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Yvonne E.

Nice, France

Hello and welcome to Nice and the French Riviera!

My name is Yvonne and I am a Munich-born German. I always loved French culture and traditions and I studied them before deciding to move abroad 28 years ago. First to Turkey on the Aegean Coast for a short stay, and then to France on the French Riviera, where I worked at Nice International Airport in the ground handling department and where I had to deal with many guests and cultures.

I really liked this human dimension and I always wanted to help travellers enjoy their stay in the region by giving them local tips and advice. Knowing that, I decided to change my professional direction and went back to study Art (especially 19th-century art) and Architecture at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis to become a licensed tour guide, leading in German, French and English.

Moving to the French Riviera, I immediately fell in love with this region, with its golden light, the bold colours of its vegetation and picturesque villages filled with history and art; my favourite are Cannes, Antibes, Aix-en-Provence, Monaco and Saint-Paul de Vence, where I have been guiding for the last few years, always trying to create tailor-made itineraries off the beaten path with unique details and interesting anecdotes.

My job is my true passion and I love to share it with my guests and to rediscover all these magnificent sites through their eyes again every single day.
I am specialized in single-day or multiple-day private tours stretching from the French Riviera both to Provence and the Italian Riviera with all their gems but other options of tour durations can be organized.
My every-day-leitmotiv: Share, Laugh and Enjoy.

I would love to meet you and show you around lovely Nice and French Riviera!

A Recent Review of this guide

Yvonne is a knowledgeable and professional guide who ensures her customers make the most of their day in the beautiful French Riviera region. She recommended the most scenic spots for us to stop and capture the beauty of the area, quick and easy places to eat, and wonderful hidden gems of the area. Highly highly recommended.
Elissa Ivory

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Credentials

-Certified National Tour Guide by the University of Nice.
-Carte de Guide Conférencier N° 14/06/021 P delivered by the French Ministry of Tourism and Culture.
-Vehicle insurance: Assurance RC personnes transportées N°106335977 B MAAF 14 Avenue de la République 06300 Nice
-Transport Licence (professional driver's licence): EVTC006140236

Restrictions

Being a National Licenced Tour Guide & Lecturer I have no restrictions.

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