Italy, France and Monaco
A real good experience to enjoy the flavor of Italy and discover the habits of native people. Overflowing with colours, exotic aromas and flowers from the South of Italy. The warm welcome given by the local shopkeepers gives a glimpse of the Italian conviviality.
You can start with a stroll through a picturesque street market where you can get bargains especially for leather goods, fashion accessories, shoes and clothes … at least you prefer savoring delicious fruits and local cheeses.
Take a break for a veritable Italien Cappuccino or Latte Macchiato.
Market days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Return via the seacoast road to charming Menton “pearl of the Riviera”, stroll down the pedestrian street a must for all visitors to Menton as it is packed with shops and extends from the sea front to the “Biovès” garden where are exposed the Lemon and Orange sculptures in February.
Monaco and Monte-Carlo : Visit the old town, the Cathedral which is the most important Monegasque architecture feature. Erected at one end of the town, it was built between 1875 and 1884 under the direction of the architect Lenormand.
Discover the famous Formula One circuit which was inaugurated in 1929 by Prince Louis II of Monaco and has barely changed since ! It has become the legendary Grand Prix par excellence which all F1 racers’ dream of winning.
At the heart of the Monte-Carlo aera, the casino is the symbol of Monegasque glamour. Its legendary success lies behind Monaco’s wealth. The present building was designed by Charles Garnier in 1878 it is a Belle Epoque jewel, all around, the luxury shops and legendary establishments.
In this private tour, discover both exceptionnel sites, the Italian and the French Riviera highlights through the eyes of a local private guide. Enjoy the visit of the market in San Remo or Vintimiglia. Stop for a nice walk in the city center for a real Italian coffee and drive then back on the coast-road towards France. Discover the jewel Menton and finish your day with the visit of the old town of Monaco and Monte-Carlo or the perched medieval village of Eze.
As this tour is private, I will be happy to adapt the itinerary to your own preferences and interests.
The itinerary could be swapped due to traffic issues.
Price : 550€ per group (1-8 persons)
Duration : 8 hours
- licensed guide
- comfortable A/C Mercedes Mini-van
- parking fees
- individual water bottles
- free WIFI (on demand)
Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Nice
Antibes, Cannes or surroundings (+ 30€)