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Palais des Festivals: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • French Riviera: Full-Day Trip in Small Group

    1. French Riviera: Full-Day Trip in Small Group

    You’ll drive into the hills above Monaco and stop in the medieval village of Eze, built on top of a mountain, and rising high above the sea. Take in the fantastic views and the world-famous perfume factory Fragonard. The drive continues through the village of La Turbie, also known as the Terrace of Monaco for the sweeping views of the Principality of Monaco below. You’ll see the Trophy of the Alps here, a centuries-old Roman monument, before reaching the luxurious Principality of Monaco. In Monaco’s old town, known as The Rock, you’ll visit the Prince Palace and have the opportunity to see the changing of the guard. In the cathedral you can pay homage to the princes and princesses of Monaco who are buried here. You’ll also make stops at the oceanographic museum and the justice palace. Visiting the old town is an exclusive offering with this tour, as only Mona...

    The guide was very knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. I highly recommend this tour. It was a wonderful day.

  • From Nice: French Riviera Full-Day Tour

    2. From Nice: French Riviera Full-Day Tour

    Start with pickup from your accommodation in Nice and admire the famous Promenade des Anglais as you depart the city. With your guide, travel first to Eze, one of the most picturesque villages on the Côte d'Azur where you can take in a panoramic view of Villefranche over Cap Ferrat and its many famous villas. Visit the famous Fragonard perfume factory and discover the history of perfume-making from its beginnings to the present day. Continue to the Principality of Monaco, where you can stroll through the streets of the old town. See the Prince’s Palace, the Courthouse, the Cathedral, as well as a beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy a ride along the streets used for the famous Formula 1 race circuit to reach the most glamourous section of Monaco, Monte Carlo, with its famous casino and exclusive hotels. Next, enjoy a short stop in the town of Cannes, famous for its annual fil...

  • Cannes, Antibes, and Saint-Paul-de-Vence: Half-Day Tour

    3. Cannes, Antibes, and Saint-Paul-de-Vence: Half-Day Tour

    You’ll be picked up at your hotel in Monaco, Cannes, or Nice, and then taken on a drive along the stunning coastal road to Antibes. Head to the Old Town where Picasso lived, visit the beautiful harbor and see the ramparts built by Vauban. Continue on to the glamorous city of Cannes on this half-day tour. You’ll travel down the Promenade de la Croisette and see the luxury hotels that have hosted celebrities from Marilyn Monroe to Scarlett Johansson. Stop at the renowned Cannes Film Festival Palace and walk in the steps of the stars. Visit the medieval village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, made famous by the actors and artists that lived here, including such greats as Bonnard, Braque, Dufy, and Matisse. Stroll along the cobblestone streets, stop in at the galleries, and take in spectacular views of the sea.

    A great day outing. Delivered as promised. A nice lady guide who drove skillfully, gave us good insights into the points of interest. And also enough time to explore.

  • Cannes: 1 or 2-Hour Segway Tour

    4. Cannes: 1 or 2-Hour Segway Tour

    After being briefed on safety rules and regulations, hop aboard your Gyropod Segway. Cruise through the main part of Cannes, beginning in the parking structure of Quai Laubeuf, at the very end of the old marina. After gliding through the historic town, take a pitstop to soak up the history of the famous fishing port. Check out the town hall and arrive in the alleys of freedom, the kingdom of the bocce-players.  Zip to the Rue d'Antibes, and see the hundreds of shops. Then, head to La Croisette, where the prices per square foot are skyrocketing. Your entertaining and informative tour ends with the walk of fame of the iconic Palais des Festivals. Return to the old port.

    We had a fantastic time on this Segway tour. Alexis is so relaxed and friendly. Very knowledgeable, great English and very patient for slower riders. Can’t recommend this enough - I would definitely do this again.

  • The Magic of the French Riviera: Full-Day Guided Tour

    5. The Magic of the French Riviera: Full-Day Guided Tour

    Enjoy a full day exploring the French Riviera, and see its most popular attractions on this guided tour. The first stop on the tour will be the medieval village of Eze, sitting high above the Mediterranean Sea, and offering dramatic views, exotic gardens, fine art, and streets filled with history. Visit the Fragonard factory and learn some of the secrets of creating perfumes. Later you’ll drive through the village La Turbie, known as the Terrace of Monaco for its panoramic views of the tiny principality below. See the Trophy of the Alps, a Roman monument dating from 7 B.C. In Monaco you’ll visit the Old Town with the Prince Palace, the Oceanographic Museum, and the neo-Romanesque Cathedral where Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier were married and later buried. Visit the city of Monte-Carlo, driving on the Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit. Head to the famous casino and see the luxurious shops...

  • From Nice: Billionaire's Splendors Half-Day Tour

    6. From Nice: Billionaire's Splendors Half-Day Tour

    Discover the world of the super-rich on a small group, 4-hour tour of the French Riviera and Cannes from Nice. Traveling by 8-seat minivan, you will drive along the gleaming Côte d'Azur, heading west towards Cannes, world-renowned for its annual Film Festival and red carpet atmosphere. Upon arrival, go to the famous Croisette, stretching along the coast, and lined with luxury hotels and restaurants. Stop by the Festival Palace and see the handprints of the stars. Peer into boutique stores and across sandy beaches. Turn the other way and see the towering red rocks of the Massif de l'Esterel. Continue along the elegant coastline through Juan-les-Pins, passing hip and happening glamour spots, and the celebrity villas of Cap d’Antibes. Once in the historic town of Antibes, travel by the ramparts and see the delirious toys of the mega-rich in the Marina. Stroll along narrow streets, and vis...

