Italy and the French Riviera

Nice, Monaco, Rome, Florence and Venice

Experience the glorious French Riviera on this multi-city tour that takes you to Nice and Monaco, as well as the iconic cities of Rome, Florence and Venice in Italy, where you can experience ancient history, unique architecture, secret canals and the vibrant Italian culture. 

 

Trip Highlights

  • Market tour and cooking class in Nice
  • Florence city tour
  • Day trip to Pisa, with entry to the Leaning Tower
  • VIP tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum in Rome
  • Sightseeing bus tour in Rome
  • Private gondola tour in Venice

 

Detailed Description

Places visited: Nice (2 night), Monte Carlo in Monaco (1 night), Florence (2 nights), Rome (2 nights), Venice (2 nights)

Departure dates and prices: Dates are flexible and customizable for private departures. Prices vary depending on the season and star of accommodation chosen, and prices start from $2999 per person - please contact us for a personalized quote

Best for... Coastal beauty / Culture / History & Archeology / Leisure / Romance

Detailed itinerary:

Nice: As the capital of the French Riviera, Nice offers pebbled shores, pristine strips of white sand, a refined and relaxing coastal atmosphere, vibrant markets and exquisite French cuisine. In fact, the city is well known for its excellent culinary traditions and as a part of this unique Italy and the French Riviera customizable package we offer a fascinating tour of a food market with an authentic cooking class, where you can learn to cook local favorites. There will also be plenty of time to relax in the sunshine, soaking up sea views and the tranquillity of the unwavering horizon.

Monte Carlo: Monaco is an independent microstate on the Mediterranean coastline that is well known for its glitz and glamour, yacht-lined harbor and prestigious sporting events. It is refined and elegant, and its major district of Monte Carlo is home to casinos, an ornate opera house and luxe hotels that you can discover during your stay.

Florence: Immerse yourself in culture and graceful art in the home of the Renaissance and take in iconic delights, such as Michelangelo's epic statue of David, before sipping on a glass of Chianti in one of the city's award-winning restaurants. From this Italian jewel you can enjoy a city tour of the famous sights and a day trip to Pisa, where you can marvel at the iconic Leaning Tower.

Rome: Discover the historic capital of Italy and find out why it was recently voted one of Europe's Top 3 Cities. Here you can enjoy our private guided tour of the incredible Colosseum and Roman Forum, and discover famous sights, such as the Trevi Fountain and Vatican City, on a hop-on/hop-off bus tour.

Venice: The Floating City is a magical place that has to be seen to be believed! As a highlight of your Italy and France vacation, here you can absorb the city's beautiful architecture with a sunset gondola tour of the Grand Canal and also enjoy strolling by famous sights, such as Piazza San Marco, Doge's Palace and San Marco Basilica.

 

Trip Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1 to 3: Nice

  • Private airport transfer to your hotel
  • Market tour and cooking class
  • Transfer to Monte Carlo

Day 3 to 4: Monte Carlo

  • Free time to explore the iconic harbor
  • Transfer to Florence (optional car hire)

Day 4 to 6: Florence

  • Private transfer to your hotel
  • City tour
  • Day trip to Pisa, with entry to the Leaning Tower
  • Train transfer to Rome

Day 6 to 8: Rome

  • Private transfer to your hotel
  • VIP guided tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum
  • Sightseeing bus tour tickets
  • Train transfer to Venice

Day 8 to 10: Venice

  • Private boat transfer to your hotel
  • VIP gondola tour of the most charming canals
  • Private boat transfer to the airport for your flight home

 

Optional Extras

  • Sightseeing tour in Nice
  • Guided tour of the Provence countryside
  • Private luxury yacht cruise in Monaco
  • Guided tour of the Vatican Museums
  • Cooking classes in Rome
  • Guided tours of the Uffizi or Accademia galleries
  • Day trips to the Tuscan countryside, including the Chianti region
  • City tour of Venice
  • Wine tasting or tours of the local wine regions
  • Day trips to any other Italian or French city

We can also arrange tickets to see famous landmarks and organize day trips or overnight stops in any other Italian or French city - just let us know your requirements and we'll do the rest!

 

As specialists in customized vacations to Europe, we tailor our holidays to suit our clients' needs. This means you get to pick the dates you travel, the accommodation you stay in and the activities that you include. For a fully customized quote suited to your requirements and budget please contact our team on 1-347-594-5500 or click here to send us an inquiry.