Day 1 Early departure to Dover for the ferry crossing to Calais and on to our overnight stop – bed and breakfast only.
Day 2 Continuing south, we cross the border into Italy and on to Diano Marina for a seven night stay.
Days 3 to 8 During your stay in Diano Marina you will have a free day to enjoy the harbour area and town. We have included the following excursions:-
● Day tour to the Menton Lemon Festival – 300 professionals, and 145 tonnes of citrus fruit is involved in making the Menton Lemon Festival one of the largest and most colourful events on the south coast of France. Elaborate floats and imaginative sculptures, in dazzling shades of orange and yellow, are paraded along the Promenade de Soleil with a carnival spirit.
● Day tour to Nice for the Wednesday carnival parade – this is their 134th carnival and the theme will be ‘King of Space’, which plays with the tradition and modernity of Nice. As in the past enjoy spectacular and creative parades, comprising of themed floats along with traditional papier mache figurines, decked in dazzling colours with plenty of street theatre and over1,000 musicians and dancers from across the globe to keep you entertained.
● Day tour to Monaco and Monte Carlo, Europe’s leading tourist resorts with so much to see and do.
● A short day to Alassio, now one of the most elegant resorts on the Riviera, surround by trees and plants, splendid villas on the lower hillside and four kilometres of the finest sandy beach.
Day 9 Time to depart Diano Marina for France and to our overnight stop – bed and breakfast only.
Day 10 After breakfast, we will commence the homeward journey.
A family run hotel 550 yards from the beach. All bedrooms are ensuite with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Restaurant, bar/lounge, lift and terrace area.
Overnight hotels: All rooms are en-suite and the hotel has an on-site restaurant.
Single room supplement £141