Days Out: Trips & Tours

Galimard Perfume Factory
Workshops to create your own personal fragrance. Open daily by appointment. Suitable for children over 8 years old. In Grasse (06).
AMB-Cote d'Azur
French Riviera bespoke, luxury, private guided tours for 1 to 4 people. English-speaking guide and chauffeur.
Louis II Stadium
Large sports complex built on the Fontvieille esplanade. Open daily with tours available. At 7 avenue des Castelans, Monaco.
Dive Advice Travel
Based on the French Riviera, Dominick organises diving trips all around the world for experienced divers or beginners.
Vip Riviera Tour
Vip Riviera Tour offers you a huge variety of services such as : Airport transfers, excursions and private tours all over the Europe.
Musée des Papillons
Butterfly museum at 17 rue Etienne Berny in Saint Tropez (83), and former home of the photographer Lartigue. It houses a huge collection of butterflies, and some family photographs.
Village des Tortues
Tortoise sanctuary 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. At Gonfaron (83) near Le Luc.
Cathedral Cloister, Fréjus
5th century cathedral built on the site founded by Julius Caesar in 49 BC with further buildings from 11th and 14th centuries. Wheelchair access. At 58 rue du Cardinal Fleury, Fréjus (83).
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.
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.
Le Chemin des Sculptures
Sculpture garden featuring over 100 works of art, mostly contemporary and by artists such as Botero, Baldaccini, Armand and Mitoraj. Next to the Princesse Grace rose garden in Fontvieille, Monaco.
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.
Monte-Carlo Casino
Historically rich casino open daily. ID required. At Place du Casino in Monaco.
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.
Nice Cycle Tours
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 Opéra Plage beach in Nice (06).
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.
Wine tours in Provence and along the French Riviera. Full and half day tours and tasting in the vineyards and wineries of Provence from Nice, Cannes, Antibes and around.
Azur Wine Tours
Day wine tours in Provence with visits to four different types of winery accompanied by a wine maker. Wine tastings at each winery. Lunch in a typical Provençal restaurant can be arranged.
Alpine adventures and walking tours in the Mercantour mountains. Packages and tailor made trips with accommodation and guides available.
A sub-aqua view of the sea around Cap d'Antibes (06), from a glass-bottomed boat. Operates from April to September.
Odyssée Verticale
Adventure trips including canyoning, via ferrata, rafting and hiking. Groups from 2 to 150 people. At 146b rue de France, Nice (06).
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.
A Taste of Nice Food Tours
Gourmet food tasting and cultural walking tour providing the opportunity to taste local specialities while discovering the unique history and culture of Nice.
Friend in France
See the gems of the Riviera on intimate day trips and tours with English-speaking guides. Create your own tour or join shared tours. Beautiful sights and fascinating history with friendly tour specialists.
Azur Hélicoptère
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).
Théâtre du Fort Antoine
18th century fortress now used as an outdoor theatre. At avenue de la Quarantaine in Monaco.
Med Tour
Coach tours of the Riviera with personal drivers. Full day, half day or overnight. Numerous languages spoken. Based in Nice (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 Sémard, Digne.
Zoological Gardens
250 animals including exotic birds housed in exemplary conditions. At the Terrasses de Fontvieille in Monaco.
Guides du Soleil
English-speaking tour guides covering the French Riviera and Provence. Tours can be tailored to individual requirements. Based in Nice.
Fragonard Perfume Factory
Workshop allowing you to create your own perfume as well as a guided tour of the factory.  At 20 boulevard Fragonard, Grasse.
Holland Bikes
3 hour bike tour to discover Nice. Available in French and English. Also possibility to rent bikes and e-bikes.
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).
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.
Air Odyssey
Sightseeing flights in 6-seaters over the Côte d'Azur in small planes leaving from Cannes-Mandelieu (06) and St Tropez (83) air fields.
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.
Sunny Days
Wide variety of day trips to villages and places of interest around the Riviera. Tours available for two or more people and conducted in English.
Riviera Touring
Scooter and bike rentals including Vespa, MP3, Velosolex. Delivered to hotel, yacht or villa. Also offer private tours on classic vespas.
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).
Liven Up Tours
Guided regional tours throughout the towns and inland across the Riviera region and into Italy. Also art tours, private tours and boat tours.
Musée 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).
Le Petit Train, Cannes
Historical sightseeing trips through Cannes (06).
Airport transfer services, sightseeing, tours and excursion from Nice International Airport to Cannes, Monaco, Nice and Antibes. Minibus available. Online booking.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
Riviera Incentive
Private and corporate trips and tours.
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).
Molinard Perfume Factory
Molinard perfume factory in Grasse (06) and a smaller boutique in Nice (06). Event workshops based around perfume creation and the five senses.
The Prince's Palace of Monaco
Tours with audio guide of the Royal Courtyard, Italian-style gallery and Throne Room.
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 Côte d'Azur and throughout the Provence region.