Walks & Gardens of the French Riviera

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4.9 Based on 23 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7849
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Menton, France
  • Ends Menton, France
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  • Stay in the heart of the Côte d’Azur
  • Enjoy coastal paths and mountain trails
  • Discover beautiful gardens and picturesque mountain villages
The trip "Walks & Gardens Of The French Riviera" starts and ends in Menton. It is a trekking and hiking tour that takes 8 days taking you through Nice, La Turbie, St Jean Cap Ferrat and 4 other destinations in France. "Walks & Gardens Of The French Riviera" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

On the Franco-Italian border, by the warm Mediterranean sea, Menton is a delight for any visitor. It is easy to see how the city earned its nickname 'the Pearl of France', combining gardens, seaport, beach resort and a hiker’s paradise into one. With the Alpine chain dropping into the sea at the France-Italy border, it is also an ideal location for a guided walking holiday. Many of the trails start directly from the town and gain altitude in a short distance, offering some of the finest views of the French Riviera.
  • Day 1: Start Menton
  • Day 2: Walk to and around Cap Martin Peninsula, through Menton and Carnolès
  • Day 3: Discover Eze; visit the Exotic Garden. Walk down the Nietzche path to join Eze Plage
  • Day 4: Train or bus to Carnolès; walk to Roquebrune. Take the ferry shuttle to cross Monaco harbour; discover Monaco old town
  • Day 5: Free day to explore Menton old town, take a trip to the chic principality of Monaco or visit one of the many exotic gardens in the area
  • Day 6: Train to Villefranche bay; walk to Cap Ferrat and to Saint Hospice peninsula
  • Day 7: Visit to Serre de la Madone garden showcasing rare subtropical plants, followed by a visit to Sainte Agnes
  • Day 8: End Menton
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Group arrival and departure transfers available
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.9 - Excellent
Based on 23 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 15 2018
5 - Excellent
This was another delightful walking trip with a good group. The leader Jessica was born locally and is passionate about the history of her region, so that we now know all about the mountain paths along which the donkeys carried... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 23 2018
5 - Excellent
Walking French riverra
Excellent guide, Sandrine. Exodus must retain her!! Routes, excellent variety, interest and length. Good hotel. Below average breakfast. I had a very good room, but too much vegetation outside window!! Very good roof top... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On May 25 2018
4 - Very Good
Walking the French Riviera
Stunning scenery. Walks a little slow as we stopped a lot to look at the flora but sufficiently challenging.
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 17 2017
5 - Excellent
Walking The French Riviera 2017
Perfect break away - good capable leader - perfect hotel and wonderful location in Menton. We had a good week and walked to some super places. We enjoyed great meals out in the evening and altogether with the super October... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walks & Gardens of the French Riviera tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 15 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 September 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

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Walks & Gardens of the French Riviera tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


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