The Riviera in 7 Days http://www.nyalahotel.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:09:45 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb PROUD GENOA http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/proud-genoa.html http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/proud-genoa.html
  • You will reach Genoa by the motorway. (140 km. / 88 miles - about 2 hours)
  • Stop at Porto Vecchio which was restored by Renzo Piano for the Colombiadi.
  • Visit to the aquarium (it is the biggest in Europe) where you will be able to see the habitats of the seven seas and even stroke fishes. More than one million people visit the aquarium every year - Pompeii only has more visitors.
  • Visit either to the Royal Palace or to the Ducal Palace in the city centre.
  • Back to San Remo by the motorway.
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The Riviera in 7 Days Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:26:30 +0000
ROUTE THROUGH CAVES AND OLD VILLAGES http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/route-through-caves-and-old-villages.html http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/route-through-caves-and-old-villages.html
  • You will reach Toirano by the motorway. (70 km / 45 miles - about 50 min.)
  • Visi t to Toirano Caves which abound in natural beauties and traces of Prehistoric inhabitants.
  • Back to San Remo with a stop for lunch at Finale Ligure. (15 km. / 9 miles - about 20 min.)
  • Visit to Finalborgo - a medieval village - which is surrounded by medieval walls and can offer you interesting opportunities for shopping.
  • Stop at Cervo for about 1 hour on your way back to San Remo. (40 km. / 25 miles - about 30 min.)
  • Visit to the old village which overlooks the sea and is dominated by the stately church of St. John the Baptist, which is one of the most important examples of Baroque architecture in Liguria. On top of the hill you can find the Castle of Clavesana which nowadays hosts the Ethnographic Museum of Western Liguria.
  • Back to San Remo by the motorway. (40 km. / 25 miles - about 30 min)
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The Riviera in 7 Days Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:24:08 +0000
LA RIVIERA DELL'OLIO http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/la-riviera-dellolio.html http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/la-riviera-dellolio.html
  • Trasferimento a Taggia lungo la via Aurelia (15 km - 20' ca.).
  • Visita del centro storico medievale, del bel convento di San Domenico e della ricca pinacoteca.
  • Nell'are si potrà anche visita di uno dei molti frantoi della valle Argentina, che dalla tipica oliva taggiasca ricavano il famoso olio extra-vergine di oliva della Riviera, dove prenotare anche una degustazione di prodotti tipici.
  • Pausa pranzo e trasferimento ad Imperia lungo la panoramica via Aurelia (20 km - 25' ca.).
  • Ad Oneglia visita del museo dell'olivo della ditta Carli, unico nel suo genere, con un allestimento all'avanguardia offre la possibilità di ripercorrere la storia dell'ingrediente base della dieta mediterranea dall'antichità ai giorni nostri. Possibilità di shopping nell'adiacente negozio di prodotti alimentari, ma anche dei prodotti di bellezza derivati dall'olio.
  • Rientro in autostrada (30 km - 40' ca).
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The Riviera in 7 Days Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:20:22 +0000
WINES OF THE RIVIERA http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/wines-of-the-riviera.html http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/wines-of-the-riviera.html
  • You will reach Valle Nervia by the coastal road which goes through Ospedaletti and Bordighera. (20 km. / 12 miles - about 30 min.)
  • Stop at Dolceaqua, Andrea Doria’s native town, and visit to the castle ruins, the old town, and the medieval bridge. Possible screening of Visionarium which shows the life of the valley through all seasons.
  • Lunch break and then you will reach Pigna. (10 km. / 6 miles)
  • Visit to the old medieval village, which was both a very important Savoy outpost (from the thirteenth and fourteenth century onwards) and the only spa in Liguria.
  • Back to San Remo by the coastal road.
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The Riviera in 7 Days Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:18:01 +0000
GARDENS OF THE RIVIERA http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/gardens-of-the-riviera.html http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/gardens-of-the-riviera.html
  • You will reach Ventimiglia by motorway and from here you will reach La Mortola, a place along the boarder with France. (22 km. / 13 miles - about 30 min.)
  • Visit to the Hanbury Gardens which is one the most important botanical gardens in the world. They were established in 1867 by the Hanbury family and in 1983 the University of Genoa succeeded in restoring them to their original splendour. The Gardens stretch over 18 hectares of land: 9 hectares are devoted to spontaneous plants, while the remaining 9 hectares are devoted to exotic plants. Australian forest plants, the Japanese Garden, and the cycads from the Far East are worth mentioning.
  • Visit to the Balzi Rossi Prehistoric Caves and its nearby museum. Possible stop at a charming pebbly beach at the bottom of the cliffs. Here you will be able to find one of the most exciting view of Liguria.
  • Back to San Remo via the Aurelia road and possible stop at Bordighera to visit the Pallanca Garden where you will be able to see plenty of cactuses coming from the four corners of the world.
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The Riviera in 7 Days Thu, 02 Jun 2011 13:57:32 +0000
THE BELLE ÉPOQUE RIVIERA http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/the-belle-epoque-riviera.html http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/the-belle-epoque-riviera.html
  • You will reach Cannes by the motorway (80 km. / 50 miles - about 2 hours)
  • Stop at the Croisette for a visit to the Palace of Cinema and a walk along the beautiful promenade, where you can find elegant hotels dating back to the Belle Époque; do not miss the chance to go shopping in the old town.
  • Possible boat trip to the Lerins Isles which are part of a protected sea park.
  • Lunch break and then you will reach Nice by the coastal road which goes through Juan les Pins and Antibes. (30 km. / 20 miles - about 40 min.)
  • Sightseeing tour of the town which includes the Russian Church, the historic Negresco Hotel, and the Promenade des Anglais.
  • Stop at Place Massena; here you can spend your spare time walking through the old town or going shopping. The Flower Market is on Tuesdays and Saturdays, while the Flea Market is on Mondays.
  • Back to Monaco by the Grand Corniche and then back to San Remo by the motorway. Stop at Eze where you will be able to visit a perfume factory.
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The Riviera in 7 Days Thu, 02 Jun 2011 13:55:37 +0000
THE FAIRY TALE OF THE PRINCIPALITY http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/the-fairy-tale-of-the-principality.html http://www.nyalahotel.com/en/territory/the-riviera-in-7-days/the-fairy-tale-of-the-principality.html
  • You can either choose to go by motorway (40 km. / 25 miles - about 45 min.) or by the Grand Corniche scenic road which goes through Cap Martin and Roquebrune (about 1½ hour) down to Monaco. Visit to the Exotic Gardens which host more than 6,000 species of plants and cactuses coming from every part of the world.
  • Visit to the old town, from where you will be able to see the whole of the Principality, and guided tour of the famous Oceanographic Museum; do not miss the traditional changing of the guard right in front of the Prince’s Palace.
  • Guided tour of the Palace from June to September.
  • Visit to the Place du Casino, to the Casino itself, to the Café de Paris and the American SunCasino where you will be able to enter their card rooms.
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The Riviera in 7 Days Thu, 02 Jun 2011 13:53:35 +0000