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  • Marseille: Calanques 5-Hour Cruise and Lunch

    1. Marseille: Calanques 5-Hour Cruise and Lunch

    Sail along the coast of the Calanques National Park on this 5-hour cruise aboard one of the biggest catamarans in Europe. The rocky coastline stretches for 20 kilometers along the Mediterranean Sea between La Madrague and the town of Cassis, via Les Goudes and Callelongue. The national park is one of the most remarkable natural sites in France and attracts over a million visitors annually. Journey to the heart of this outstanding natural heritage, discovering the creeks of Marseille on board the biggest day charter catamaran in Europe. During the cruise you'll have the opportunity to admire the wonderful landscape of the Calanques National Park, to sunbathe on the boat and to swim in heavenly coves. You'll also be offered lunch, comprising Spanish plancha, various side dishes and dessert. During winter, the menu is different and may include fish and other seafoods. Flippers, masks...

    Excellent daytrip with a little sailing involved. The anchor stop for having a slash an eating lunch was perfect. And the mediterran cuisine they served was just delicious.

  • From Nice: Eze, Monaco, & Monte-Carlo Half-Day Trip

    2. From Nice: Eze, Monaco, & Monte-Carlo Half-Day Trip

    Explore Côte d'Azur on a half-day trip from Nice. Be charmed as you wander through a medieval village and discover the important sites of Monaco.

    Be collected from your accommodation in Nice in the morning or in the afternoon. Enjoy a panoramic view of Nice and the bays of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.

    In Èze, you will have the opportunity to visit the medieval village like an eagle's nest. You can also take a free guided tour of Fragonard Perfumery to learn more about the perfume-making process. Your driver-guide will then take you to Monaco, where you will walk to the old town on the Rock. Discover the princely palace and explore the old town and the neo-Romanesque cathedral.

    Also see the famous Casino Square, the Grand Casino, the luxury boutiques, and the Café de Paris. A ride on the Monaco Grand Prix circ...

    The guide was very kind, fun, informative, and communicated well about what to expect!

  • Round-Trip Ferry Ticket: Cannes to Ste. Marguerite Island

    3. Round-Trip Ferry Ticket: Cannes to Ste. Marguerite Island

    Book your round-trip ferry tickets in advance for a visit to Ste. Marguerite Island from Cannes. As soon as you disembark on the island, you’ll be captivated by the fragrance of pine and eucalyptus. Follow the marked trails that take you on a botanical and historical tour of the island. The walk takes you by Batéguier Pond, where numerous species of migratory birds can be seen, and to the Point de la Convention, where you’ll find unique plant species. Continue on to Fort Royal, the former residence of the legendary Man in the Iron Mask. The Maritime Museum, sheltered within a fortified enclosure, also offers an invaluable insight into the area's history. Dogs are welcome on board the ferry, and on Sainte Marguerite Island, provided they are on leash.

    The ferry was on time and the ride was super smooth. I am easily sea sick and I felt great the whole time.

  • Nice: 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise to Villefranche Bay

    4. Nice: 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise to Villefranche Bay

    Experience the French Riviera on a 1-hour cruise from Nice, and get carried away by the natural splendor of the Côte d'Azur on a charming nautical excursion. Depart from the port of Nice and head towards the famous deep water bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer.  Listen to an informative commentary provided by the crew (either in French or English) as you pass the luxurious villas of the rich and famous. Admire the hilltop villages in the distance, and the beautiful coastline of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, known as a favorite place to vacation among the European aristocracy and international millionaires. Continue to the village of Villefranche-sur-Mer to get a look at its colorful fishing port. The bay is one of the deepest natural harbors in the Mediterranean Sea and provides safe anchorage for large ships. Conclude your sightseeing cruise with a tour of the Baie des Anges in Nice. Cast your eyes...

    Very enjoyable! The meeting point had poor signage but the pin point on the app was right on. The staff were friendly and informative but scripted. Lasted almost exactly an hour. Had periods of both fast and slow speeds

  • From Nice: French Riviera in One Day

    5. From Nice: French Riviera in One Day

    Begin with a pickup from your hotel or other desired location in Nice between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM. Kickstart a day of adventure with a visit to the "Moyenne Corniche" for 15 minutes. Enjoy the panoramic view of the port of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.

    Take a unique trip and visit the medieval village of Èze. Admire the splendid panorama of this beautiful location and discover the secrets of perfume with a free guided tour of the Fragonard perfumery.

    Your next stop is the Principality of Monaco, where you have time to discover the old town, the cathedral, the palace and the ceremony of the changing of the guard. Next, continue along the Formula 1 circuit to Monte Carlo with its casino and upscale shops.

    Have lunch in one of the many excellent restaurants in Monaco. Around 1:00 PM, ...

    The best tour of the French Riviera!! Such amazing value for the price. Our guide Parfait is probably the best guide I have had in the many tours I have done. He was both the guide and the drive, and did a fantastic job at both. 110% recommend this, don’t think twice, just book!

