* France – Côte d’Azur, Nice, Cannes, St Tropez Tour with French receptive
Period : March, April, May, June, September, October
Reference : 10T786k
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D1 Carnation Nursery / Nice
Arrival to the airport of Nice (flight under own responsibility). Welcome by your driver and your Guide. Transfer to Nice. Visit a Carnation Nursery to learn all about production, and taste some local specialities. Dinner and overnight. to the Hotel in the region.
D2 Nice and the Hilltop Villages Route (90 km)
Tour of the old quarter in Nice, so Italianate in style with its pastel coloured facades and narrow alleys, and the famous flower market on the Cours Saleya. Try some “socca”, a tasty savoury pancake made with chick-pea flour, a popular local speciality. Free time for lunch. Tasting Visits of oil mill. After that take a scenic drive through the hills in the afternoon via some of the most striking villages such as Peillon, Peille and Ste Agnes. Dinner and overnight.
D3 Roya Valley (85 km)
The Upper Valley of the Roya is a world away from the modern-day Riviera towns. Step back in time in Sospel with its old bridge, on the salt route, Breil-sur-Roya with its Baroque Church of Sancta Maria in Albis, and finally Saorge, – listed as one of France’s most beautiful, it has something of an other-worldy feel. Free time for Lunch at the road. Dinner and Overnight.
D4 Eze Village / Menton (60 km)
Eze really does have an incredible location, on a rocky spur overlooking the Mediterranean. Enjoy the views, and also a visit to the Fragonard Perfumery. Free time for lunch. After that discover Menton and visit the extraordinary Gardens of Serre de la Madonne, full of rare plant varieties that have adapted to the local climes. Stop at a Jam Maker’s to taste some home-made produce. Dinner and overnight.
D5 Villa Rothschild / Cannes ( 20 km)
Direction St Jean Cap Ferrat for a visit to the Ephrussi-Rothschild villa and its sumptuous gardens. Free time for lunch in Cannes. Then a tourist train tour of the town center, and the much celebrated seafront promenade « La Croisette » with its luxury hotels. When it comes to carnations, local know how is unmatched. Dinner and overnight. to the Hotel in the region Fréjus / St Raphael.
D6 Fréjus and the Corniche d’Or (140 km)
Visit of Fréjus and its Roman remains. Free time for lunch, then on to Cannes on the coast road hugging the base of the red rock cliffs of the Esterel, the “Corniche d’Or”. Stop on the way back to taste some Provencal wines. Dinner. Overnight
D7 St Tropez Gulf / Cogolin Pipe Workshop / Port Grimaud / the Venice of Provence (130 km)
Boat Trip around the Gulf of St Tropez. Free time in St Tropez, once a sleepy fisherman’s village and favourite haunt with artists. Free time for lunch. Visit the old Pipe Workshop in Cogolin village. Then explore Port Grimaud, the “Venice of Provence” with its canals and waterfront homes. Dinner and overnight.
D8 Verdon Gorges / Nice (280 km)
Excursion to the dramatic Verdon Gorges, via Draguignan and Comps sur Artuby. Continue to Moustiers with its potteries. Free time for lunch. Return journey along the so-called “corniche sublime”, the road Napoléon and Grasse. After that you will arrive to Nice. Dinner and overnight.
D9 Retourn Journey
Coach Transfer to the airport of Nice (flight under own responsibility), End of our services.
Luxury coach for all transfers and excursions included in the itinerary (from 09h to 19h – maxi 10h/day)
Accommodation sharing a double room in 3 star hotels as the Programme.
Half-Board (three course dinner menus – not including drinks) from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 9
services of english speaking guide for excursions as the programme (8 days between 9 am and 6pm)
Entrance fees : villa Rotschild, Serre de la Madone
Guided visit : Tourist train in Cannes (40mn), Boat trip in St. Tropez (1h30), Factory of pipes, Perfumery.
Tasting Visits: Factory of Carnation Nursery, socca, oil mill, winery house of Provence, Jam Maker’s
single room (8 nights) : 280 €