14 Days Itinerary - From Saint-Raphael to San Remo
Saint Raphael, between Cannes and Saint-Tropez, at the foot of the superb Esterel is a resort to visit: the Corniche d'Or, the old town and its Provencal markets, the old church "Eglise San Raféu" listed historical monument.
Agay Bay is one of the most beautiful harbors of the French Riviera, with its 3 sandy beaches, overlooked by the top of Rastel and its red rocks, it offers a breathtaking panorama. Agay also has a small port space and an organized mooring space.
DAYS 2 and 3: Cannes and the Lérins Islands
Cannes is one of the most exclusive resorts of the French Riviera, with its beautiful sandy beaches along the Croisette, where takes place every year the famous Cannes Film Festival.
Direction Lérins Islands, just in front of Cannes. The jewels of the Mediterranean, the biggest islands Sainte-Marguerite and Saint-Honorat are rich in history and culture, in addition they have many beaches.
DAY 4: Antibes - Juan les Pins
Maritime ancient city of Greek and Roman origin, it is characterized by its ramparts built by Vauban, its ports, the dock "billionaires" in Port Vauban (an attraction in summer), its sandy beaches and the other resort Juan Les Pins, next to Antibes, with its vibrant nightlife, famous around the world. It is a youthful and dynamic resort where one feels at home everywhere.
DAYS 5 and 6: Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer
Nice has many assets: its extraordinary geographical location between the Mediterranean Sea and mountains, a few kilometers from the Italian border, but also its history and its monuments, its many museums, its baroque heritage, its old city market typical and colorful, pedestrian and shopping streets, the Promenade des Anglais and its beaches with azure water, sunny terraces ...
Villefranche-sur-Mer offers a stunning panorama, radiant city with its port and citadel of the sixteenth century, city of painters and artists, this maritime city's prime location, has become one of the most wanted tourist ports of the Riviera, a stop of many cruises.
DAYS 7 and 8: Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Cap d'Ail and Monaco
Relax on one of the beaches of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, nestled around the peninsula, the gravel beaches offer beautiful views of the open sea.
Then, stop on one quiet cove of Cap d'Ail, attractive small resort just before the principality of Monaco, where a visit is required. You can visit some of its different boroughs: the Rocher (the Rock), the Monte Carlo Casino, Moneghetti, Fontvieille, Larvotto, or enjoy the beach on one of the beaches and coves nearby.
DAY 9: Menton
Menton, with its label "City of Art and History" worth a visit. Its fabulous gardens, its old town, its steps are worth visiting. You can also enjoy its beautiful beaches, the Italian border in Carnolès western boundary of the town, Menton offers all kinds of beaches, from sand to small pebbles.
DAY 10: Ventimiglia
Go along the coast to Italy and admire the magnificent villas overlooking the sea arriving to Ventimiglia, known for its Music Festival that takes place every February, but also for its long stretch of beach, do not miss the impressive casino and the old town dating from the Middle Ages.
Ventimiglia is now well known for its famous markets. Every Friday on the seafront is held the largest market. The market takes place on Friday from 6am to 6pm in summer and 6am to 5pm in winter. On this huge market, there are many local products, but also a lot of fakes.
DAY 11: Bordighera
Bordighera is among the finest towns of the coast. From here, when the sky is clear, you can enjoy breathtaking views from Arma di Taggia to Monaco/Montecarlo. The city is known for its palm trees which are also exported to Côte d'Azur.
DAY 12: San Remo
The coastline is dotted with small towns that are real jewels of the area, including Sanremo, the city of flowers (do not miss the opportunity to visit its beautiful flower market).
San Remo is best known for its Music Festival that takes place every February, but also for its long stretch of beach, do not miss the impressive casino and the old town dating from the Middle Ages.
DAYS 13 and 14: Return
return to Saint-Raphaël port along the coast.