Allied with the city of Nice, Culture France is proud to be the organizing partner for the annual Great Riviera Parade of Bands. Enjoy seven days touring and performing along the coast of Southern France. Join us for our inaugural event and ring in New Year’s 2024 on the French Riviera!
New Year’s Day Parade on the Paillon de Nice
Afternoon performance on La Place du Casino de Monte Carlo
Combined performance with the musicians of the French Navy
Located on the Mediterranean Sea and at the foot of the French Alps, Nice is a year-round destination for visitors near and far. From the stunning shorelines to the rigid mountain cliffs, Nice provides an array of culture, history, dining, shopping, and activities that will immerse you in the French lifestyle.
Situated at the base of the Maritime Alps, Monte Carlo has been transformed into a luxurious destination for the world’s rich. Best known for Casino de Monte Carlo and Opéra Garnier Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo also has several other attractions in and around Old Town Monaco.
Serving as a port city in Southern France, Toulon is the primary base for the French Navy and is home to a number of their music ensembles. In addition, Toulon is known for naval construction, fishing, wine making, and the manufacture of aeronautical equipment, armaments, maps, paper, tobacco, printing, shoes, and electronic equipment.
Panoramic bus tour of Nice
Walking Tour of the old City of Nice
Welcome reception with city officials
Dinner at local restaurants
Guided tour of Monte Carlo and watching the changing of the guards
New Year’s Eve dinner party
Shopping in Cannes
Visit the perched Villages of Tourrettes sur Loup and Vence
Visit the Perfume Factory in Grasse
Daily buffet breakfast
Additional items customized for your tour
Culture France is the inbound tour operator for the Great Riviera Parade of Bands. If you are a current band director interested in this once in a lifetime trip for your students, please contact us and we will put you in touch with a tour operator from your country.
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