It should be noted that, the village of Opio is located in Provence between sea and mountain, between Cannes, Nice and Grasse. Because, majestically, perched at about 300 meters above sea level, it is a village of Provence restored bastides, and preserved in dazzling greenery. Indeed, the village has about 2000 inhabitants.
In fact, this magnificent village is best known for its former Maison des évêques, its La Brague oil mill, its Château de la Bégude, the Château de San Peyre, its Aqueduct, its fountain with a bowl and the house of the photographer whom our Provence tour driver will be happy to show you around.
Then, direction the famous Grasse known as the international capital of perfume. So let your driver Provence tour will take you to the Molinard, Fragonard perfumery or the International Perfume Museum, with a detour from the medieval village. Then, Grasse is also known for its art and history, its mixture of Genoese architecture and Provençal. Then, its plains of fountains, and its small alleys
Grasse is the city where olive trees, roses and jasmines are cultivated.
Besides, you will have the possibility to buy Centifolia rose perfumes.
Right after, TranspOnyx Provence tour will show you Tourrettes sur Loup the capital of violet. It is a small medieval village of less than 4000 inhabitants, built on a rock. Then, Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a few places from Vence, Saint Paul de Vence, and Nice. Thus, the visit of the village will include a tour of the village, of the Saint-Grégoire church. Finally, it is in this magnificent village that a violet festival is organized every year.
First, Vence is a city of art and history, the medieval city of Vence is located in the hinterland of Provence not far from Nice and Antibes. All around stand the famous Baous planted with olive trees, orange trees, flowers ... and as far as the eye can see, the sea and the mountains.
Its heritage is very rich with its old center which has not changed over the centuries, its small alleys, its beautiful medieval and Renaissance residences and its beautiful plots. So our guided tour driver Provence tour will guide you to the center where the Roman Cathedral and the Saint Accolade tour are located.
In fact, this cathedral shelters the marble sarcophagus of the bishop of Vence Saint-Véran since the 6th century, a pretty altarpiece of the 16th century which acts as an altar, several busts made in copper, plus some statues made in polychrome wood and a beautiful mosaic by the painter Marc Chagall. In addition, Vence is also home to the 1951 Dominican Rosary Chapel, designed and decorated by Matisse, Chapelle des Pénitents blancs, Chapelle Sainte-Elisabeth, Moulin de Boursac, and many other important ancient remains.
Saint-Paul De Vence
Finally, let your Provence tour driver guide seduce you with the pearl of the Provence where the greatest artists and painters have spent part of their lives. This famous medieval village is full of many treasures in the middle of its ramparts. This is why our driver will guide you in these sublime little streets of St-Paul de Vence to meet its stories and its rich heritage.
After that, a stop in front of the famous plot and its large plane trees over a hundred years old and its famous Café de la Place belonging to the Montant family. So On this square, Yves Montand and Lino Ventura were fighting over some turbulent pétanque games. Without forgetting, a stop in the world famous Hotel Restaurant La Colombe d'Or where Yves Montant and Simone Signoret are married, and which had sheltered the most famous artists last century: Matisse, Picasso, Léger, Chagall, Folon, Braque and other.
Finally, you will enjoy a panoramic view on the Provence and the countryside of Saint Paul de Vence, its winegrowers and its fields.
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