Spotlight on the French Riviera

Uncover the chic resorts, sun-soaked beaches and elegant allure that attracts the rich and famous to the exquisite French Riviera. Unpack for a leisurely multi-night stay, embracing the luxury and breathtaking beauty of the French Riviera, or COte d'Azur. Spend time in the fairy-tale principality of Monaco. Discover the opulence of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild and Gardens. Get a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous in Cannes. Watch artisans create fragrant perfumes. Enjoy leisure time to explore on your own. It's time you lived a little bit of the good life.

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Offer valid through 6/30/2024
9 Days
Day 1NiceIt's time to live the good life and embark on a getaway to the fabulous French Riviera, or COte d'Azur. With its elegant coastal resorts, superb eateries, chic boutiques and captivating museums, it's the ultimate sunny retreat for the elite. Unpack your bags just once and stay at a single hotel for your entire adventure, which begins with an overnight flight to France.
Day 2NiceYour tour commences in the stunning city of Nice, a coastal pearl of the Mediterranean known for its legendary opulence and balmy beaches. With an average of 300 sunny days per year, Nice is a seaside paradise. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner in Vieux Nice featuring Mediterranean-inspired French cuisine.
Day 3NiceStep into the shoes of a local and navigate the Tram this morning. Get familiar with the routes and use it to your advantage during some free time. With a local expert, discover Nice by meandering through the city's famed and colorful flower market. Then, delve into the Old Town, sampling local delicacies while on a tasting tour. The rest of the day is yours. Perhaps you'll return to your hotel and stroll along the lively seafront Promenade des Anglais. You may even stay downtown and visit one of Nice's world-class art galleries, such as the Chagall or the Matisse Museums. Maybe you'll find your favorite cafE for the week and soak in the local life.
Day 4MonacoTravel along the spectacular Corniche coastal road to the Principality of Monaco. On a walking tour, view the changing of the guards and visit the Cathedral of Monaco - the permanent resting place of Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace. Then it's your choice! Explore the tiny Principality on a panoramic Little Train tour* taking you across to Monte Carlo for views of its famous Casino -OR- visit the Oceanographic Museum, perusing its aquarium and the collection of fossils and skeletons amassed by the great researcher Jacques Cousteau.
Day 5GrasseToday, learn the secrets of perfume making during a hands-on workshop and tour of the Fragonard Perfumery, where fragrant formulations have been prepared since 1782. Spend time soaking up the atmosphere of this charming ProvenCal hill town before returning to Nice for an evening at leisure. Perhaps you'll join an optional excursion that takes you to the most Italian, French village of Menton. After working up an appetite, savor a peaceful dinner in the medieval Village of Eze.
Day 6CannesJourney to Cannes and rub elbows with Europe's elite. Walk in the footsteps of celebrities when you see the Film Festival Palace and the iconic red carpet featured during the Cannes Film Festival. During free time, explore the cobbled lanes of the Le Suquet neighborhood or the lively Forville farmer's market. Then, sail** across the Bay of Cannes to the tiny island of Saint-Honorat, belonging to the monks of LErins Abbey. Pause for a taste of the locally produced wine before returning to Nice in the late afternoon. Back in Nice this evening, savor a wine-paired tasting menu highlighting the delights of the South of France.
Day 7Saint-Jean-Cap-FerraHead to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, referred to as the crown jewel of the French Riviera, where you'll visit the impressive Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Uncover the lush gardens replete with jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean Sea. Your visit to the villa is complete with lunch served in the charming tearoom overlooking the Bay of Villefranche. Back in Nice, enjoy free time to relax and take in the laid-back atmosphere along the Riviera. Perhaps you'll set off in search of the whimsical architecture of St. Nicholas' cathedral.
Day 8ST. PAUL DE VENCEThis morning, venture to historic St. Paul de Vence, situated atop a hill overlooking the beautiful countryside of Provence. Explore this walled medieval village, soaking in its distinctive light said to have inspired Matisse, Braque, Chagall and other artists. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of an unforgettable trip.
Day 9NiceDepart for home with many wonderful memories of your journey through the Cote d'Azur.

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
09/13/2024$3,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/20/2024$3,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/04/2024$2,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/11/2024$2,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/25/2024$2,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
11/01/2024$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
11/15/2024$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
12/06/2024$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/07/2025$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/21/2025$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/04/2025$2,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/11/2025$2,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/02/2025$2,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/09/2025$2,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Hotel Radisson Blu - Nice, France
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.


  • Spotlight on the French Riviera

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    Uncover the chic resorts, sun-soaked beaches and elegant allure that attracts the rich and famous to the exquisite French Riviera.

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