1. France
  2. French Riviera
  3. Nice
  4. Parfumerie Fragonard, Grasse

French Riviera Villages and Countryside Day Trip from Nice

Product ID: 110686
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Discover the countryside of the French Riviera on a small group day trip from Nice. Stroll through the charming villages of Gourdon, Grasse, and Saint Paul de Vence and taste different varieties of French tapenade and olives at a traditional mill.
About this activity
Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from your hotel or any other location of your choice in Nice city center (for pick-up from other cities, additional fees may be requested).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste different varieties of olives and tapenade on toast at the Moulin d'Opio mill
  • Explore the pretty villages of the French Riviera
  • See the amazing cascades of the Waterfalls of Saut Du Loup
Full description
Explore the French Riviera and get a feel for a bygone era at villages such as Tourrettes-sur-Loup and Mougins. Stroll the medieval streets and admire the stone façades and fragrant flowers of some of the prettiest settlements in France.

Stop at the Waterfalls of Saut Du Loup and continue to Gourdon to discover one of the most impressive villages in the country. See its magnificent castle perched on rocks 750 meters above sea level.

Next, learn how olive oil is produced and taste different varieties of olives and other delicacies at the Moulin d'Opio mill. 
Visit Grasse city, the world capital of perfumes. You will enjoy a free guided visit to the perfume factory and/or the village center.

Finish the experience with a visit to Saint-Paul-De-Vence. Marvel at the 'jewel of Provence', and observe the place where many painters and artists have been.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from/to Nice city center only (for pick-up from other cities, additional fees may be requested)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bilingual driver/guide
  • Olives, oil and tapenade on toast tastings with drinks at Le Moulin d'Opio
  • Ticket to the Waterfalls of Saut Du Loup
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 92 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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I really liked our driver/guide as a person--very friedly, good-natured, easy-going and flexible. While he shared with us some information and stories, I mostly learned of even the basic facts about the places we visited from Internet, already after the tour. I thus have good memories of the views, but not so much of the history or unique/interesting facts abouts the places visited. And due to the mill being closed, we did not visit it or had no tastings included in the tour.

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26 December 2019

Wish we had a much better guide

We liked the itinerary and were blessed with the weather. We were however very unhappy with our guide. She was very uninformative, was silent during the drive, and when she talked it was in a very quiet voice, so only those seated next to her could hear her. Her English was rather poor, so she didn’t really understand well and kept to the script for the most part. It is also quite customary for the guides to rotate people, so nobody is ‘punished’ with bad seats all day. She didn’t do it.

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12 October 2019

This was a beautiful tour of many of the little villages and towns in Provence. It was even more than we had hoped. It was well paced with plenty of opportunity to explore. Out tour guide was lovely and went out of his way to make this a fabulous day for everyone. Small group size (6-7max) was great. Highly recommended.

14 September 2019

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Product ID: 110686