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Your private guide in Saint Tropez, Provence and on the French Riviera
I believe that it’s small things that make the difference between a good day and a perfect one !
Enjoy a Walking Tour in the historical town. Savor a Wine Tour in the Wine Country or at a Wine Bar. Just sit down, relax and enjoy the view in a luxury air conditioned vehicle, let me show you the beauty of the South of France and let me share with you my long experience of touring in Provence and on the French Riviera !
Discover unique places away from the crowd and not always mentioned in guidebooks, charming towns, medieval villages perch on top, meet local people (artists, handicraft men, wine makers….), enjoy famous sea side resorts and French food and living!
If you have just one day I show you the highlights and places you have to see of Saint Tropez, Cannes, Toulon Provence, Aix en Provence and the wine producer areas. If you have more time I will tailor-made your excursion adapted to your interests ( art, history, wine, painters.........)
My new wine tours are for beginners and confirmed wine lovers
Flexibility is my philosophy!
Fully licensed I would drive you in a luxury Sedan.For bigger groups I provide a motor coach with my personal guide service ( English, German, French)

About the guide
Cultural tour guide
Speaking languages
English, French, German
Activity started in
Sedan and Mini Van
Air conditioned : YES
Baby seat : NO
Interests centers
History of Wine, South of France, France, Paintings, Artists, Nature, Ecology
Diploma, references, agreements
Licensed guide, national certification in 1994
Member of Saint Tropez tourisme assiciation
Transport Licence
Tailor-made tours Car Family / Children Disabled Culture Unusual Gastronomy Fair tourism Industrial tourism Ecology Excursion / trekking Bicycle 
Tailor-made tours, Car, Family / Children, Disabled, Culture, Unusual, Gastronomy, Fair tourism, Industrial tourism, Ecology, Excursion / trekking, Bicycle
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Address : 54 Ch des Fourches 83310 Cogolin Cedex FRANCE
Phone : 06 07 05 52 82


Duration : 1 day
Level : easy Easy
The Coast n’Country Wine & Olive Tour
This full day tour includes the Highlights of Provence plus a chance to explore the small resorts towns of Sanary sur Mer, Bandol and Le Castellet perched on a hill with a breathtaking view and avoids long driving time!

Take the opportunity to visit a very local style Open Air Market of Sanary sur Mer ( fruits, vegetables, olives, spices, fish, wine.........and much more) and learn about our traditional producers.
Sanary's port is the hub of all the action, but instead of outsized white yachts, you'll find red, blue, and green fishing boats gathered at the wharf. This boats called « Pointu » are the proud of our fishermen.
Some free time for shopping and strolling before we bring you on the Scenic drive to Bandol where you will have your first Wine Tasting Session in a Boutique of the very special Appellation made by Mourvèdre, a local Red wine grape variety

The sheltered situation of Bandol has provided perfect conditions for wine making since 600 BC. This is arguably the most famous wine region of southern France, and the crisp, delicious Bandol rosé wine defines summer as much as the cicada's rasp and the red has an unique flavor.

As you travel to Le Castellet which is a charming well-restored medieval village were great activities with wine and immortal flowers took place before the village was given up for economic reasons, you will get good views of the vineyards and learn about the grape varieties we use for “Côte de Provence” and “Bandol” wine before the next tasting in a family owned winery : walk around the wine and olive tree plantations, visit the cellar, learn how the “terroir” influences the wines before enjoying the tasting of white, rosé and red wine served with local specialties as well as different A.O.C. olive oil varieties

Full Day Tour
Departure from TOULON PROVENCE City or Cruise Terminal

Activities, services on this tour:
Tailor-made tours Car Family / Children Unusual Gastronomy
Tailor-made tours, Car, Family / Children, Unusual, Gastronomy

Guided tour #2: NICE – MONACO - MONTE CARLO & LA TURBIE by the Corniches

Duration : 1 day
Level : easy Easy

You will be driven on the Scenic Route and you will go through Nice along the “Promenade des Anglais”, built in 1824 and named by the British who paid for its construction. Walk around Old Nice with its Cathedral built in the 17th century in honour of the martyr Saint Réparate and enjoy a stop at the Flower Market ( Monday is hold the most important Antics Market)

