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Côte d'Azur: 4 Day Itinerary

An amazing fusion of museums, art galleries, and architectural wonders makes the Côte d'Azur a cultural playground. The eating scene in the area features fine food at both quaint cafés and Michelin-starred restaurants. It is an enthralling place for art, culture, and aesthetic pleasure because of its stunning landscapes, which inspire eternal design. Enjoy our well crafted four-day luxury itinerary.


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Luxe Côte d'Azur Absolute Musts

Mirazur - Cuisine of Mauro Colagreco, ranked among the world's 50 best. Three-star Michelin in Menton.

Fondation Maeght  - Art haven in St-Paul-de-Vence, with modernist works of Picasso, Giacometti and Miró.

Èze - Historic splendor, floral gardens, and a charming community set on the cliffs with Mediterranean vistas.

Luxe Côte d'Azur Itinerary & Map 

Navigate your way through the Côte d'Azur with our recommended itinerary and map. View Google Maps with color-coded areas in interactive mode and access our scheduled list of spots.

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Daily Plan Summary

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc


Day 1


Musée Picasso




Marché provençal


Restaurant L'Arazur


Workshop Klā


Louroc Restaurant

Day 2


Palais Bulles




L'amandier De Mougins


Carlton Cannes, a Regent Hotel


Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes


Restaurant & Rooftop Bella by Eyal Shani


Hôtel Martinez - The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

Day 3


Villa Kérylos




Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée


Post Office


Gloria Mansions


Église Sainte-Jeanne d'Arc


Modern and Contemporary Art Museum (MAMAC)


Asian Arts Museum


La Table de KAMIYA

Day 4


Fondation Maeght


FONDATION CAB St-Paul-de-Vence


Restaurant @ Alain llorca


Saint Paul de Vence




 Hôtel Château de La Chèvre d’Or


Restaurant Mirazur

Nomand Sculpture at Musée Picasso
Mougins Art
So Mets Dessert
St Paul de Vence View

Important to Consider in Côte d'Azur

Choosing Your Location

We chose the charming old town of Antibes, where we stayed in a close friend's pied-à-terre, out of all the wonderful places to visit along the French Riviera. Being both strategically placed and culturally rich, Antibes offers the perfect setting for exploring. It also has stunning beaches, great restaurants, a burgeoning art scene, and boutique shopping. Easy day excursions to famous places like Cannes, St. Tropez, Èze, Monaco, and up to Menton are made possible by its close proximity. Two well-known hotels in the region are the chic Belles Rives and the opulent Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. You really must have a car for your journey. Hire one from Nice Airport and think about getting a weekly parking pass at Port Vauban, Antibes' Q-Park Pré aux Pêcheurs.

Côte d'Azur Day 1: Antibes

Picasso Museum Jay
Musée Picasso, Antibes

Pablo Picasso is represented in an outstanding collection of artworks at the Musée Picasso. Comprising paintings, sculptures, pottery, and drawings, it provides an engrossing trip through Picasso's creative development housed in a medieval château. The peaceful setting of the museum with its view of the Mediterranean Sea enhances its attraction for culture.

The Ramparts Walk

It is fun to stroll the ramparts. The lovely old town and the Mediterranean Sea are breathtakingly visible from these medieval defenses. Along the old walls, you'll come upon lovely gardens, artwork, and a window into Antibes' illustrious past. See Nomad by Jaume Plensa, if you can. His famous piece of art is a calm, reflective face lighted at night made of stainless steel mesh that represents creative and cultural discovery.

For travelers, Antibes' markets provide a lively and varied experience. Bright vegetables, regional specialties, and handmade goods abound at the daily food market, Marché Provençal. While the Marché Artisanal features handcrafted goods, the Marché à la Brocante sells antiques and antiquities. Discovering Antibes' artisanal and gastronomic culture requires visiting these markets.

Under the direction of Chef Stéphane Raimbault, restaurant L'Arazur is a Michelin-starred establishment that specializes on seafood. Mediterranean-influenced, imaginative seasonal cuisine is served to guests in a sophisticated environment. Gastronomically speaking, L'Arazur captures the spirit of the coastal food of the French Riviera.

