Cote d'Azur & Lavender fields

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Cote d'Azur & Lavender fields 3 nights

Extra for single room (hotel 3*) 115 €
City tax (hotel 3*) 1.50 € per day and per person
Price per person in double room (hotel 4*) 375 €
Extra for single room (hotel 4*) 136 €
City tax (hotel 4*) 2.25 € per day and per person

Tour overview

Day 1

Your region, Monaco, Nice

Departure from your region towards Monaco. If you arrive before noon you can attend the changing of the guard in front of the Prince's Palace, the current residence of Prince Albert. After lunch, walk in the alleys of the Rock, to discover the many palaces and the oceanographic museum which it shelters. Visit of the Saint Nicolas cathedral and the Saint Martin gardens. You will reach the legendary square of the casino by following the circuit of formula 1. The visit ends at the café de Paris. Installation at your hotel in Nice and diner.

Day 2

Creation of perfumes and Lavender fields

Unique experience at the Fragances de Grasse studios. What if the perfume you were wearing was only Yours, a fragrance that you will create for yourself, with your emotions and your temperament. The challenge is to let yourself be gently led by the tip of your nose to let your pleasure and imagination speak. Alongside the Perfumer, you will draw all the ranges of emotions that odors cause to compose Your Ideal Perfume. Personalized welcome at the factory where you will discover the techniques of distillation, extraction, enfleurage and the production of essences. You will reach the fields of lavender and aromatic plants of Provence in Gourdon, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Visit the “source parfumée“ and the old distillery where you can make scented candles. In the afternoon, you will cross the Gorges du Loup which lead to the most beautiful medieval village in the hinterland of Nice: Saint Paul de Vence. In the village, each stone tells a story, the arrival of François 1st, the inspections of Vauban, the fate of large families like the Alziari and Bernardi who left their mark on the village. The façades, ramparts, houses and towers tell us about the village's rich past. Before leaving the village, savor a moment of relaxation with a glass of rosé on the Place de Pétanque. Return to your hotel and dinner.

Day 3

Antibes, Cannes, Cruise to the Isle of Saint Honorat

Breakfast at the hotel. Take the seaside road to Antibes. Before crossing the main gate of the ramparts which surround the old town, you will be fascinated by the Vauban port which shelters yachts and sumptuous sailboats. Stroll through the stalls of the Provence market, admire the colorful facades, the fountains, the old washhouses and the artisan shops. On the ramparts is the Grimaldi Palace which now houses the Picasso Museum. On arrival at the port of Cannes you will embark towards St Honorat, one of the Lérins islands. Saint-Honorat Island is a private island belonging to the monks of Lérins Abbey. The island is full of activities, you are invited to swim in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. You will discover unspoiled nature, numerous pine forests and shaded paths that invite you to stroll. You can visit many monuments for free. Saint-Honorat Island has been a classified site since 1941 and has five historic monuments: the tower-monastery (first classification in 1840 in the Maritime Alps), the Saint-Sauveur chapel (1886), the Chapel of the Trinity (1886), two Napoleonic ball ovens (1908). Possibility of organizing a wine tasting (with supplement) from vineyards cultivated by the monks of the island. Lunch included on the island. Before leaving Cannes, a stroll on the Croisette is a must. The palace of international film festivals rolls out its red carpet for you. Be the star of the day! Return to your hotel and diner in Nice.

Day 4

Villa Ephrussi Rotschild, Menton

After breakfast, check-out. Before leaving the French Riviera, you will visit the wonderful Villa Ephrussi and its splendid gardens in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat (visit w/audioguides). Time provided for lunch on your way back to you region.

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