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Cultural Heritage

With your personal tour guide Boba discover the treasures of the cultural heritage of the French Riviera (la Côte d'Azur) and Provence. Whether by means of walking tours or scenic tours, individually or in a group, discover the glorious places with an exceptional architecture that witness an outstandingly rich history of these regions of the South of France. From the old stones of medieval cities and villages to more recent eclectic architectural styles, here are few examples of the cultural heritage sites you could explore alongside Your Guide Boba :

Visit the French Riviera:

Nice and the Romans : les Arènes at Cimiez - 1st and 3rd century

Nice : the « trompe-l'œil » and the baroque niçois – 17th and 18th century
Place Garibaldi, le Vieux Nice, Palais Lascaris, Palais des rois sardes, Chapelle de la Miséricorde, Eglise du Gésu, Eglise Sainte Rita, Eglise Saint-Martin-Saint-Augustin

Nice and neoclassicisme – 19th century
L'Opéra de Nice, Place Masséna, Place de l'île-de-Beauté,…

The belle-époque and the Côte d'Azur –19th and 20th century
Le Negresco, la Régina, le Palais de la Méditerranée, the district Croix de Marbre (Marble Cross), … in Nice

Orthodox Cathedral St. Nicolas in Nice

La Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild at Saint Jean-Cap Ferrat

La Villa Kérylos, La Rotonde and l'Hôtel Bristol in Beaulieu-sur-Mer

Le Casino de Monte Carlo, l'Opéra de Monte Carlo, l'Hôtel Hermitage, l'Hôtel de Paris in Monaco

The sacred art of the 17th century and La Chapelle de la Visitation in Monaco – 17th century

Prince's Palace of Monaco (Le Palais Princier) in Monaco – from 13th to 18th century

The Exotic Garden (Le Jardin Exotique) in Monaco –20th century

Botanical Gardens Hanbury, Mortola –19th century

Chapel St. Peter (La Chapelle Saint Pierre) known as Cocteau's Chapel (Chapelle Cocteau), Villefranche-sur-Mer – 14th and 20th century

Le Château de Mouans & l'Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux - 16th and 20th century

Musée Renoir at the Domaines des Collettes, Haut-de-Cagnes –20th century

Le Corbusier's Log Cabin (Le cabanon de Le Corbusier), Roquebrune-Cap-Martin –20th century

Eileen Gray’s & Jean Badovici’s Villa E.1027, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin –20th century

Matisse and the Rosary Chapel (la Chapelle du Rosairr), Vence–20th century


Visit Provence :

Aix-en-Provence and the French Baroque : private mansions (hôtels particuliers), fountains and gardens –17th and 18th century

Cézanne's Studio (Atelier de Cézanne – Atelier des Louves), Aix-en-Provence –19th century

Le Château La Coste : a unique combination of wine, art and architecture (Tadao Ando, Frank O. Gehry, Andy Goldsworthy, Louise Bourgeois…) – 21st century

Domaine du Muy, Le Muy – 20th & 21st century

Fondation Venet, le Muy – 20th & 21st century

The Popes' Palace (Le Palais des Papes), Avignon –14th century

Roussillon and the Ochre Trail (le Sentier des Ocres)

Cloister Saint Paul de Mausole (Cloître Saint Paul de Mausole) and Van Gogh's room, Saint-Rémy de Provence –11th and 12th century

3 Cistercian Sisters : Sénanque Abbey, Thoronet Abbey and Silvacane Abbey (Abbaye de Sénanque, Abbaye de Thoronet et Abbaye de Silvacane) - 12th century

Saint Michel de Frigolet Abbey (Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet), Tarascon – 12th century

Basilica of Mary Magdalene (Basilique de la Madeleine), Saint Maximin –13th century

Daudet's Windmill (Le Moulin de Daudet), Fontvieille –19th century

For a memorable and a meaningful experience, discover the great moments of the turbulent history of the French Riviera and Provence with Your Guide Boba (a Licensed Professional Tour Guide).

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