France & Italy

There's so much to do on the French Riviera, we were happy to create a seven-night program based in the lovely, lively, waterfront city of Nice, France.  Our central 4* hotel (with rooftop pool and jacuzzis), is a perfect base for us to explore the French Cote D'Azur (blue coast), head over the border into Italy, and have a free day in the middle to explore as you choose.

Nice's Colorful Old Town

Our Tour from Nice

Nice, a fantastic city of beaches, museums, public art, fountains, cafes, great shopping and restaurants, the famous Cours Saleya flower market, the colorful winding cobblestone streets of its Old Town, and a waterfront promenade that goes on for miles.  Did I mention the excellent gelato?

With Viaggio Tours, you'll be in the same wonderful hotel all week.  So unpack once, make yourself at home, and we'll travel from there to all the spots listed below. 

Menton, France

This lovely citrus-colored city, with a more chill vibe that its more famous neighbors, comes as a wonderful surprise to our guests.  Some of the coast's best sandy beaches, waterfront dining, a beautiful main town for strolling and shopping and a wonderful old town.  Oh, and limoncello tasting.  We do.  You must!

Saint-Honorat Island

A fun ferry ride from Cannes, we'll visit this tranquil little island.  No cars, just vineyards, flat walking trails, picturesque little alcoves for a dip, and a working Monastery where they make their own wine.

Cannes, France

Famous for the Cannes Film Festival and its red carpet, the wide sprawling promenade and beach of the Croisette, and of course, its  celebrities, shopping, cafes, glitz and glamour; Cannes is an energizing spot for us to spend a bit of time before hopping on the island ferry.

Villefranche sur Mer

We'll explore this charming French fishing village lined with pastel colored buildings, and enjoy wandering its lovely narrow streets filled with restaurants and cafes and one of the best beaches around.

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

There will be time for an optional visit to this magnificent villa with nine distinct gardens and a musical fountain. A truly magical spot with spectacular panoramic views of Cap Ferrat and the coast.

Ventimiglia, Italy

Every Friday, Ventimiglia boasts a huge  market of meats & cheeses, produce, leather, clothing, and tons more.  Even the French cross the border with their shopping carts for this event!

What's Included

  •  Seven nights at our central 4* Nice hotel with rooftop terrace, pool and jacuzzi, and an interior garden

  • Daily hot and cold buffet breakfast

  • Welcome and farewell dinners

  • Transportation to all our destinations by local trains including a one week unlimited train pass

  • Touring in Menton, Nice, Villefranche sur Mer, Cannes, and St. Honorat Island in France, and Ventimiglia in Italy

  • Visits to the markets in Nice, Cannes, and Ventimiglia 

  • Roundtrip ferry from Cannes to St Honorat Island

  • Optional visit to Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild on Cap Ferrat

  • Free day (with a train pass) to use for any number of optional excursions including Monte Carlo, the perfume factories of Grasse, or the Artist village of St Paul De Vence

  • The assistance of your English-speaking guide/host

  • All taxes and service fees 

Seven nights, April 22-29, 2021

$2300 per person in double

$2900 for private single

Extra nights at our hotel are available for those who would like to arrive a day or two early, or stay a bit longer.  Conveniently, Nice has its own International Airport.

 

Prices are in US Dollars, and our tours are land only, meaning they begin and end at our Nice hotel.  All of our programs are subject to change and please note that space is limited.  Please see our Reservation Form for complete Terms & Conditions.

 

What is not included:  Flights, airport transfers, assistance of luggage, optional excursions, meals or drinks not specifically mentioned, tips, travel insurance, and any other items not mentioned as included.

 Viaggio Tours by Postcard Trips LLC, 1412 Evergreen Court, Salem, VA 24153   email: viaggiotours@yahoo.com    website: www.viaggio-tours.com

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