The Côte d’Azur, also known as “French Riviera” is full of contrast from glamourous and sophisticated places to perched villages and artistic places.
This private tour in the French Riviera will allow you to discover the beauty and chic ambiance of Cannes, well known for its cinema festival; the relaxed atmosphere at trendy Juan les Pins as well as the beautiful perched village of Biot. Then, you will be driven by your private chauffeur / Guide to Mougins, a wonderful medieval villageand to Grasse, where you will be enchanted by your private visit at the perfume factory.
Included : Knowledgeable english speaking driver and private car service, transport expenses
Not included : any entrance to museums or other activities when touring, driver’s meal, food and beverage
French Riviera Private tour Cannes Biot Grasse : With its world-famous Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes is one of the most glamorous resorts on the French Riviera. The red cliffs of Esterel rise steeply to the west, while the Lérins islands are located offshore. You will be enchanted by the old area of Le Suquet and by Cannes’ harbour.
The name Juan-les-Pins is inextricably linked to jazz. The town became a centre for jazz music in the 1920s when the first American tourists arrived here. Sydney Bechet subsequently established the festival in 1959. From the pine forest where the festival is held, it’s just a short walk to a delightful 3km-long sandy beach.
It is a major holiday destination popular with the international jet-set, with casino, nightclubs and beaches…
This old hilltop village, in the heart of an area renowned for its flower growing, has retained its authentic character. Craftsmen have been producing beautiful ceramics here since Antiquity, examples of which, including antique pieces and more modern bubble-blown glass, are displayed in the local history and ceramics museum.
The landscapes of this medieval town are exceptional, surrounded by the Valmasque forest, Mougins is a popular village visited by many during the summer. Between the picturesque and the charming, its architecture is fully restored and the whole environment attracted many celebrities such as Picasso, Cocteau, Christian Dior…
Here, Picasso lived the last 15 years of his life. He died in Mougins.
On the Route Napoléon this old provençal town is the capital of the Perfumes. Whichever you chose you will be delighted by the charm of the old squares, the outdoor markets, the fountains and the winding streets. A wonderful time.
A must for gourmets around the world, the restaurant and its chef, Erwan Louaisil, invite you to discover the Provençal culinary tradition of the building, where the fresh produce mix gently from the local market for a generous and sunny kitchen.
Notre Dame de Vie – 06250
Tel. : +33 4 93 75 78 24
Chic Bistrot, mediterranean version, the Bistrot Terrasse proposes a menu which inspired by Italy and Nice. To be enjoyed at midday and evening on the terrace or in the restaurant with a cosy setting.
Either on the terrace under the pine trees or in the restaurant, we can taste a real cuisine, like the decor, soft and contemporain, both highlight the chic and city looking image of the Hôtel Juana.
19 Avenue Georges Gallice, 6160 Antibes Juan-les-Pins
Reservations : T. +33(0)4 93 61 08 70
Biot has been a source of pottery since antiquity. The region is rich in fine clays, sand, manganese and even volcanic tufa. Amphorae made in Biot were exported worldwide, from Antibes and Marseilles, until the 18th century. Glasswork is also part of Biot’s traditional inheritage. You will discover at La Verrerie de Biot all kind of local products.
5 chemin des Combes, Biot
Tel: +33 4 93 65 03 00
A special feeling emerges from Céramiques du Dragon pottery. We immediately imagine the agile hands of the potter, who, impervious to the world around them, concentrates on the malleable material dancing on their wheel
95 Chemin de la dragonniére
If at this stage of your tour, you are still eager to discover more about “Provence”, the first Fragonard Museum can provide you with a detailed look. It houses artifacts that range from prehistoric to present times, and the mansion’s gardens are an added bonus. The gardens, which are of French design, feature a number of topiary plants as well as roses.
2 rue Mirabeau 06130 Grasse
Sited on the Mas St-André estate, bought by Fernand Léger (1881-1955), for whom Andreï Svetchine constructed this sober edifice in 1960; the interior was renovated by Marc Barani in 2008. On the ground floor is a large stained-glass window inspired by a Leger drawing (1990, by master glaziers Aubert and Pittelou of Lausanne). The permanent collection has over 450 works showing the artist’s different styles over his lifetime. The large external mosaics are to original designs by the artist.
chemin min du Val de Pome F – 06410 Biot
Tel : +33 492915030