Monaco Shore Excursion: Small-Group Grasse Perfumery And Nice Wine-Tasting Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    Your tour will depart in the morning depending on your ship’s docking time. Please contact the local supplier after booking to confirm the exact time. Contact details will be provided on the voucher.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Monaco port
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

While in port in Monaco, spend a day venturing through Provenal villages and tasting wine in Nice on this shore excursion. Travel through Provences lovely countryside to Grasse, the capital of French perfume, for a tour of the Fragonard perfumery. Explore the charming medieval village of Valbonne, enjoy views of the Cte dAzur from Gourdon, and end the day tasting French Riviera wine at the Chteau de Crmat winery overlooking Nice. Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

When your cruise ship docks at the Monaco port, meet your guide at the cruise terminal. Board an 8-person luxury minivan and sit back as you begin your full-day shore excursion to three lovely Provenal villages and Nice, the star of the French Riviera.

Head an hour southwest to the town of Grasse, known as the world's perfume capital and the leader in French fragrances. Scents of jasmine, orange blossom and mimosa from the surrounding countryside pervade Grasses cobblestone streets. Take a tour of the famous Fragonard perfumery, named after the famous Grasse-born painter Jean-Honor Fragonard, to learn about the exquisite art of French perfume making.

Back on the road, head to the quaint medieval village of Valbonne, filled with picturesque alleys, artisan shops and inviting cafs. Enjoy free time to explore and have lunch in Old Town (own expense).

Continue with a scenic drive northeast along the Loup River. Arrive in the cliff-clinging village of Gourdon, dubbed the 'Eagle's Nest, and admire magnificent 360-degree views of the French Riviera from the perfect lookout point.

Finally, head to the dazzling Cte dAzur to visit Nice, a buzzing seaside resort destination. Make your way up to Chteau de Crmat, a hilltop winery overlooking the city. Enjoy a wine tasting with a professional sommelier, and learn about winemaking in the French Riviera while sipping on a selection of wines from the local Bellet wine appellation.

Then, travel back along the Middle Corniche, a beautiful Mediterranean coastal road that connects Nice to Monaco, and arrive back at the port in the evening.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Monaco port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the 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

  • Professional guide
  • Grasse perfumery tour
  • Wine tastings
  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury minivan
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required 

Customers who have not reached France's legal drinking age of 18 will not be served alcohol; ID may be required