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Philippe D.

Golfe-Juan, Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France

I truly believe that the best way to discover and explore the French Riviera is with a private tour by a local guide.

I can't wait to share with you the diversity of this amazing part of the world: from Cannes to Monaco through Antibes, Nice and the medieval villages all the way to the nearby wilderness of the Alpes. I have designed private guided tours for you with the knowledge and the experience of a life-long local.

My aim, along with ToursByLocals, is to offer you the experience I would dream to have while visiting the rest of the world, making sure this day tour will be as unique for you as for me, a day to remember forever.

To be honest, I enjoy life so much that I make sure that I love where I live and I love what I do.

I have 30 years' experience working in the tourism industry in various fields. Starting as a summer-student job in the most famous Palace on the Croisette in Cannes, that was tough, but I definitely learnt a lot!
Being trained as an artist I worked for 7 years in a local medieval village called Biot, selling my artwork to the rest of the world.
I also spent 10 years in North America in search of adventure and other cultures. Along with my wife, we started and operated a resort in British Columbia where I use to offer guided services to our guests.

Six years ago, I finally came back home to the French Riviera with my wife and two kids to enjoy the multi-generational family time. Since I came back, I've been so excited to be guiding in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

There is one last thing that I find amazing when at the end of the day it has not just been a private day tour with a local guide but feels that we've spent the day together with a friend.

Yes! One of the most beautiful places on earth!

Feel free to contact me and I will reply promptly to set up a great tour during your visit to the French Riviera.

Credentials

14 years as a tourist guide, 7 years in the local art industry, Degree in Art, Bachelors in History and Technique of Art through Civilisations. Holding all the licences and insurance to deliver private guided tours including government licence #EVTC of the ministry of Transport and Tourism, professional drivers licence for car/9 seater van/motorbike, French First Aid, Canadian Wilderness First Aid.

Restrictions

No national museums

Guide Requirements for France

Private tour guide Philippe

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Tours by Philippe D.

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Private tour guide Philippe

Riviera and Provence Countryside Tour,,...

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Cannes-Saint-Paul de Vence- Grasse-Gourdon-Loup Canyon-Tourettes- Shore,...

689 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

7 hours

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Private tour guide Philippe

Art and Wine Tour, an exclusive way to,...

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Your local guide is an artist and you'll meet a passionate vineyard,...

759 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

7 hours

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Private tour guide Philippe

Winter Tour Special, Day Tour from the,...

 unrated

Once in a lifetime : Alpine Resort-Remote Canyons-Cozy Chalet Restaurant-Medieval,...

759 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

7 hours

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Private tour guide Philippe

Classic Riviera, Nice,Eze,Monte-Carlo,Monaco,Corniche,...

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Shore excursion/Private tour from Nice, Villefranche. The best of the,...

689 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

7 hours

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Private tour guide Philippe

Riviera Welcome Tour, a great way to,...

 unrated

Cannes-Nice-Monte-Carlo-Eze-Antibes-Monaco Day tour or Shore excursion,...

689 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

7 hours

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