Sightseeing Tours

Sightseeing Private Tours in Provence

Experience Provence and the Riviera in style with a local native experienced tour guide

Tours in Provence

Tours in Provence are at least 2 days-1 night. It means all tours around Aix en Provence, Saint Rémy, Arles, Loumarin, Bonnieux, Roussillon, Gordes…

Gorges du Verdon can be done in 1 day

Vehicles :

  • 9 seater a/c minivan, can take 8 people, no extra charge
  • Mini-bus with a driver, 9-15 people, quote on request
  • VIP deluxe Mercedes van, quote on request

You can also design your own customized tour in Provence and the Riviera and let me know what your plans and wishes are.

Please feel free to plan a call with us (Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp +33 615 335 421…) so we can discuss in details about your trip and different options.

  • 1Lunch and tour guide tip are not included.
  • 2Each tour is 8 hours.
  • 3For lunch I recomend some nice places where you can enjoy fine local cuisine. After lunch I pick you up and we carry on our tour.
  • 4The tours are also available in winter time (November-March) when you get much less tourist crowd, less expensive and still pretty nice weather (average 14°C, 57°F).
  • 5 I work with other tour guides/chauffeurs so you are sure to do your tour.


Tour Suggestions

Tour 1

Highlights of Nice-Eze-Monaco

Fantastic breathtaking views, romantic sceneries : La Turbie, Roquebrune, Eze, Monaco, Villefranche sur Mer, Cap Ferrat, Nice are the options you can choose
  • This tour is a bland of the most beautiful breathtaking views over the Riviera and very interesting historical sites from the Romans (La Turbie) to the Middle Ages (Eze & Roquebrune), prestigious Monaco/Monte Carlo.
  • You will be seduced by this charming trip along the sea, Nice old town flower market and the hilltop castle, red roof villages & the magnificent bay of Villefranche, Villa Rotschild in Cap Ferrat with the most amazing gardens and some beautiful views too.

650 € (1-8 people) / November-March: 550 €

Tour 2

Highlights of Cannes and hilltop villages

Authentic back country and Art : Saint Paul de Vence, Tourrettes sur Loup, Gourdon, Grasse, Vence, Cannes, Mougins, Antibes are the options you can choose
  • You’ll get a good touch of Provence atmosphere exploring those little typical villages, old stones, narrow streets, art galeries, panoramic view in Gourdon and perfumes in Grasse (free visit of Fragonnard parfumerie and perfume testing). Cannes is world famous for its Film Festival, the Croisette and great shopping.
  • We drive the beautiful coastline and see the most prestigious villas. In Antibes we walk the farmer street market and old town where Picasso lived. Mougins is a very pretty quaint hilltop village, art galeries, famous chefs.

650 € (1-8 people) / November-March: 550 €

Tour 3

Walking tour of Nice Old Town

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • 9.00-11.30 am every day except Mondays
  • Meeting point: the big fountain Place Massena

Key Attractions: Castle Hill, Promenade des Anglais, Le Cours Saleya, Opéra de Nice, Cathedrale Sainte Reparate, Place Garibaldi, Massena Square, Place Rossetti, Palace of the Kings of Sardinia, Palais de Justice.

Tour Description: Discover Nice Old Town, by wandering the many colorful lanes and marketplaces accompanied by your expert local guide.

80 €/person (minimum 2 people).

On your tour, you will:

  • Visit the best of the Old Town on foot with your private guide.
  • Explore the Italian-influenced city, with its distinctive Mediterranean flavor, and the mixing flavors of fresh produce at the daily local street market (morning tours only, no market on Mondays).
  • Stroll the city’s highlights, including Bellanda Tower, Place Rossetti, and Opera de Nice.
  • Climb Castle Hill for the best views over the city, with views of the pastel-painted city, striped umbrellas, and mega-yachts in Nice harbor.
  • Finish at one of the promenade cafes. A glass of house of wine, beer, or soft drink is included to ease you into the rest of your day.

Step into one of the most iconic and idyllic cities in the French Riviera with a private guide to show you the best of the city.

The Old Town has some great eateries, old-fashioned bakeries, classic Italian ice-cream, macaron and chocolate stores, and your guide will happily recommend several which you can pop into or return to after your tour. You will have time to try it all as well as to take wonderful photos of old Italian Nice. You will also have the pleasure of walking along the Promenade des Anglais to view the many historic highlights this area boasts, including the magnificent Hôtel Negresco.

