Monaco Shore Excursions For Cruise Ship Passengers
Read on for a fabulous selection of Monaco shore excursions off a cruise ship that cannot be missed. After your cruise ship has docked at the Port in Monaco, we offer an exciting range of Monaco shore excursions to introduce you to this fascinating country. Discover the glitzy and glamorous life in the shopping malls and casinos. Explore beautiful Medieval villages perched on high cliffs overlooking the ocean. Drive along the most scenic road in the world! The French Riviera bursts with culture, history, culinary delights, rare perfumes, wines and a unique ambiance.
Private Custom Tour of French Riviera
Take a private tour of the French Riviera on this awesome Monaco shore excursion and skip all the crowds. On this small-group 8-hour tour, your personal guide will take you to places that only experienced locals know. The tour can be adapted to suit your interests, with a specific focus on art, history, culture, food, romance or whatever takes your fancy! You will meet your guide at the Port and set off to Nice where you will spend time exploring the Old Town. See the amazing Cours Saleya, a colorful flower market bursting with produce, people and a trendy vibe. The tour then visits the famous Promenade des Anglais, known for its stunning scenery, restaurants, bars, shops, cyclists and skateboarders. Next, it is off to the magnificent Medieval village of Eze, perched high up on a hillside, overlooking the ocean. Take some photos and soak up the ambiance and the spectacular views. Then head to Monte Carlo where you will explore the famous shopping areas, watch the rich and famous trying their luck at the Casino and do a lap in your minivan along the iconic street used for the Formula One Grand Prix Race.
Private Tour of Nice, Monaco and Eze
The best way to explore the beauty of the French Riviera is to join a one day tour with an experienced local guide. This Monaco shore excursion travels by minibus and is ideal for first time visitors. Meet your guide at the Port and get comfortable in the bus. Your drive winds through the magnificent Flower Hills and stops at the famous 16th century Saint-Paul Anglican Church. Spend time exploring this beautiful venue, rich in history and filled with stunning stained glass windows. Your trip now continues along the famous Promenade des Anglais coastline, offering panoramic views. When you reach the city of Nice, you will have time to stroll around and explore the quaint, narrow streets of the Old Town. Visit the fabulous Cours Saleya, a colorful flower market bursting with fresh produce. Then head to Villefranche Bay and see how the rich and famous celebrities live on the Billionaires' Peninsula. The Monaco shore excursion continues to the picture-perfect Medieval village of Eze, perched high up on a hilltop overlooking the Mediterranean Ocean. The scenic drive continues back to Monaco. Here you will visit the Prince's Palace, stroll around Casino Square and experience a lap along the world famous road used for the Formula One Grand Prix Race.
Monaco, Monte Carlo, Eze, and Nice Private Shore Tour
On this fabulous 5 hour Monaco shore excursion, you will have your own private guide who can adapt the tour to suit the preferences of your small group. Meet your guide at the Port and set off to Castle Hill with stunning views of the luxurious properties belonging to star studded celebrities. Learn about the history of Monaco, the world famous Casino and the glitzy life of the Royal Family. You will watch the Changing of the Guard in front of the Prince's Palace and you can take pictures and buy a souvenir. Now head to Monte Carlo and experience a drive on the famous road used for the Formula One Grand Prix. Watch the rich and famous in the Casino and enjoy an optional walk around the Japanese Garden. The tour then heads for the picturesque village of Eze, nestling high up on the massive cliffs. This Medieval fortress village is rich in history and offers breathtaking views over the Ocean. The ladies will be delighted to visit the world renowned perfume factory, Fragonard! Here you will learn all about how perfume is made on a guided tour. Next, you visit Nice and spend time exploring the Old Town. Drive along the Promenade des Anglais and see iconic buildings like the Hotel Negresco and the Massena Museum. Your journey continues to the vibrant Cours Saleya market with its bright flower displays, artisan shops and cozy eateries. End your tour with a stroll around the awe-inspiring Cathedral before heading back to Port.
Private Customized French Riviera Tour
See the best of Monaco and the French Riviera on an exclusive private tour designed specifically for your group. This tour leaves from the Port and heads off in a comfortable air-conditioned 8-seater van. Start off with a tour of the city, a stroll around the Old Town and a visit to the market. Then discover the famous Middle and Grand Corniche Roads which offer an awe-inspiring drive past picture-perfect seaside resorts, mountains and breathtaking high cliffs on your way to the Medieval village of Eze. You will stop here to take some photos and soak up the panoramic views over the ocean. Then it is on to the tiny town of La Turbie, for more astounding views over Monaco. As you travel, your guide will fill you in on the history of the region, the culture, the stories of the glitzy and glamorous Royal Family and exciting anecdotes on famous celebrities who live here. When you arrive in Monte Carlo, you will spend time visiting the Prince's Palace. Then enjoy a spine tingling experience as you take a lap around the street that forms part of the world famous Formula One Grand Prix race. Catch your breath and watch the rich and famous dropping millions at the Casino before you head back to the Port.
