Passengers who wish to walk in Sant Antoninu must start from the parking lot. The steps up to the village of Sant Antoninu are steep and uneven and care should be taken. This tour includes approximately 1 km (0.6 miles) of walking on cobblestone streets with some steps. We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes and protect yourself from the sun. An hour’s drive from Nice will take you to the city-state of Monaco, a place filled with glitz and glamour.
This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. For those who love the open ocean, they can visit the ship’s upper deck and enjoy the spectacle of the waves. They may also be able to spot marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment. Please note that the villages are popular in the summer months and that heavy traffic can be expected, which may cause delays. The coach will park near the church, which is just below village.
Ask for the Famille Ville if you are taking your children on a French Riviera road trip. It can accommodate four people. Give yourself a day to chill around in the town proper and then use the rest of your time to explore nearby Cap Esterel. This protected area is located at the western end a small coastal mountain range. There are many beautiful hikes and undeveloped beaches to explore. Thrillseekers will love the ziplining and cable walk at Les Lacs Adrenaline. Like many resort towns along the French Riviera, St Raphael thrived as an escape for artists and writers during the early 20th century.
Riomaggiore’s Villino Caterina House boasts a big terrace with seaside views. The bed and breakfast at the Italian Riviera offers one bedroom with air conditioning and a hairdryer. Marvel at the view of the Cinque Terre houses as you enjoy a meal from the terrace. Since it is a one-bedroom apartment, you get the luxury of having a washing machine, dishwasher, and grocery services . In addition, your local host can also give you a few tips and advice on the best eateries or help you in planning an itinerary. Its historical centre is a labyrinth of small alleys and many are the monuments and churches not to be missed.
- Perched on the Punta del Capo, it watches over the peninsula and its postcard setting.
- The Italian Riviera is a beautiful area with its multicolored houses and steep cliffs. It also has blue waters.
- The rooms are also spacious and open onto their own terraces with city or sea views.
- Enjoy delicious regional specialties and the best wines at their in-house restaurant, located near the Piazzetta
You may choose to rent a car and drive to the Italian Riviera, although this is not a common option. The views are just as beautiful and it allows you to slowly get used to the seaside view. However, take note that if you’ll rent a car there may be streets that are inaccessible to cars and taxis. Parking can also be difficult, especially if your accommodation does not offer parking slot reservations. This is a beautiful, secluded coastal town.
You can picture old men in flat caps, street-side boules games, and cozy shoebox bistros. It is a treat to lose yourself in Vence’s 13-century alleyways. Once you feel more comfortable, visit the cobble-stoned Place du Peyra with its charming terrace restaurants. Ancona, capital of the Marche Region, is located on the Monte Conero promontory. It offers all the charm of an Italian historical city. Founded by the Greeks in 390 BC and conquered by Julius Caesar in 49 BC, Ancona has a long history that was very much shaped by its harbour, a hub attracting different populations and cultures. Otrante, located in the Apulia region is the easternmost transalpine village.
- Enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Lord Byron Restaurant. During the summer months, you can also enjoy lunch and dinner at Eden Roc Restaurant, right next to the private beach.
- The Capoliveri coasts are among the most beautiful on the island, and feature overhanging cliffs, crystal-clear bays and superb views over the gulfs of Lacona and Campo.
- Perfectly positioned near Monaco, enjoy plunging views out to the azure waters.
- There are many options for accommodation, whether you’re looking for simple apartments or boutique hotels or luxury hotels.
Optional COVID-19 testing will be offered upon disembarkation. Separately, we may secure provide your disembarkation photo to U.S. We will immediately delete your disembarkation photo once we have received verification of your identity by CBP