Nice: Medieval Villages Full-Day Guided Trip

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Treat yourself to a trip back in time to discover some of Provence's most beautiful old villages. Admire picturesque Grasse, Gordon, Tourettes-sur-Loup, and Saint-Paul-de-Vence on this guided tour.

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Highlights

  • Encounter French rural life on a day trip from Nice to Provence's best villages
  • Stroll through UNESCO-listed Grasse and tour its Fragonard museum of perfume
  • Fall in love with the beautiful village of Gourdon and its dramatic location
  • Enjoy an ice cream made from the violet flower in charming Tourettes sur Loup
  • Discover dozens of art galleries in the creative village of Saint Paul de Vence

Description

Visit the charming medieval villages of Provence on this day trip from Nice. Learn all about their history from your guide as you immerse yourself in the authentic French atmosphere. Travel for 8 hours in time, be curious and chat with a university-trained guide, 8 hours of knowledge, medieval history, landscapes, and art. It's a ride you'll remember for life! Begin your Provence adventure by visiting Grasse, listed by UNESCO as part of its Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity for its perfume industry. Stroll through its evocative old streets filled with workshops of the tannery industry dating from the middle ages. Treat yourself to a visit to the historic Fragonard factory to discover the process of changing flowers into perfume. Next, head for this small village of Gourdon. Explore a picturesque settlement perched 758 meters high between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea. Admire its medieval fortress and its 8th-century Sarazin castle. Continue getting under the skin of French village life with a trip to your next destination of Tourrettes sur Loup. Explore the evocative streets and admire the ramparts set up to protect the locals from invasion. Stroll around the 12th-century Saint-Grégoire churches and admire and photograph the village's emblem violet flower. Follow in the footsteps of artists at your last stop of Saint Paul de Vence,. Admire the idyllic setting on a outcrop nestled between the Alps and the Mediterranean. Pause at La Colombe d'or Inn and admire artistic masterpieces by Picasso, Matisse, and Miró. Wander through its narrow streets and linger in some of its many art galleries.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off Guide Tour

Important Information

  • It's a cultural, historical, and artistic tour that takes place in medieval towns, so no 3-star restaurants or luxury shops! of course there is everything you need to eat and drink normally.

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