Day 1: Arrive in Nice. Free afternoon to explore and early dinner.
Day 2: Choose from either a food tour of Vieux Nice or a cultural walking tour of the old city (Garibaldi square, English Promenade, Quais des Etats-Unis, Castle Hill). Lunch and free afternoon to explore city. Optional: Matisse or Chagall Museums (additional cost) and La Colline du Chateau for amazing views of the city. Dinner along the beach.
Day 3: Early breakfast and train to Monaco. Free time to explore the glamorous principality, or optional guided or self-guided walking tour (Monte Carlo casino, Grand Prix track, palace, cathedral, Old Town). Return to Nice for dinner and free night.
Day 4: Breakfast and morning in Nice. Train to Cannes for lunch and free afternoon to explore the city renowned for palatial hotels, beautiful beaches, and the film festival. Night in Cannes.
Day 5: Breakfast and ferry tour to St Tropez. Self-guided tour of the beloved resort town (Old Port, St Tropez Church, Citadelle de St Tropez, La Ponche quarter). Lunch at the harbor and free time to explore or laze on the beach. Return to Cannes for dinner and free night.
Day 6: Optional guided excursion to Fragonard perfumery in Grasse or take the train to hilltop town of St Paul de Vence. Return to Nice for dinner and free night.
Day 7: Breakfast and free time before transportation to Nice airport.
9 days: add Provence and Cassis
11 days: add Provence, Cassis and Marseille (depart from Marseille airport)