Cote d'Azur, Art, Design, Fragrance & Wine

Day 1 : Fly to Nice • Mougins
Fly to Nice. Drive through the hills to Le Mas Candille for 7 nights. Once an 18th-century farmhouse, the hotel is set in secluded gardens with three pools and a spa. Afternoon visit to the Musée d’Art Classique to see a private collection of ancient artefacts from Egypt, Greece and Rome dramatically juxtaposed next to works by modern artists including Picasso (who spent the last years of his life in Mougins), Damien Hirst and Antony Gormley. Introductory lecture and dinner at the hotel. (D)
 
Day 2 : Le Cannet • Mouans-Sartoux
Morning visit to Musée Bonnard, Le Cannet, where the post-impressionist artist Pierre Bonard lived. Free time for lunch in this elegant belle époque seaside town. Continue to Espace de l’Art Concret in Mouans-Sartoux, a bright green gallery that forms a stark contrast to the triangular fortified castle next door. The gallery’s changing exhibitions on the theme of the concrete art movement founded in 1930, focus on form and geometry. (B)
 
Day 3 : Grasse
Scenic drive to the International Perfume Museum, Grasse, with displays of perfumery from ancient times to the present day. There will be free time in Grasse for independent visits to the Fragonard laboratory founded in 1782, the Jean-Honoré Fragonard Museum or the Museum of Provencal Costume. In the afternoon, visit the private terraced gardens of La Mouissone carved from an olive grove into the hills above Grasse and discover fragrant ingredients with a perfumer and the owner or gardener. (B)
 
Day 4 : Esterel Valley
Drive through the wooded Esterel region to Jean-Gabriel Mitterand’s sculpture collection at Domaine de Muy, where over 40 works of contemporary art are set in a natural valley. Nearby, conceptual artist Bernar Venet has also established a landscaped sculpture park. Both collections are open by special arrangement and subject to confirmation. Finally, tour through the small vineyards of Provence to Château Sainte Roseline, visit the cloister and chapel with a Marc Chagall mosaic and Alberto Giacometti bas-relief before learning how Provencal rosé is made and taste the wine. (B)
 
Day 5 : St Paul de Vence • Cagnes-sur-Mer
Drive to Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence, the simple church Matisse designed and called his ‘masterpiece’. The Foundation Maeght, designed by Josep Lluis Sert, displays modern temporary exhibitions in the main gallery space, which is surrounded by Joan Miro’s labyrinth of works in a meandering garden. After free time in picturesque St Paul de Vence, continue to Cagnes-sur-Mer where Renoir made his home. Experience the views across his olive grove to the sea that inspired him to paint and sculpt in his final years. Dinner this evening will be in a Provencal restaurant. (B, D)
 
Day 6 : Villefranche-sur-Mer • Beaulieu-sur-Mer
Drive along the Riviera coast to Villefranchesur- Mer. Visit Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild at Cap-Ferrat to explore the gardens landscaped from a narrow peninsula surrounded by the Mediterranean. Continue to Villa Kerylos, built for a wealthy archaeologist and statesman as a reconstruction of an ancient Greek Villa. (B)
 
Day 7 : Menton • Cap Moderne
Drive to Menton, where Jean Cocteau designed the town’s Salles de Mariages. Visit the museum of his work set near the seafront. Continue along the coast to Cap Moderne, named after the cliffside modernist buildings: Le Corbusier’s Cabanon, and Eileen Gray’s villa E-1027. Grey designed her striking modern 1920s home as a flexible living space with chrome and glass furnishings. A special visit reveals the houses that these icons of modern style designed for their own vacations. Dinner this evening will be in a local restaurant. (B, D)
 
Day 8 : Nice • Departure
Visit the Musée Matisse in Nice to see sculpture, ceramics and stained glass as well as paintings. Continue to the Chagall Museum, with an extensive collection of more than 400 works. Transfer to Nice airport for flight to your next destination. (B)
 
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.
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 Signature Experiences
  • Stay in Le Mas Candille epitomising the understated luxury of the Côte d’Azur
  • Wine tasting and visit to the sculpture garden at Château Sainte Roseline
  • Visit private sculpture parks designed by contemporary artists and collector
  • Discover how a garden was landscaped from a terraced olive grove with the owner, Lady Lockett, or head gardener
  • Private visit to modernist designer Eileen Gray’s sleek, white Villa E-1027 & Le Corbusier’s summer house
 
 What's included
  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
  • Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
 
Note : Hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking.
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 Payments
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 40 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 39 - 20 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
 
 Cancellation
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
 
Cancellation charges per person
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 60 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 59 - 31 days before date of departure: 75% of total cost
  • 30 - 1 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
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  • We consider special care about Disabled / Senior Citizen traveler security during the tour.
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  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
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