• Location: Cannes, France
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Make the most of your time at port with this diverse full-day shore excursion that takes you to highlights of the French Riviera. See the Cannes Film Festival venue, ogle luxury yachts at the Billionaire’s Quay in Antibes, stroll the medieval streets of St-Paul-de-Vence and test your nose at the Fragonard perfumery in Eze. Cross the border into Monaco to visit the high-rolling casinos of Monte Carlo, the Prince’s Palace and the Formula One Grand Prix circuit. Numbers are limited to eight people for a personalized small-group experience.


  • Full-day French Riviera shore excursion from Cannes
  • Visit the site of the annual Cannes International Film Festival
  • Cruise along the Côte d’Azur's coastal roads to Antibes, St-Paul-de-Vence, Eze and Monaco
  • Admire the yachts in Billionaire's Quay in Antibes and tour the Fragonard perfumery in Eze
  • Visit Monte Carlo and travel along Monaco’s Formula One Grand Prix race circuit
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a more personalized experience
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What You Can Expect

Cannes Shore Excursion: Small-Group French Riviera in One Day Tour

Explore Monaco on your French Riviera in One Day Tour

Although one could easily spend months exploring the delights of the French Riviera, this full-day shore excursion hits on the highlights so you can maximize your day at port. Meet your knowledgeable local guide at the cruise terminal in Cannes in the morning, and set off in an 8-passenger minivan.

Begin with a drive by Cannes’ most famous attraction, the Festival Palace where the world’s best filmmakers and biggest stars gather each year for the Cannes International Film Festival. Continue along the scenic coastal roads of the Côte d'Azur, soaking up spectacular views of luxury villas and the Mediterranean Sea.

Stop at Antibes, an old port town that’s home to one of the Riviera’s largest marinas. It’s a contrast of history and modernity, where a medieval hilltop fortress stands sentinel over a fleet of luxury yachts docked at Billionaire's Quay.

After lunch at a local café in the charming Provençal village of St-Paul-de-Vence (own expense), journey on to the hilltop town of Eze. Admire some of the best views of the Mediterranean around, and tour the renowned Fragonard perfumery to discover what makes a truly fine French eau de cologne. 

Drive past La Turbie, known as the ‘Terrace of Monaco,’ before crossing the border into the second-smallest country in the world. Take a walking tour of this principality that’s small in size but big on glamour, where you’ll see highlights like the Prince’s Palace, luxuriant gardens and the famed casinos of Monte Carlo. You’ll even take a spin along part of the Formula One Grand Prix race circuit.

Relax on the scenic return drive to Cannes, where your tour concludes with drop-off at the cruise terminal in the evening.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Cannes port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of- call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Customer Reviews

Juan A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Actually I did not end doi it.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Zara picked us up promptly at the cruise port and took us on an amazing tour of the Riviera and Monaco. She is a very funny and knowledgeable guide. We saw a lot and learned a lot but did not linger long in any one place. I especially loved the old villages of Eze and St. Paul de Vence, Would definitely recommend for a good overview of the area.

Derek R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Awsome experience, guide was very nice and friendly.They picked us up a litle late but we received a private tour instead which was even nicer.Very friendly and professional guide.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Saw much more of Cannes and Monoco than expected. Our driver was amazingly friendly and knowledgeable. The tour lasted our entire time in port and we were able to see much more than we thought we would. She was more of a driver than a tour guide as parking anywhere is rare and would drop us off at the attraction and gave us great direction as to where to go, but it was a but more free roaming experience at each location one exception was the perfume factory, where the factory gives you a guided tour and smell tour as well.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Great tour. We went everywhere and guide gave us so much information. Highly recommend.

Maureen R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Loic was an excellent guide, conducting a very informative tour.His knowledge of not only the history of the area, but also of current stories about the area made the day fly. He is professional!!
It was one of the highlights of our trip!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Perfect perfect perfect, the views were spectacular. The tour only takes 8 which is great so your not having to deal with 30 or 40 people when a decision has to be made. We didn't have time to see the perfume factory which nobody really cared about anyways. Monaco in my opinion was the highlight of the tour a place not to be missed if you haven't been. We were picked up right at the port which was awesome.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015


John C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Outstanding. Everything was perfect, from the guide to the sights. She left nothing out and treated us like family. There were six of us in our group and the guide spoke perfect English, was very friendly, and even took us off of the beaten path to show us about the real scenes behind the main street scenes. I highly recommend this tour if you go. Everything was delivered as promised.

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