Highlights: Nice • Food Tour & Tasting • Nice Flower Market • Monaco • Monte Carlo • Choice on Tour: Monte Carlo Panoramic Tour or Monaco’s Oceanographic Museum • Grasse • Fragonard Perfumery Workshop • Cannes • Wine Tasting • Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild • St. Paul de Vence

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Day 1
Overnight Flight

It’s time to live the good life and embark on a getaway to the fabulous French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur. With its elegant coastal resorts, superb eateries, chic boutiques, and captivating museums, it’s the ultimate sunny retreat for the elite. Unpack your bags just once and stay at a single hotel for your entire adventure, which begins with an overnight flight to France.

Day 2
Nice (French Riviera), France – Tour Begins
Your tour commences in the stunning city of Nice, a coastal pearl of the Mediterranean known for its legendary opulence and balmy beaches. With an average of 300 sunny days per year, Nice is a seaside paradise. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner in Vieux Nice featuring Mediterranean-inspired French cuisine. (D)

Day 3
Step into the shoes of a local and navigate the tram this morning. Get familiar with the routes and use it to your advantage during some free time. With a local expert, discover Nice by meandering through the city’s famed and colorful flower market. Then, delve into the Old Town, sampling local delicacies while on a tasting tour. The rest of the day is yours. Perhaps you’ll return to your hotel and stroll along the lively seafront Promenade des Anglais. You may even stay downtown and visit one of Nice’s world-class art galleries, such as the Chagall or the Matisse museums. Maybe you’ll find your favorite café for the week and soak in the local life. (B, L)

Day 4
Nice – Monaco – Monte Carlo – Nice
Travel along the spectacular Corniche coastal road to the Principality of Monaco. On a walking tour, view the changing of the guards and visit the Cathedral of Monaco – the permanent resting place of Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace. Then it’s your choice! Explore the tiny country on a panoramic Little Train tour* taking you across to Monte Carlo for views of its famous casino -OR- visit the Oceanographic Museum, perusing its aquarium and the collection of fossils and skeletons amassed by the great researcher Jacques Cousteau. (B)

Day 5
Nice – Grasse – Nice
Today, learn the secrets of perfume making during a hands-on workshop and tour of the Fragonard perfumery, where fragrant formulations have been prepared since 1782. Spend time soaking up the atmosphere of this charming Provençal hill town before returning to Nice for an evening at leisure. (B)

Day 6
Nice – Cannes – Nice
Journey to Cannes and sail** across the Bay of Cannes to the tiny island of Saint-Honorat, belonging to the monks of Lérins Abbey. Pause to taste the locally produced wine before returning to Cannes to perhaps rub elbows with Europe’s elite. Walk in the footsteps of celebrities when you see the Film Festival Palace and the iconic red carpet featured during the Cannes Film Festival. During free time, explore the cobbled lanes of the Le Suquet neighborhood or the lively Forville farmers’ market. Back in Nice this evening, savor a tasting menu highlighting the delights of the South of France. (B, D)

Day 7
Nice – Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat – Nice
Head to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, referred to as the crown jewel of the French Riviera, where you’ll visit the impressive Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Uncover the lush gardens replete with jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean Sea. Your visit to the villa is complete with lunch served in the charming tearoom overlooking the Bay of Villefranche. Back in Nice, enjoy free time to relax and take in the laid-back atmosphere along the Riviera. Perhaps you’ll join an optional excursion that takes you to the Italian French village of Menton, and after working up an appetite, to savor a peaceful dinner in the medieval village of Èze. (B, L)

Day 8
Nice – St. Paul de Vence – Nice
This morning, venture to historic St. Paul de Vence, situated atop a hill overlooking the beautiful countryside of Provence. Explore this walled medieval village, soaking in its distinctive light, said to have inspired Matisse, Braque, Chagall, and other artists. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of an unforgettable trip. (B, D)

Day 9
Nice – Tour Ends

Depart for home with many wonderful memories of your journey through the Cote d’Azur. (B)

The overall activity level of this tour is a level 3.

You’re an on-the-go traveler.

  • You don’t want to miss a thing, so walking and standing for longer periods of time (2-3 hours) isn’t a big deal.
  • A moderately paced two-and-a-half-hour walking tour, covering several miles, hills, and uneven surfaces, is no problem for you.
  • Walking four miles over the course of a day is very doable, as is climbing into and out of various modes of transportation (tuk-tuk, cable car, zodiac, etc.).
  • You can climb three flights of stairs easily and handle altitudes between 6,000 and 9,000 feet.
  • Expect some longer days balanced with free time to recharge or set out on your own adventure.
  • This level is not a fit for travelers who require mobility assistance devices.


  • Round Trip Group Transportation to/from Lambert St. Louis Int’l 
  • Cancellation Waiver and Insurance
  • Round Trip Air from Lambert St Louis Int’l
  • Hotel Transfers
  • 12 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Fully escorted by Jane’s Journeys


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Double: $5858   $5,508 per person
Single: $7,458   $7,108 per person
Triple: $5,808   $5,458 per person

$1,177 deposit per person due with reservation, which includes Cancellation Waiver and Insurance. Limited space on each cabin category.

Final payment due April 6, 2025. All rates are Per Person and are subject to change until final payment is made.

For bookings made after 12/6/2024, call for rates.