Antibes Boutiques

Ceramics and boutique shopping are two things Old Antibes excels in. There are plenty of distinctive stores selling fashion, art, and crafts along its quaint cobblestone streets. See regional ceramic studios like L'atelier Klā, which is renowned for its fine ceramics and handcrafted patterns. Right in the center of the French Riviera, it's a beautiful fusion of modern design and classic workmanship.

A gourmet beauty with a stunning waterfront setting is Restaurant Louroc, housed in Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. With a Michelin star, it highlights the skills of Chef Yoric Tièche and specializes on fish and fresh Mediterranean ingredients. Perfect service and a sophisticated atmosphere make Louroc a great place to eat.

Côte d'Azur Day 2: Mougins & Cannes

Palais Bulles Cannes
Palais Bulles, Cannes

In Théoule-sur-Mer, France, near Cannes, stands Palais Bulles, sometimes known as the "Bubble Palace," an amazing architectural wonder. Architect Antti Lovag created its futuristic, bubble-like shape with interconnecting spheres in clay. With its breathtaking views of the Mediterranean and its well-known ability to organize opulent parties and intimate get-togethers, the property is a legendary representation of cutting-edge design and opulent living. September through June, visits are only available by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To book, click the Maison Bernard link up top.

Explore Mougins

Tucked up among olive and pine woods, Mougins is a little hilltop community. Starred restaurants, art galleries, and charming neighborhoods have drawn celebrities and artists. Mougins is a wonderful place to explore because of its medieval atmosphere, cultural legacy, and food.

Renowned restaurant L'Amandier de Mougins is run by Chef Denis Fétisson in the charming town. It serves Mediterranean food that emphasizes locally available, in-season ingredients. Delicious food and a sophisticated yet laid-back atmosphere have made L'Amandier a French Riviera gastronomic hotspot.

Famous hotels along La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes include Hotel Martinez, which is renowned for its Art Deco style and Michelin-starred cuisine. An elegantly decorated historic landmark is the InterContinental Carlton Cannes. Luxurious Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes welcomes celebrities at the Cannes Film Festival. These hotels are associated with elegance and luxury since they provide outstanding service together with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Select your favourite and take in the atmosphere while sipping cocktails.

Nestled in Cannes, Bella by Eyal Shani is a gourmet sanctuary providing a singular Mediterranean eating experience. Chef Eyal highlights regional ingredients in his creative flair-infused, fresh and colourful dishes. Bella offers a spectacular Mediterranean view together with a chic yet relaxed atmosphere that will make your dining experience unforgettable.

Côte d'Azur Day 3: Beaulieu-sur-Mer & Nice

So Mets salad
Lunch at So 'Mets

Situated on the lake in Beaulieu-sur-Mer is the singular architectural marvel known as Villa Kérylos. Built in the early 1900s, this painstakingly restored Greek villa is meant to imitate the residence of an ancient Athens aristocrat. A fascinating window into ancient Greek culture and architecture, the villa offers exquisite workmanship, frescoes, and a breathtaking beachfront setting. There is public parking close by the train station.

Charming Beaulieu-sur-Mer restaurant So'Mets serves modern and classic French food. Situated in a stunning environment, it has a varied menu that highlights the rich tastes of the area using products that are produced locally. Lovely food and a friendly environment make lunch at So' Mets a pleasure.

Nice Architecture Tour

With this architectural tour, you will see a variety of architectural styles, including Belle Époque and modern architecture as well as Art Deco and Art Nouveau:


  1. Le Palais de la Méditerranée: On the Promenade des Anglais sits the magnificent Art Deco Le Palais de la Méditerranée, where your tour should begin. Constructed in the 1930s, it is a famous illustration of the style of the time. Take in the majesty and complex façade.

  2. La Poste Thiers: Visit this outstanding Art Nouveau structure that is close to Place Masséna. Its elaborate ironwork, stained glass, and Art Nouveau flower patterns were designed by architect Sébastien-Marcel Biasini.

  3. Gloria Mansions: To view the Belle Époque apartment complex Gloria Mansions, stroll down Boulevard Gambetta. Richly historical atmosphere, elaborate balconies, and ornamental features abound in this architectural treasure.

