Private tour

Nice: Hinter Country and Medieval Villages Tour & Tasting

Activity provider: StarTour
Private tour

Nice: Hinter Country and Medieval Villages Tour & Tasting

Activity provider: StarTour

From US$ 757.93 per group up to 8

Feel like a local resident on this guided trip from Nice to the villages of Biot, Saint Paul de Vence, Gourdon, and Grasse. Taste local olive oil, explore a perfume factory, and visit a waterfall.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese
Pickup included
Please wait in the lobby 10 minutes before pickup.
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  • Savor the scents and flavors of French olive oil while visiting an old oil mill
  • Discover art-centric Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France’s second-most visited village
  • Enjoy views of the French Riviera from the medieval hilltop village of Gourdon
  • Visit Grasse, the capital of perfume and one of the best perfume factories
  • Meet glassblowers in Biot and witness the magic of the Saut du Loup waterfalls
Full description
Discover the medieval and perched villages typical of Provence on this guided tour with round-trip transportation from Nice. See the local people practicing art like glass blowing and taste local products like olive oil. Explore Biot, Saint Paul de Vence, Gourdon, and Grasse. Departing from Nice, start your trip by meeting glassblowers in the village of Biot. This village is a favorite spot for its glassblowing and ceramics. Afterward, visit one of the oldest oil mills in France and taste olive oils. Enjoy free time to have lunch (costs not included) and visit the village of Saint Paul de Vence, the second most visited village in France. Get to know this jewel of Provence, known for its many art galleries, before taking the road to the Gorges du Loup. Pass through the village of Tourettes sur loup (capital of the violet) and make a photo stop. About 10 minutes later, take advantage of a stop to admire the waterfalls of the Saut du Loup (wolf jump) and their indescribable magic. After the waterfalls, head to the medieval village of Gourdon, known for its incredible panorama over the whole riviera. Finally, you’ll visit the old town of Grasse, the capital of perfume, and have the opportunity to visit one of the best perfume factories.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Glass-blowers factory visit
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Waterfall visit
  • Perfume factory visit
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with motion sickness

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • If you suffer from car sickness, please plan ahead

Product ID: 409784