Cannes Shore Excursion: Small-Group Nice Art Tour Including Chagall Museum And Matisse Museum
OverviewWhile in port in Cannes, discover the French Rivieras rich art heritage on this enlightening half-day shore excursion to Nice. Delve into Marc Chagalls colorful Fauvism at the Chagall Museum and marvel at the modern art of Henri Matisse at the Matisse Museum. Then travel the Middle Corniche coastal road and explore the opulent apartments, gardens and art collections of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
- All entrance fees included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Small-group tour by minibus
- Free port pickup and drop-off included
Know More about this tourWhen your cruise docks at the Cannes port, meet your guide, board a minivan and drive along the Mediterranean coast to Nice. Artists have been drawn to the azure-blue seas, sunny skies and vibrant colors of the French Riviera for centuries, and Nice has found itself the center of attention. Museums and art galleries abound, and here you'll find some of the best places to discover the works of famous painters.
Head to Nice's leafy Cimiez district for your first gallery visit, the Chagall Museum, devoted to the works of Modernist Marc Chagall, a master of Expressionism, Symbolism and Cubism. Pick up an audio guide and explore the gallery at your leisure. Don't miss his famous collection of biblical paintings.
Your next stop is the Matisse Museum, housed in a 17th-century Genoese villa. This French painter found short-lived notoriety in Fauvism, but grew to become one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, especially in the genre of plastic arts. Let your eyes roam over the vibrant colors and vivid forms of the many masterpieces held here, and make sure to admire impressive pieces such as Tempte Nice and la Serpentine.
Next, wind along the breathtaking Middle Corniche road to the peninsula town of St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat to visit Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, an ornate Italianstyle mansion occupying 17 acres (7 hectares) of manicured gardens. It was once the home of Batrice Ephrussi, a member of the Rothschild family, and today houses her remarkable collection of sculptures, antique furniture, rare porcelain and classic paintings. Wander the luxury apartments, stroll the gardens and gaze out over the magnificent Mediterranean from your hillside vantage point.
At the end of your time here, relax on the drive back to the Cannes cruise port.
Worry-free Shore ExcursionWe will ensure your timely return to Cannes cruise port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to your next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Inclusions for Cannes Shore Excursion: Small-Group Nice Art Tour Including Chagall Museum And Matisse Museum
- Professional guide
- Entrance fees
- Audio guide
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Exclusions for Cannes Shore Excursion: Small-Group Nice Art Tour Including Chagall Museum And Matisse Museum
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Your guide will not accompany you inside the museums; your are free to explore independently
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.