Montecarlo is the most eastern region of the principality. It is worldly famous for its casino and VIPs, for the Formula 1 Grand Prix, which races around the city-center and for its economy. Tourist are struck by the natural beauty of this place, from the wonderful buildings found in the squares and along the streets to the amazing beaches right in front of them.
The private tour will then take you to the Principality of Monaco, the independent State under the Prince Grimaldi’s family rule for more than 700 years, and the member of the United Nations. You will visit the Old town of Monaco, the Prince Albert II’s Palace (from outside, the visit inside is optional). You will see the Monaco Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, also known as Saint Nicholas Cathedral of Monaco, where many of the Grimaldis were buried, including Grace Kelly and her husband the Prince Rainier III.
The private tour in Monaco continues with the visit of Monte-Carlo, a chic area in Monaco, with the historical buildings of Hotel de Paris and the Monte-Carlo Casino – the world’s most famous gambling place, dating from the mid-19th century. Get driven along the streets of Monaco and Monte-Carlo, where every year the Monte-Carlo Formula One race takes place and feel the racing spirit rising in you.
With this private tour you will also discover the picturesque village of Eze. The village’s beginnings date from the 13th century. Tiny and stone paved streets lead to the summit of this medieval village where ruins of the old castle of Eze remain. When walking in Eze, admire the art galleries and the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean sea. The Côte d’Azur – French Riviera, and particularly the city of Grasse, is worldwide famous for producing perfume, and you can visit the perfume factory in Eze free of charge (optional).
In this private tour, we include the drive along the Moyenne Corniche road, located between Nice and Monaco. This road has often been used by movie directors (remember the older James Bond series and more recent, Transporter). All along this road, you will enjoy breathtaking views of the Côte d’Azur – French Riviera, the peninsula of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and the bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer. On this private tour you can stop whenever you want to take scenic pictures.
This private tour is easy for any participant, but Eze requires some walking. For those who can’t walk much, they can stay with the driver-guide or chill-out in a nearby café.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Meet, greet and drop-off in the cruise port.
Respect of the cruise schedule
Private tour in a newer minivan (limited to 8 passengers).Family friendly: baby and booster seats available.
Bottles of water provided.
Free time at each destination.
Guided tour of the perfume factory in Eze (optional) and spectacular views.
Old town of Monaco, Monte-Carlo casino area, Monaco Formula One race track.