French Riviera European Cruise Excursions
If you are going to be taking a tour of France, then you will of course want to make sure you get to see all the fantastic sights that France has to offer. Shore excursions, when you are in France, are very popular and you should find that the Cruise line that you are taking your European cruise with should offer them. You should also consider using independent companies that will also arrange shore excursions which might allow you to visit some of the places you really would like to see.
Before you choose your French shore excursion from a private company, there are a couple of things you might want to consider.
Check where the tour goes
Make sure that the places that the tour will take in are areas that you really want to visit, check how long you will be visiting certain places to make sure its exactly what you want, if not, then perhaps you should choose a different shore excursion option.
Do the tours include some sort of guide.
Having a knowledgeable tour guide, perhaps on a coach tour, can make the difference on a tour. Having things explained as you pass by or pointed out with interesting facts can make the experience much more enjoyable.
Organize your times.
If you are going to use a private operator make sure you know when the departure and arrival times are so that you can be back on your Cruise ship at the correct time, missing your cruise departure time for you next destination could be a big mistake and not something you want to do.
France is a very interesting place to visit with lots of historical locations, some other things to consider when taking an excursion is whether it needs to be family orientated. If you have children with you for your family European cruise vacation it a good idea to choose excursions that are suitable for families so the kids don’t get bored.
If you are going to visit France then you must definitely visit the French Riviera, with magnificent views especially from the Moyenne Corniche its definitely a must visit. While there why not try and visit some famous placees such as the medieval village of Eze, describe as an “eagle’s nest” because of its location overlooking a high cliff. Also, whilst you are there, why not pop into the Fragonard perfume factory which has a sales outlet there.
There is so much to say about the places that you can visit on a shore excursion in France that it would be recommend to do plenty of research on the internet, why not take a look at this Wikipedia article on the French Riviera as a great starting point to find out all you need to know.