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Art on the Côte d'Azur

16 Sep — 23 Sep 2019 | Tour Director: Suzanne Fagence Cooper

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Suzanne Fagence Cooper,

MA, PhD

lecturer and historian who specialises in British art history

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Depart Heathrow 1150 on British Airways, arriving Nice 1500. Continue to Hotel Le Grimaldi for seven nights.

Day

2

Morning lecture followed by walking tour of Nice. Afternoon: Musée des Beaux-Arts (Old Masters) and Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain.

Day

3

Morning lecture followed by Musée Chagall (Biblical Message) and Musée Matisse. Afternoon: St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat for Ephrussi de Rothschild Villa and Gardens (paintings, sculpture, furniture and magnificent gardens).

Day

4

Morning: Fondation Maeght (20th century art including Miró, Chagall, Matisse and Léger) and St Paul de Vence (ramparts). Afternoon: Matisse’s celebrated Chapelle du Rosaire.

Day

5

Menton: walking tour of old town, Salle des Mariages and Musée Jean Cocteau Collection Séverin Wunderman (murals by Jean Cocteau). La Turbie (Roman monument) and Villefranche-sur-Mer (Cocteau murals in fishermen’s chapel).

Day

6

Via Musée National Fernand Léger in Biot to Antibes: free time, Musée Picasso, Chateau de Vallauris (Picasso collection and chapel).

Day

7

Transfer by coach to St Tropez (favoured haunt of artists since the 1890s): walking tour of old port, Musée de l’Annonciade (Bonnard, Maillol, Matisse and Signac) housed in former chapel of Pénitents Blancs. Return via boat and coach to Nice.

Day

8

Some free time. Depart Nice 1550, arriving Heathrow 1655.

Tour Dates

16 Sep — 23 Sep 2019

Days

8

Cost

£2475

Tour Code

ARC2-19

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Cost includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £460.

 
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