Luxury Vintage shopping on the French Riviera

ON REQUEST

Shop til you drop with French flair, live it up French Riveria style.  

In addition to exploring the glamour and sites the region has to offer, you will be escorted by stylists to the best boutiques in one of the world’s most famed shopping destinations.

Nancy and Eva, your local French fashion travel experts will take you to their favorite shops in Nice France, Monaco and Ventimilles Italy. We have designed this fun filled shoppingtour for our best friends . They loved the workshops, wine pairing , breathtaking scenery and the delicious French and Italian food. We hope you will too.

Day 1
Your adventure begins! From the Nice airport , you’ll be transferred to centrally located 4 star boutique hotel Beau Rivage for a 6-night stay. Nancy and Eva will be waiting to greet you in the lobby. There will be time to freshen up / relax / or explore. Before your welcome dinner, we will meet in the hotel’s courtyard for a welcome apéro. Dinner will be at the beach where you are sure to fall in love with the Côte d’Azur.
Meal included : Apéro and dinner

Day 2
Wear comfortable walking shoes today. This morning, you will go on a guided walking tour along the iconic Promenade des Anglais and then into the maze of narrow streets in the captivating old town. You will visit the famous daily market on Cours Saleya, where there will be time to browse and shop. Lunch will be in the heart of the historical center at a typical Nicois restaurant.

After lunch, you will be taken to the leading winery of the area Chateau Bellet for a wine and food pairing experience
Meal included : Lunch and tastings

Day 3
On the way to Monaco, you will stop for a tour at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. This lovely villa is situated on the promontory of St John Cap Ferrat where the super rich live and is surrounded by spectacular gardens. You’ll arrive in Monaco just in time for the changing of the guards followed by lunch by the Prince’s palace.

In the afternoon, we’ll take you to some of our favorite consignment shops in Monaco.

Meal included : Lunch and Dinner

Day 4
Full day in Nice at our favorite consignment shops where special arrangements will be made just for you. An afternoon treat in an artisan ice cream shop.

Back at our hotel, a special wine and shoe pairing in the courtyard.

Meal included : Dinner

Day 5
You will be driven into the hills above the Riviera to Grasse, for centuries the capital of French perfume making for a perfume making workshop at the Fragonard Parfumerie, family-run for four generations. Your perfume master will guide you to composing and personalizing your Eau de Cologne which you will be able to take home in a lovely pouch.
After the workshop we’ll take the picturesque road to the medieval village of Saint Paul de Vence where you will have lunch in one of the quaint restaurants followed by free time to browse the upmarket shops and galleries.

In the evening, time to relax and have a cocktail at the elegant and cosmopolitan bar at the renowned Negresco Hotel.

Meal included : Lunch and evening cocktail

Day 6
You’ll be off early today to shop at the lively Friday outdoor market in Ventimiglia, Italy. Featuring miles of purses, clothing, scarves, cashmere, shoes, and tablecloths as well as Italian products, such as meats, cheeses, dried tomatoes, pasta, and jams and jellies. Many of the vendors offer samples of their wares.

Free time for lunch in pizza and pasta heaven.

Along the breathtaking route on the way back to Nice, a stop will be made for you to venture to the hilltop village of Eze. In this 11th century town, you will discover one of the most stunning panoramic views of the French Riviera.

Dress with a zing tonight for your farewell rooftop dinner on the rooftop.

Meal included : Dinner

Day 7
Check out and airport transfers

Deposit

Due to the Covid 19 related exceptional circumstances, we will be taking reservations to secure spots on tours without collecting a 30% deposit until February 2021.

Arrival and Departure

You will be welcomed on arrival by Nancy and Eva for a briefing cocktail and welcome dinner . Your airport transfers on day of arrival and departure are included.

What to Pack

Please wear comfortable walking shoes as you will be at times walking on cobblestones and uneven sidewalks, sometimes for more than an hour.

Physical Requirements

Our tour is “physically active.” You may be on your feet, walking and standing, for up to three hours, indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. That means if you need help climbing in a tour bus or if you are winded after walking 50 feet, you will want to explore other tour options.

Accommodation

You are staying in a well-located four-star hotel in Nice.

Transportation

You will be travelling in a comfortable air- conditioned coach driven by a professional driver as well as in safari jeeps driven by guides who are also professional drivers.

Terms and Conditions

If insufficient numbers of participants or in the event of conditions deemed unsafe for our clients, the tour may be cancelled or postponed.

Cancellation Policy

This is a package tour and non-refundable with no refunds even in case of injury or illness or personal emergency. Cancellation must be notified by email to nancy@absolutelysouthernfrance.com.

We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance including medical assistance and cancellation.

Payment

We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

Additional Services

Nancy McGee of Absolutely Southern France is happy to assist with roommate matching as well as pre and post tour travel planning.

Nancy and Eva, your local French fashion travel experts will take you to their favorite shops in Nice France, Monaco and Ventimilles Italy. We have designed this fun filled shoppingtour for our best friends . They loved the workshops, wine pairing , breathtaking scenery and the delicious French and Italian food. We hope you will too.

