An authentic trip on the other side of the Italian Riviera! Prepare yourself to take a step back in the past and breathe the magnificent atmosphere of perched medieval villages hidden in the Liguria hinterland, meet local producers. Then, explore the spectacular exotic gardens and villas that have found just in this corner of Italy their home
A trip thought for those who want to discover the authentic charm of the Italian Riviera.
A trip of 3 days – 2 nights
1 Day – Welcome to the Italian Riviera
Today is your arrival day. Benvenuto! Check-in at your boutique accommodation in Sanremo. Relax after a long trip and start feeling the Italian atmosphere!
2 Day – Dolceacqua and Apricale villages with wine tasting
After breakfast, you’ll meet your local insider and your private driver for a great day tour which includes Dolceacqua and Apricale villages.
Dolceacqua is an unspoiled village where you’ll feel like the time has stopped, you’ll visit the old village. Dolceacqua village with the very impressive ruins of the Doria castle perched high on top of the hill and the famous stone bridge ponte romano immortalized by Monet in one of his paintings will enchant you.
Apricale is a “rocky village” perched on the edge of a mountain top, with views towards both the Mediterranean’s bustling waterfront towns to the south and also the Italian alps to the north.
Their authentic atmosphere will enchant you. During your tour you’ll have also the opportunity to taste local wine in a wine cellar of the villages.
3 Day – A unique tour in Bordighera village and at Hanbury gardens! Arrivederci day.
After breakfast, you’ll meet your local private tour guide and private driver. Today you’ll take walks in the beautiful Bordighera village, its exotic gardens, noble villas and take a visit to the authentic atelier of one of the most famous Italian impressionist painters, Pompeo Mariani.
In the afternoon you’ll visit the beautiful Hanbury gardens. The area where the gardens are situated have a perfect climate all year around. It was so perfect that a gentle Englishman, Sir Thomas Hanbury, decided to make his dream come true right in that area!
Check-out and departure. We will look forward to meeting you again and hope that you enjoyed this special corner of the Italian Riviera
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