Discovery of the French Riviera in Style! -

Discovery of the French Riviera in Style!

8 Days | Wine & Food

Riviera Radiance: A Stylish 8-Day Journey from Monaco to Saint Tropez, Blending Glamour, Gastronomy, and Underwater Adventures

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Explore the French Riviera's allure with style on this 8-day trip from Monaco to Saint Tropez. Discover Monaco's grandeur and Menton's coastal beauty. Enjoy Nice's charm, from panoramic views to historic sites and a unique wine-tasting experience. Enjoy wine and gastronomy-related activities in the countryside and around Saint Tropez. Conclude your trip with a thrilling free-diving adventure around Port Cros Island.

Day by day


Day 1: Nice - Monte Carlo

Private transfer from Nice to Monaco

A chauffeur will pick you up from Nice in a luxury vehicle and drive you safely to your accommodation in Monaco.

Welcome to the Principality of Monaco!

Discover Monaco: the monuments, the museums, and above all, the magic. This principality is the second smallest country in the world, located near the border between southern France and northern Italy. Monaco is a dreamy destination home to a world-famous casino, the Grand Prix, luxury services, and lush gardens.

The Casino of Monte Carlo, the gardens, and the nearby Hotel de Paris are worth a visit where people flock to this mythical place. Explore its impressive architecture and grandiose rooms. It’s a pleasure whether you prefer to play yourself or watch. Consider a pause at the Café de Paris’ terrace to watch the world pass by and indulge in a cold drink or an ice cream.

Walk through the old city, by the cathedral and the palace. The changing of the guard at 11:55 am is a visitor favorite. Port Hercule gives off a James Bond feel with its resplendent yachts, the Grand Prix circuit, and the towering Oceanographic Museum (also known as “Temple of the Sea”).

Overnight stay and breakfast in a prestigious hotel of Monaco

Day 2: Monte Carlo

Private guided driving tour in Monaco and Menton

Your licensed guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in a luxury vehicle for a full day of sightseeing and experiences across the French Riviera. This excursion will take you to two incredible destinations: Monaco and Menton, where luxury meets coastal beauty.

It will be a day filled with unforgettable experiences and captivating sights.

Start your day in Monaco, a country of elegance and splendor. Discover its monuments, museums, and its magic ambiance. As one of the world’s smallest countries nestled between southern France and northern Italy, Monaco is home to the grand Monte Carlo Casino, a long-lasting emblem of sophistication. Wander through Monaco-Ville, the old town, and be blown away by its historic charm and enjoy the panoramic views from the Prince’s Palace. The cathedral and the palace add to the old city’s general allure, while Port Hercule makes you feel like a James Bond set with the numerous yachts.
After lunch, travel along the stunning coastline to Menton, where the aroma of lemon trees and flourishing gardens fills the air. Take a stroll along the Promenade du Soleil, where we will make sure you take the time to enjoy the colorful facades right on the Mediterranean. Experience the peacefulness of the city while embracing its unique coastal charm.

At the end of this fulfilling day, your driver-guide will bring you back to your hotel.

Day 3: Nice

Private guided driving tour to the city of Nice with food and wine

Join your private licensed guide and driver for a full-day private tour of the French Riviera, where you will visit the wonderful city of Nice. Dating back to its founding by the Greeks four centuries BC, Nice became a part of France in 1860 and now has the perfect mix of Italian & French charm.

Begin your day with the fantastic panoramic views from Mont Boron Hill (600 feet), from which you will see the Saint Jean Cap Ferrat peninsula. This viewpoint offers an interesting perspective of the city’s layout, setting the stage for your exploration: a stroll along the famous Promenade des Anglais and a tour through the old town. Discover the narrow winding streets, quaint squares, and vibrant colored buildings typical of the inland Riviera villages. Delight in the abundance of elegant boutiques and sun-kissed terraces, enveloping you in the blissful ambiance of the Mediterranean.
You will also experience the bustling Place Masséna, with its iconic red facades and inviting arcades—an authentic city center where locals and visitors mix daily. Just a short distance away lies another emblematic square, Garibaldi, surrounded by yellow-hued residences. You will also have a fantastic food tour, so you can grab typical street food like Socca (chickpea pancake) or Pissaladière (onion pie) to get an overview of the variety and richness of the Nice gastronomy.
After an authentic lunch in a traditional restaurant, immerse yourself in the splendor of the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicolas, an architectural gem that dates back to 1912. This church is one of the largest and most exquisite Orthodox churches outside of Russia.
You will finish your day in the heights of Nice, nestled within the vineyards of Bellet, for a one-of-a-kind wine-tasting experience. Discover white wines mainly made from Rolle (Vermentino) and red wines comprising four grape varieties—two local ones, Folle Noire and Braquet, and two Mediterranean varieties: Grenache and Cinsault. You will, of course, have the possibility to taste rosé wines. The winemaker will share his passion for wine-making by explaining the process in detail.