Small-Group Half-Day Trip to Nice
When you arrive in Monaco and have a few hours to spare, join this fabulous Monaco shore excursion to explore Nice with a knowledgeable personal guide! The tour leaves from the Port in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan and travels along the awe-inspiring Middle Corniche Road. Be prepared to catch your breath as the twists and turns present you with amazing panoramic views of cliffs, seaside resorts and the dazzling blue ocean. When you arrive in Nice, you will take a walk past the magnificent Belle Epoque buildings that line the iconic Promenade des Anglais. Then, climb Castle Hill to see magnificent views over the rooftops of Nice. Next is a visit to the charming district of Cimiez, known for the annual Jazz Festival. Back in the luxury van, you will travel along the Promenade des Arts, past the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. See Sosno's fascinating Square Head sculpture, the Acropolis Center and the Russian Orthodox Cathedral with its unique onion shaped domes. Learn about the history of the Place Garibaldi and stroll around the Old Town. A visit to the colourful and vibrant flower market, Cours Saleya, makes a perfect ending to this Monaco shore excursion.
Small-Group Food Tour of Nice
Calling all food lovers - this fabulous Monaco shore excursion will delight your taste buds. After arriving in Port, set off with a private guide to learn all about the culinary hot-spots in Nice and the surrounding region. This small-group tour drives in a comfortable 8-seater minivan, ideal for a group of friends or a family. Learn how the region's food is influenced by both French and Italian cultures, creating an exotic mix of flavors. The first stop is the tiny village of Opio, set high on a hilltop near to Grasse. You will visit a traditional olive oil mill and learn how it is made. Taste some variations and sample tapenade, a famous French Riviera food dish. The tour continues to Fort Mont Alban, a 16th century military fortress where you will stop to admire the astounding views over Nice, the charming town of Villefranche and the sparkling blue Mediterranean Ocean. Now that you are really hungry, relax in a famous restaurant at the Port and sample some traditional treats. Try socca, a chickpea crpe, and pissaladire, an onion tart, all washed down with a cold glass of rose wine. As you enjoy your meal your guide will give you fascinating facts about the Nice food scene.
Small-Group Grasse Perfumery and Nice Wine-Tasting Tour
Wine and perfume make a fine lifestyle! Explore the best that Nice has to offer on this full day small-group tour. Meet your guide at the Port and board your luxury 8-seater minivan. Your trip sets off to the famous town of Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. Driving along you are surrounded by the exotic aromas of jasmine, mimosa and orange blossoms that grow in the countryside. You will have an in depth tour of the Fragonard Perfumery and learn about the exclusive art of perfume making. Make sure you buy a few bottles to take home! The trip then heads to the picturesque Medieval village of Valbonne, filled with small twisting alleys, artisan shops and quaint cafes. You will have free time to wander around and enjoy lunch in the Old Town. Back in the van, the drive takes a scenic route along the Loup River to the cliff-clinging village of Gourdon, clinging to the high cliffs and offering breathtaking views of the French Riviera. Now it is time for wine! Head to Nice and the Ch‰teau de Cremat, a hilltop winery overlooking the city. Under the watchful eye of the professional sommelier you will learn all about wine making, wine tasting and sampling the famous Bellet wines. The Monaco shore excursion then heads back to Port.
Small-Group Monaco and Eze Day Trip
Experience the contrast between the glitzy and glamorous Monaco and the Medieval ambiance of Eze on a full day Monaco shore excursion. Your personal guide will teach you all about this fascinating country and take you to see the popular sights. The tour departs from the Port in a comfortable luxury air-conditioned minivan. See the stunning views as you travel the famous route along the French Riviera. When you reach Eze, you will be charmed by the Medieval ambiance of this little village clinging to the high cliffs. The tour visits the famous Fragonard Perfumery where you will have a guided tour to learn about perfume making. Then it is off to see the stunning views from La Turbie before heading back to Monaco to soak up the glitz and glamour of this small but extremely wealthy country. Watch the Changing of the Guard at the Prince's Palace and enjoy a delicious lunch in the Monaco-Ville. Your Monaco shore excursion visits the fascinating Oceanographic Museum and the awe-inspiring Cathedral. You now drive down the street used as the track for the Formula One Grand Prix Race! End your day by strolling around Casino Square where you can look out for a celebrity or two hiding behind dark sunglasses!
