Days Out: Trips & Tours

Sunny Days
A wide variety of day trips to villages and places of interest around the Riviera. Tours available to two or more people and conducted in English.
A sub-aqua view of the sea around Cap dAntibes (06), from a glass-bottomed boat. Operates from April to September.
Au Fil de lEau
Day trips aboard the Narablue, to coves around the coast, also sunset cruises and deep sea fishing outings, departing from Golfe-Juan (06).
Chemins de Fer de Provence
Narrow gauge train running between Nice and Digne daily. Information from train stations at 4 bis rue Alfred Binet, Nice and 1 avenue Pierre Semard, Digne.
Biggest marine park in Europe with a killer whale, dolphins, shark aquarium, polar bears and more, also restaurants and shop. Open daily from 10:00, just off the RN7, Antibes (06).
Confiserie Florian
Tours in English of the process of making handmade sweets at the small factory in Pont du Loup (06). Free samples of sweets, jams and chocolates and shop selling produce. Also flower gardens. Open daily 9:00-12:00 and 14:00-18:30. Online shopping.
Le Petit Train
Historical sightseeing trips through Cannes (06).
Med Tour
Coach tours: full day, half day or night for the Riviera with personal drivers. Numerous languages spoken.
The Gay Provence
Unique and authentic tours for American and European gays and lesbians. Tours range from a day to a week, geared to groups, couples or individuals. Member of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA).
BKWine Wine Tours
BKWine and Britt Karlsson organise wine tours, wine courses and tastings. Also a free monthly e-mail newsletter on wine and travel.
Village des Tortues
Tortoise sanctury for the protection of local and international varieties of tortoise. Information boards at each enclosure in English and German. Guided tours available. Open March to November, 09:00-19:00. At Gonfaron, RN7, near Le Luc.
Cathedral Cloister, Frejus
5th century cathedral built on the site founded by Julius Caesar in 49BC with further buildings from 11th and 14th centuries. Wheelchair access. At 58 rue du Cardinal Fleury, Frejus (83).
Musee de la Mine
Mine and museum at Cap Garonne for micro-minerals and copper. Exhibits of underground formations and demonstrations of traditional mining techniques. Guided tours available in English. Wheelchair access. At 1000 chemin du Baou Rouge, Le Pradet (83).
Serre de la Madone
Exotic landscaped gardens designed by Lawrence Johnston, filled with rare plants from around the world. Guided tours in English available throughout the year by prior reservation. At route de Gorbio, Menton (06).
Moulin de la Brague
Working traditional oil mill open to visitors. Watch the production and buy Provencal specialities. At 2 route de Chateauneuf, Opio (06).
Great Tours
Guided regional tours throughout the towns and inland across the Riviera region and into Italy. Also art tours, private tours and boat tours.
Air Odyssey
Sightseeing flights in 6-seaters over the Cote dAzur in small planes leaving from Cannes-Mandelieu (06) and St Tropez (83) air fields.
Musée International de la Parfumerie
Birthday parties and educational activities including making perfumes and bubble bath, making and tasting sweets, dressing up and make-up in the 18th century fashions, patchwork, decorating santons and pottery. At 8 place du Cours, Grasse (06).
Alpine adventures and walking tours in the Mercantour mountains. Packages and tailor made trips with accommodation and guides available.
Riviera Incentive
Private and corporate tourist trips and tours for family outings and events.
Liven Up Monaco
Boat rental, sightseeing tours, Ferrari drives, incentives and team building outings. Also Formula 1 bookings. Offices at 2 rue Princesse Florestine, Monaco.
Molinard - Perfume Factory
Molinard perfume factory in Grasse (06) plus a smaller boutique in Nice (06). Event workshops based around perfume creation and the five senses.
Monte-Carlo Casino
Historically rich casino open daily. ID required. At Place du Casino in Monaco.
Théâtre du Fort Antoine
XVIII century fortress now used as an outdoor theatre. At avenue de la Quarantaine in Monaco.
Louis II Stadium
Large sports complex built on the Fontvieille esplanade. Open daily with tours available. At 7 avenue des Castelans, Monaco.
Zoological Gardens
250 animals including exotic birds housed in exemplary conditions. At the Terrasses de Fontvieille in Monaco.
Odyssee Verticale
Adventure trips including canyoning, via ferrata, rafting and hiking. Groups from 2 to 150 people. At 146b rue de France, Nice (06).
Thorenc Reserve
Guided photo and animal watching safaris and overnight stays north of Grasse (06). Package deals available. Animals include horses, boars, stags, roe deer, foxes, birds, and reptiles roaming freely in 2000 acres of land.
The Blue Peter - Classic Yacht
The Blue Peter is a classic yacht available for day charter out of Cannes or for charter to race at one of the classic yacht regattas.
Nizza Travel
Tailor-made day trip and sightseeing tour packages throughout the French Riviera and Monaco with pick up and return from hotel, cruise ship, villa or apartment.