Day 4: Flayosc

English-speaking driver at disposal for the day

A chauffeur will pick you up in an luxury vehicle from your accommodation and drive you around the French Riviera according to your program. At the end of the day, he will drop you off at your accommodation in the Saint Tropez Golfe.

Private VIP visit, wine and olive oil tasting with snacks

Nestled amid a 515-hectare vineyard, this magnificent chateau is the most preferred and leading wine tourism destination in nature’s heart.
In this exceptional tour, you will be delighted to immerse yourself in the world of wines and gastronomy. Initially, your specialist will accompany and introduce you to the estate and discuss the terroir and the cultivation of the wines. Then, you will stroll through the vineyards in the heart of unspoiled countryside.
After this, you will get to explore the production areas and have an opportunity to indulge in an exclusive tasting of 8 wines along with the local olive oil accompanied by exceptional charcuterie and cheeses. For an authentic and unforgettable experience, you must follow the seasons’ rhythm and discover how people and terroir come together to make a great Provence wine.

Day 5: Saint Tropez - Gassin - Grimaud - Ramatuelle

Private guided driving tour of the Gulf of Saint Tropez

Saint-Tropez will always be a mythical destination. Even the drive to Saint-Tropez Bay is a pleasure, especially when passing through the Maures Forest to reach Sainte-Maxime. Saint-Tropez has something for every type of traveler, from the impressive and historic fortress to the Annonciade Museum for art lovers or even the relaxing and charming old town. The opulence of the port, with its numerous yachts and high-end boutiques, will appeal to those who love luxury fashion.

In the afternoon, enjoy a private wine tasting. Discover the oldest wine-growing region in France by strolling through its vineyards, visiting the wine cellars, and an introduction to wine tasting. Whether they are situated next to the sea or far in the plains or belong to small family farms or large estates, each winery produces wines of a distinct type. Your local wine-loving guide is ready to share their passion and reveal the hidden side of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. In the heart of the Côtes de Provence AOC (appellation d’origine contrôlée), exceptional terroirs are just a stone’s throw away from the most renowned beaches of the French Riviera.

Day 6 : Saint Tropez

Day at leisure – enjoy the many activities offered at your hotel or one of the many surrounding beach clubs.

English-speaking driver at disposal for the evening

A chauffeur will pick you up in an excellence vehicle from your accommodation and drive you around the French Riviera according to your program and thendrive you back to your hotel.

Private dining in the Gulf of Saint Tropez

A luxury dining experience, catered and personalized culinary escapade at a private location with an exceptional view.

You are treated to a mesmerizing gustative journey from the starters to the desserts. Only one table, yours, for one privileged moment.


Day 7: Hyères - Port Cros island

English-speaking driver at disposal for the day

A chauffeur will pick you up in an excellence vehicle from your accommodation and drive you around the French Riviera according to your program and thendrive you back to your hotel.

Private Free diving experience along Port-Cros island

Reach the Port Cros island by boat and enjoy a delicious “French” breakfast surrounded by nature preserved since 1963. A natural paradise, unique in the Mediterranean. You will go for an initiation of apnea supervised by a world champion of the discipline. In complete safety, you will progress quickly, going from a few seconds to 2, 3 or 4 minutes of apnea. If you prefer, you can go scuba diving around the famous spot of La Gabinière to swim in the middle of giant groupers. Here, the blue water is like nowhere else. To recover from all these emotions, you will go to the small picturesque village of the island to have lunch at the Anse du Port or at the Manoir, a timeless place.

Day 8: Saint Tropez

Excellence Transfer from Saint Tropez to Nice airport

A chauffeur will meet you for a private transfer in a luxury vehicle, from Saint Tropez to Nice airport.


About This Trip:

    • Enjoy 24/7 English-spoken telephone assistance while traveling
    • This itinerary includes transport, activities, guides, accommodations with breakfasts, and other listed services
    • Price is in USD per person, assuming double occupancy. Note that prices and availability are subject to change.

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