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Monaco Tours from Cannes

By Viator, January 2012

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Cannes. Monaco. Two names that conjure up images of the glamorous life. And the road that links them? The French Riviera’s famous Grand Corniche, one of the world’s most spectacular drives with views across the coves and capes that make up the lovely Cote d’Azur. Plus that blue, blue water.

Cannes itself is a small town with elegant hotels along the beachfront promenade and a pretty historic town up the slopes of the hill behind. Once a year it literally rolls out the red carpet for the film festival, but any other time of the year, after a day’s exploring, eating and sunbathing you’ll be ready to hit the year-round glamor of Monaco.

By road or rail, Monaco is easy to visit in a day, the journey taking only about an hour each way by rail, longer by road with all those twists and turns and views to admire. Monaco itself is small – the population is 35,000 - with almost the whole country filled by its city Monte Carlo. The apartment buildings climb steeply up the hill behind the port, which is usually full of expensive yachts and once a year is raced around by Formula One cars.

Monaco is the wealthiest country in the world and has zero unemployment. The casino sits prettily and temptingly on a cliff top next to the town, while on the far side of Monte Carlo and its expensive shops, is the Grimaldi Royal Family’s castle, home of Prince Albert II, Ruler of the Principality of Monaco.

Nearby is an old part of town where you’ll find shops and restaurants without the rich and famous and their price tags. If you have time on the way back to Cannes, it’s worth exploring the many small towns that dot the French Riviera: Eze, Nice, Antibes.

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Monaco and Eze Small Group Day Trip from Nice

4.5 star rating: Recommended 291 Reviews

Spend a day on the beautiful French Riviera with a small-group day trip from Nice to Monaco and Eze. See the changing of the guard at the palace in Monte ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $120.68

Cannes Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Monaco and Eze

4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

For cruise passengers arriving in Cannes with only a single day to see the French Riviera, this privately guided, fully narrated shore excursion to Monaco and ...  Read more

Location: Cannes, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $99.71
$110.78 Save $11.07

Monaco and Eze Small Group Day Trip from Cannes

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 20 Reviews

Spend a day on the beautiful French Riviera with a small-group day trip from Cannes to Monaco and Eze. See the changing of the guard at the palace in Monte ...  Read more

Location: Cannes, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $147.24

Monaco, Monte Carlo and Eze Private Tour

Enjoy panoramic view over Nice from Mt. Boron as you drive on this private tour from Cannes to the Middle Corniche stop at Eze. Eze is a perched medieval ...  Read more

Location: Cannes, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $100.45

Small-Group Evening Tour and Dinner in Monte Carlo from Cannes

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

Spend a glamorous evening in Monaco, where elegant architecture, amazing cars and beautiful people collide on the Mediterranean coast. On a small-group evening ...  Read more

Location: Cannes, France
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $179.50

Italian Markets Shopping Small Group Day Trip from Cannes

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Get a taste of Italy and its wonderful open-air markets on an Italian Riviera shopping spree from Cannes. With your minivan transport taken care of, you can ...  Read more

Location: Cannes, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $157.06

French Riviera Small-Group Day Trip from Cannes

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 3 Reviews

From Antibes to Monte Carlo, you'll see all the glamorous towns of the French Riviera on this small-group day trip from Cannes. Traveling along the famous ...  Read more

Location: Cannes, France
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $172.49

Private Tour: Monaco at Night by Minivan

Enjoy the glamorous atmosphere of Monaco, amazing cars and beautiful people on this private night tour from Cannes or Nice. Drive along the Formula One Grand ...  Read more

Location: Cannes or Nice, France
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.55

Cruise to Monaco

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 57 Reviews

Glamorous Monaco is a fairytale fantasy land of opulence, royal families and high flyers. The ferry crossing is approximately 45 minutes from Nice - however ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: Varies

From USD $51.72

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