Private guided tours by car, minibus or coach on the French Riviera, in Provence and Monaco. For 2 to 200 people.
AGS Formule 1
Learn to drive a racing car on a racing circuit in Le Luc-en-Provence (83). Equipped with a fleet of cars including Formula 3 for beginners, the Peugeot 905 and Formula 1 cars. Discovery and introductory courses for individuals and companies.
Riviera Premium Tour
Luxury van services, sightseeing tours, private tours, shore excursions from the ports of Villefranche, Nice, Cannes and Monaco. Airport transfers and professional trips on the Cote dAzur and Provence region.
Melchior Outdoor
Canyoning, rock climbing and via-feratta expeditions for all levels, led by a certified guide. Kids over 8 years old welcome.
Columbus International Motorbike Tours
Motorcycle Rental French Riviera. Hire a BMW, Ducati, Harley or MV Agusta and tour the Alps, Provence and Riviera. Based in Cannes, delivering rental motorbikes to Nice Airport, harbors, hotels or residences.
French Riviera Sightseeing
Exclusive half day and full day sightseeing tours of the French Riviera and Provence with cars, minivans and coaches. Multilingual experienced drivers and guides, from any harbour or city and from your residence on the French Riviera.
The Prince's Palace of Monaco
Tours with audio guide of the Royal Courtyard, Italian-style gallery and Throne Room.
Exotic Garden and Observatory Cave
Municipal garden with over 1000 species of cacti and other succulent plants. Guided tours of the stalactites, stalagmites and columns in the Observatory Cave. At 62 boulevard du Jardin Exotique, Monaco.
Le Chemin des Sculptures
Sculpture garden featuring over 100 works of art, mostly contemporary and by artists such as Botero, Baldaccini, Armand Pierre Fernandez and Mitoraj. Next to the Princesse Grace rose garden in Fontvieille.
Shore Side
Tailor-made tour packages for yacht passengers in Monaco and along the French Riviera. Sport, sightseeing and family packages available. Services for children, families, couples, groups and individuals. A division of Catalano Shipping Services.
Nice Cycle Tours
A fun and eco-friendly way to discover Nice and the Riviera. Bikes and a guide are supplied for a tour lasting over three hours. Meeting point is on the Promenade des Anglais, at the Opera Plage beach in Nice (06).
Guides du Soleil
English speaking tour guides covering the French Riviera and Provence. Tours can be tailored to individual requirements. Based in Nice.
Azur Wine Tours
Day wine tours in Provence with visits to four different types of winery accompanied by a wine maker. Clients are invited to do wine tastings at each winery. Lunch in a typical Provencal restaurant can be arranged.
Dive Advice Travel
Based in the French Riviera, Dominick organises diving trips all around the world for experienced divers or beginners.
Riviera Together Tour
Luxury services with an 8 seater air-conditioned mini van offering sightseeing tours from hotels or private residences. One day or half day tours and shore excursions from Monaco, Cannes, Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer. Also private transfers.
Airport transfer services, sightseeing, tours and excursion from Nice International Airport to Cannes, Monaco, Nice and Antibes. Minibus available. Online booking.
Azur Helicoptere
Helicopter service between Cannes, Nice, St-Tropez and Monaco, as well as other destinations upon request. Also panoramic flights, piloting lessons and sale of helicopters. In Cannes la Bocca (06).
Tuktuk Azur
Electric tuktuk available by the hour or by the day for day trips, weddings, shows or events.
Riviera Touring
Scooter and bike rentals inc. Vespa, MP3, Velosolex. Deliver to hotel, yacht, villa or cruiseship. Also offer private tours on classic bright red Vespas.
Denis Lambert
Discovery of Nice during a 3 hours bike tour. Tours from age 12 and groups not exceeding 10 persons. Available in French and English. Also possibility to rent bikes and e-bikes.
A Taste of Nice Food Tours
Gourmet food tasting and cultural walking tours, providing the opportunity to taste local specialities, while discovering the unique history and culture of Nice. Duration: 3,5 hrs. Price: 55 €
Friend in France
See the real gems of the Riviera on intimate day trips & tours with friendly English speaking guides. Create your own tour or join great-value shared tours. Beautiful sights, fascinating history & great stories with friendly tour specialists.
French Riviera Golfing
Bespoke golfing holiday packages, business and social golf days,private or shared full or half day tour excursions and concierge services
Felicity Riviera Tour
Private tours and French Riviera shore excursions in air-conditioned 8 seater minivans. Discover the jewels of the blue coast with an English-speaking driver/guide. Airport transfers upon request.
AMB-Cote d'Azur
French Riviera bespoke, luxury, private guided tours for 1 to 4 people. English-speaking guide and chauffeur.
Workshop allowing you to create your own perfume as well as a guided tour of the factory.  At 20 boulevard Fragonard, Grasse.
Workshops to create your own personal fragrance. Open daily by appointment with sessions starting at 10:00, 14:00 and 16:00. Suitable for children over 8 years old.