Join us in the French Riviera as we explore both the art and the food in this picturesque region of France. During our week together, we will enjoy the works of such great artists as Matisse, Bonnard, Picasso, Cocteau and Chagall. We will explore the markets and quaint villages of the region. We will visit museums, wander through gardens and villas and eat at favorite restaurants in the area.

During the week, we will stay in sea view rooms (each with a balcony) in a lovely hotel near Nice.


On Sunday afternoon, we will meet you at either the Nice airport or the Nice train station. From there, we will drive to our hotel to begin our Getaway. That evening, we will enjoy dinner in one of my favorite charming restaurants.

On Monday morning, we will visit a winery near Nice for a wine tasting in their beautiful chapel. Following a lunch nearby...MORE

The food in this area of France typically includes fresh seafood from the Mediterranean sea, as well as local olives, honey, goat cheeses, sausages, garlic, fresh herbs, vegetables and fruit.

A typical menu might include:

Starter: Local fish soup or warm goat cheese salad

Main: Seared sea scallops with zucchini and tomato gratin

Dessert: Apple tart with honey ice cream

Menus for prepared meals can be adjusted to accomodate food allergies with advanced notice.

The focus of the Art Getaway on the French Riviera is on the appreciation of the region's art, as well as the local, seasonal foods of the region. Six nights of lodging in a hotel are included. All rooms have private bathrooms and sea views. Local transportation within the Riviera, all meals and lodging are included.

This Getaway is limited to six guests. The cost for the Art Getaway is $6000 per person (based on double occupancy).There is a $500 supplement for single lodging. Travel to/from Nice, France, is not included.