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Shore excursion N°5
Full day Eastern French Riviera (8 hours)


Drive by the famous Croisette boulevard (sea front of Cannes) and first picture stop on the red carpet at the Film Festival Palace. Continue to Nice, the capital of the French Riviera.

Then drive through the city of Nice along the "Promenade des Anglais" and its popular beach, visit the old town of Nice and its flower market, so pituresque !

Your next stop will be the typical medieval village of Eze which is perched on top of a hill overlooking the sea (1200 feet above the sea). Walk to the top where a garden setting view point overlooks the mediterranean sea.

Continue to the Principality of Monaco. Visit the old city of Monaco, with the palace of the Prince and the cathedral where Prince Rainier and Princess Grace got married. Enjoy the changing of the guards at noon. Drive one lap of the world famous Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit to reach Monte-Carlo and the famous Casino, the Golden Square, the very nice Hotel de Paris and hotel Hermitage. Feel this luxury and chic atmosphere.

Drive back to your cruise ship by the highway.

Note that the Grand Casino of Monte-Carlo requires a passport or ID for entry (minimum 18 yo). The casino offers several rooms : the slot machines room entrance is free of charges and others require a 10€ entrance fee and a decent and respectful dressing (dress for ladies and tie and jacket for men; same dress code in all rooms after 8pm.
The other casino on the square, "Casino Café de Paris", is casual and entrance free).

Notes on museums - In France (not in Monaco) all the museums are closed on tuesday. Entrance is free the first sunday of every month.

Free soft drinks

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