Fantastic fun – Wonderful! everyone should experience it because there is no words to explain &our guide was very good educative fun co-operative.
Eze and Monaco-Monte Carlo
Pick up and drop off at Cannes or Antibes Port of Call
Discover the famous Old Casino located on Casino Square
English speaking driver/guide
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€380 total price – From 2 to 8 passengers maximum
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TBC at time of booking; will depend on Cruise Ship arrival time.
Approximately 4 hours
Private half-day shore excursion from Nice
Minimum 2 people, maximum 8
Larger groups please contact us
Pick up & Drop off at Cruise Ship in Nice or Villefranche Sur Mer Port of Call
- English-speaking qualified guide/driver
- Travel in recent, fully equipped A/C Vehicle
- Small group option – maximum 8 passengers
- Entrance fees or tasting fees unless mentioned
- Personal insurance & expenses
- Meals and drinks
- Gratuities for the driver/guide
Embark on a vibrant Small Group Private Half-Day Shore Excursion from Nice / Villefranche Sur Mer Cruise Ports to visit Eze Village, Monaco, and Monte Carlo.
Pick up at your Cruise Port in Nice or Villefranche Sur Mer
Today, we will come and pick you up at your cruise ship in Nice or Villefranche Sur Mer ports of call. Meet your English speaking driver-guide who will go over the itinerary and program of the day on this private tour in the French Riviera. Enjoy a tour of Monaco and Monte Carlo, then reach the medieval village of Eze where you will have some free time to explore a unique location praised by painters and actors alike and that offers stunning panoramic views over the French Riviera.
Visit the Medieval Village of Eze
Hanging over the Sea, the Medieval village of Eze has retained all its charms throughout the centuries. From the ruins of its medieval fortress to its charming, narrow streets, the small village now attracts a multitude of artisans and artists. Established in what used to be barns or sheepfolds, they definitely contribute to the local ambiance of this peaceful area. Celebrated for the calm that can be found here, numerous writers have also decided to settle down here, one of the most famous being Nietzsche who is said to have written Thus Spoke Zarathustra in Eze. Visit the village and then discover the Fragonard perfume factory.
The famous perfume company Fragonard was established in 1926 by Eugène Fuchs who named his company after the 18th c. French Painter and to pay homage to the town of Grass (the French capital of perfumes) for having greeted the famed painter and his family. During the visit, discover the manufacturing secrets of the products: perfumes, soaps, and cosmetics developed from the best raw materials using expertise that combines traditional methods and modern techniques.
Discover Luxurious Monaco
After the visit, your day trip continues towards Monte-Carlo. Walk in the small streets of the old town. Your tour will include the changing of the Guards that takes place just before midday. You will also have the possibility of visiting the Neo-Romanesque Cathedral as well as the Memorial dedicated to Princess Grace & Rainier of Monaco.
Finally, end the tour in Monaco. Here you will discover the famous Old Casino located on Casino Square, the Hotel de Paris, and Café de Paris, the beautiful Gardens not forgetting the Deluxe Boutiques. Upon arrival or departure, you will also have the opportunity to drive on the Formula 1 world-famous race track. The drive back to Nice port will also include the famous low coastal road.
Our Other Shore Excursions
We also provide Shore Excursions from Nice to Cannes. The city of Cannes France is known for its famous Croisette boulevard and film festival palace and red carpet.
Good to Know
As we have limited space on board the vehicles we use for this tour, we are sorry, but it is not possible to carry in our vehicles any of the following:
Wheelchairs (including fold up types)
English speaking shore excursion. Other languages on request.
- Minimum number of 2 participants applies
- Prices are per group
- Good Walking shoes
- Tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour
Very informative and relaxed tour – Our guide was great and gave us ample time to tour and relax. She was very knowledgeable and stayed on time.
Efficient and knowledgeable – Friendly, knowledgeable and efficiently organised. We loved the fact that Alain, our guide, was as excited about visiting the estates as we were. We have used them twice already and will certainly do so again.
Loved every minute of it! – We had a wonderful guide Delphine. She took very good care of us! It was great!
The Ophorus Difference
Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)
Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’ Paul C. (UK)
Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)
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