After descending the hill, your guide will take you to one of the beachfront cafes to finish your tour, where a refreshing glass of house wine, a beer or soft drink will be waiting for you (included).

Tour 4

Off the beaten track to Mountains Villages, Vesubie Canyon

For Mountains lovers

  • A superb and unusual trip through a canyon to little Middle Ages villages very few tourists know (Lantosque, St Martin Vésubie, Valdeblore).
  • This is my fresh air tour. Stunning views of Southern Alps up to 10 000 ft, lunch by a lake (1500 m/4 500 ft), pretty high water fall, a unique church from the 10th century.
  • Another unknown side of the hidden Riviera for those of you who look for amazing places away from the tourist crowd, tourist attractions and heavy traffic.

720 € (1-7 people) / November-March: 620 €

Tour 5

Wine Tasting Tour

In Le Var region (Côte de Provence)

Please check the “Wine tasting” page

Tour 6

Grace Kelly Tour

To Catch a Thief Adventure: A Glamorous Excursion on the French Riviera

Embark on a journey through the picturesque landscapes of the French Riviera, retracing the steps of cinematic brilliance in the iconic movie “To Catch a Thief” This thrilling excursion promises a perfect blend of luxury, romance, and mystery as you explore the dazzling settings that served as the backdrop for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film.

Travel to the enchanting Villefranche-sur-Mer, where key scenes from “To Catch a Thief” were filmed. Walk in the footsteps of Cary Grant and Grace Kelly as you explore the Old Town and the picturesque harbor.

Indulge in the opulence of Monaco, where the characters of John Robie and Frances Stevens shared their on-screen romance. Visit the Casino de Monte-Carlo, a prominent location in the film, and revel in the sophistication of this glamorous principality. The stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and the luxurious lifestyle will transport you to the bygone era of the movie’s golden age.

Travel to the world-renowned city of Cannes, known for its prestigious film festival. Discover the secrets behind the thrilling heist scenes filmed in the Palais des Festivals and immerse yourself in the charm of this iconic destination.

Escape to the tranquil villages of Tourrettes Sur Loup and Saint-Jeannet, hidden gems nestled in the hills overlooking the Riviera. This picturesque setting served as the backdrop for the charming countryside scenes in the movie.

This excursion (around 9 hours) promises an unforgettable experience, blending the magic of cinema with the real-life beauty of the French Riviera.

And of course don’t forget to watch this movie before coming !

750 € (1-8 people) / November-March: 600 €

Tour 7

Unknown hidden villages of Provence

We start in Vence, the town of Matisse, old town walking tour, Matisse Chapel, street farmers market. Visiting a cheese farm with goat cheese and wine tasting is another unique option.

Then we drive up to the mountains (180° view over the Med sea) and visit villages (Coursegoul, Bézaudin) very few tourists know, off the beaten track, away from the crowd, so beautiful, so peaceful, you feel like being in another time.

A unique and rare experience !
680 € (1-8 people) / November-March: 580 €

Tour 8

Highlights of Menton

Menton is the last town on the French Riviera before Italy. It bursts with amazing homes colors, typical small streets and beautiful views over the sea. You really feel you are in Italy.

Menton also offers an amazing hillside private garden with terraces, fountains, exotic plants, statues and water gardens. We also visit stunning uphill villages which offer breathtaking views (Saint Agnes, Roquebrune, La Turbie).

I take you to hidden spots few tourists know.

700 € (1-8 people) / November-March: 600 €

Provence amazing Lavender fields (2-7 people)

  • This tour is only available from mid-June to mid-July so you can see Lavender in full bloom and sunflowers. Please check the “Lavender fields” page.
  • It’s a two or three-day tour

Cruise passengers shore excursion

One-day sightseeing for cruise passengers from the ports of Villefranche sur Mer, Nice, Antibes, Cannes, Monaco. Up to 8 people. Quote on request (from 650 €).


  • Private and Customized Tours to Charming Provence also available for 2 to 7 days
  • You can also make your own tour “à la carte”. Tell me what you’d like to do, see, visit and I’ll do the rest…
  • Departure from your hotel, villa, yacht, cruise port
  • Based on 8 hours per tour, 1-8 people, up to 15 people with a minibus and a driver
  • Insurance is valid only during transportation.
  • English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Chinese, Russian, Indonesian, Japanese speaking professional driver/guide, comfortable a/c mini-van.

Unlike what many people think, we do tip in France (restaurants, cafés, hotels, tour guides and drivers…). When you see “service compris” on the bill it is not a tip, it is the waiter’s salary. We usually tip 10 to 15%.

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