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Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour

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icon7 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 7 more
Good for avoiding crowds

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

Monaco is one of Europe’s most glamorous destinations, but it can be pricey to stay in Monte Carlo. A more convenient option is to visit on a small-group day tour from Nice, including highlights such as the Formula One Grand Prix track, Monte Carlo Casino and the Prince’s Palace; the Fragonard perfume factory in Eze; and the hilltop village of La Turbie.
  • Full-day tour of Monaco, Eze, and La Turbie from Nice
  • Visit the medieval village of Eze and tour the Fragonard perfume factory
  • See the Trophy of the Alps and enjoy views over the French Riviera in La Turbie
  • Visit Monte Carlo Casino, see the Rock of Monaco, and watch the Changing of the Guard at the Prince's Palace
  • Drive along the Formula One Grand Prix track in Monte Carlo
  • Great-value tour includes hotel pick-up and round-trip transport
  • Small-group tour limited to eight ensures a personalized experience
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Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned luxury minivan
Guided perfumery tour in Eze
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
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Ports

  • Nice Port, 1430 Quai Amiral Infernet, 06300 Nice, France


Departure Time

8:30 AM
After being picked up from your central Nice hotel, meet your guide and small group of no more than eight, and set out east along the dramatic coastal roads. After a scenic drive, arrive in the medieval village of Eze, where you’ll have time to stroll the charming cobbled lanes, pretty gardens, and castle ruins. Before you leave, take a tour of the Fragonard perfume factory and learn the secrets of one of France’s most prestigious perfume brands.

Continue to nearby La Turbie, where the star attraction is the dramatic ruin of the Trophy of the Alps, a 164-foot (50 meters) tall monument dating back to 6BC.

After crossing the border into Monaco, head straight for Monte Carlo, where you’ll have the rest of the day to take in the highlights. Pose for photos by the landmark Rock of Monaco; watch the Changing of the Guards at the Prince’s Palace; admire architectural wonders such as the Justice Palace and Monte Carlo Cathedral; or visit the Oceanographic Museum (own expense).

Finally, pay a visit to the world-famous Monte Carlo casino, built in 1878 by architect Charles Garnier, and drive around the legendary Grand Prix track, where the annual Formula One Monaco Grand Prix is held.

After a full day taking in the highlights of the French Riviera, return to Nice, where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vieux Eze
En route to Monaco, make a first stop to discover the medieval village of Eze, one of the most picturesque sites of the French Riviera. Dating from the Middle Ages, the village was built on top of the rocky outcrop for security reasons. The walls of the twelfth century will be dismantled in 1706 by order of Louis XIV. Take the cobbled streets and reach the top where you can find today the exotic garden and the castle ruins, the view is amazing (1,400 ft / 427 meters high). Stop to discover the process of perfume at the perfum factory Fragonard.
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
La Turbie
Go through the village of La Turbie, also called the "Monaco terrace" because of the panoramic view of the Principality of Monaco. Admire the ruins of an imposing monument (164 ft/ 50 meters high) : the Trophy of the Alps, dedicated to the Emperor Augustus, built 7 BC on the road that linked Italy to Cimiez (the Roman Quarter Nice) longtime ago.
Stop At:  
Prince's Palace
In front of the Palais du Prince, you will discover the Changing of the Guard at 11:55, you will notice the Carabinieri Barracks . Created on the 8th of December 1817, the Carabinieri have for main missions to ensure the safety of the Royal Family as well as maintain public order. If you like, you have visit the inside of the Prince's Palace (8€/adult, 4€/child)
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Vieux Monaco
You will then reach the Principality of Monaco. Spend the afternoon in the old town on "Le Rocher" (the rock) overlooking the sea and harbor (197 ft / 60 meters high), where you will discover the Prince's Palace and the Changing of the Guard at 11:55. Free time
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Palais de justice de Monaco
Next, see the Justice Palace was inaugurated in 1930, built in solid tufa, a porous gray stone also used to construct the walls.
Stop At:  
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee
You will also see the Cathedral of neo-Roman style, the first stone was laid the 6th of January 1875. Entirely built in white stones from La Turbie career during the reign of Prince Charles III, it was completed on the 12th of November 1903. You can pay tribute to the Monaco Princes and "Princesse Grace de Monaco" who rest here
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
You can also have a look at the Oceanographic Museum created there over a century by Prince Albert I of Monaco.Oceanographic Museum (14€/adult, 10€/child)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Monte-Carlo
Afterwards, move on to Monte-Carlo in the most beautiful way by taking the famous Grand Prix track of Formula One.
Stop At:  
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Explore Monte Carlo and discover the Casino de Monte-Carlo whose construction was ordered by the Société des Bains de Mer (created by François Blanc in 1863 ) and the plans were developed in 1878 by the famous architect Charles Garnier. See the lavish Gardens Casino, and marvel at the Hôtel de Paris wich has all the charm of the great hotels of the 19th century, the inauguration took place in 1864.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, la Turbie Full-Day from Nice Small-Group Tour.

