Located in the southeast of the French Provence region, Antibes ranks among France’s oldest cities. Originally named ‘Antipolis’, Antibes was founded by Greek merchants in the 5th century. The Old City is a maze of small, flower-bedecked streets with Roman and Medieval sections. A portion of the impressive 16th-century ramparts overlooking the Mediterranean Sea still protect the heart of the Old City. Antibes is comprised of three distinct sections. The first is Antibes, which includes the Old City and ramparts. View more
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Explore the Côte d'Azur at your leisure during this half-day sightseeing tour via a chauffeur-driven vintage automobile.
Depending on availability at the time of booking and season, your vintage automobile might be a 1935 Auburn, 1971 Buick, 1959 Chevrolet, Duesenberg, 1985 Series IV Excalibur, 1932 Ford Model A, 1966 Ford Mustang, or a 1956 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud.
Depart the pier with your English-speaking driver and discover the Côte d'Azur at your own pace. You may opt for destinations suited to your individual tastes and preferences, or choose to see an overview of the highlights located between Cannes and. Monaco Popular routes include a drive to the outskirts of Monaco, which overlooks the world-renowned Principality, or possibly along one of the spectacular 'Corniche' roads or coastal road offering breath-taking vistas overlooking the coast.
Noteworthy sights to be seen include the, Promenade des Anglais ,the Old Town of Nice, Chagall Museum, Place Massena, Castle Hill of Eze, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and or Saint-Paul-de-Vence, among others. Your exclusive tour of the Côte d'Azur concludes back at the pier.
Please note: This tour is non-refundable if cancelled within 48 hours prior to arrival in the port. Actual vehicle type cannot be guaranteed, and varies depending on availability at the time of booking. Most vehicles are not air-cooled, but do have seatbelts. Since most of the vintage automobiles are convertibles, sun protection is recommended. Participation is limited to 2 guests per car. The price, exclusive of meals, entrance fees and gratuities, is per vehicle. Therefore, when making your reservation, please indicate the number of vehicles, not the number of guests. Only one person in the party needs to reserve this program. Please see the Shore Concierge Office on board the ship to arrange your individual itinerary. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Discover two of the most charming villages of the French Riviera with their beauty and architecture during this scenic, sightseeing tour of Eze and St. Paul de Vence. Guided tours will show you the treasures of these medieval villages, both set high atop the rocky hillsides that dominate this landscape.
Enjoy a panoramic city tour along the 'Promenade des Anglais', a splendid palm-lined boulevard stretching along the Baie des Anges. See in amazement landmarks like the legendary Negresco, an imposing hotel with its Belle Epoque façade, and the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, built with pink bricks, light grey marble and vivid colour ceramics, all sitting beneath six onion-shaped domes that lend an exotic touch to the Nice landscape.
Next, visit the Old City, where tall houses tightly-packed across narrow streets are often festooned with bright flowers or hanging laundry, and designed to provide shade and keep the streets cool during the long, hot summers. A stop is made for a leisurely stroll along the Cours Saleya, the elegant promenade of Old Nice, which is now lined with shops, and restaurants and the famous Flower Market.
Following your visit and some free time; re-board your coach to reach St. Paul de Vence.
St. Paul de Vence
Continue your journey to this ancient hilltop village's medieval atmosphere and view first-hand how well and perfectly preserved it is. Narrow streets are flanked by 16th-century houses, most of which are now occupied by gift shops and art galleries. During the guided walking tour, stroll about the crooked lanes and see the remarkable remains of the 12th-century Gothic church. Enjoy some free time for shopping.
Following your tour, board your coach for the return to Nice.
Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking on uneven, steep and partially-cobblestone streets. The visit to St. Paul de Vence takes place entirely on-foot. This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing, walking shoes and sun protection.
Enjoy a half-day tour to Antibes, one of the most well-known resort towns on the Cote-D'Azur. Known as Europe's largest yacht harbour, it once was the only large town between Marseille and Italy. The only town on the coast to be protected by ramparts it has managed to conserve historic monuments from each period in its heritage.
Your tour departs Villefranche for the scenic drive to Antibes. Upon arrival, depart on a guided walking tour and view the small Roman and medieval streets, walk along the ramparts overlooking the sea and visit the Provencal market, in the heart of Antibes. Here, experience a festival of fragrances and colours: olive oil and spices, fruit and flowers, fish, vegetables, and cheese. During your tour you overlook Port Vauban, Europe's largest yacht harbour, where the billionaires' super yachts are anchored.
After your walking tour, experience an Absinthe tasting in a quaint shop that sells regional delicacies and olive oil. The tasting takes place in a beautiful 19th century vaulted cellar with a Roman well, located underneath the market. There, amidst wonderful "Belle Époque" décor, taste toasts of tapenade, (an olive & caper paste) and pissaladière, (an open onion tart prepared by the nearby baker especially for the occasion). You have the opportunity to taste a small glass of Absinthe, the famous wormwood-based alcoholic beverage, so dear to French poets in the 19th century. The Absinthe is served from a beautiful crystal fountain on a sugar cube placed on a special spoon. Marvel in this hidden gem that on your own you may have never discovered.
Following your tasting experience, enjoy some free time before you board the coach for the return trip to Villefranche.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking over uneven surfaces and cobblestone streets for approximately 1400m (1 mile). This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing, walking shoes and bring sun protection. Guests need to be of legal drinking age to take part in the Absinthe tasting.
Experience the splendid beauty and landmarks of Antibes during this delightful, half-day sightseeing excursion. The natural beauty remains in the Vieille Ville (old town), with the ramparts along the sea and the long, arched protective wall along the port. Discover the Picasso museum, in the Chàteau Grimaldi, between the covered market on the Place Massena and the ramparts. Picasso worked here in the chàteau in 1946, and his studio is part of the museum.
Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately one-hour drive to Antibes via the coastal road. En route, pass through the scenic Cap d'Antibes. Located on the city of Antibes, this lovely peninsula is famous for its elegant villas and wonderful vistas.
Old Town Walking Tour
Upon arrival in Antibes, take a guided walking tour through the Old Town. Discover the fascinating history and landmarks of this medieval enclave, its ramparts along the sea, Provencal market, famous Port Vauban, the largest European marina, and the flowery Safranier District. Following your walking tour and some free time, continue to the Picasso Museum.
Picasso enthusiastically worked here and created numerous works, drawings and paintings. Following his stay in 1946, Pablo Picasso left on deposit 23 paintings and 44 drawings. During your visit, marvel at the large collection of notable works, drawings and paintings on display, including the Joy of Living, Satyr, Centaur Fauna and the Trident, Slimer Urchins, Sea Urchins Woman, Still Life with Owl and the Three Urchins, and more.
Afterward, re-board your coach and commence the approximately one-hour drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately one mile (about 1.6 kilometres), at times on inclined surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and five steps at sites visited. The walk from the bus parking area to the museum is extensive. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable clothing, flat, closed-toe walking shoes and sun protection are recommended. The tour sequence may vary.