The Hill Villages
A beautiful run through the villages and countryside of the hinterland : St Paul, Tourettes, Gourdon, Grasse
In a privately driven car or minivan with National French Guide Anthony Bay or another National Guide from our Team. Unique!! We guide our guests inside all the monuments and sites, unlike other companies who leave you to visit on your own.
Drive into the countryside behind the coast to the fortified medieval citadel of St Paul de Vence, home to artists and filled with galleries and craft shops. Enjoy a walking tour before a private visit to the stunning collection of masterpieces at La Colombe d’Or (Picasso, Matisse, Bonnard..). Visit the lanes of Tourettes sur Loup, another picturesque medieval village, and later drive through the beautiful Gorges of the Loup river, admiring its cascading waterfalls and dramatic rock formations, before arriving at the Saracen citadel of Gourdon, 1600′ atop a rock with panoramic views of the coastline below. In Grasse, capital of the perfume industry, learn about the techniques of perfume making at a local ‘parfumerie’. Price on application