Your luxury private tour of Spain & France takes you on the last leg of your trip to the glamorous French Riviera. You will have first-class seats for the train to Nice. Enjoy the lovely countryside of Provence and the various rolling hillsides, some covered in sunflowers, others covered in vineyards, as you head down south towards the Mediterranean sea. On arrival in Nice, you might wish to enjoy a private food & wine tour of this beautiful French town or explore on your own with our suggestions at hand. Your fantastic hotel enjoys a privileged location on the famous Promenade des Anglais and a stroll along this grand esplanade funded by the British aristocracy at the beginning of the 19th century, is mandatory.
With our Nice tour guide, you will not only taste the flavor of Niçoise cuisine, but also hear of the unique history, culture and heritage of Nice, a port city which has been passed from France to Savoy rule for hundreds of years, became French in 1860. Delicious gourmet food and wine tastings will accompany you as you weave your way through Nice’s ‘Vielle Ville’ (old town). For a small city, Nice has contributed much to cuisine; Salade Nicoise, Ratatouille, fougasse (the delicious focaccia-like braided bread) and Socca (a very typical savoury flatbread made from chickpea flour). Stopping by at Cours Saleya food market, with its pretty striped awnings, enjoy the vivacity of both the vendors and buyers in this beautiful square with earth-toned buildings in a variety of hues.
Tour in a nutshell: High-speed first-class train tickets to Nice. Optional food & wine tour of Nice. Overnight in a 4* hotel overlooking the sea, in the heart of Nice.