EXCURSIONS AND TOURS OF THE COTE D’AZUR
Cannes le suquet, Grasse, Gourdon, Tourette sur Loup, Saint Paul de Vence, Biot
Duration: Full day 8 hours.
Discover the beauty of the French Riviera, enjoying breathtaking views of the Mediterranean before stepping back in time to visit the medieval villages of Provence, ranked among the most beautiful in France.
Hosting many conferences and festivals, this dynamic city is well-established on the international event circuit with none more celebrated than the Cannes Film Festival and the legendary red carpet walk.
Stroll the wide and palm-lined Croisette, passing renowned hotels and palaces such as the Majestic Barrière, the Intercontinental Carlton and the Grand Hyatt Martinez.
Then tour Old Cannes, exploring the quaint streets and picturesque stairways as you discover the Suquet and the Castre Museum overlooking the city below. Here, the pedestrian is king.
The Countryside – a pastoral paradise
Discover the charms of the hinterland losing yourself in the narrow, cobble-stoned streets of charming rural villages… Gourdon, perched high on a rocky outcrop, is dubbed one of the three « Most Beautiful Villages of France ». Of historic significance, Gourdon has retained many of the characteristics of a settlement of the middle Ages – a fortified gate, narrow winding streets, and half-timbered houses. A pleasant place to visit, Grasse is the Perfume Capital of the World. Enjoy a guided tour of the Fragonard Perfumery and visit “la vieille ville “or the old town. The picturesque village of Saint-Paul de Vence, a jewel of medieval architecture and gathering place of great artists, offers visitors an authentic Provence experience.
Many festivals celebrating the traditions of Provençe are held throughout the year in the beautiful village of Biot. Home to many artisans, we invite you to discover one of these traditions – the famed world of Biot glass. Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum of Glass where you will learn about the manufacturing techniques, raw materials and tools used to craft these beautiful art objects. Perhaps you’ll even unearth the secret of glass bubbles on this fascinating tour that unites forever the present and the past.