Riviera Cruises, Perfumeries and Art: These Tours Are the Perfect Introduction to Nice

Explore Nices sun-soaked streets with fun tours
Explore Nice's sun-soaked streets with fun tours | © Sylvain Oliveira / Alamy Stock Photo
Culture Trip Travel Team

The Mediterranean Sea and year-round sunny skies make Nice the perfect getaway for travellers seeking a sun-soaked break. If it’s your first time here, these tours are a great introduction!

The glamorous French Riviera has captured the hearts and imaginations of travellers since the 1700s. Artists including Matisse, Picasso and Renoir all fell in love with Nice’s sun-soaked streets, making this the perfect place for creative people to explore. Whether you’d like to dive into the city’s cultural scene or take a day trip to beautiful Provence to visit a perfumery, these classic tours have you covered.

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Arrive in the bay of Cannes, with its sandy beaches and luxurious boutiques. Stroll along the famous Croisette and just imagine the glamour on the red carpet of the film festival among the celebrities’ handprints. Then, escape to the inland for its quiet to awake your senses in Grasse, the world capital of perfume. Appreciate a guided tour in a factory that will reveal to you its secrets, or wander in the heart of the old town. In the course of the Alps and valleys, you will reach Gourdon, “Balcony of the French Riviera”, that culminates over the “Big blue sea”. Then wind down the river Loup gorges in order to end your journey by the “Jewel of our beloved Provence”: Saint Paul de Vence, one of the most visited villages in France and one of the top places for artists since the 1920s.

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