MONTE CARLO, MONACO: Bask in the Glory of The French Riviera
Nestled at the foot of the southern Alps on the Côte d’Azur between France and Italy lies the Principality of Monaco, glamorous playground of the rich and famous. The four-star Fairmont Monte Carlo, situated between the harbor and the legendary casino, is one of the principality’s most prestigious resorts. Enjoy majestic views; superior service; a shopping arcade, in-house casino and spa; and fine dining at the acclaimed Nobu restaurant.
On your small-group art tour of the French Riviera, discover the apartments and gardens of the beautiful Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. In Nice, you’ll visit the Chagall and Matisse museums, which house, respectively, the famous biblical paintings of Marc Chagall and works of Henri Matisse, who spent a large part of his life in the area. A separate tour will take you to the beautiful medieval hilltop village of Èze, where you’ll learn about the art of perfume-making at the Fragonard perfumery. Back in Monaco, watch the changing of the guard ceremony at Palace Square, visit the cathedral, drive along the road used for the world-famous Formula One Grand Prix race, and explore Casino Square.
Monaco sparkles at night! See its top attractions illuminated against the night sky on a five-hour tour. Drive along the spectacular Basse Corniche, stopping at the Vista Palace Hotel in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin for magnificent views. Back in the city, cruise Casino Square, enjoy night-time views of the Prince’s Palace and cathedral, and admire the illuminated historic district, Monaco-Ville. Before your tour ends, you’ll have time to revel in the vibrant nightlife at your leisure. Visit the Grand Casino or dine at a local restaurant as you wish.
Your trip for two includes:
- 6 days/5 nights accommodations at the Fairmont Monte Carlo in a Suite
- Daily complimentary breakfast
- All room-related taxes (including VAT)
- Small group tour of Monaco and Eze, including hotel pickup and drop-off
- Small group Arts Tour of the French Riviera, including hotel pickup and drop-off
- Monaco night tour
- Free concierge reservation service