See picturesque Provençal villages and sample local wines from the French Riviera (Côte d'Azur) on this small-group day trip from Monaco. Drive through the lovely Provençal countryside, head to Grasse for a guided tour of the traditional Fragonard perfumery and explore the charming medieval village of Valbonne. After lunch (own expense), continue to Gourdon for magnificent views of the French Riviera and enjoy a professional wine tasting at the beautiful Château de Crémat in Nice.This small-group full-day trip is limited to just eight passengers, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your expert local guide.
After complimentary pickup from your Monaco hotel, head west to the Provençal town of Grasse, known as the world's perfume capital. Smell the fragrance of jasmine pervading the cobblestone streets and enjoy a guided visit of the traditional Fragonard perfumery, named after the famous Grasse-born painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard.Continue to the charming medieval village of Valbonne and enjoy a leisurely stroll through the picturesque alleys, café terraces and handcraft shops. Grab lunch at one of the charming restaurants in Vallbonne’s old town (own expense) before relaxing on a scenic drive northeast along the Loup River. Arrive in the village of Gourdon (also known as the 'Eagle's Nest') and admire magnificent views of the French Riviera.Stop in Nice and visit the hilltop Château de Crémat, home to one of France's smallest and most beautiful wineries. Spoil your senses with a delicious selection of local Bellet wines during a professional wine tasting. Enjoy breathtaking views of Nice while learning about wine making in the French Riviera from your local guide. Then, enjoy a scenic drive along the spectacular Mediterranean coastal road that connects Nice to Monaco (Middle Corniche).