Small-Group Day Tour to Monaco Monte-Carlo from Nice including Stops along the French Riviera26 reviews
Take a ride on the Formula 1 circuit and reach the old town. Stroll in the tiny streets, see the changing of guards (11.55 am), visit the Oceanographic museum, the Prince’s Palace, and the Cathedral. This small-group excursion is limited to eight people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
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.
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. In front of the Palais du Prince, 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. 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. Next, see the Justice Palace was inaugurated in 1930, built in solid tufa, a porous gray stone also used to construct the walls. You can also have a look at the Oceanographic Museum created there over a century by Prince Albert I of Monaco.
If you like, you have visit the inside of the Prince's Palace (8€/adult, 4€/child), the Oceanographic Museum (14€/adult, 10€/child) or enjoy a short Monaco tour by using the touristic train.
Afterwards, move on to Monte-Carlo in the most beautiful way by taking the famous Grand Prix track of Formula One. 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.
After your time here, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Nice.
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned luxury minivan
- Guided perfumery tour in Eze
- Food and drinks, unless specified
Your hotel in Nice
Returns to original departure point
- 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
- 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
Booking Terms and Conditions
When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.
Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:
What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.
What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.
What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.
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