  • From Arles: Half-Day 4x4 Camargue Safari

    6. From Arles: Half-Day 4x4 Camargue Safari

    Meet your guide and embark on this incredible half-day 4 x 4 tour. Located between the arms of the Rhône River, the Camargue is a wind-swept land made of salt and water. Birds have made it their safe haven and people have managed to intermingle with biodiversity in this unique place, breeding bulls and horses, as well as developing the rice culture.   Camargue manages to seduce with its breathtaking landscapes and doesn't fail to impress. This territory, where water and alluvium, ponds, marshes and land all mix, has been the base of exceptionally rich human history. Discover the ponds and marshes, home to pink flamingos and many other birds. You will be welcomed on  private land to admire the famous Camargue bulls and horses. Discover the heart of the Camargue Natural Regional Park and learn  about its nature and history from your guide.

    This is the second time we have taken guests on this tour and each time we learn something new about the Camargue. The trip is the best way to learn about the area from local, well informed guides. I would recommend this experience to anyone visiting the region.

  • Nice: Gorges of Verdon and Fields of Lavender Tour

    7. Nice: Gorges of Verdon and Fields of Lavender Tour

    Get ready to explore some of France’s most scenic landscapes on a trip to Castellane, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, and the gorges of the Verdon. Be picked up from your hotel or home address in Nice at 8:00 AM. Depart with your driver to the hills of your countryside destination.

    Cross the "gorge of the wolf", complete with its 40-meter-high waterfall, before stopping at Castellane. Whilst traveling along the Verdon (named for its astonishing turquoise green color), enjoy spectacular views of the 700-meter-deep canyon.

    Afterward, move on to the village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, nestled under a rocky cliff and surrounded by mountains from all sides. Known for its rich history in ceramic craftsmanship, you will have free time here to explore Moustiers at your leisure.

    Discover the earthenware...

    We loved the trip! We would have liked more time in the gorge to go swimming/ kayaking. Less time needed in the village. Leo was a charming tour guide! You should have been clearer during booking that lavender would not be out this time.

  • Marseille: Sunset Cruise with Dinner

    8. Marseille: Sunset Cruise with Dinner

    You'll leave the port of Marseille around 19:30. During the cruise you'll have the chance to watch the colors of the sky change to shades of deeper orange, purple and red. Sip a drink on the open-air deck, enjoying the wonderful surrounding landscape as you cruise along the coast of Marseille. As the sun goes down, anchor in a secluded cove and enjoy dinner in the cool night air. Afterwards, you'll be back at the port at 22:30.  This sunset dinner cruise is suitable for the whole family so do not hesitate to bring the kids along; staff and guests alike will be glad to have them on board.  

    The crew about the catamaran were so enjoyable to speak with, even as American travelers who spoke little French. Food was great, drinks were affordable, and the swim stop was awesome! Recommended for any American travelers.

  • From Nice: Saint-Tropez and Port Grimaud

    9. From Nice: Saint-Tropez and Port Grimaud

    You will be picked up from your hotel or at your private address in Nice at 8:30 AM, before leaving by minibus for Port Grimaud and Saint-Tropez. Start your tour with a free boat trip from the delightful lake city, Port-Grimaud, known as the "Little Venice" to Saint-Tropez. This legendary village has attracted numerous international stars from the world of fashion and literature as far back as the 1920's and became the favorite playground to jet setters, models and millionaires. You will have free time in the picturesque old city for some shopping at the provincial market and to get lunch on a sunny terrace. You will be taken back to your hotel along the marvelous and picturesque coast road, the Littoral. Benefiting from some of the best views in all of France, you will have time to stop and admire these fantastic views.

    Almost half of the time we spent in the car! There was huge traffic on the way back to Nice, was disaster! It was less than 4 hours in St. Tropez which is too short for such a long driving back and forth.. The lady who was driving was awful driver, pushing the brakes too strong, so you think you will throw up any moment!

  • Grasse: Design Your Own Fragrance at a Perfume Factory

    10. Grasse: Design Your Own Fragrance at a Perfume Factory

    Create your own perfume at the family-run La Maison Molinard perfume factory, founded in 1849, making it one of the oldest perfume manufacturers in France. Learn how Grasse became the world’s capital of perfume and discover how the Molinard factory continues the traditions of excellence today. Explore how perfume is distilled from raw ingredients, and then select one of the notes from a selection of 90 different essences to make your own individual fragrance. Benefit from the assistance of a Creation Molinard expert to ensure your fantasy becomes reality. Leave with a 50ml bottle of your unique scent. 

    Absolutely amazing experience! We enjoyed the amazing layout and experience in creating pur own perfumes! Covid guidelines were followed, and everything was sanitized. The activity started 30 min late due to someone in the previous group arriving late, which we didn't mind as that meant we had more time to look at the perfumes in the store and take pictures with all the vintage pieces around the store. Would highly recommend!

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What people are saying about Provence

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4.6 / 5

based on 1,090 reviews

Cindy was a fun and incredible bike guide for this tour. We saw the most beautiful parts of Marseille and biked along the gorgeous coastline. She offered plenty of helpful advice for us on things to do during the rest of our weekend trip. Must do!

We loved the trip! We would have liked more time in the gorge to go swimming/ kayaking. Less time needed in the village. Leo was a charming tour guide! You should have been clearer during booking that lavender would not be out this time.

Very nice and extremely informative tour with a very experienced guide who knows the answer to all questions about the region and the wine. The tastings were wholesome and give a nice insight into one of the top wine regions in the world.

Very nice experience for all ages. Very nice guide, things to do. I liked that he made us a training before starting.

Very nice experience. We laugh a lot. We didn t find all the places in the map...but...we had a very good time.