Day 1
Your adventure begins! From the Nice airport , you’ll be transferred to centrally located 4 star boutique hotel Beau Rivage for a 6-night stay. Nancy and Eva will be waiting to greet you in the lobby. There will be time to freshen up / relax / or explore. Before your welcome dinner, we will meet in the hotel’s courtyard for a welcome apéro. Dinner will be at the beach where you are sure to fall in love with the Côte d’Azur.
Meal included : Apéro and dinner

Day 2
Wear comfortable walking shoes today. This morning, you will go on a guided walking tour along the iconic Promenade des Anglais and then into the maze of narrow streets in the captivating old town. You will visit the famous daily market on Cours Saleya, where there will be time to browse and shop. Lunch will be in the heart of the historical center at a typical Nicois restaurant.

After lunch, you will be taken to the leading winery of the area Chateau Bellet for a wine and food pairing experience
Meal included : Lunch and tastings

Day 3
On the way to Monaco, you will stop for a tour at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. This lovely villa is situated on the promontory of St John Cap Ferrat where the super rich live and is surrounded by spectacular gardens. You’ll arrive in Monaco just in time for the changing of the guards followed by lunch by the Prince’s palace.

In the afternoon, we’ll take you to some of our favorite consignment shops in Monaco.

Meal included : Lunch and Dinner

Day 4
Full day in Nice at our favorite consignment shops where special arrangements will be made just for you. An afternoon treat in an artisan ice cream shop.

Back at our hotel, a special wine and shoe pairing in the courtyard.

Meal included : Dinner

Day 5
You will be driven into the hills above the Riviera to Grasse, for centuries the capital of French perfume making for a perfume making workshop at the Fragonard Parfumerie, family-run for four generations. Your perfume master will guide you to composing and personalizing your Eau de Cologne which you will be able to take home in a lovely pouch.
After the workshop we’ll take the picturesque road to the medieval village of Saint Paul de Vence where you will have lunch in one of the quaint restaurants followed by free time to browse the upmarket shops and galleries.

In the evening, time to relax and have a cocktail at the elegant and cosmopolitan bar at the renowned Negresco Hotel.

Meal included : Lunch and evening cocktail

Day 6
You’ll be off early today to shop at the lively Friday outdoor market in Ventimiglia, Italy. Featuring miles of purses, clothing, scarves, cashmere, shoes, and tablecloths as well as Italian products, such as meats, cheeses, dried tomatoes, pasta, and jams and jellies. Many of the vendors offer samples of their wares.

Free time for lunch in pizza and pasta heaven.

Along the breathtaking route on the way back to Nice, a stop will be made for you to venture to the hilltop village of Eze. In this 11th century town, you will discover one of the most stunning panoramic views of the French Riviera.

Dress with a zing tonight for your farewell rooftop dinner on the rooftop.

Meal included : Dinner

Day 7
Check out and airport transfers

Deposit

Due to the Covid 19 related exceptional circumstances, we will be taking reservations to secure spots on tours without collecting a 30% deposit until February 2021.

Arrival and Departure

You will be welcomed on arrival by Nancy and Eva for a briefing cocktail and welcome dinner . Your airport transfers on day of arrival and departure are included.

What to Pack

Please wear comfortable walking shoes as you will be at times walking on cobblestones and uneven sidewalks, sometimes for more than an hour.

Physical Requirements

Our tour is “physically active.” You may be on your feet, walking and standing, for up to three hours, indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. That means if you need help climbing in a tour bus or if you are winded after walking 50 feet, you will want to explore other tour options.

Accommodation

You are staying in a well-located four-star hotel in Nice.

Transportation

You will be travelling in a comfortable air- conditioned coach driven by a professional driver as well as in safari jeeps driven by guides who are also professional drivers.

Terms and Conditions

If insufficient numbers of participants or in the event of conditions deemed unsafe for our clients, the tour may be cancelled or postponed.

Cancellation Policy

This is a package tour and non-refundable with no refunds even in case of injury or illness or personal emergency. Cancellation must be notified by email to nancy@absolutelysouthernfrance.com.

We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance including medical assistance and cancellation.

Payment

We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

Additional Services

Nancy McGee of Absolutely Southern France is happy to assist with roommate matching as well as pre and post tour travel planning.

CONTACT US

To reserve your spot or request additional information,  please fill out the form below. Nancy will then contact you to discuss the tour details and arrange your booking.

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Tour Details

Dates: On request
Duration: 7 days, 6 nights
Cost: €3875 euros in single occupancy
Participants: 8

Tour HIGHLIGHTS

  • Private wine and food pairing at an outstanding family owned winery.
  • A special wine and shoe pairing by Nancy and Eva.
  • Vintage and designer shopping in France and Italy
  • Creating your own fragrance in France’s perfume capital
  • Delve into the world of the rich and famous strolling the gardens of the stunning Villa Rotschild, visiting the Prince’s palace in Monaco, sipping cocktails in Hotel Negresco
  • Fun filled day trips admiring the gorgeous scenery along the Med and in the picturesque countryside

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