Executive Transport Service
French Riviera Sightseeing tours
A half day sightseeing tour to discover the old city of Antibes and the handsome villages of Biot and Vallauris with their old history and culture:
Tour 1 (Half day tour, 4 hours, departure 8am or 2pm)
The sightseeing tour will take you along the coastal road, through Golfe Juan and Juan les Pins (known for its Jazz festival taking place every year in July), and the famous peninsula of Cap d'Antibes, discovered by the rich and famous . The tour will stop in the old town of Antibes and you will stroll through the narrow streets, visit the provençal market (every morning exept on monday). Antibes once surrounded by ramparts ( partly still existing), founded ca. 400 BC by the Greeks, today has preserved its authenticity, hosting the Picasso museum in the old Grimaldi Castle, an Archaeology museum, the Peynet cartoonist Museum and a 16th century fort overlooking one of the largest private yachts harbour in France.
The tour will continue a couple of miles away from the sea to the hansdome village of Biot, once in the roman time specialized in wine and oil jars, and today, since 1950 known for its glas factories producing a unique type of glass suffused with tiny bubbles. You can stop and visit one of this glass factories and a modern art glass museum. Biot is also known for its Museum Fernand Leger.
The tour will then take you to Vallauris , famous for its pottery, where Picasso discovered his new passion and spent a few years creating pottery, some copies of his ceramic are still sold at the Madura Pottery. In Vallauris Picasso painted in 1951 the chapel near to the castle, the famous plywood painting of La Guerre et la Paix. You will be able to stroll through the main street, lined up with pottery shops, and you can visit a pottery factory.
TOUR RATES (per person)
Above tour rates include taxes, fuel and tolls. No tours departing from Monaco. Rates are for departures from Cannes, Mandelieu, Mougins and Antibes areas. For departure from other areas an extra charge will be added
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