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Nice: Coastline Boat Cruise to Monaco

1. Nice: Coastline Boat Cruise to Monaco

Embark with the skipper on a semi-rigid boat for a two and a half hour trip to discover the coastline from Nice to Monaco where you’ll admire various villas overhanging swells. See the peninsula of millionaires, the coves and limestone cliffs, which bind the coastline with lush vegetation, volcanic rock and rare Mediterranean flora. Enjoy the natural magnificence of the coastline and the cultural heritage richness. Its luminosity and striking beauty had always inspired the greatest masters various fields as architecture, painting, music or even cinema. The preserved shore offers coves, beaches, and a seabed.  Take a swim and snorkel stop with some refreshments served on board. Come take advantage of a half-day relaxation and discover a paradisiac coastline worthy of the most beautiful postcards. Experience the secret coves that can only be reached by boat.

From Nice: Eze & Monaco by Open-Top Car

2. From Nice: Eze & Monaco by Open-Top Car

Get behind the wheel of a unique 3-wheel, open-top vehicle and see the sights of the French Riviera from a different perspective. Use the on-board GPS technology to help you find your way from the Promenade des Anglais with ease. Drive along the coastal roads to see stunning resort towns and hilltop villages, and join the jet set in the elegant principality of Monaco. Drive up Mont Alban to get a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside, or relax on the only sandy beach in the area in Villefranche-sur-Mer. Stop to try a local pan bagnat (typical sandwich of Provence) at La Voile Bleue beach bar and club and see the stunning villa and gardens of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Get the chance to hit the jackpot in the casino at Monte Carlo or visit the Gallimard perfume factory in the village of Eze.

Lights of Monaco and Monte Carlo: 5-Hour Evening Tour

3. Lights of Monaco and Monte Carlo: 5-Hour Evening Tour

Drive along the High Corniche that passes above the beautiful village of Eze and admire the view from the Vista Palace, overlooking the lights of Monaco. Drive by the Prince Palace, the Old Town, and the Cathedral, before reaching the heart of luxury in Monte Carlo. Cruise around the Golden Square, the Casino, and the Monte Carlo Gardens. There is a current security restriction on non-Monaco licensed vehicles driving to the Rock in Monaco. Your tour vehicle is Monaco-licensed, so you’ll be dropped off right in front of the Cathedral.

Cannes, Antibes, and Saint-Paul-de-Vence: Half-Day Tour

4. Cannes, Antibes, and Saint-Paul-de-Vence: Half-Day Tour

You’ll be picked up at your hotel in Monaco, Cannes, or Nice, and then taken on a drive along the stunning coastal road to Antibes. Head to the Old Town where Picasso lived, visit the beautiful harbor and see the ramparts built by Vauban. Continue on to the glamorous city of Cannes on this half-day tour. You’ll travel down the Promenade de la Croisette and see the luxury hotels that have hosted celebrities from Marilyn Monroe to Scarlett Johansson. Stop at the renowned Cannes Film Festival Palace and walk in the steps of the stars. Visit the medieval village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, made famous by the actors and artists that lived here, including such greats as Bonnard, Braque, Dufy, and Matisse. Stroll along the cobblestone streets, stop in at the galleries, and take in spectacular views of the sea.

