Day 1: MILAN – GENOA
At 08:30 am departure from NH Touring to Genoa. Seaport, one of the largest in Southern Europe, and the first in Italy. Sixth city of the country, this town has an important history as a Maritime Republic. Its historical centre has grown around the dock. It is full of narrow and characteristic streets, and is medieval in origin. Visit the modern zone of “Ancient Port”, restored for the 500 years since America’s discovery by Cristopher Columbus. Here we find the Aquarius, the biggest in Europe. Optional visit. Accommodation in hotel, overnight.
Day 2: : GENOA – CAMOGLI – PORTOFINO – SANTA MARGHERITA
Breakfast at hotel, then departure to the famous tourist centre Camogli, which offers one of the most representative examples of architecture of the Liguria coast. Visit. Then, road to Portofino. Around a little square, you can appreciate the view of a group of colorful, high-up, picturesque houses. In the small port, during the high season, you can see expensive yachts from every part of the world. Visit. Finally, stop in Santa Margherita, famous seaside city of Riviera of Levante, located in the Tigullio Gulf. Free time for lunch. Back to Genoa. Overnight in the hotel.
Day3: GENOA – PORTOVENERE – CINQUE TERRE – GENOA
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Portovenere, a fishermen village located at the end of La Spezia Gulf. Visit. Ferry to Cinque Terre. (if the weather conditions don’t permit the boarding, the visit will culminate in a panoramic tour in the minibus). The Heritage of the Unesco with its 5 fishermen villages, is unique in the World because of its beautiful landscape and the medieval style of its buildings. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, come back to Portovenere and then to Genoa. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 4: GENOA – SANREMO – MONACO – NICE
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Sanremo (the city of flowers and sun), which is known all over the world for its Italian Song Festival. Its economy is based on flower farming and tourism. This little town of the Riviera of Ponente (West Riviera), offers a wide variety of entertaining activities such as beaches and promenades. Its famous Casino is situated on top of the most elegant street in town, where you can find shops with clothes and other interesting things. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, departure to the French boarder, to visit Monaco. You can see the strong influence of Liguria in this city which is dominated by Grimaldi Prince’s Palace. Visit the narrow street of the centre to take picture of the Aquarius, as well as the Cathedral where princess Grace is buried. Then, short route around the city of Montecarlo, famous worldwide for its characteristic Grand Prix . You can observe the futuristic palace Grimaldi Forum, and also what is probably the most important European casino. Back to Nice. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 5: NICE – ST. RAPHAEL – ST. TROPEZ – COSTA DEL ESTEREL – NICE
Breakfast. Full day excursion around the French Riviera. First stop is St.Raphael and St. Tropez, famous both for their beaches, but especially for the great number of stars who spend their holidays in the neighborhood. Free time for lunch. Back to Nice, through the Esterel Coast, best known as Corniche d’or, due to its wonderful panorama. The small beaches are surrounded by great peaks and rocks with fantastic views of the clear and shining sea. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 6: NICE – ST. PAUL DE VENCE – GRASSE – CANNES – NICE
Breakfast . Departure to St. Paul de Vence. This is a small medieval village that still has the old wall built by Frank the 1st in 1537. Chagall and Prévert have both spent many years of their artistic careers here. Grasse is famous for the production of perfume, but also contains a nice historical center (with Hotel de Ville and Notre-Dame Cathedral). Free time for lunch. Outgoing to Cannes (probably the most modern town of the district) which is known for its beach resort, and many cultural events, including the Film festival which occurs in the middle of May. Back to Nice. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 7: NICE – MILAN
Breakfast. Free time in Nice until lunchtime. In the afternoon, back to Milan. End of the tour.
Due to technical reasons the itinerary of the tour can be changed without notice
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