With its beautiful beaches, lovely seaside promenade, diverse shopping,
splendid dining and lovely art-deco facades Nice is the playground of the rich and
famous. Take a walking tour of the city’s Cours Saleya (Flower Market), with its
abundance of ripe produce, sidewalk cafes, souvenir shops and
of course flowers
simply bursting with colors. Today discover Cote d’Azur – The Blue Coast -
as you follow the Mediterranean coastline and visit the glamorous resorts of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins, and Cap-Ferrat. Visit the fascinating principality of Monaco. In the 13th century the House of Grimaldi, descended from a Genoese nobleman, took power in Monaco, Antibes and Nice and built castles at Grimaud, Cagnes-sur-Mer and Antibes. The present Prince Albert II of Monaco (son of the late beloved Grace Kelly) is a descendant of the Grimaldis. The world’s smallest French speaking country, it takes less than one hour to walk the width of Monaco. Enjoy its exceptional location between mountain and sea, and its beautiful gardens.
If you have the time, book an extra day so that you can enjoy a visit to the Italian Riviera which extends from the border of the French Riviera.