From Nice, let yourself be filled with wonder by all the treasures of the Cote d'Azur region. Fill your senses with the artisanal perfumers of Grasse, explore the unique village of Gourdon, legendary for its stunning views and be amazed by the wonderful medieval village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence.
Your Private Perfumes, Villages and Riviera Itinerary
9.00 a.m Your local and passionate guide will welcome you aboard an air-conditioned minibus and will present your tailor-made program of the day. (9am is our recommended starting time but we can arrange the start time according to your preferences).
Leaving Nice, you'll be driven along picturesque roads to arrive in your first destination of the tour, Grasse.
Grasse: Enjoy the atmosphere of this typical Provencal town, filled with multiple scents, colours and history. You will pass by many historic buildings, including the town hall, the fountain, and the 13th century Notre Dame Cathedral.
Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Grasse Fragonard perfume factory. Learn about the history of perfume, the extraction and distillery techniques, the maceration, the filtering process and the importance of the nose’s role in the blending of the scents.
Gourdon: Leaving the heady scents of Grasse behind, your private guide will drive you on to the breathtaking village of Gourdon, just 15 minutes away. Admire the stunning view across the entire French Riviera. Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, visiting Gourdon is like walking through the streets of time gone by.
For your lunch break in Gourdon, enjoy some local cuisine on a sunny terrace or a quick snack on the village square, both options come with great views! (Lunch not included).
After visiting Gourdon, you will continue your tour on towards Saint-Paul-de-Vence. Your guide will tell you about the region as you go and you will have the opportunity to admire the Loup River and its beautifully wild surrounding scenery from the comfort of your air-conditioned minibus.
Saint-Paul-de-Vence: This village is truly a must-visit destination in Provence and the Cote d'Azur. As soon as you arrive you will be captivated by its artistic and creative spirit. Explore its picturesque and historic alleyways before sampling a traditionally French anise-flavored apéritif on a terrace.
5 pm: After a wonderful day exploring the sights and scents of the French Riviera, your guide will drop you off back at your accommodation in the centre of Nice.
This private tour is a suggested itinerary and can be adapted to your specific requests.
Do not hesitate to give us your hotel information so that we can organize your pick-up.
This private full-day French Riviera tour includes:
- An 8-hour tour
- 200km distance from Nice (extra fees if the itinerary exceeds 200km)
- A comfortable air-conditioned 8-seater minibus (a minimum of 2 people is mandatory to confirm the tour)
- A local, passionate and professional driver-guide
- A local apéritif drink on a pleasant terrace in Saint-Paul-de-Vence.
This private full-day French Riviera tour does not include:
- Entrance fees
- Pick-ups outside Nice
We can also book different activities in Nice and the Cote d'Azur such as private cooking classes, gourmet tours, bike rides and wine tasting... Just contact us!
Conditions: The private tour cannot start before 8.00am and cannot finish after 8.00pm