Day 1 Early departure to Dover for the ferry crossing to Calais and onto the overnight stop (NB bed and breakfast only).
Day 2 Continuing south, crossing 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 or perhaps use local transport and visit the ancient hilltop town of Cervo. We have included the following excursions to enhance your stay:- ● Day tour to the Menton Lemon Festival, where 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, France’s 5th most popular city. Stroll along the Promenade des Anglais and the Baie des Anges (Bay of the Angels), or visit the small street parallel to the prom, a pedestrian area where you will find a selection of restaurants, cafes and bakeries. Old Nice is home to the Opera de Nice constructed at the end of the 19th century and open to the public. You will find museums, galleries, gardens, monuments and churches, so plenty for you to enjoy. ● 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 the overnight stop. (NB bed and breakfast only).
Day 10 After breakfast, depart the hotel and 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 £164
Holiday insurance £27
(70 years and over £46.50)