Your guide will pick you up in the morning at your accommodation in Monaco. On board of your private vehicle, start your ride to the Italian hills with its great views on the nature, mountains and old villages.
First you will visit a little Italian village called Dolce Acqua, located on a slope next to a small river that passes through the village. It's the real Italy away from the tourists on the coast and it still retains a rural feel. The village is filled with conversation and Italian-style outbursts, where young and old meet in the squares and in the maze of narrow streets. It's good to stop for a real espresso or a gelato, the Italian ice-cream. See the ruined castle which overlooks the old village, and the church, or cathedral as its size would suggest. On the last Sunday of the month, there is a street market selling local organic products: honey, olive oil, fruits, vegetables, cheeses or wines among others.
Continue to another small mountain village called Isolabona, situated between the Val Nervia's Dolce Acqua and Pigna. The narrow streets connect the two main squares, called the Small Square and Piazza Grande. The first is an octagonal fountain of 1486, while the second overlooks the oratory and the parish church. The famous "Festival of Harps" gathers every summer a large number of fans.
Make a visit to Mr. Cassini, who produces olive oil. The family Cassini will tell you all you need to know about the olive oil production and will be happy to let you try their olive oils. You can also purchase their products and take back home some Italian flavors.
Your next stop is Menton, called the capital of citrus fruits.This nice village along the hill is well-known for its colorful houses. You will have time to stroll around the pedestrian streets. Try one of their citrus cakes, you will not be disappointed. You can also go for a nice walk on the promenade and enjoy the sun and beach. Don't forget your swimsuit in case you decide to go for a swim.
At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Monaco.