The city of Nice, known as the capital of the French Riviera, has several faces and over 2400 years, different cultures have made their mark on the town: Greeks, Romans,Italians,………..and all the most famous painters have chosen Nice for a short or a longer stay, including Henri MATISSE and Marc CHAGALL
Located on Cimiez hill, in the midst of the Roman city of Cemenelum, the MATISSE MUSEUM is housed in a beautiful 17th Century Genoese Villa. The CHAGALL MUSEUM is located a few steps from there and the “Message Biblique” is the main event: Biblical scenes illustrated by large-format paintings, sculptures, stained-glass windows, mosaics, tapestries, sketches, gouaches, engravings and lithographs.

After driving along the ”Corniche” with its unforgettable panoramic views and a photo stop at La Turbie where is located the Old Roman Monument “ La Trophée d’Auguste” you will reach Monte-Carlo and drive round the Formula 1 Race Track to the famous Grand Casino where you can enjoy the architecture, the atmosphere and where you will have time to play the tables.

The Principality is a sovereign state of only 192ha (or just 1 sq mile) and is ruled by Prince Albert II, a direct descendant of the Grimaldi Family, who have reigned for more then 700 years. See the Grimaldi Palace and the Cathedral of Monaco, where the fairytale wedding of Prince Rainer and Grace Kelly took place, and where they are now laid to rest, and enjoy walk round the old town

Activities, services on this tour:
Tailor-made tours Car Family / Children Culture Unusual
Tailor-made tours, Car, Family / Children, Culture, Unusual

Guided tour #3: Walking Tour of Saint Tropez

Duration : 1 day
Saint Tropez is not only a famous seaside resort with its yachts and celebrities but also a genuine Provencal village with a rich cultural heritage.

I will lead you for an unforgettable discovery of the architectural, artistic and traditional beauties of Saint Tropez and will mix it up with the last News about famous people, shows you some of the luxury villas and « the places to be « during this walk through the historical center to the Old Fort and brought the Farmer market ( please note that on Monday is NO market!).
Discover this village in the fresh and quite morning before the crowd overtakes the place !
Duration 2h30 Pick up 08:45 am OR TO YOUR NEEDS

This tours involves walking on cobbled streets.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommend.
For small parties and groups up to 18 people

Activities, services on this tour:
Tailor-made tours Family / Children Excursion / trekking
Tailor-made tours, Family / Children, Excursion / trekking

Guided tour #4: Walking and Wining in Saint Tropez

Duration : 1 day
The mention of Saint Tropez and the Mediterranean coast evokes images of glamour, beaches and celebrity. There’ s all of this and much more we will show you.
Discover St. Tropez which is not only a famous seaside resort but also a genuine Provencal village with a rich cultural heritage. Your guide will lead you for an unforgettable discovery of the architectural and traditional beauties of St. Tropez ( walking tour ).
Join the ''scene'' at the Place des Lices where there are countless popular cafés and twice a week ( Tuesday and Saturday ) a lively market during this walking tour which ends at a wine bar where will be hold this unique
Tasting experience of Côte de Provence Wine A.O.C.
with your personal wine expert
* Initiation to Oenology

* Discover local wines ( history, grape varieties, vinification…..)

* Learn how to make this wines and how the Mediterranean influences the product
* Savor the different steps of tasting of these quality wines

* Compair several « cuvées » ( blends ) selected for you ( 1 White wine, 2 Rosé wines et 2 Red )
* Practice the key principles of food and wine pairing with a selection of regional food

Duration is around 2 1/2 hours
Pick up at the pier or in town at 09:30am or 03 pm
Might be adapted to your needs or the cruise ship’s schedule !

