Villefranche Shore Excursion: Small-Group Italian Riviera Market Tour - Nice

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Discover the charm of the Italian Riviera on a half-day shore excursion from Villefranche, just north of Nice. Leaving the French Riviera, enjoy a scenic drive along the Mediterranean coast and cross the border to visit San Remo or Ventimiglia towns in Italy. Soak up the hustle and bustle of an Italian Riviera street market, brimming with Italian goods such as cheese, food produce, leather and fashion accessories. Then, follow your market visit with a tour of the town. Finally, pass through picture-perfect Menton and enjoy views of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and Monaco.This small-group tour is limited to just eight people, ensuring youll receive personalized attention from a local guide.


  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included

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When your cruise ship docks at Villefranche port, start with a pickup from the cruise terminal and meet your local guide. Relax aboard your 8-passenger minivan and enjoy a drive along the stunning Mediterranean coast.
Leaving the French Riviera behind, cross the France-Italy border and into the postcard-worthy Italian Riviera. Depending on the day you travel, either visit the lovely coastal town of San Remo (Tuesday and Saturday) or Ventimiglia (Friday).
Stop at a typical outdoor market, and take some time to browse the colorful stalls and soak up the market's energy. Shop for a variety of Italian products such as local cheese, fresh produce, authentic Italian leather goods, clothing and accessories galore.
Follow your market visit with a walking tour of the town to learn about its local history, culture and architecture.
Then, sit back and relax on the coastal drive back to France, this time passing through beautiful Menton, a town known as 'the Pearl of France' and famous for its annual Lemon Festival (Fte du Citron). Enjoy views of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and Monaco before arriving back at the Villefranche port.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Villefranche port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Inclusions for Villefranche Shore Excursion: Small-Group Italian Riviera Market Tour

  • Small-group tour
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury minivan
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee

Exclusions for Villefranche Shore Excursion: Small-Group Italian Riviera Market Tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing; all visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

San Remo tour runs on Tuesday and Saturday; Ventimiglia tour runs on Friday only

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • This tour was exquisite. The driver, Morgan was there to meet us at the pier with a shiny bran new van and described what we were going to see and do. She was so knowledgeable and accommodating that we would suggest you request her for your tour. Another Viator tour that satisfied and was beyond expectation. Three cheers for Morgan andViator.