Small-Group Art Tour to the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild
If you are inspired by arts and culture, this Monaco shore excursion is for you! Meet your guide for a 4 hour trip at the Port and get settled into a luxury minivan. The drive heads off along the iconic scenic Middle Corniche Road to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. When you arrive, you will visit the beautiful Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Explore this stunning venue and see the rooms of Madame de Rothschild and the rich collection of porcelain. The relax in the magnificent gardens filled with exotic flowers, fountains and panoramic sea views. Next, it is off to Nice, known for its iconic art scene and home to a host of world famous galleries and museums. See the charming Cimiez district and the Chagall Museum filled with his works which were inspired by scenes from the Bible. Now head to the Matisse Museum and view this personal collection by artist Henri Matisse. He specialised in perfectly capturing the colors, light and culture of the French Riviera. Spend time wandering around this stunning Museum and then rejoin your guide for a relaxed drive back to Port from your Monaco shore excursion.
Small-Group Monaco and Eze Half-Day Tour
When you dock at the Cruise Terminal, the most relaxed way to explore is to join a Monaco shore excursion. This fabulous tour lasts for about 4 hours and takes you in a comfortable luxury minibus to see the most popular sights. Enjoy a stunning scenic drive to the picture-perfect village of Eze, perched high on a hill, overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Ocean. In the little town you can explore the quaint artisan shops, cozy cafes and trendy boutiques. Next, it is off to visit the famous Fragonard Perfumery and take a tour to learn about the art of perfume making. The tour now makes its way to La Turbie, a beautiful cliff top village with views of the Trophee des Alpes, an imposing Roman monument built by Emperor Augustus. Now explore the glitz and glamour of Monaco, starting with the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Palais Princier. See the Cathedral and drive down the road used for the world famous Formula One Grand Prix Race! Stroll along the famous streets and admire the luxurious hotels, landscaped gardens and exotic cars. Then visit Casino Square and hold your breath as the rich and famous try their luck with mind boggling amounts of money!
Small-Group Italian Markets Shopping Trip
Get ready to shop up a storm on this 4 hour Monaco shore excursion, the best way to start your glitzy vacation! This small-group tour is ideal for a family and is led by a professional and friendly guide. Leave the Port in a luxury minivan and head to either the coastal town of San Remo, on a Tuesday and Saturday or to Ventimiglia on a Friday tour. Here you will spend time soaking up the ambiance of a typical Riviera street market, bursting with local produce. Delight at the selection of cheeses, fresh produce, home made treats, clothes, leather accessories and souvenirs. Your guide will give you an insight into the culture and history of the region as you stroll along the quaint narrow twisting alleys. Enjoy bargaining with the local vendors as you choose some fabulous wares to buy. Relax at a cozy cafe, enjoy a light meal, a refreshing drink and do some people watching. Then, it is back in the van for a stunning scenic drive with views of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. The tour passes through the picturesque town of Menton, known as the Pearl of France. Menton is renowned for its Lemon Festival, which attracts thousands of visitors every year from around the globe. The Monaco shore excursion ends back at the Port.
Small-Group French Riviera in One Day Tour
Don't struggle to see all the popular sights! Join a Monaco shore excursion, relax in a luxury minibus and a professional guide will take you on this full day tour and immerse you in the culture, history, glitz and glamor of this fascinating tiny country. Your small-group tour departs from the Port and heads along the scenic coastal road to Antibes. Spend time exploring this ancient town and be awed at the multi-million dollar yachts moored in the Billionaire's Quay. Then continue to the city of Cannes where your bus will make its way along the Promenade de la Croisette where you can see the Palais des Festivals et des Congrs, the famous venue of the Cannes International Film Festival. Your bus now heads to the charming village of St-Paul-de-Vence, home to many famous actors and artists. After lunch it is back onto bus for a breathtaking drive along the iconic Middle Corniche Road, offering fantastic cliff views of the Mediterranean coast. You will arrive in the picture-perfect hilltop village of Eze where you will take a fascinating tour of the Fragonard Perfume Factory to learn how French perfumes are made. On the journey back, pass through the little village of La Turbie, to see the imposing Trophee des Alps. Back in Monaco, stop to admire the Prince's Palace, Casino Square and take a drive down the street used for the famous Formula One Grand Prix race!