Activities, services on this tour:
Tailor-made tours Excursion / trekking
Tailor-made tours, Excursion / trekking

Guided tour #5: BANDOL WINE EXPERIENCE from Toulon

Duration : 1 day
The Wine country will be reached after a drive through the wine country and before be introduced to the secrets of producing  Bandol Wine you will get some samples of food, olives and cookies at the Farmer Market ( optional ).
Then you will have a stop in a BANDOL Wine labeled estate famous for its RED WINES and a Côte de Provence Producer winery.  Visit the cellar, walk around the plantation and learn about our wine  grower traditions before tasting Rosé, White and Red Wines.
The sheltered situation of  Bandol has provided perfect conditions for wine making since 600 BC.  This is arguably the most famous wine region of southern France, and the crisp, delicious Bandol rosé wine defines summer as much as the cicada's rasp and the red has a unique flavor.
The soft Mediterranean breezes create a unique microclimate that has an effect on the French grape varieties and explains the good quality of “Côte de Provence” and Red Bandol Wines
French grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Mourvedre are grown here and the latest ecological techniques are used to produce HIGH QUALITY wines you will appreciate during the tasting sessions in 2 different wineries:
Each winery has his own charm and speciality !
Tasting of the 3 colors ( white, rosé and red) with local bread, tapenade, anchoïade, olives, snacks and chips

We offer you a short stroll in « Le Castellet » - an exceptional small village beside ( see description below ) before a second stop on the way back.

Activities, services on this tour:
Tailor-made tours Car Excursion / trekking
Tailor-made tours, Car, Excursion / trekking

Guided tour #6: PRIVATE WINE TOUR in PROVENCE Cannes/Saint Tropez

Duration : 1 day
Level : easy Easy
The Côte de Provence Wine Road & its History  
A Full Day tour in gently undulating countryside with several stops in the Wine Country

Wine was introduced to France 600 BC by the Phoenicians. The Romans later divided the region into large domains and, being experienced producers, introduced new grape varieties and improved wine-making methods.
The wines of Provence became well-known outside France during the Middle Ages. They were taken to the London court by Eleanore of Provence who became Queen of England. They were the favorite wines of French Kings in the 17th/18th Century.
The vineyard has been called “Côtes de Provence” since the 19th Century . The end of the 20th Century marks their rebirth as quality wines linked to the region’s geography, its climate and the growers’ “SAVOIR FAIRE” (KNOW-HOW)
From the early 20th century, excessive production had harmful effects on the quality of wine and measures had to be taken to protect it. Trade associations were founded to improve the quality of the products and the new trade requirements led to the certification of wines. The AOC (« Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée »- certified origin wine) became the main reference for wine production, with strict rules for its application defined by a decree in 1935 and the motto is: “Quality – not Quantity”.
We will visit the vineyards and the wine cellar and then organise a wine tasting of several varieties, labeled « Côtes de Provence » which is nowadays more and more valuable. An “Oënologue” will tell you all the secrets about wine and you can discover the quality and the wine variety and learn how to evaluate a « Côte de Provence »  wine, its color, its bouquet and its aromas. We will serve you special Provençal Appetizers during tastings and a Cold Wine Maker Lunch at one of the wineries
Full Day Tour  from
CANNES ( City, surroundings, cruise terminal) 
SAINT ROPEZ and peninsula towns 
Lunch is included in quotation
At  the Winery: Toasts with anchoïade, tapenade, « Wine Maker » cold Lunch  with pâté, sliced deli meats, farm cheese, fresh seasonal fruit, wine & coffee ( seated Lunch ) in the shade of 300 years old trees ( if weather permits )

Wine Châteaux and Estates 
We include only top-quality wine chateaux and estates in our programs. Visits are scheduled by special arrangements.  
Transport and guide service
Luxury Sedan up to 4 people with English or German speaking expert driver-guide  
Air conditioned Mini Van up to 6 people with English or German speaking expert driver-guide  
7 and more  : Mini Bus ( 17 seats) or motor coach ( up to 40 seats) with driver and licensed guide 

Activities, services on this tour:
Tailor-made tours Car Excursion / trekking
Tailor-made tours, Car, Excursion / trekking
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marketPROVENCE TOULON HIGHLIGHTS marketNICE – MONACO - MONTE CARLO & LA TURBIE by the Cor marketWalking Tour of Saint Tropez marketWalking and Wining in Saint Tropez marketBANDOL WINE EXPERIENCE from Toulon marketPRIVATE WINE TOUR in PROVENCE Cannes/Saint Tropez