Eze & Monaco
Duration: 4 hours
Tour Code: MON-006
Discover the historic beauty of the French Riviera during a picturesque visit to the Medieval village of Eze, and the Principality of Monaco.
Depart the pier for the drive by coach to the scenic Medieval village of Eze, built on a rocky promontory overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Eze features the ruins of a 12th-century, fortified castle perched on a rocky peak, and offers scenic views and photo opportunities. The castle grounds are home to the renowned Jardin Exotique, and offer excellent panoramic views of the coast. Upon arrival in Eze, you will visit the quaint cobblestone streets filled with craftsmen's boutiques.
Next, you will re-board the coach and continue on for a visit to the Principality of Monaco; the smallest country in the world after Vatican City. Upon arrival, you will take a stroll through the narrow streets of the Old Town. Next, you will visit the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, where the Princes and Princesses of Monaco are interred, and then proceed to the Palace Square for an exterior view at Prince Rainier's magnificent residence. You will also witness the changing of the guards, which takes place at 11:55 a.m. each day, before returning to your ship for lunch.
Please note: 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 recommended for guests with limited mobility, or guests who utilize a wheelchair.