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From Nice or Cannes: Monaco, Monte Carlo & Eze Half-Day Trip

1. From Nice or Cannes: Monaco, Monte Carlo & 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, Villefranche-sur-Mer, or Monaco, travel by a luxury minibus and explore the glitzy atmosphere of this trendy destination. At the hillside village of Eze, enjoy panoramic views of the Riviera and the Mediterranean Sea. Visit the Fragonard perfume factory before touring the village La Turbie. Known as the "Terrace” of Monaco, thanks to its views over 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. Arrive in time to see the Changing of the Guard. Continue to the Cathedral and pay homage to the Monegasque royalty buried there and still have time to see the Oceanographic Museum and the Justice Palace. End your tour at Monte Carlo and see the Casino built by Garnier, the architect of the Opera Garnier in Paris. Admire the famous Hotel de Paris built in 1864, and the beautiful gardens. Finally, take a spin around the road circuit of the Monaco Grand Prix.

Monaco, Monte-Carlo & Eze Half-Day Small Group Tour

2. Monaco, Monte-Carlo & Eze Half-Day Small Group Tour

Scattered along the southern coast of France like jewels, lie some of the most beautiful towns and villages of the French Riviera. On this half-day sightseeing tour, you will immerse yourself in the jet-set world of the megayachts and supercars of these towns. Departing Nice, take a scenic drive to enjoy panoramic views of Villefranche over Cap Ferrat, and look down on the Bay of Millionaires and its famous villas. Continue to the Old Town of Monaco, where you will enjoy some free time to visit the Palace and Cathedral, or relax in stunning gardens. See the changing of the Palace Guards, and tour the Principality following the route of Formula 1 Grand Prix race cars. Stop at Monte-Carlo, where luxurious casinos, ship-size yachts and chic boutiques reflect the lives of mega-rich European playboys. Return to Nice along the Middle Corniche road, stopping at the medieval village of Eze, where you can enjoy a guided tour of the Fragonard Perfume Factory.

Full-Day Small Group Tour to Monaco and Eze

3. 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.

Monaco: Small-Group Night-Tour from Nice

4. Monaco: Small-Group Night-Tour from Nice

Escape to the tiny but glamorous principality of Monaco to see where the rich and famous go to play. Your guided tour begins with pickup at your Nice hotel in the evening before a 45-minute drive north along scenic coastal roads dotted with medieval hillside villages, yacht-filled marinas and magnificent views.  After crossing the border into Monaco, the second smallest country in the world, you will begin your visit with a spin around the Formula One Grand Prix circuit. After getting a taste of racing action, you will continue on to Monte Carlo’s famed Casino Square for free time to explore and have dinner.  Test your luck at Monte Carlo’s renowned slot machines and European/American-style table games. Choose from the opulent Casino de Monte-Carlo or one of Monaco’s smaller casinos. If you prefer not to gamble, you might soak up the ambiance at Café de Paris and ogle the parade of luxury cars and well-heeled patrons parading through Casino Square. Relax and admire the twinkling lights of the Riviera on the return drive to Nice, where your 5-hour tour concludes with hotel drop-off.

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!

From Cannes: Monaco Small Group Night Tour

6. From Cannes: Monaco Small Group Night Tour

Escape to the tiny but glamorous principality of Monaco to see where the rich and famous go to play. Your guided tour begins with a pick-up from your Cannes hotel in the evening and a 45 minute drive north along the scenic coastal roads dotted with medieval hillside villages, yacht filled marinas and magnificent views.  Cross the border into Monaco — the second smallest country in the world — and begin your visit with a spin around the Formula One Grand Prix circuit. After getting a taste of the racing action, continue on to Monte Carlo’s famed Casino Square for free time to explore and have dinner (own expense).  Test your luck at Monte Carlo’s renowned slot machines and European- and American-style table games. Choose from the opulent Casino de Monte-Carlo or one of Monaco’s smaller casinos. If you prefer not to gamble, you might soak up the ambiance at Café de Paris and ogle the parade of luxury cars and well-heeled patrons parading through Casino Square. Relax and admire the twinkling lights of the riviera on the return drive to Cannes, where your 5-hour tour concludes with a hotel drop-off.

Villefranche: Shore Excursion to Eze, Monaco, & Monte-Carlo

7. Villefranche: Shore Excursion to Eze, Monaco, & Monte-Carlo

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a driver/representative carrying a sign with your name and they'll assist you to the waiting air-conditioned van to get you on the road in the quickest and easiest way to your chosen destination. Your first stop will be Nice, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Bay of Villefranche and the Cap Ferrat. Then, you will discover Eze, true Eagles Nest, one of the most picturesque villages on the Côte d'Azur. You will have an opportunity to stroll along the streets of the perched medieval village. You will also visit the famous Fragonard perfume factory and discover the history of perfume-making from its beginnings to the present day. You will continue to the Principality of Monaco, where you can walk down 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. You have an opportunity to 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.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

I recommend this trip to whoever is interested in visiting Monaco and Monte Carlo at night. Our guide Catherine was very knowledgeable and helpful. She made some really good recommendations that made our trip much more enjoyable as well as being available to answer any questions.

Ben was a fantastic guide, lots of local knowledge to share. Very prompt for pick up & right from the hotel. Stopped at many beautiful places so we could capture memories of our trip & took pics for us too. Highly recommend this tour if you are visiting Nice.

Victor was the absolute best tour guide. From start to finish we had a blast. He kept us on schedule and taught us so much about the South of France and Monaco. Thank you Victor!

Wonderful half day tour. Eza is so beautiful! Guide was lovely and can totally recommend the tour

As advertised. Fit everything in within 4.5 hours however felt a little rushed