From Nice, Cannes, Monaco: French Riviera Day Trip

5. From Nice, Cannes, Monaco: French Riviera Day Trip

Explore Monaco on this van day trip with hotel pickup in Nice, Cannes, or Monaco. Visit the old town and see modern sights like the Oceanographic museum before heading to Monte-Carlo where you can see the Casino, Hotel de Paris, and the Grand Prix racetrack. End your tour with a visit to Cannes. You’ll drive into the hills above Monaco and stop in the medieval village of Eze, built on top of a mountain, and rising high above the sea. Take in the fantastic views and the world-famous perfume factory Fragonard. The drive continues through the village of La Turbie, also known as the Terrace of Monaco for the sweeping views of the Principality of Monaco below. You’ll see the Trophy of the Alps, a centuries-old Roman monument, before reaching the luxurious Principality of Monaco. In Monaco’s old town, known as The Rock, you’ll visit the Prince Palace and have the opportunity to see the changing of the guard. In the cathedral you can pay homage to the princes and princesses of Monaco who are buried here. You’ll also make stops at the oceanographic museum and the justice palace. Visiting the old town is an exclusive offering with this tour, as only Monaco-licensed vehicles are permitted in the area. In the city of Monte-Carlo you’ll see the iconic Casino built by Garnier, the well-known Hotel de Paris, and the lovely gardens. Your guide will also take you for a drive on the Monaco Grand Prix track. On the way to Cannes, the tour stops in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, a charming medieval village made famous by the actors and artists who have lived here. Its cabled stone streets, numerous galleries, and scenic views of the Mediterranean combine to make this a unique place. You’ll also have a break for lunch. Next your tour follows the coast road, driving through Antibes, where Picasso once lived. You’ll see the old town and the harbor. The drive then takes you to Cannes where you’ll travel along the Croisette, lined with magnificent hotels and home to the film festival palace. Feel like a movie star as you walk up the world-famous steps!

French Riviera Private Half-Day Tour

6. French Riviera Private Half-Day Tour

Enjoy a half-day tour exploring the glitzy French Riviera, based on your own itinerary and traveling in luxury minivans. Along with up to 8 participants, choose your departure point on the French Riviera from Italie, Monaco, Eze, Nice, Antibes, Saint Paul de Vence, Cannes, St. Tropez, Marseille, Aix en Provence, or the Côte d'Azur countryside. Discover the hidden gems of Saint Tropez, explore the fashionable city of Nice, or walk the red carpet at Cannes. Explore the playground of the jet set and former arsitocracy, and see luxury marinas, yachts and casinos, as well as enchanting hillside towns. You can choose your point of departure, return time and selected destinations. Simply provide a detailed description at the time of booking by leaving a note in the comments field. Or consult with the experts at Liven Up to plan your perfect day out.

From Nice: Monaco Half Day Private Driver & Tailor-Made Tour

7. From Nice: Monaco Half Day Private Driver & Tailor-Made Tour

Discover Monaco and Monte Carlo with a tailor-made private tour with a personal driver/guide who will be pleased to accommodate all your requests and wishes. Here is a sample of what can be done on this 4-hour tour: Visit Monaco’s Old Town and see The Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculate and The Prince’s Palace. After that, follow the road used for the Formula One Grand Prix and listen to your guide’s expert commentary. Feel like a star and see how the rich and famous live in this luxurious country with its palaces, casinos, luxury boutiques, and beautiful gardens.

Day trip to Monaco from Nice

8. Day trip to Monaco from Nice

Don't miss (if possible) the ritual at the palace square where the changing of the guards takes place at 11.55 am (not guaranteed in case of rain, traffic jam or any other delays). And of course no visit to Monaco is complete without experiencing the Formula 1 circuit, and then you will have some free time at casino square where you can enjoy yourself with luxurious shopping, strolling through stunning gardens .... or simply watching the "Rich and the Beautiful" in their favorite haunts. Between sky and sea, Eze, most prestigious medieval village on the French Riviera, has two features. It is at once a hilltop village and a small seaside resort, with protected beaches. You will also discover the secrets of perfume with a visit to the Fragonard perfume factory. Two square kilometers, that is the surface area of the smallest state in the world! Yet, Monaco's influence is international. Cradle of luxury, Monaco appeals due to its ambivalence, somewhere between modernity and tradition. Monaco of its cramped space, Monaco hides a lot of wealth: its old town, the cathedral and the famous Formula One circuit and to crown the event you will have the opportunity to be taken round the track with your guide commentary. Enjoy a aperitif at the Café de Paris recalling the old Parisian bistros. You will be enchanted by the unique and trendy atmosphere of Monte-Carlo by night you could taste a delicious dinner in one of the numerous restaurants. Finally, let yourself be charmed by the extravagance of Monte-Carlo and the casino where you can try your luck at gambling.

