Cannes Nature & adventure

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Cannes: Half-Day Catamaran Cruise

1. Cannes: Half-Day Catamaran Cruise

Climb aboard a fully equipped catamaran in the old port of Cannes at Quai Laubeuf, and set sail across the shimmering waters of the Bay of Cannes while relaxing on the sun deck. Departing at 2:00 PM, benefit from the best of the sun. Have free time to cool down in the water. Head towards the Île Sainte-Marguerite and to islands of the Lérins Islands group, or make your way over to the Corniche d'Or to moor either between the islands or in a cove along the Esterel Massif. Get some time to swim and snorkel in the Mediterranean Sea (masks and snorkels provided), or simply relax aboard the catamaran - the choice is yours! Return to the port of Cannes at 5:15 PM, where your cruising adventure comes to an end.

Full-Day Small Group Tour to Monaco and Eze

2. Full-Day Small Group Tour to Monaco and Eze

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of Monaco with a choice of departure locations. Your first stop will be in the medieval village of Eze, one of the most picturesque sites on the French Riviera. Dating from the Middle Ages, the village was built on top of the rocky outcrop for security reasons. Take to the cobbled streets and head to the exotic garden and the castle ruins, where you’ll have amazing views, from an altitude of 427 meters. Visit the famous Fragonard perfume factory in the village for a guided tour. Continue on to the village of La Turbie, known as the Terrace of Monaco owing to the panoramic view of the Principality of Monaco. Admire the ruins of an imposing monument, the Trophy of the Alps, dedicated to the Emperor Augustus, and built in 7 B.C. on the road that linked Italy to Cimiez (Nice). Next you’ll arrive in the Principality of Monaco. Spend the afternoon in the Old Town, overlooking the harbor and the sea from a height of 60 meters. See the changing of the guard at the Prince's Palace at 11:55. Visit the Cathedral, built in neo-Roman style in 1875, entirely of white stones from La Turbie. Its construction was completed in November 1903. The Monaco princes and Princesse Grace de Monaco were laid to rest in the Cathedral. You can enjoy optional visits to the Prince Palace and the Oceanographic Museum, or take a short Monaco tour on the little train (not included in the tour price). Head to Monte Carlo following the famous Grand Prix track of Formula 1. See the stunning Casino de Monte-Carlo and the Hôtel de Paris, which features all the charm of the great hotels of the 19th century.

From Nice or Cannes: Verdon Gorge and Lavender Fields

3. From Nice or Cannes: Verdon Gorge and Lavender Fields

Explore the natural wonders of the French countryside on a guided tour to the Verdon Gorge. Admire spectacular views and visit nearby villages for an unforgettable experience. Depart from Nice or Cannes in the morning and head for the Gorges du Loup. Make a stop here for incredible views of the waterfall. Continue along the road to Castellane, the entrance of the Verdon Gorge. Take time to explore this charming village, famous for its picturesque chapel built on a rock overlooking the village below. Finally, come to the Verdon Gorge, the Grand Canyon of Europe at 700 meters high. Visit the spots that offer the best panoramic views across the canyon - perfect for photos. Next stop: Moustiers Sainte Marie. Visit this scenic village built along the lake of Sainte Croix. Enjoy free time here to explore the winding streets, have some lunch, and go for a swim. Then, if in season, head to the beautiful lavender fields and capture one-of-a-kind photos of the purple fields.

From Nice: Full-Day French Riviera Sightseeing Trip

4. From Nice: Full-Day French Riviera Sightseeing Trip

Explore the famed countryside and towns of Provence on a full-day guided tour. Discover pine forests, vast vineyards, and the region's towns — from hidden gems like Tourettes-sur-Loup to famous destinations like Cannes. Begin your tour in Antibes where you'll discover the old town and market square. Stroll along Billionaire's Pier and admire the luxury yachts. Then switch gears and shop colorful wares at a traditional Provencal market. Continue your journey to the star-studded Cannes. Stroll along the Croisette and enjoy gourmet bites and shopping at luxury boutiques. Visit Saint Paul-De-Vence and walk in the footsteps of famous artists like Matisse, Picasso, and Chagall. Break for lunch and head to Grasse, the historical center of the French perfume industry. Stop at the renowned Fragonard perfumery and treat yourself to a special fragrance. Next travel to Gourdon, known as one of the most beautiful perch villages of France, and enjoy panoramic views. End your tour in the medieval village of Tourettes-sur-Loup, perched on a rocky buttress. Also known as Cite des Violettes, this village became a meeting place for artists in the 1920s and remains today an artistic haven on the Riviera.

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What people are saying about Cannes

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4.6 / 5

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Our day trip to Eze and Monaco began on time and we had a smaller group of only 4 travelers which was nice to have more space in the minivan. We began our trip to the Fragonard perfumery in Eze and since we had already visited the day prior on another tour in Grasse, our guide was very accommodating to our request to start our exploration of Eze earlier. The guide dropped off the other party at the perfumery and gave us a lift to the starting point to explore Eze. Eze was just wonderful to see and experience. We had an ample time of 1.5 hr to explore the place, buy a few jams from the Essence of Eze (highly recommend), and get great photos. It is a small village commune so you can see everything by foot in less than 2 hours. Monaco was incredible. We saw the changing of guards, Oceanography museum (separate tix cost), botanical gardens, did a lap around the Grand Prix race track, and visited Monte Carlo. Everything was amazing. Great tour guide as well!

Laurent was our driver and guide. He was an expert at it both in terms of the driving skills (which are required on this trip) as well as his knowledge of the area. Weather was a bit on and off during our trip but Laurent ensured that we got the best of everything by being flexible about the itinerary as well as the stops. He was very friendly which was a plus on a long trip like this as we chatted our way through the long but very scenic drives. Most highly recommended.

This was amazing! Our guide picked us up from our AirBnB and we had a private tour of Provence. We visited several villages & towns and our guide made sure we had plenty of time at each. We learned so much from our guide!

Very enjoyable trip, the driver did all to ensure our comfort, he was very knowledgeable and accommodating. The trip was well planned and very enjoyable, beautiful locations!

It was a leisurely tour conducted very well and our guide was super good. It’s great value for money.