Day Trips to Villefranche-sur-Mer

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  • From Nice: French Riviera in One Day

    1. From Nice: French Riviera in One Day

    Begin with a pickup from your hotel or other desired location in Nice between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM. Kickstart a day of adventure with a visit to the "Moyenne Corniche" for 15 minutes. Enjoy the panoramic view of the port of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.

    Take a unique trip and visit the medieval village of Èze. Admire the splendid panorama of this beautiful location and discover the secrets of perfume with a free guided tour of the Fragonard perfumery.

    Your next stop is the Principality of Monaco, where you have time to discover the old town, the cathedral, the palace and the ceremony of the changing of the guard. Next, continue along the Formula 1 circuit to Monte Carlo with its casino and upscale shops.

    Have lunch in one of the many excellent restaurants in Monaco. Around 1:00 PM, ...

    The best tour of the French Riviera!! Such amazing value for the price. Our guide Parfait is probably the best guide I have had in the many tours I have done. He was both the guide and the drive, and did a fantastic job at both. 110% recommend this, don’t think twice, just book!

  • Monaco, Monte Carlo and Eze Half-Day Trip

    2. Monaco, Monte Carlo and Eze Half-Day Trip

    Enjoy a half-day adventure in the glamorous French Riviera on a visit to the medieval hillside village of Eze and a guided tour of Monaco and Monte Carlo. Departing from Cannes, Nice, or Monaco, you will travel by luxury 8-seater minibus and explore the glitzy atmosphere of this trendy destination. At the enchanting hillside village of Eze you will be rewarded with panoramic views of the French Riviera and Mediterranean Sea. You will also get the chance to visit the Fragonard perfume factory before driving through the village La Turbie. Also known as the "Terrace” of Monaco, due to the panoramic views of the Principality of Monaco, it is most notable for its Roman monument dating from 7 BC. On arrival in Monaco, go to the old town, known as "The Rock," and admire the Prince Palace. You will arrive in time to see the Changing of the Guard just before Midday. Continue to the Cathedral, w...

    The tour guide was great, very personable. The places we went were amazing. If I do it again I will do the whole day version though. Regardless, it was a great time.

  • From Nice: French Riviera Full-Day Tour

    3. From Nice: French Riviera Full-Day Tour

    Start with pickup from your accommodation in Nice and admire the famous Promenade des Anglais as you depart the city. With your guide, travel first to Eze, one of the most picturesque villages on the Côte d'Azur where you can take in a panoramic view of Villefranche over Cap Ferrat and its many famous villas. Visit the famous Fragonard perfume factory and discover the history of perfume-making from its beginnings to the present day. Continue to the Principality of Monaco, where you can stroll through the streets of the old town. See the Prince’s Palace, the Courthouse, the Cathedral, as well as a beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy a ride along the streets used for the famous Formula 1 race circuit to reach the most glamourous section of Monaco, Monte Carlo, with its famous casino and exclusive hotels. Next, enjoy a short stop in the town of Cannes, famous for its annual fil...

  • From Nice: Day Trip to Monte Carlo and Monaco Coast

    4. From Nice: Day Trip to Monte Carlo and Monaco Coast

    Spend a day taking in the panoramic views of the French Riviera and exploring its top towns and attractions. Enjoy a guided tour with ample free time to browse shops and walk along the seafront. Get picked up by your driver in Nice and admire the Promenade des Anglais and the Bay of the Angels. Enjoy the panoramic view of Villefranche over Cap Ferrat, known for its exclusive villas. Explore the former fishing village of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, a melding of luxury and tradition. Take in the exquisite views of Monaco during a stop at La Turbie and see the ancient Roman Trophy of Augustus monument. Continue on to Eze, a medieval village perched on a hill, which offers more breathtaking views. Tour the famous Fragonard perfume factory and learn how scents are produced. Enjoy both guided and free time in Monte Carlo to discover its museums, monuments, cathedral, and Formula 1 race track.

  • Nice: Bay of Villefranche 5-Hour Electric Bike Tour

    5. Nice: Bay of Villefranche 5-Hour Electric Bike Tour

    Discover the old world opulence and modern-day glamor of Nice on a 5-hour electric bike tour of the Bay of Villefranche. Meet your guide on Place Garibaldi in the city center, and set off to explore the French Riviera from the saddle of a bicycle. Pedal through the old town to see gardens and fountains. Cycle along the palm-lined Promenade des Anglais. Visit Castle Hill (Parc du Château) for a panoramic view of Vieux Nice. Continue uphill to the Cape of Nice. Marvel at the Belle Époque villas on both sides. Stop to take photos of the landscape over Angel’s Bay. Continue along the coast to Villefranche-sur-Mer, enjoying breathtaking views over the Bay of Villefranche and Cap Ferrat along the way. Hear about some of the most famous residents of the magnificent villas you see en route. Upon arrival at Villefranche, take a walking tour of the Old Town and discover tiny streets full of cha...

    The tour guide is local(Samuel). So he knows where to bring people to. He is kind and answers as much questions as you ask. He is open to comments and critics and flexible with modifying the plan based on what people in the group think. This tour because of its unique choice of locations and specifically the use of bike is my recommendation to whoever wants to wander in this region. Just ask the tourguide about biking rules. He might forget telling you.

  • Nice: Bicycle and E-bike Rental

    6. Nice: Bicycle and E-bike Rental

    Set off to explore Nice's charming promenades on a bicycle or e-bike. Cycle down the Paillon promenade and through the beautiful alleys of old Nice. Enjoy a practical and fun way of getting around as you explore Nice. Pedal out to Cap d'Antibes or Villefranche/Mer and enjoy a stroll on the French Riviera. Use an e-bike and enjoy the feeling of freedom that the electric motor gives you. Take advantage of this fun and eco-friendly way of touring Nice.

