Enjoy this private tour with your own chauffeur/guide in english and get to know the city of Nice and the villages of Cagnes Sur Mer and Saint Paul de Vence from the eyes of a local. You will be driven around the city´s most important landmarks and enjoy while your driver/guide tells you the secrets of these lovely southern area.
Your private driver will pick you up from your hotel or place of your choice (hotel, cruise port, airport or apartment) and take you on this private tour through the french riviera. Please let us know in advance, we can arrange pick ups from Cannes, Monaco, Nice, Villefranche sur mer and surroundings.
We will help you organize your completely personalized and unique experience in Nice. Your driver/guide will be with you the whole way, from pick up to drop off, telling you the history and showing you the top spots of the city.
Most important sites & Monuments in this private tour
With this private tour you will get to know the top places of the city of Nice, Cagnes Sur Mer and Saint Paul de Vence. You will go to the old city of Nice, where you will be able to walk through it’s italian style tight streets. You will see the cathedral of Saint Nicholas, a orthodox russian church, and the main baroque churches of Nice. You will walk through the promenade des anglais, next to the ocean, and, if you are interested, we can arrange a visit to the Matisse museum (let us know in advance to arrange tickets). See the city from Mount-Boron, where you will enjoy a lovely view.
After Nice you will head to the area of Cagnes Sur Mer, where the Grimaldi museum is located (please contact us beforehand if you are interested in entrance tickets) and the St Pierre, where the graves of the Grimaldi family are situated. Finally, while driving around small villages of the beautiful french area, you will arrive to the medieval village of Saint Paul de Vence, which has been builded up showing its back to the ocean in order to be protected from the attacks of the saracens. The Maeght Foundation is located in this small village, which is recognized as one of the best museums of modern art in the world. Please contact us if you are interested in arranging entrance to this wonderful place.
When the time is finished, your drive/guide in english will take you back to the place where the tour started (or let us know beforehand if you need a drop off somewhere else).
We can arrange the exact duration of the experience to fit your own needs. However this option of tour has a length of 8 hours, please don´t hesitate in contacting if you want a shorter or longer tour.
Cities of Nice, Cagnes Sur Mer and Saint Paul de Vence
Nice is the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department, and is the 5th biggest city in France in regards to the population, but the 1st in terms of Tourism. Its port is the second most important in the whole country, and the city has more banks, art galleries and museums than any other city in France excepting Paris.
It has always been a city of artists and with big importance in the world of the painting, having top museums like Matisse and Chagall. The city has its own dialect and gastronomy, the socca is its most famous dish (cake of chickpea flour), also known as cecina in Italy. Even though the flavour of Pizza can be felt through the whole city.
Cagnes Sur Mer area: Village of Haut-de-Cagnes, a small village with narrow lanes and stairways, with a wonderful castle on the top fo the hill. The chateau Grimaldi is located in this lovely village.
Saint Paul de Vence: Known as the village of the artists, it is located at only 20km from the city of Nice. It´s population does not exceed the 4000 people. And its very known for it’s artistic life.
Our Private Tours & Experiences at Tour Travel & More
Tour Travel & More offers private custom tours for families, group of friends or even incentives. We adapt our tours to fit your own personal needs. We also understand each customers needs while on holiday and we do everything possible to make your stay and experience unforgettable. All our vehicles are private luxury vehicles, mini buses, and buses. Our guides are in any case private official tour guide, licensed and all have great knowledge to make your experience memorable. We have official guides in a large number of languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, German, Greek, & Portuguese amongst others.