Explore the best of the French and Italian Rivieras through this dazzling trip that will bring you through the picturesque San Remo, elegant Monaco and the famous and glitzy beaches on the French Riviera such as Nice and Cannes.
Trip dates: March 9-13, 2017
Your trip includes:
• Round-trip bus transportation
• 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in San Remo
• 3 x Italian style breakfast
• Full day guided tour to Monaco and Monte Carlo with local tour guide
• Full day guided tour to Nice and Cannes with local tour guide
• Explore Europe Trip Leader
• Service charges and hotel taxes
Day 1: Travel Day (Thursday, 9 March 2017)
Depart at 10:00 pm from Grafenwoehr and travel by bus to San Remo, Italian Riviera.
Day 2: San Remo, Italian Riviera (Friday, 10 March 2017)
On arrival, you will be checked into your hotel in San Remo where you will have time to relax and explore the city on your own. Choose between a stroll into town and the choice of shops and restaurants. Once the crown jewel of the Riviera di Ponente, San Remo is still the area’s largest resort, lined with polished hotels, exotic gardens, and seaside promenades. Overnight in San Remo.
Day 3: Excursion to Monaco (Saturday, 11 March 2017)
After breakfast, we’ll head out with our English speaking guide to explore the ‘must see’ Monaco and Monte Carlo – home to the rich and famous! Our local tour guide will introduce us to the charming sights of Monte Carlo (the “new town”) and Monaco (the Old Town). View the Palace of the ruling Grimaldi family and the cathedral where the late Princess Grace and Prince Rainier were married. In the afternoon, you have ample time to explore Monaco on your own. Later, we’ll travel back to San Remo.
Day 4: Excursion to Nice and Cannes, French Riviera (Sunday, 12 March 2017)
Today, we’ll meet our local tour guide and leave Italy for the French Riviera. First we’ll make our way to Nice – the capital of the French Riviera. We’ll stroll down the Promenade des Anglais, visit the local market and the nearby Roman ruins, and meander through the narrow streets of the Old Town. After lunch and free time to explore, we take the coast road to Cannes – the pearl of the French Riviera, home every year to the famous Cannes Film Festival where you will enjoy a guided walk. In the late afternoon, you’ll have free time to explore Cannes on your own. Make sure to try out the region’s produce like lavender honey, aioli (garlic mayonnaise) and mouth-watering rosé wine. Overnight in San Remo.
Day 5: (Monday, 13 March 2017)
After an included breakfast we will be setting of for Grafenwoehr. Time now to sit back and enjoy Switzerland’s stunning scenery from the comfort of your bus.
Estimated time of return in Grafenwoehr: 11:00 pm
Prices: 389E per adult, 249E per child 3-11, 199E under 3
EARLY BIRD OFFER: Book this trip by January 15 for only 349E!
Follow the link below for full trip details and booking: https://www.explore-europe.de/french-and-italian-rivieras/
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING PASSPORTS: A valid tourist passport is required for this trip. Please make sure that you are traveling with the appropriate passport.