Tiny, but packed with fun, Monte Carlo offers a wonderful combination of history, beauty, entertainment and leisure. The wealthiest spot in Monaco, Monte Carlo is an enchanting place, known as the international capital of luxury and for its celebrity-sightings, casinos and nightlife. Yet the old world shines through in its art and architecture. Palaces, cathedrals and museums dot this small municipality in an old town full of rich history. Be sure to catch the once-daily changing of the guard, then tour the public areas at the Palais du Prince, home to the royal family, whose most famous resident was famous actress Grace Kelly.
The following Shore Excursions are available for this port on this cruise, and may be reserved beginning 240 days before the cruise begins for guests receiving Concierge amenities, and 180 days before the cruise begins for all other guests. Guests receiving Concierge amenities will receive a 5% discount off of the prices shown below for Regent Choice tours.
- Jewels of the Cote D'azur - Nice, Eze, Monaco
- Stars of the Cote D'azur-Cannes, Grasse, St. Paul
- Scenic St. Paul de Vence
- Scenic French Riviera
- Eze & Monaco
- Rothschild Foundation and Villefranche
- Monaco Highlights
Jewels of the Côte D'azur - Nice, Eze, M
Duration: 8 hours
Tour Code: mon-001
This comprehensive tour of the French Riviera begins with a drive along the sun-splashed coast to Nice. Named by Greeks after Nike, the goddess of victory, Nice retains its superb medieval charm within the Cours Saleya in the Old Quarter, where the scents of the bustling flower markets waft through the streets. Your next stop, the village of Eze also bears a medieval charm evident in its winding cobblestone streets and location on a rocky peak above the Mediterranean. Once in Monaco, the atmosphere alters dramatically and becomes decidedly elegant. An easy walking tour brings you to the Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium, the Prince's Palace, and the Monaco Cathedral, the final resting place of Princess Grace. Further exploration reveals the well known Place du Casino, an architectural treasure since opening in 1878.
Please note: This tour includes moderate walking from the parking area until the casino square. To reach the Palace du Casino area guests will first walk from the parking area to the elevator and then walk up the steps to the terrace area. During the day casual attire is allowed for visiting the casino and formal is required at night. To enter the casino photo ID or passport is required and an entrance fee of 10 Euros. Interior visits are not included. suitable attire is recommended when visiting the cathedral. No exposed shoulders or knees; shorts and tank tops are not acceptable. Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes for this tour, which involves a 25-minute walk up a steep incline to the hilltop in Eze, and cobblestone surfaces. This tour is not considered suitable for guests who utilize a wheelchair or guests with mobility concerns. Comfortable, flat-heeled, closed-toe walking shoes are recommended.
Terms & Conditions:
Free Unlimited Shore Excursions are for full fare guests only, capacity controlled and subject to availability. Requested excursions may not be available at time of booking. Supplement will apply on Regent Choice excursions (indicated by the above) and excludes Private Arrangements and all Adventures Ashore programs. In order to ensure quality guides and sufficient transportation, we must provide the tour operator with passenger counts at least 36 hours in advance. Therefore no refunds will be given within 36 hours of tour departure for cancellations or no-shows. Please pay special attention to scheduling and tour lengths when booking your shore excursions. In many cases, it is not possible to participate in more than one tour per day in a given port. Tour Departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Tours operate rain or shine. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. Tours require minimum participation levels to operate so please sign up as early as possible. Tours may be cancelled if minimum participation levels are not met. Prices, Itineraries and General Information shore excursion prices are subject to change to meet unexpected cost increases or currency fluctuations. Please consult the Destination Services Desk onboard for information. During local or national holidays, access to certain facilities (such as museums or archaeological sites) may be limited or denied. In such instances, adjustments will be made to minimize inconvenience to guests. Some tours have limited availability. Tours are generally available for reserving 180 days prior to the beginning of a cruise. Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. Regent Seven Seas Cruises reserves the right to require guests to complete a liability waiver for select shore excursions. For more information, please visit the Destination Services Desk onboard.