    It was fantastic!!!.Great air condition Mercedes.Super English speaking knowledgeable tour guide.Places to see unforgettable!

  • From Nice: French Riviera and Provence Day Trip

    7. From Nice: French Riviera and Provence Day Trip

    Depart Nice and head to the elegant seaside resort of Antibes to marvel at the luxury yachts in Europe's largest marina at Port Vauban on arrival. Continue along the coast road to the famous town of Cannes. Follow in the footsteps of the rich and famous at the Promenade de la Croisette. Admire the handsome buildings on the seafront, including the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès where the Cannes Film Festival is held. Next, go to the beautiful village of Saint-Paul de Vence to see the historic ramparts that encircle the charming alleys, and then join the locals on the main square of the Grande Fontaine. Get some free time for lunch before going to the stunning Gorges du Loup in the mountains of Provence. Explore the medieval village of Gourdon, perched on a cliff overlooking the valley of the River Loup. End with a visit to the town of Grasse, where you can learn more about the hist...

    Do not expect tours with informative guides. If you book an English speaking tour, in France, the English skills will be very basic. Expect bus drivers with some scant knowledge

  • From Nice: French Riviera and Monaco Full-Day Tour

    8. From Nice: French Riviera and Monaco Full-Day Tour

    Discover the exclusive French Riviera on this full-day tour from Nice. Travel along the coast and enjoy the sea views from the famous corniche road leading to Eze. Stop at the unforgettable medieval village of Eze, where the boutiques carved into the rock. Then pleasure your senses with a shopping visit to Fragonard Perfumery. Arriving in Monaco, stop at the famous Monaco Rock for a visit to the Old Town, the Prince Palace, and the Cathedral where Princess Grace and Rainier got married. Then drive through the Formula 1 Grand Prix Circuit to Monte Carlo and enjoy the world of elegance and luxury with a stop at Casino Square. Moving on to Cannes, admire la Croisette with its many luxury boutiques. See the stars handprints by the red carpet of the Film Festival Palace. Enjoy a drive with breathtaking views of the bays of Juan-Les-Pins and Antibes. Then arrive in Antibes, a Provencal walle...

    My wife and I sat in the rear seat of the van and had trouble hearing the narration by the driver. Very good driver and very good route.

  • French Riviera & Medieval Villages Full-Day Tour

    9. French Riviera & Medieval Villages Full-Day Tour

    Join this multi-stop tour to discover the gems of the French Riviera. Follow the coastal road to Grasse, Cannes, Antibes, Gourdon, Tourrettes-sur-Loup and Saint Paul de Vence. Experience the beauty of these charming towns on the shores of the Mediterranean. Start the tour with your first stop in Grasse, the perfume capital of France. Visit the oldest perfume factory in the area, Fragonard. Continue the tour to the seaside resort of Cannes. Visit the Palais des Festivals or the Film Festival Palace in Cannes. Take a stroll along one of the most appreciated jewels of Cannes, the "Croisette" boulevard. The promenade of La Croisette is lined with magnificent sandy beaches designer stores and the new harbor. Then, continue to the chic resort town of Antibes. Soak in the coastal atmosphere, complete with an attractive seafront, historic buildings, and an interesting old town with a traditio...

  • Nice: Cannes, Antibes & St Paul de Vence Half-Day Tour

    10. Nice: Cannes, Antibes & St Paul de Vence Half-Day Tour

    Join this tour to discover the seaside resort of Cannes. Follow the coastal road to Antibes and St Paul de Vence. Experience the beauty of these charming towns on the French Riviera on the shores of the Mediterranean. Benefit from round-trip transfers from your hotel and an expert guide. Visit the Palais des Festivals or the Film Festival Palace near the Old Port in Cannes. See the place that accommodates the largest festival of cinema in the world. Admire the famous red carpet and spot over 150 handprints of celebrities in front of Palais des Festivals and in the parks. Take a stroll along one of the most appreciated jewels of Cannes, the "Croisette" boulevard. The promenade of La Croisette is lined with magnificent sandy beaches designer stores and the new harbor. Then, continue to the chic seaside resort of Antibes. Soak in the coastal atmosphere, complete with an attractive seafro...

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What people are saying about Palais des Festivals

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 435 reviews

Alexia was a super guide. She was very patient to learn us how to ride with the Segway in the city of Cannes. She showed us many beautyful places en told us interesting things about the history and culture of Cannes. A very nice experience!

We had a fantastic time on this Segway tour. Alexis is so relaxed and friendly. Very knowledgeable, great English and very patient for slower riders. Can’t recommend this enough - I would definitely do this again.

It was fantastic!!!.Great air condition Mercedes.Super English speaking knowledgeable tour guide.Places to see unforgettable!

Interesting tour to get an idea about Antibes and Cannes. Great driver and tour guide Andreas.

There was a lot in there for a short time. Super nice driver