May 24 - May 30, 2019

7 days/6 nights

Holiday in the playground of the rich and famous on the much loved French Riviera. The Cannes Film Festival in on until the 25th of May, so the Riviera will be swarming with film stars. Some may be staying in the same resort as us, so bring your best wardrobe!

From the French Riviera, up into the mountains to Chateau de Taulane and back to the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Golf at the exclusive Royal Mougins and Cannes Mougins courses on the Riviera and the Gary Player course at Chateau de Taulane. Visit the Picasso Museum in Antibes, the magnificent Villa Ephrussi, the former home of the Rothschild family, take a guided day tour around Nice and more fun excursions.

This is the second of two exciting new French itineraries, full of great golf and fun-filled excursions.

Having lived, lunched and golfed in Aix-en-Provence for over two years, Meredith Holmes has created and will be hosting this trips, based on her local knowledge, her love of Provence and her desire to share it with others.

Choose one, or both, for an immersive two and a half weeks in the South of France. Or combine this trip with golf on the island of Mallorca.

 Inclusions

ACCOMMODATION

  • 3 nights in a four star resort on the French Riviera

  • 2 nights in the four star Chateau Taulane, Gorges du Verdun

  • 1 night in a four star hotel in Nice

GOLF

THREE ROUNDS OF GOLF including shared golf carts

  • Royal Mougins Golf Club

  • Cannes Mougins Golf Club

  • Golf at Chateau De Taulane by Gary Player, Gorges du Verdun

MEALS

  • FOUR dinners, 1 lunch, 1 sandwich pack, ALL breakfasts

TOURS and TRIPS

  • Guided day trip to Nice, Villa Ephrussi and Picasso Museum

  • Visit to Mougins village

  • All transfers, welcome pack and prizes

  • Optional 1/2 day visit to St. Paul de Vence

     Note -  Options for non playing partners available


Itinerary

Day 1 - Friday May 24

Transfer to Mougins French Riviera

A one and a half hour drive to the Cote D'azur brings us to one of the most privileged golf locations in Europe. Voted France's Best Golf Hotel in 2016 and 2017, Royal Mougins Golf Resort has established itself as one of France's most elite golfing venues. Hit the practice range or laze around the pool before dinner.  This is your home for 3 nights.

Welcome dinner.

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Day 2 - Saturday May 25

18 holes at Royal Mougins

Founded in 1993, the Royal Mougins Golf Club is a course of exceptional quality.  Designed by the late Robert von Hagge, the course stretches across a tree lined valley surrounded by olive trees and ancient stonewall terracing, preserving the traditional Provençal character of the land. Good course management and precision play are needed for a good competitive score on this rolling course with rivers and lakes.

 

 

Afternoon visit to Mougins Village

Evening free to take a stroll around the medieval  village of Mougins, potter around all things artisan and dine like the locals.   

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Day 3 - Sunday May 26

Guided day trip to Nice, Cap Ferat and Antibes

We commence our day trip with a morning visit to nearby Nice.

Lunch will be followed by a visit to Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, her stunning former home, now museum to superb works of art, furniture and priceless relics of the past.
We return to Mougins via Antibes with a visit to the Picasso Museum.

Lunch included.

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Day 4 - Monday May 27

18 Holes of Golf at Cannes Mougins

Welcome to the prestigious Cannes Mougins course, steeped in tradition on the French Riviera.  A private club reserved for its 500 shareholders but welcomes those with respect for golf etiquette.  

We continue on, up into the mountains with a beautiful scenic drive to the four star, 17th Century Chateau de Taulane in the Gorges du Verdun.   Situated in the heart of a 340 hectare park surrounded by mountains you can hit the practice range, walk in nature or have a relaxing visit to the Spa.

Dinner is included.

 

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Day 5 - Tuesday 28 May

Golf & gastronomy courtesy of Gary Player

18 holes of competitive golf at 1000 metres altitude on the diverse and beautiful Gary Player designed course. A long course at 6300 metres, and a challenging seven lakes to contend with, ensures a great golfing finish on one of the top courses in France. This is a true highlight of this trip.

Single Stableford and 4BBB Competition.

Gastronomic dinner included.

 

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Day 6 - Wednesday 29 May

Back to the Riviera

Another scenic drive back down the mountains to arrive at the Riviera,  the playground of the rich and famous.  Take a stroll down the Boulevard des Anglais, browse around the shops or take on some culture, with the Chagall and Matisse museums nearby.  You might even like to pop over to Cannes. Overnight in a four star hotel near Nice.

Farewell dinner included.

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Day 7 - Thursday May 30

Tour ends

However, if you are departing in the afternoon/evening, you might like to consider a visit to St Paul de Vence,  one of the most visited places in France. This fortified village from the 11th century is home to Chagall's final resting place.

 

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Exclusions

  • International Airfares

  • Meals not included in itinerary

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Golf clubs hire

  • Travel Insurance

  • Tips, Gratuities


Trip price

From €3,500 per person Twin Share.  Single Supplement €490

 

Terms and Conditions  

This tour is based upon a minimum number of 8 golfing participants, and is capped at 14.  A deposit of AU$2,000 secures your place.

This itinerary accurate at the time of compilation. Details may change due to circumstances outside our control, but travellers will be notified of any changes as soon as they are confirmed.

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Please contact us with any questions.

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