  • Nice: Panoramic French Riviera E-Bike Tour

    7. Nice: Panoramic French Riviera E-Bike Tour

    Mount your e-bike, and enjoy the most beautiful panoramic views of the French Riviera. You will start your tour with your bike in the easiest mode, on a large cycle lane of the Promenade des Anglais. Here you will be taught the technical aspects of you bike, and can get used to riding before beginning your tour. You will then ride by the Rauba Capéu Quay, a must see tourist attraction of Nice. You will travel along the port of Nice, before taking the road to Villefranche-sur-Mer following the cape of Nice, one of the most amazing roads in the French Riviera. You will then discover Villefranche-sur-Mer and its fortified citadel Saint-Elme, and enjoy a little break to explore the village or have a cold drink in Terrasse. On your way back, you will ride through the park of Mont Boron to reach the Fortress of Mont Alban. Your guide will give you some information from outside the fortress a...

    I enjoyed the tour very much and I highly recommend it for all those who like to ride on a bike. This was my first time on an electric bike, and I was a bit nervous about that. I soon found out that there was no need to worry, because Kent, our guide, explained quite well how it works and gave us an easy start and guided us with the technicalities along the way, and also told us about things of interest. The three and a half hour tour took us through beautiful scenery with lots of stops for photos and also for refreshments.

  • Saint Tropez and Port Grimaud: Full-Day Tour

    8. Saint Tropez and Port Grimaud: Full-Day Tour

    From your hotel in Nice, Cannes, or Monaco, head to Saint Tropez; once a sleepy fisherman's village, it's now the summer playground for Europe's glitziest stars. See the mega yachts of the elite and stroll the cobbled streets of Saint Tropez while learning about the history and culture of the town. There will be free time for lunch too. On this full-day small-group tour, you'll also get to visit Port Grimaud just a few kilometers down the coast. A Mediterranean yachting and fishing village on the North shore of St Tropez's bay, it's easy to see why Port Grimaud is famous for its tiny bridges, squares, and canals. Its charming villas the color of a Riviera sunset aren't too bad either! After your full-day tour of Saint Tropez and Port Grimaud, it's time to head back to your hotel.

    Our tour guide Jairo was very friendly, helpful and informative which helped us to make the most out of St Tropez and Port Grimaud.

  • French Riviera: Half-Day Private Tour and Transfer

    9. French Riviera: Half-Day Private Tour and Transfer

    Enjoy a customizable private tour of the French Riviera, with an experienced driver and guide enlightening you as to the nature and wonder of this stunning region. Rich with history, culture, sights, and shops, decide yourself the places to visit throughout Eze, La Turbie, Monaco, Cannes, Antibes, and Saint-Paul-de-Vence. The medieval village of Eze offers exotic gardens, a fascinating history, and fine art, as well as the Fragonard factory where visitors can discover the secrets of creating exquisite perfumes. Nearby La Turbie is often referred to as the “Terrace of Monaco,” due to its panoramic view over the principality. On the way to Monaco itself, pass the Trophy of the Alps, built for the emperor Augustus to celebrate his victory over the area's ancient tribes. Visit the Prince's Palace, the Oceanographic Museum, and the cathedral where Prince Rainier married Grace Kelly, or simp...

    We had the best day ever at Monaco and Monte Carlo Ingrid was very informative and took us to all the right spots for excellent photos! Highly recommended

  • From Nice: Eze, Monaco & Monte Carlo Half-Day Tour

    10. From Nice: Eze, Monaco & Monte Carlo Half-Day Tour

    Start with pickup from your accommodation in Nice. With your expert guide, travel first to Eze, one of the most picturesque villages on the Côte d'Azur. Take in a panoramic view of Villefranche over Cap Ferrat. Visit the famous Fragonard perfume factory and discover the history of perfume-making from its beginnings to the present day. Then, travel to the Principality of Monaco where you will enjoy some free time to see the Prince's Palace of and visit St. Nicolas' Cathedral. Then, you will be driven along the famous Formula 1 race circuit to reach Monte Carlo and its legendary casino. Admire the elegant Salle Garnier, and the upscale hotels and restaurants of the area, before returning to Nice.

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What people are saying about Villefranche-sur-Mer

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,299 reviews

Our funny guide took us on a ride of the Riviera coast. Took us from the hotel, which was very convenient, he changed a bit the route but good he did , first stop and not so interesting Cannes& Antibes( I bought some nice truffle cheese :) from the piazetta, after we took along the east coast till Eze - not to miss especially for the pics and panorama you get, and the last stop and the most stunning one, Monaco with it s luxury Monte Carlo. The guide was well explainig places things to to to walk around, the next day we decides to come on our own to Monaco! Nice coming back to hotel on another route with panoramic views! It was a pleasure to travel, we were only 7 ppl with the guide nice and clean AC car.

We had a group of 9 and it was perfect for zipping around to the tour stops. Our guide was very friendly, knowledgeable, enthused about the history he was sharing and helpful! Would recommend this if you want to see alot in one day!

The tour guide was great, very personable. The places we went were amazing. If I do it again I will do the whole day version though. Regardless, it was a great time.

They passed me to the hotel, the guide was very friendly and funny, all the places we went to were very interesting and beautiful.

Very good all-day trip and Informative. Our guide was very knowledgeable, kind and very polite