Small-Group Half-Day Trip to Cannes, Antibes and St-Paul-de-Vence
The easiest and most relaxed way to explore Monaco is on a Monaco shore excursion! Join a small-group tour and see the best sights with an experienced local guide. This tour departs from the Port and sets off along the spectacular coastal road offering unsurpassed views of the C™te d'Azur. Drive through Nice and stop in Antibes, a picture-perfect seaside resort. Your guide will take you along the charming cobblestone streets to explore the Old Town. Then be awed at the sight of multi-million dollar yachts moored in the Billionaire's Quay. Back in the van, drive to the glitzy city of Cannes and enjoy the famous Croisette Boulevard, the main seafront street lined with luxury hotels, boutiques and restaurants. Climb out at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrs, the iconic venue which hosts the Cannes International Film Festival. Snap some photos of the celebrity hand prints on the walls as you make your way up the steps! The Monaco shore excursion returns to Monaco on a different route, giving you a taste of the beautiful Provenal countryside. You will stop in the fortress village of village of St-Paul-de-Vence to see the Medieval ramparts built to protect it from invaders. Stroll down the charming cobblestone streets and visit cozy cafes, art galleries and trendy boutique stores.
Ferrari Sports Car Experience
Looking for a spine-tingling experience? Driving a bold red Ferrari through the streets of Monaco will do the trick! This fabulous Monaco shore excursion will meet you at the Port and take you to the starting point for your exhilarating drive. Your professional driving guide will give you a safety briefing and some info about these exotic cars. When you are ready, you can choose to be the driver or the passenger! Then, cruise out into the streets of Monaco in a flashy F430 F1 Spider Ferrari. You will feel like a Formula One driver as you navigate the streets and pass the rich and famous in equally luxurious cars. If you are driving, your professional instructor will sit next to you and advise on how to handle this powerful beauty. If you are in the passenger seat, relax and enjoy the moment. You will cruise along the spectacular roads above the city, with panoramic views of the multi-million dollar yachts bobbing in the Port. See the famous resorts, luxury hotels and massive homes belonging to the celebrities. This tour offers a 30 minute and a 1 hour option. On the longer tour, you will head out on the Grand Corniche and Middle Corniche roads to the town of Eze, nestling high up on the cliffs with awe-inspiring views of the Mediterranean. This is known to be one of the most spectacular drives in the world! When you get back from your Monaco shore excursion, a video of your Ferrari experience is available for showing off when you get home!
Private Half-Day Trip to Monte Carlo and Eze
After you have docked in Port, spend your time enjoying a short 4 hour Monaco shore excursion to see the most popular sights. Your personal guide will drive your small group in a luxury minivan and wow you with vibe of this super rich and glitzy country. Start in Monte Carlo where you will take a lap around the street used for the famous Formula One Grand Prix Race. Spend time in Casino Square known for the most expensive shopping in the world! See the million-dollar yachts moored in the harbor and enjoy the landscaped gardens of luxurious homes belonging to celebrities. The tour then sets off along the stunningly scenic Middle Corniche road to the picturesque village of Eze. This charming village with a Medieval history, clings to high cliffs and offers spectacular views over the sparkling Mediterranean Ocean. Spend time exploring the quaint cobblestone streets filled with craft shops, galleries and souvenir stores. Then be awed with an exclusive insider look at a world famous perfumery where you will have a guided tour and learn all about the art of French perfume making. Buy a bottle to take home for someone special! Relax and enjoy the scenic drive back to Port, your Monaco shore excursion is over.
Private Day Trip to Monaco, Eze and Nice
See the best of Monaco, Eze and Nice on a Monaco shore excursion that lasts for 8 hours and is designed for a small-group with your own private guide. Step off your cruise ship and into the luxury of an air-conditioned minivan. The drive sets off for the Old Town in Monaco where you will explore the Royal Palace. Then head to Monte Carlo and do a lap on the street used for the Formula One Grand Prix Race! You can spend time strolling around Casino Square, playground of the rich and famous and indulge in some luxury shopping, eating and browsing. See the multi-million dollar yachts in the harbor, gape at the exotic cars and watch the activities at the Casino. The drive then heads to the beautiful Medieval village of Eze, nestling high up on the cliffs with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Ocean. Wander around the quaint streets and visit souvenir stores, art galleries and artisan stores. Next is a fascinating tour of a world famous French perfumery, where your professional guide will teach you all about the art of perfume making. Now head back along the iconic Middle Corniche road and admire the panoramic views of Villefranche as you make your way to Nice. In Nice, you will soak up the history and culture at the Place Garibaldi in the Old Town and spend time in the colourful Cours Saleya, flower market.