Day 1 – Depart from your local area and travel area and travel via ‘First Class’ coach for the crossing to the Continent. After clearing Customs formalities we continue to our overnight stopover in France / Germany.
Day 2 – After an early breakfast we continue our journey to the French Riviera and our hotel in Saint Aygulf.
Day 3 – Nice and Cannes. Today we will visit Cannes – once a small fishing village and now a fashionable resort. We continue to sophisticated Nice with its charming old town. Here you can stroll along the sea front promenade and explore the old town with its honeycomb of narrow streets.
Day 4 – today is at leisure for you to relax and explore.
Day 5 – Monaco and Monte Carlo. This is a pocket size country filled with glitz and glamour. In the old town you will find the Prince’s Palace of Monaco. Within Monaco is Monte Carlo – home to the renowned Grand Prix circuit and the exquisite harbour. Admire the casino, walk around the gardens or perhaps take a coffee at one of the many local bars.
Day 6 – Port Grimaud and St Tropez. We firstly visit iconic Port Grimaud, built in Provencal style around a maze of canals and walkways. Afterwards we take you to the fashionable resort of St Tropez. Made famous by Brigitte Bardot in the 1960s the town is renowned for its selection of bars, boutiques and shops. The yachts which are usually in harbour themselves are a great tourist attraction.
On day 7 we commence our journey home. Continue to our overnight stopover, arriving back in the UK on day 8.
Hotel Van der Valk, Saint Aygulf
This is set just over the road from one of the most beautiful sandy beaches of the Cote d’Azur, with panoramic views. All rooms are well appointed with private facilities, safe and mini bar etc. Features include a restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool and sauna. Official rating: 3*