Italy

Italian Riviera

Get the best of the Mediterranean on the Riviera del Fiori

With its mild climate, extravagant villas and stunning scenery, the Italian Riviera is just as charming as its more famous neighbour, the French Riviera. Known as the ‘Riviera of Flowers’, the Italian Riviera has an abundance of beauty, retaining all the elegance of the French Riviera but with plenty of Italian character. Mountainsides strewn with olive groves and vineyards tumble towards the shimmering seas, with attractive harbour villages and medieval towns waiting to be discovered. With its own micro-climate, this region has plenty of sunshine and pleasant temperatures to enjoy year-round. From ancient history and architecture, to ultra-modern opulence, there’s so much to be explored in this charming destination.

THE BEST OF THE MEDITERRANEAN FROM THE ITALIAN RIVIERA

Visit the French Riviera and Cote D’Azur at Italian prices

  • Based in the lovely Italian Riviera, the beautiful French Riviera is easily accessible
  • Eze – cross the border into Provence and tour a Perfumery
  • Monaco – explore exotic gardens and exclusive restaurants
  • Ventimiglia – excellent shopping and atmosphere at the outdoor market
  • San Remo – enjoy the splendour of Italy’s own Monte Carlo
  • Enjoy a boat trip between charming Santa Margherita and Portofino
  • A visit to the stunning and unique Cinque Terre can be added as an option
  • Return flights included
  • 5 nights half board accommodation

From £759
per person

based on two sharing in a twin/double room, with a minimum of 35 passengers travelling in a specific month

Best time to go

April, May, September, October

Suggested Hotel

Hotel Torino, Diano Marina

  • Modern, family run hotel which is a 4-star Success Tours favourite
  • Convenient town centre location
  • Spa facilities and outdoor pool
  • Own restaurant, and a rooftop terrace with panoramic views
  • Free access to private beach

Not the hotel for your group? Other hotels are available, contact us.

Attractions:

  • Eze
    Beach-of-Eze-sur-mer-in-south-of-france-with-mountain-in-the-background

    Hopping over the border into France, a walking tour of this ancient fortified hilltop village affords magnificent views overlooking the sea. At the Fragonard Perfume Factory, you can learn all about how the exquisite fragrances are produced. The pretty town is adorned with high stone walls, cobbled streets and old buildings, with the ruins of a 12th century castle at its centre – but a word of warning, the ancient streets are rather hilly!

  • Monaco
    Place-casino

    The world’s most densely populated sovereign country, and one of the most expensive, this exclusive haunt is packed full of high-rise buildings, fancy yachts, exotic gardens and of course, the world-famous Monte Carlo casino. In stark contrast to the gleaming affluence, the south side of the port has a picturesque old town with a castle to explore, so that you can enjoy both the ancient and modern parts of this buzzing country.

  • Ventimiglia
    Old-buildings-of-Ventimiglia-Italy

    One of the city’s main attractions is the extensive outdoor market which has a great atmosphere and is packed with wondrous wares – from delicious foods to unusual antiques. It also has the remains of a Roman theatre and baths, the stunning Hanbury Gardens, and the beautiful medieval hill town of Ventimiglia Alta.

  • San Remo
    Panoramic-view-on-San-remo-sanremo-Azur-coast-Italy

    Regarded as a key social centre at the end of the 19th century, Italy’s answer to Monte Carlo boasts palatial villas and all of the opulence you would expect from the Riviera. Explore the intriguing contrasts: from modern villas, to towering medieval houses, and an ornate domed Russian Orthodox church.

  • Portofino
    Portofino-Sunny

    This quaint fishing village has an air of exclusivity with plenty of interesting boutique shops to look around. Its beautifully colourful harbour has a peaceful atmosphere that’s perfect for enjoying some free time and unwinding.

  • Santa Margherita

    Picturesque and pleasant, Santa Margherita has beautiful garden terraces in which to sit and watch the world go by. The impressive 17th century Villa Durazzo and the stunning church of San Giacomo are inspiring to look around, offering a glimpse into the history of the area.

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