Monaco, Nice and St Paul De Vence Full Day Private Shore Excursion From Monaco

Pick up and drop off at Monaco Port of Call

Discover the Highlights of Monaco & Monte Carlo

Visit the Stunning village of Eze

English speaking driver/guide

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Trip Details


€720 total price – From 2 to 7 passengers maximum


TBC at time of booking; will depend on Cruise Ship arrival time.


Approximately 8 hours

Trip style:

Private full-day shore excursion from Monaco
Minimum 2 people, maximum 7
Larger groups please contact us

Meeting point:

Pick up & Drop off at Cruise Ship in Monaco


  • English-speaking qualified guide/driver
  • Travel in recent, fully equipped minivans
  • Small group option – maximum 7 passengers


  • Entrance fees or tasting fees unless mentioned
  • Personal insurance & expenses
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide

Embark on a vibrant Shore Excursion from Monaco to visit this unique corner of France followed by the city of Nice and the village of Eze.

Pick up at your Cruise Ship in Monaco

Today, we will come and pick you up at your cruise ship in Monaco Port of call. Meet your English speaking driver-guide who will go over the itinerary and program of the day on this private tour in Monte Carlo and the French Riviera. Begin the day with the visit of the Principality of Monaco and its Capital Monte Carlo. Then reach the city of Nice. End the day with a visit to the medieval village of Saint Paul de Vence where you will have some free time to explore a unique location praised by painters and actors alike.

Visit Monaco / Monte Carlo

Begin your tour in Monaco / Monte Carlo and 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. Here you will also discover the famous Old Casino, 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 along the Formula 1 world-famous race track.

Enjoy some time in Nice

After the visit, and by way of the coastal road, arrive in Nice the jewel of the Côte d’Azur. Marvel at the beauty of the Promenade des Anglais. Explore the old town with its world-famous flower market. The town is also home to the Marc Chagall national museum. Other highlights of the city include 16th-century houses, as well as numerous 19th-century architecture that correspond to the city’s rise of popularity as a tourist destination.

End the tour in Saint Paul de Vence

From Nice, we will then take you to the village of Saint Paul de Vence. St Paul de Vence is one of the numerous perched villages that are located in the Provence hinterland mountain range. From its origin as a military stronghold, it has kept its ramparts, guard’s way, canons, and other such features. The village is also very famous because of the large number of celebrities, painters or film producers who have come to appreciate the local light, the calm, the sea and peacefulness of the area. 

Picasso, Matisse, Chagall or Renoir are just but a few of those that have come to take advantage of this small paradise on earth to devote some time for their artwork. Here, you will have time to explore this unique village and stroll through the narrow and picturesque streets from the Royale Gate to the Southern Gate to discover magnificent stone facades from the 16th and 17th centuries. Other highlights of the village include the Folon chapel, the Fondation Maeght and amazing restaurants like La Colombe d’Or.

Our other Shore Excursions

We also organize fun & informative shore excursions from Cannes, Nice & Villefranche Sur Mer to other major sites of the region including Cannes and its film festival palace, hilltop villages and the medieval village of Eze, Saint Tropez, Cap Ferrat or Grass, the world capital of perfumes. Contact us for more information.

Good to Know

  • English speaking tour
  • 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

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)

Read more about the Ophorus experience.

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