We offer an array of sightseeing tours based in the south of France. Whether you have a designated itinerary to follow or need some inspiration for your trip - please do not hesitate to contact our booking department to discuss your requirements or feel free to read our sample itineraries below, which highlight the main points of interest.
Cannes Sightseeing Tours
* Le Suquet (Old Town)
- * Notre-Dame de l'Espérance - is the most important church in Cannes
- * Musée de la Castre - a medieval castle
- * Boulevard de la Croisette - One of the most fashionable streets on the French Riviera
- * Chapelle Bellini – built in 1894
Start your tour of Cannes in the medieval quarter of the old town and explore the cobbled streets. Here, you can find many coffee shops and restaurants the area has to offer, whilst absorbing the different types of architecture. Featured at the top of the old town, you will discover a fifteenth century church, complete in gothic style and classified as a historical monument in the area. This also provides a great view-point for photo opportunities. In the very heart of the old town, you can visit a medieval castle, located on Suquet hill - whilst enjoying the surrounding gardens and pine trees. After experiencing the history of Cannes, tour the glamorous area of the city from the famous Boulevard de la Croisette, famous for the Cannes Film Festival. This prominent road features many luxury shops and restaurants, which overlook the sea views of southern France. Finish the sight-seeing tour at Chapelle Bellini, which was built in 1894 and is styled in stunning baroque architecture.
Monaco Sightseeing Tours
* Opéra de Monte-Carlo (Salle Garnier)
- * Jardin Exotique
- * Musée Oceanographique - There are three Aquariums: The Tropical Aquarium, Mediterranean Aquarium, and Shark Lagoon
- *Palais du Prince - is home to the oldest monarchy in the world
- * Collection de Voitures Anciennes (Collection of Vintage Cars)
- * Princess Grace Rose Garden
Start at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, which is part of the Monte-Carlo casino. From here, enjoy a spectacular taste of Monaco as you arrive through the winding streets at Jardin Exotique, opened in 1933. Take advantage of photo opportunities as the garden is set on a cliffside and features many succulent plants, originally from the south-western parts of the United States and Mexico. From here, pass by the famous port area and along the coastal road to the Musée Oceanographique, styled in classic baroque architecture. Learn about many of the 4,000 species of fish in this beautiful environment. Pass through the views of port de fontvielle as you approach the official residence of the sovereign prince of Monaco. Built originally in 1191, it still remains a fully working palace and the state rooms are open from April 2nd 2019 - October 15th 2019. After a short drive, visit Prince Rainier III's collection of vintage cars, some having featured in the Monaco Grand Prix. Finish your tour of Monaco with a serene trip to the Princess Grace Rose Garden, to experience over 150 different varieties of roses.
Nice Sightseeing Tours
- * Monastère Notre-Dame-de-Cimiez - The monastery also has a museum that shows the life of the Franciscan monks in Nice from the 13th to the 18th century.
- * Musée Matisse - It was given by Matisse's family to the city of Nice, where the artist lived from 1918 until 1954.
- * Vieille Ville (Old Town)
- * Parc de la Colline du Château (Castle Hill Park)
The tour begins at the monastery, dating back to the sixteenth century in the suburb of Cimiez, which is also home to the famous Jazz Festival. There is also the option to explore the beautiful surrounding gardens. Travel through the many streets to the museum, showcasing famous French painter, Henri Matisse's large collection of artwork. From here, enjoy the picturesque setting of the building, nestled in an olive grove situated in the Cimiez gardens. The next stop is the old town - where you can experience the historical district of the city, which is also full of culture and popular with tourists visiting the area. The final place on the sightseeing tour is the castle hill park, where you can enjoy views across the city and see a waterfall that was built in the eighteenth century. Take panoramic photographs of the city's red tiled roofs and sweeping landscape.
St Tropez Sightseeing Tours
- * Maison des Papillons (Butterfly Museum)
- * Port of Saint Tropez
- * Musée de l'Annonciade - Most of the pieces on display were created by artists who came to live and work in Saint-Tropez in the late 1890s and at the beginning of the 20th century
- * La Ponche: The Old Town
Start the tour of St Tropez in the old town, where the butterfly museum houses over 35,000 specimens, mainly based on French species. From this point, discover the charming port area of St Tropez, perfect for taking photos and enjoying the views of the yachts. Your tour passes along the coastline, where there are many coastal views and sight-seeing points to pass through. Built in 1922 and located inside a chapel, experience the Annonciade museum, which showcases many famous pieces of artwork. At the end of the tour of St Tropez, discover La Ponche, the old town area, which is situated in the old fishing district. Distinctively quieter than other areas, La Ponche is one of the hidden gems on this tour.