herbes de Provence (Provencal herbs), pissaladiére and traditional socca. In the squares, both large and small, you can savour a pastis or a lemon ice cream. In every nook and cranny, Baroque palaces and churches reveal their endless treasures. On the famous cours Saleya, the flower market displays its blazing colours. In the old town; life is busy, people speak loudly. You are almost in Italy. Then in Monaco and Monte-Carlo you will have the opportunity to visit the old town, the Cathedral which is the most important Monegasque architecture feature. Erected at one end of the town, it was built between 1875 and 1884 under the direction of the architect Lenormand. Discover the famous Formula One circuit which was inaugurated in 1929 by Prince Peter of Monaco and has barely changed since ! It has become the legendary Grand Prix par excellence which all F1 racers dream of winning. At the heart of the Monte-Carlo aera, the casino is the symbol of Monegasque glamour. Its legendary success lies behind Monaco's wealth. The present building was designed by Charles Garnier in 1878 it is a Belle Epoque jewel, all around he luxury shops and legendary establishments. You will finish this tour by Antibes with its famous ramparts! What painter, what photographer could ignore the charm of these old fortifications separating the old town from the sea ? From the Saint André bastion, the promenade amiral de Grasse, which borders them as far as the port (with its spectacular pleasure yachts), is one of the most romantic walks. At the end is the boulevard d'Aiguillon ... the craftsmen's stalls are set against these old stones in summertime. An important fortified town in the past, the construction of the fortifications of Antibes went through several stages. But Vauban's contribution, in 1860, is particularly memorable. He was the great architect who also perfected another remarkable Antibes symbol: the fort carré.

From Cannes: Discover Saint Paul de Vence

10. From Cannes: Discover Saint Paul de Vence

Example of a half day from Cannes: 8:15 am Welcome of participants at Cannes 08:30 am Departure for the Maeght foundation 09:30 am Visit of the Maeght foundation 10:45 am Departure for the village of Saint Paul 11h00 Free time in the village of Saint Paul 12:15 pm Return to Cannes 1:00 p.m. End of the tour

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An awesome day! Nicola our guide was very informative, friendly and on time. Nice tour , and able to see a lot of French Riviera in only 5 hours.

We had a fantastic afternoon with a very nice and knowledgeable guide and driver! Can really recommend him!

It is a nice experience to visit and know more about Nice, Cannes, Antibes and Saint Paul de Vence

It’s a quick tour of the three cities. If you are short of time do this tour. We

Great Experience!! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny!!