Ausflüge in Cannes: Enjoy a memorable evening amid the bright lights of Monaco, playground of the rich and famous, with this stimulating five-hour tour that introduces you to some of the Mediterranean principality’s best night-time attractions.
As the sun begins to go down, drive up to the High Corniche where you will get some breathtaking panoramic views of the French Riviera (Cote d’Azur) and catch a glimpse of Monaco’s skyline twinkling below you. Then head off to the Old Town where highlights include the Prince’s Palace, home to the Grimaldi family since the 13th century, and the cathedral built in white stone in neo-Romanesque style. See where Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier were married and are now interred.
On the way up to Monte-Carlo your route will take you along the famous Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit, with its familiar hairpin bends and tight chicanes. One of the oldest motor races in the world, it is also considered to be one of the most difficult and prestigious. Explore the area around the Carre d’Or, which has become a byword for luxury and haute couture. Here you will find such famous names as Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel and Prada. The Place du Casino and neighbouring roads are a paradise for jewellery-lovers, with Cartier, Bulgari, Piaget all vying for attention. Enjoy free time to dine and, if lady luck beckons, join the high rollers at the gaming tables.
The magic and charm of Monaco at night are memorably captured during this five-hour tour of one of Europe’s most glamorous capitals.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up from hotels in central Cannes with post code 06400.
Duration: Five hours.
Start/opening time: 6.15pm.
End/closing time: 11.15pm.
Languages: English, Spanish, French and German. Russian, Mandarin, Portuguese and Italian available on request.
Others: Minimum age for admission to the Casino: 18.