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Mónaco insights
Ant
, Sep 2020
Our guide, Jairo, was outstanding: kind, knowledgeable and enjoyable. He knows a lot of interesting details about life in Monaco.
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Tour was satisfactory.
paulmZ5108FO
, Jul 2019
Our tour guide was 30 minutes late for our pickup. Our guide provided some information on the sights we were seeing however compared to other guided tours we expected more information.
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Great tour by great tour guide
MichaelK10895
, Jun 2019
My day trip to Monaco and Eze was GREAT due to how good my tour guide today IRENE was, wonderful, amazing, brilliant!!! She was educational, funny and very enjoyable day.
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Amazing & fun
Go10175644228
, May 2019
We had an amazing day, our tour guide Reno couldnt have been better. He spoke all required languages, provided so much laughter & knowledge. We seen so much & learned so much but at now point where we bored or overwhelmed. Amazing
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Best guide ever!
Claire F
, Mar 2019
We had a fantastic day and our tour guide, Mago, went out of his way to show us the scenic route and give us the history on a lot of the attractions along the way. Thank you Mago!
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Magnificent!
nlacavalla
, Oct 2018
Maria was a great guide she was personable , knowledgeable and most of all she spoke English. She was a good driver and was concerned about pleasing everyone. I highly recommend her.
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This was an AMAZING tour. Our...
Kat S
, Aug 2018
This was an AMAZING tour. Our guide/driver, Romanne was absolutely amazing!! She made this tour over the top!! She gave a lot of great history and commentary as we went along. She showed us the best spots to see the best sights. I loved her perspective and passion for travel and as a tour guide. Her love for travel is apparent. The tour itself was fun. The sites were beautiful. The history was rich. The cities were wonderful. This was a great introduction to the French Riviera - the regions history and beauty all in one tour. I loved the perfume factory - very educational. I highly recommend this tour. You wont be disappointed!!
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An excellent guide and driver, just...
Colin
, Aug 2018
An excellent guide and driver, just the best. He made sure we knew when and where to meet and explained everything. Only thing I found annoying was the stop at the perfume factory, no doubt some sort of commercial arrangement.
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This tour is absolutely not worth...
Eva.Bennett
, Jul 2018
This tour is absolutely not worth the money because of our guise. Our guide is not a guide but a driver. We got picked from the hotel and were driven to Eze were we had 45 minutes to climb to the top, sight see and come back. Not enough time. Then we went to Fragonard perfume factory where the factory's guide took us on a tour-it was actually interesting. Then we were driven to Monaco and dropped off for two hours-again, no actual tour. Just told to go see the change of the guards and maybe the oceanarium museum... When we got picked up we were taken to the casino and again-dropped off and taken an hour later. All I remember from the tour is how many cameras are in Monaco and prices of houses. A couple of days later we got a 1.5 euro bus ticket to Eze and enjoyed the time WAY more than the tour
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Wonderful day trip
camille195
, Jul 2018
This was a great tour to see so much in 1 day. We were looking for a tour that would show us La Turbie and we got great views of the ruins here as well as numerous other hidden/little-known vista spots. Our guide was knowledgeable and helpful. He even did the tour in two languages as we had both English speakers and Russian speakers on the tour.
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