Nestled between the beautiful coastal village of Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Villefranche-sur-Mer sits the town of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. As a former fishing village turned wealthy retreat, Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat is a popular destination. Those seeking a sun-soaked break with unspoiled sea views are in for a treat. Culture vultures and historians will delight at the town's architecture. Here you'll find a 17th-century chapel and an 11th-century church with charming decor. Similarly, the Belgian Military Cemetery will also be of interest. The cemetery houses the graves of those who died during WWI. Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is undoubtedly bursting with history and culture. It's also an area known for its stunning beaches and endless hiking trails. The town's peninsula is home to 14-kilometers of walking trails. All the trails wind through verdant green landscape and offer splendid sea views. One of the town's most popular walks starts at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat port. The trail winds its way round to Palm Beach and takes 1.5-hours to complete. As such, the route is perfect for novice hikers. As for Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat's beaches, there are plenty to choose from. The town has five gravel beaches dotted along the coastline. All five beaches are open to the public. The closest beach to town is Cros Dei Pin Beach. Those seeking a more secluded sunbathing spot should visit Les Fosses.
At FranceRent, we work with a handful of exclusive hosts who provide scenic plane tours along the French Riviera. Our hosts offer a variety of tours ranging in duration from one hour to one-day excursions. For example, the one-hour Esterel tour takes you above Cannes and out over the peninsula's mountainous region. This tour costs around €140/person. Alternatively, embark on a full-day excursion in a private plane from Cannes to Corsica, one of the most beautiful French islands. You'll have time to explore Corsica's Old Town and the Fort of Calvi on foot before returning to Cannes. This tour costs around €250/person and has a duration of three to six hours. Those who enjoy exploring inland might consider the Gorges du Verdon plane tour. This tour heads away from the Riviera and north into the mountain towns found in the Canyon du Verdon. The one-hour flight costs around €170/person.