A sightseeing tour and cruise shore excursion to discover the old city of Grasse, the medieval villages of Tourrettes sur Loup and Saint Paul de Vence, their history and culture, with a high level english speaking driver/guide.

Tour 8 (Full day tour 8 to 9 hours - departure at any time in the morning)

French Riviera countryside tour

Sightseeing tour in Grasse
Sightseeing tour in St Paul


Your sightseeing tour and shore excursion will take you to the old provençal town of Grasse, the capital of the perfume industry, and if you have read Patrick Süskind'novel Perfume you might also wish to have a free visit of the Fragonard Perfume factory where you will be explained how the perfume were created in the past, and you will be able to buy perfume and cosmetics.

Then stroll through the old town. Your tour will then drive you through the countryside road to Tourrettes sur Loup, a charming old medieval small village standing on a rock plateau above a sheer drop, known for its local production of violets flowers, now also an arts and crafts centre. Walk and pass under the belfry gate and stroll through the main narrow road lined with small pottery and local shops where you can see and meet craftmen at work.

Then the sightseeing tour will continue to the old fortified medieval town of Saint Paul de Vence, set on a spur, behind ramparts, discovered in the 1920'by painters like Signac, Modigliani, Matisse, who used to meet at a café at the entrance of the village, which has since becometh Auberge de la Colombe d'Or, this made St.Paul famous. You will be able to walk through the old gate into the main narrow street lined with artist'studios and art and craft galleries. You will walk to the cemetery, at the other end of the main street, where Marc Chagall painter is buried.

TOUR RATES (per person)
Number of people RATE in €uros
7 to 8 passengers 90
5 to 6 120
3 to 4 180
2 passengers 250
1 person alone 400
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Above sightseeing tour rates include taxes, fuel and tolls.
Cruise shore excursions are from the port of Cannes, Monaco, Monte Carlo, Nice and Villefranche.
Rates are for departures from Antibes, Cannes, Nice, Monaco and Monte Carlo areas.
For sightseeing tours departures from other areas an extra charge will be added.
No meals are included on above rates