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From Nice: Provence Countryside Day Trip

Product ID: 11832
See the picturesque villages and lovely countryside of Provence on a small-group day trip from Nice. With your transport taken care of, you can sit back and enjoy the scenic drive to Provence.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Russian

Pickup included

Pick-up and drop off from selected hotels in Nice with postcodes 06000, 06100, 06200 or 06300
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the beautiful village of St. Paul
  • Walk around a French perfume factory
  • See the luxury lifestyle of Cannes
Full description
Enjoy a day trip in Provence, where you'll be guided around some of the area's most famous countryside attractions.

Arrive in the morning in Cannes and walk the famous Croisette Boulevard, by the Film Festival Palace, stopping at designer shops and smart sandy beaches.

Then you'll drive through the charming Countryside of Provence to Grasse, world capital of the perfume industry, for a guided tour of a perfumery or you can spend free time visiting the old town. View the Alps, valleys and spectacular coastline from the amazing perched medieval village of Gourdon.

After lunch, you can wind down with the charming Loup Gorges. Finish-up in St Paul de Vence, the 2nd most visited village in France, home of impressionist painters, with ancient cobblestone lanes, ramparts and art galleries.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from selected hotels in Nice with postcodes 06000, 06100, 06200 or 06300
  • 8-seat minivan with air-conditioning
  • Multilingual guide
  • Guided tour of a perfume factory
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance tickets

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Due to the timing of disembarkation and embarkation, this tour is not suitable for cruise ship passengers
• Complimentary pick-up is available from selected hotels in Nice with postcodes 06000, 06100, 06200 or 06300
• Pick-up will commence approximately 15 to 30 minutes prior to the departure time
• The exact pick-up time will be advised on reconfirmation
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 35 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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Thoroughly enjoyed it; although, I would have liked more time in Cannes. We really only had about 35 minutes there - not enough to time to venture off from our drop off point, directly in front of the theatre. Plus, it was early and nothing was open. The stop at the perfume factory was nice for me, but my husband was not in to it. There wasn’t anything worth buying (in my opinion) - I found the scents too strong and nauseating. But, I now know how “they” make their perfumes, colognes, etc. The rest of the tour was amazing and certainly makes up for the first part of the tour. Overall, I would recommend it as it was good to get away from crowded Nice.

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23 August 2019

Our tour guide, Alexander was absolutely amazing!

My parents and I had an amazing time, and we have to give full credit to our tour guide, Alexander. He picked us up on time, and drove safely and skillfully. The timing of the tour was perfect. We managed to see/explore all the items listed in the descriptions of the tour, and we did not feel rushed at all. The drive was scenic and the countryside towns were very charming and beautiful. We also made several stops to see the waterfall and a mini lavender field, which were excellent! The best part was all the stories and histories shared by our tour guide in a light and fun manner, making this tour an interesting and educational one. If you want to fully experience and appreciate the Provence countryside, but only have one day to do so, I would highly recommend this tour.

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24 July 2018

Pierre our guide was knowledgeable but negative...did not like Cane, did not like Monaco, which was not on our tour, but we were taking the ferry the next day. Did not like, and was very angry at Nice drivers. Never after any scheduled stops did he ask any of us how we liked the activity. On to the next thing. Did not favor any but one restaurant but one...the rest was up to us to fend for ourselves. .Did not engage with passengers much.

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6 October 2017

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Product ID: 11832