Frolic along the French Riviera

from 

NZ$12,154

per person
 
Duration: 12 Nights
Destination: Nice, France
Region: Europe
Deal Code: PALTQLJ

 

 

Description

Uncover the chic resorts, sun-soaked beaches and elegant allure that attracts the rich and famous to the exquisite French Riviera. Unpack for a leisurely multi-night stay, embracing the luxury and breathtaking beauty of the French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur. Spend time in the fairy-tale principality of Monaco. Discover the opulence of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild and Gardens. Get a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous in Cannes. Watch artisans create fragrant perfumes. Enjoy leisure time to explore on your own. It’s time you lived a little bit of the good life.


Balancing tradition and modernity, Club Med 2 is reinventing the travel experience.

With five masts, 2,700 square meters of teak deck, mahogany rails and 184 cabins designed with simplicity and sophistication in mind, this human-sized sailing yacht echoes a time when cruises were synonymous with luxury, calmness and pleasure.

There are four guiding principles on board: wellness, a festive spirit, a bond with the ocean and the delight of discovery.

Its modest size and shallow draft allow it to drop anchor in waters the giants of the seas would never dream of venturing into: an invitation to sail along the waves and the sea breezes of the Mediterranean seas and discover them under a new light.


Your Fly, Tour & Cruise Package Includes:

  • $2500 flight credit per person
  • 2 nights 4-star accommodation in Nice with breakfast
  • 7 night French Riviera guided tour with Collette, Nice return
  • 3 night Liguria to St Tropez mini cruise onboard Club Med 2, Nice return
  • Includes all-day gourmet dining, premium open bar, activities, entertainment, WiFi access
  • Select private transfers

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 24 September - 06 October 2025

Solo traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details


Itinerary:

Day 1 / Nice (French Riviera), France - Tour Begins

Your tour commences in the stunning city of Nice, a coastal pearl of the Mediterranean known for its legendary opulence and balmy beaches. With an average of 300 sunny days per year, Nice is a seaside paradise. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner in Vieux Nice featuring Mediterranean-inspired French cuisine.

Day 2 / Nice: The Flower Market & the Local Foodie

Step into the shoes of a local and navigate the Tram this morning. Get familiar with the routes and use it to your advantage during some free time. With a local expert, discover Nice by meandering through the city’s famed and colorful flower market. Then, delve into the Old Town, sampling local delicacies while on a tasting tour. The rest of the day is yours. Perhaps you’ll return to your hotel and stroll along the lively seafront Promenade des Anglais. You may even stay downtown and visit one of Nice’s world-class art galleries, such as the Chagall or the Matisse Museums. Maybe you’ll find your favorite café for the week and soak in the local life.

Day 3 / Monaco: Alluring & Royal

Travel along the spectacular Corniche coastal road to the Principality of Monaco. On a walking tour, view the changing of the guards and visit the Cathedral of Monaco – the permanent resting place of Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace. Then it’s your choice! Explore the tiny Principality on a panoramic Little Train tour* taking you across to Monte Carlo for views of its famous Casino -OR- visit the Oceanographic Museum, perusing its aquarium and the collection of fossils and skeletons amassed by the great researcher Jacques Cousteau.

Day 4 / Hilltop Grasse & Perfume Workshop

Today, learn the secrets of perfume making during a hands-on workshop and tour of the Fragonard Perfumery, where fragrant formulations have been prepared since 1782. Spend time soaking up the atmosphere of this charming Provençal hill town before returning to Nice for an evening at leisure. Perhaps you’ll join an optional excursion that takes you to the most Italian, French village of Menton. After working up an appetite, savor a peaceful dinner in the medieval Village of Eze.

Day 5 / Glamorous Cannes - Saint-Honorat Island & Wine Tasting

Journey to Cannes and rub elbows with Europe’s elite. Walk in the footsteps of celebrities when you see the Film Festival Palace and the iconic red carpet featured during the Cannes Film Festival. During free time, explore the cobbled lanes of the Le Suquet neighborhood or the lively Forville farmer’s market. Then, sail** across the Bay of Cannes to the tiny island of Saint-Honorat, belonging to the monks of Lérins Abbey. Pause for a taste of the locally produced wine before returning to Nice in the late afternoon. Back in Nice this evening, savor a wine-paired tasting menu highlighting the delights of the South of France.

Day 6 / Once Upon a Villa

Head to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, referred to as the crown jewel of the French Riviera, where you’ll visit the impressive Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Uncover the lush gardens replete with jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean Sea. Your visit to the villa is complete with lunch served in the charming tearoom overlooking the Bay of Villefranche. Back in Nice, enjoy free time to relax and take in the laid-back atmosphere along the Riviera. Perhaps you’ll set off in search of the whimsical architecture of St. Nicholas’ cathedral.

Day 7 / St. Paul de Vence: An Artist’s Haven

This morning, venture to historic St. Paul de Vence, situated atop a hill overlooking the beautiful countryside of Provence. Explore this walled medieval village, soaking in its distinctive light said to have inspired Matisse, Braque, Chagall and other artists. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of an unforgettable trip.

Day 8 / Nice - Tour Ends

Depart for home with many wonderful memories of your journey through the Cote d'Azur.


Cruise Itinerary | Nice to Nice

Day 1 - Nice

From markets to the uber famous Promenade, it cultivates a love of flowers and the arts. It is full of vitality with ambiances that range from neoclassical elegance to the up-beat tempo of the old quarter. Boat docked, no water sports. Boarding and disembarkation port of call.

Departure at 7:30 PM

Day 2 - Santa Margherita Ligure

Arrival at 8:00 AM

Departure at 6:00 PM

Day 3 - Saint-Tropez

The small village of St Tropez on France's Côte d'Azur has the highest concentration of celebrities in Europe, and succeeds in combining luxury and authenticity in a truly charming decor. Ship at anchor, water sports available, no direct access to a beach.

Arrival at 8:00 AM

Departure at 11:00 PM

Day 4 - Nice

From markets to the uber famous Promenade, it cultivates a love of flowers and the arts. It is full of vitality with ambiances that range from neoclassical elegance to the up-beat tempo of the old quarter. Boat docked, no water sports. Boarding and disembarkation port of call.

Arrival at 7:30 AM


Benefits on board the Club Med 2

  • Comfortable cabins: bedding, Sothys-branded amenities, high-quality furnishings
  • Concierge service
  • Two salt-water pools
  • A nautical hall with direct access to watersports from the hull of the boat
  • Champagne served by the glass daily, from 6PM
  • A more premium selection of all-inclusive wines and spirits
  • Bistronomic menus designed with our partner Ferrandi at the Monte-Carlo Restaurant
  • A new destination every day
  • Beacher (shuttle boat) service to shore when at anchorage
  • The largest sailing boat in the world!


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Terms & Conditions

Prices listed are per person in NZD, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on the lowest category available at the time.  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 20-06-2024 and can be withdrawn without notice.   Cabin categories include prepaid government fees and port taxes unless otherwise stated.  Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included.  Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.