  4. Neo-Gothic Église Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc: Situated in the Liberation area, this church is worth seeing. Pointed arches, stained glass windows, and a stunning rose window among its noteworthy architecture provide a calm environment.

  5. MAMAC: Finish up your tour at this modern architectural treasure. A contemporary focal point in Nice's cultural environment, this museum was designed by architect Yves Bayard and has a unique marble and glass façade. Look around and on the rooftop for the installations; they have been under construction for some time.

Across from NCE is a cultural gold mine devoted to Asian art and history, the Musée des Arts Asiatiques. Sculptures, ceramics, textiles, and religious items are among the vast collection of Asian antiquities housed in a tranquil park. The museum offers guests an engrossing trip through the many Asian creative and cultural traditions.

Renowned chefs Takayuki and Claire Kamiya, who met at Hangout in Nice, have created a stunning setting at La Table de Kamiya, which is tucked away by the peaceful beach and surrounded by pine woods. Their food, which is inspired by the market, imaginatively reinvents traditional French flavors. The breathtaking view of the sea adds still another level of appeal.

Côte d'Azur Day 4: Saint-Paul-de-Vence & Èze

Miro Foundation Maeght
Foundation Maeght

In Saint-Paul-de-Vence sits the well-known art foundation and museum Fondation Maeght. Featuring pieces by Miró, Giacometti, and Calder, it is a varied collection of modern and contemporary art that was founded back in 1964. The foundation is a Luxe Must on this Côte d'Azur itinerary because of its architectural design, peaceful gardens, and large-scale art displays.

In Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Belgian art collector Hubert Bonnet has inaugurated the French branch of the CAB Foundation, which was first founded in Brussels in 2012. Presenting exhibition spaces, a bookstore-library, a café, four guest rooms, a demountable house built by Jean Prouvé, and an in-situ artwork by Felice Varini, it is housed in a magnificently restored 1950s structure by Charles Zana. Renowned designers' furniture and lighting combine with 20th-century architectural components in the foundation. Tucked away in a verdant garden with views of Cap d'Antibes, it doubles as a guest house and seeks to revive the local modern and contemporary art scene in concert with other renowned art organizations.

The upscale Provençal restaurant Alain Llorca in Saint-Paul-de-Vence provides a gourmet adventure. Modern methods and Mediterranean flavors are used in Michelin-starred chef Alain Llorca's food. A top dining location, enjoy fine cuisine made with regional ingredients while taking in expansive views of the French Riviera.

Explore Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Charming medieval architecture, well-preserved stone buildings, little, meandering lanes, and an amazing village wall characterize Saint-Paul-de-Vence. The many galleries and boutiques providing a wide selection of art, crafts, and antiques are clear examples of its creative history. Shopping in this charmingly restored architectural setting combines handcrafted treasures with cultural discovery.

Explore Èze

The little streets of Èze are a maze of stone structures clinging to the French Riviera's cliffs, ancient arches, and cobblestone lanes. From handcrafted goods and perfumes made locally to fine jewelry, its boutique stores provide a wealth of unusual items that infuse a shopping experience with Mediterranean charm and Old World appeal.


It's an extravagant experience to have sundowners at Chateau de Èze or Hôtel Château de La Chèvre d'Or. Standing atop the cliffs, both provide breath-taking vistas of the Mediterranean. Savor exquisite wines and well made drinks as the sun sets, bathing the water in a golden glow that will never be forgotten.

A well-known Michelin 3-star restaurant in Menton, France, Mirazur routinely makes the list of the World's 50 Best Restaurants. Under the direction of chef Mauro Colagreco, its inventive and environmentally friendly food emphasizes seasonal and local ingredients. Gourmets and foodies all around the world visit the restaurant because of its stunning setting overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Luxe Côte d'Azur Extensions

Southeast France's Provence is a fascinating area known for its picturesque vineyards and lavender meadows. Travelers come from all over the world to our Mediterranean environment, quaint villages, and rich history.

From famous sites like the iconic Eiffel Tower to artistic masterpieces housed in top institutions like the Louvre, Paris is a city of architectural beauty. With Michelin-starred restaurants and quaint cafes serving fine French food, dining is a gourmet and cultural experience.

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