DAY 1: NICE – MONTE CARLO
Your bilingual driver will welcome you at the airport by luxury comfort car.
Panoramic city tour of Nice , the Promenade des Anglais, the Old Town, the Corniche. Transfer to the hotel in Monte Carlo.
In the afternoon: Monte Carlo : (optional) Visit of the Monte Carlo Casino (Belle Epoque)
Discover a place of legend between history and architecture . The Casino of Monte-Carlo (19s) has retained its Belle Epoque style, its golds, its lights, its columns, its sumptuous decors.
Then relaxation or Shopping in Monaco . The city is undoubtedly one of the international capitals of the Grand Luxe . The big names of the fashion are installed in the Principality; Monte-Carlo pavilions that host the prestigious Louis Vuitton, Dior, Akris, Céline, Bulgari, Cartier, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent …
Free lunch (a selection of restaurants can be found in your travel diary)
Diner at the gourmet restaurant of the hotel Hermitage the “Vista Mar” (1 Michelin star) The gastronomy of the sea, simple and refined, an appointment impossible to circumvent.
Accommodation in hotel l’Hermitage de Monte Carlo *****
In the morning visit the beautiful hilltop village overlooking the Mediterranean Sea: Eze .
Visit of the prestigious city of Cannes with palais des festivals, City tour then visit of St Paul de Vence .
Shopping in Cannes where creators, perfumers and luxury jewelers pace the most beautiful streets in the city. Between palaces and prestigious festive places discover the most beautiful windows and luxurious shops of the Carré d’Or in Cannes and on the Croisette.
Free lunch according to your program (a selection of restaurants can be found in your travel book)
Diner at the gourmet restaurant with a twin-star rating “Palme d’Or” (2 Michelin stars)
Accommodation at the InterContinental Carlton in Cannes *****
To make your evening complete you can reserve a table to enjoy a glass of champagne at BAOLI , (meeting place of the Jet Set, optional)
DAY 3: ST TROPEZ – DAY ON A YACHT
Exceptional day in St Tropez on the magnificent and grand Yatch Scuderia (22m) luxurious fully equipped cigar cellar, wine cellar, champagnes ..) . Departure 9am and return to Cannes at 7pm.
The captain and his crew will make you discover the majesty of the bay of St Tropez from the sea, former fishing village become a top place of the World Jet Set.
Lunch is cooked on board by a chef , you can then visit the village or relax on the boat deck. On the way back to Cannes, your driver will take you to Ramatuelle where many celebrities have settled in the village inserted in the ramparts that dominate the large beach of Pampelonne.
Gourmet diner at the Reserve restaurant in Ramatuelle
Accommodation at the hotel “la Reserve” ***** in Ramatuelle
DAY 4: ST TROPEZ – PORQUEROLLES IN HELICOPTER- LORGUES ( typical provençal village)
An aerial day A flight over the island of Porquerolles by helicopter (25 mins)
From St Tropez. You will head towards the peninsula of Giens. You will see the beaches of the Almanarre, made of sand and pebbles. Fly over the Big Blue towards the islands of Hyères, also called Golden Islands (Porquerolles, Port-Cros National Marine Park, Bagaud Island and Levant Island). Each landscape. (English)
In the afternoon your driver will take you inland to discover the prestigious wines of the region: Visit of the Chateau de Berne cellar (1h) . In the heart of a region where vines have been cultivated for more than 26 centuries (introduced by the Greeks and perfected by the Romans), visit of the secular cellar (1750) . Mostly for rosé wines , the sommeliers welcome you to taste the red, rosé and white wines from the vineyards of the estate (Côtes de Provence AOC) And you discover the secrets of winemaking
Free lunch Gourmet diner at the Château de Berne
Accommodation in the hotel at the Château de Berne *****.
DAY 5: AIX EN PROVENCE – ALPILLES – BAUX DE PROVENCE
Departure to Aix en Provence
Discover Aix-en-Provence with the eyes of the painter Paul Cézanne.
Guided visit of the city of Aix en Provence and its unmissable places , walk in the footsteps of Cézanne.
Tasting of salted sweet calissons and aixois sweets specialties of the city of Aix
In the afternoon in the heart of the Alpilles Visit of the Careers of Lights in Les Baux de Provence , sumptuous projections will transport you in a magical visual world.
Visit of an oil mill in Maussane and tasting of the olive oils the best in the Provençal region.
Diner at the restaurant starred chef l’Oustau de Baumanière *****
Accommodation in l’Oustau de Baumaière *****
DAY 6: CAMARGUE – RELAXING DAY IN A LUXURIOUS CAMARGUESE MANADE
In the heart of the Camargue, on the banks of the Rhone discover the culture and the traditions of the Camargue in a very cozy and luxurious atmosphere characteristic of the Camargue .
Optional: Walking in the ornithological park discovery of the water bodies where the Rhone meets the sea where the pink Flamingos, the salt marshes, the rice cultivation. The horses of the Camargue, the bulls … The landscapes are grandiose … The scenery is total
Lunch in the gourmet restaurant with its Camargue specialties (Camargue rice, bull carpaccio, Camargue daube, bull fillet, local fish …)
Diner Accommodation at the Mas de Peint *****
DAY 7: MARSEILLE – DAY ON PRIVATE YACHT- THE CALANQUE
Visit and discovery of Marseille. , Visit of the MuCEM the Museum of Civilizations of the Mediterranean. Discover the old districts typical of Marseille : visit the shopping district, the old port and Notre Dame de la Garde with views overlooking the islands of Friuli and the open sea.
The afternoon private sailboat outing (14: 00-18: 00) visit the most beautiful creeks. (Depending on the weather a program of replacement will be provided on the map example a half day of thalassotherapy care at the prestigious center Château Berger on the Corniche)
Diner and lodging at Passédat, starred chef (3 Michelin stars) , on a superb terrace facing the sea, with the castle of If as a backdrop and the lighthouse of Planier far in Marseille, a prestigious place Unique and atypical.
After breakfast , free time at leisure check out à 12h, Tranfer to the airport Marseille Provence.
Important: considering the prestigious character of this program, some services can be modified at the express request of the clients, the price is communicated on simple request ..
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
* Available 8 days of a luxury air-conditioned Car with driver
* Hotel nights in listed 5 ***** hotels or similar
* Gourmet meals of starred chefs listed in the program
* The privative visits indicated in the program
* The exit does not sea on a privatized yacht meal served on board
* Helicopter flight over the islands off Hyeres, Porquerolles ….
* An experience in the Camargue in a luxury manada
* The private sailing trip to Marseilles discovery of the calanques
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
* Personal expenses, extras
* Drinks with meals
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR BOOKING
TAXES Hotel taxes are not included in our programs, they are variable, and will be demanded directly by the hotels before your leaving. The taxes can be different between the hotels even if they are in a same standard or have same stars.
CANCELLATION IN HIGH SEASONS Regardless of the cancellation fees set out in our terms and conditions, some providers and hotels may apply different rules in high seasons. These terms of payment and cancellation will be specified in each reservation. You will be informed right after your booking . It happens that the hotels require the total booking value in case of cancellation.