Côte d’Azur

3 days

Marseille to Nice

La Cote d’Azur! Sea, Sun, Splendid Weather, Mediterranean Ambiance, Villages. you will follow the Mediterrannée Coast Line all the Way from Marseille to Nice.

from 734€ / Pers

We will see the 2000 Year Port of Marseille, the secluded beaches in the Callanque, with crystal clear Sea some of the most romantic villages facing the Ocean like Borme les Mimosas, Saint Tropez, Gassin. This is the most colourful side of France that will lead us to Nice. A detour by the back country may lead us to Grasse Worldwide famous for Perfumes processing.

Day 1

Pickup early in hotel in Paris and transfer to Paris Gare de Lyon to go by TGV to Marseille.

From the moment you step out the Railway station you will discover the charm of Mediterranean city of Marseille.  We will start our Visit by the 2000-Year-old Port of Marseille, from there we will also visit Notre Dame de la Garde the Iconic Church over watching the whole Marseille.

From the Vieux Port we will take a boat to visit the Calanque and reach Cassis.

ON our way we will have chance to swim by the remote Fjord that we call Callanques, secluded beaches very well-preserved environment in this National Park.

Cassis is a colourful fishing village with a nice port to visit as we ll as plenty of small working streets to discover and where to buy Provence products. Beach Life, Hiking or just relax on a Café facing the port.

In the evening we will head to Borme Les Mimosas where we will stay in a wonderful  traditional Guest House.

Countryside

Day 2

Picture perfect Borme les Mimosas is considered as one of the most famous Cote d’Azur town famous for its Yellow Flower (Mimosa), with provence Houses facing the sea.

We will follow the Coast Road heading east to Lavandou and Cavalaire: one more Cote d’Azur Village that is less touristic than Cassis or Borme les mimosas. After lunch we will head to Gassin, considered as one of the most beautiful village in France. Perched on a hill, this is the typical village that we imagine on the Cote d’Azur back country, from the distance you can see the Saint Tropez Gulf. A few kilometers away stands Saint Tropez, Colourful, busy, full of Bilionnaires Yachts. This is the Jet Set Mecca that has been famed by another Brigitte: famous 60’s & 70’s french star: Brigitte Bardot.

St Tropez

For the night we will stay in our selected Bed and Breakfast, swimming pool, Romantic atmosphere, Provence typical style, you will love Brigitte Choice.

(For those who prefer to visit Cannes on the Coast instead of Grasse, we can propose you alternative itinerary and accommodation).

Day 3

Spend the Morning in Grasse, World Capital of perfume. You will have the chance to visit the Perfume Museum and or the Fragonard (perfumer) traditional perfumer and learn about the secret of the best Noses. That’s  also a great place to buy souvenir and shop some local products: Olive Oil, Rosé Wine, Lavender, FLower Extrait.

Place-village

At your convenient time, we will take the road to Nice. In Nice you will be free to visit the Old City of Nice small paved streets, old style buildings and walk along the Promenade des anglaise the long walk along Nice central beach.

Nice

In the evening we will head back to the airport for our flight back to Paris, or for those the lucky ones : continuation of your trip to the Alps, Provence…