Italian & French Riviera
2014 Depart daily: year round
Cost from: $1085 pp triple share, $1135 twin share (s/sup $629)
day 01 Nice
You will be met on arrival in Nice and transferred privately to your centrally located Hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy this beautiful city.
day 02 Cap Ferrat-Villas and Gardens
After breakfast enjoy a panoramic view of Mt Alban overlooking the bay of Villefranche. Visit the Old town and its “Obscure” Street. Wander through the exceptional Renaissance style Rothschild’s Villa and its Seven Romantic Gardens from French to Japanese. We continue our drive past the famous houses of celebrities in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat. Guided visit of an incredible recreated 5th century BC Villa Kerylos, the most unique Villa in the world. Later return to Nice and your hotel. B
day 03 Cannes-Grasse-St Paul de Vence
Today a wonderful coastal drive to Cannes and panoramic tour of the city, stop at the Film Festival Palace and see the stars hand-prints, enjoy the famous Croisette Boulevard and the chic of Cannes. Continue through the charming countryside of Grasse, the world capital for the Perfume industry and enjoy the guided tour of the laboratory. After lunch we continue on to Loup Gorges and the tasting of some Riviera’s specialties; sweets from the traditional Florian Confectionary. Later visit the most popular village in St Paul de Vence, absorb the artistic atmosphere and enjoy the view of the impressive ramparts of this charming village. Return to Nice and your hotel. B
day 04 Sanremo-Monaco
Travel across the Italian border to visit renowned market of Sanremo. Time at leisure to explore and try local cuisine. Later travel via Menton and Roquebrune Cap Martin to Monaco. Continue to Monte Carlo via Formula 1 Grand prix circuit. Later in the evening return to Nice. B
day 05 Nice-Departure
In the morning your tour comes to the end. Transfer by private car to Airport or Train station. B
Inclusions: 4* accommodation, breakfast daily, hotel pick up/drop off, deluxe minivan on tour, English speaking driver-guide, entrance fees, arrival and departure private transfers by luxury limousine.
Hotel:Nice-La Perouse (or similar).