From Nice: 1-Day Tour Côte d'Azur Extraordinary Houses

9. From Nice: 1-Day Tour Côte d'Azur Extraordinary Houses

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is located right in the middle of Cap Ferrat, this villa inspired by the Venetian renaissance residences is the realized dream of Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild. In 1905, the art-lover decided to create a sumptuous palace to host her collection. Today, about 5000 works adorn the lounges, boudoirs and galleries of the residence. And Béatrice's dream continues in the park, where you can find nine gardens of different inspirations such as spanish, florentine, japanese, provençal. Villa Kérylos in Beaulieu is named after a legendary swallow, which appeared suddenly from the waves as a sign of good omen inspired by the noble residences of the island of Delos of the 2nd century BC, it is the work of a rich hellenist, Théodore Reinach, who actually lived this ancien dream between 1908 and 1928. Once you enter the hall, where the inscription "Xaipe" welcomes you in old Greek, the immersion is complete. Villefranche-sur-Mer is located between Nice and Monaco, Villefranche-sur-Mer enjoys a magnificent setting. Its harbour is often regarded as one of the most beautiful in the world. At the beginning of the 20th century, the town became just like Nice, a holiday resort for English and Russian aristocrats. It was also very popular among American and French artists. These days, the harbour is the most important passenger port in France. Between sky and sea, Eze, most prestigious village on the French Riviera, has two features. It is at once a hilltop village and a small seaside resort, with protected beaches. These two levels are connected by the sentier de Nietzsche, named in honour of the philosopher who drew many an inspiration from this place. Wonderful gardens are overhanging the village, facing the sea.  Discover the secrets of perfume with a visit to Fragonard perfume factory. In Monaco and Monte-Carlo you will visit the old town, the Cathedral which is the most important Monegasque architecture feature. Erected at one end of the town, it was built between 1875 and 1884 under the direction of the architect Lenormand. Discover the famous Formula One circuit which was inaugurated in 1929 by Prince Peter of Monaco and has barely changed since ! It has become the legendary Grand Prix "par excellence" which all F1 racers dream of winning. At the heart of the Monte-Carlo aera, the casino is the symbol of Monegasque glamour. Its legendary success lies behind Monaco's wealth. The present building was designed by Charles Garnier in 1878 it is a Belle Epoque jewel, all around, the luxury shops and legendary establishments. 

Bespoke Sightseeing Tour French Riviera Private Tour

10. Bespoke Sightseeing Tour French Riviera Private Tour

Dodge the crowds and tourist traps with a private guide who knows French Riviera as only locals do, and is pleased to give you a unique private tour that highlights your own travel interests. Explore the cities and landscapes behind the sights from the old town of Nice to the glamorous Monaco.  Your personal guide is a local who knows the best-kept secrets of the "Blue Coast" and gives you a more authentic experience for your travel pleasure, from delightful local cuisine to the best views and beaches in the South of France. Every tour is customizable. See the sights you want, try the food you crave, learn about what interests you the most. You will learn about hidden treasures and rarely-told stories that blend with the city-musts. You'll be offered a prism, a different vision about the French Riviera. A mix of mystery, history, art, literature. Your guide will be there to make you notice where you are passing through, to make you to observe instead of just looking, to tell you stories, to help you to learn about the language and French culture. You will feel like a VIP for 8 hours with a dedicated top-quality service.

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What people are saying about Monaco

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 647 reviews

Nice trip along the coastline from Nice to Monaco. Boat goes nice and fast, especially on the way back the gas goes on. Seats are quite comfortable with a handle to hold you. Not really suitable for small children. Captain isn't very talkative. It can accommodate 12 people. Also possibility to swim. Boat won't dock anywhere. You must bring a drink.

Nice experience to view the coastline this way. We also made 2 stops where we swam and snorkeled. Monaco viewed from the harbor and then full throttle back to Nice. The only point was that the dr guide only spoke French (wanted/could). So unfortunately we had little to no contact with them.

Ingrid was very helpful, very attentive to our requests, and very patient in making sure we saw everything there was to see. We couldn’t have had a better guide.

Excursion that takes us to all the places to see on the French Riviera without the hassle of parking. Beautiful discoveries a superb day

Great Experience!! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny!!