Cycle Nice to Genoa

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Self-guided
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Self guided/Independent
  • Starts Nice, France
  • Ends Genoa, Italy
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  • Discovering the French and Italian Riviera by bike
  • Enjoying the glamour of the Côte d'Azur, including the cities of Nice and Montecarlo
  • Following coastal cycling paths and soaking up the sea air
  • Experiencing a quieter side of the bustling Riviera
Start in Nice and end in Genoa, the trip Cycle Nice To Genoa is a self-guided bicycle trip that takes 8 days. You will be traveling through Imperia, Ventimiglia, Alassio and 4 other destinations in Italy and France. Cycle Nice To Genoa is a trip which includes accommodation in hotels, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Cycle from the French to the Italian Riviera on this stunning self guided cycle between Nice, Monaco and Genoa. The French and Italian Riviera are idyllic and stunning destinations, and they are perfect to explore by bike. Nice, which is a fascinating mix between the modern and cosmopolitan and the grand old palaces, is your starting destination. Stroll along the famous promenade, visit the flower market or relax on the beach before starting your cycle journey to Italy. Commencing the cycle stage, you follow the coast, admiring the clear Mediterranean waters and stopping in small towns and fishing villages. You'll visit the famed Monte Carlo before crossing the border into Italy where you can have a coffee break at a small cafe or stop for a swim at the cove of Balzi Rossi. Much of this tour follows coastal cycling paths, where you can smell the sea air and experience a quieter side of the bustling Riviera. With time to visit an archaeological museum, an olive oil museum and visit the artists and ceramists of Albisola, this trip has so much to offer. Finishing in the port city of Genoa, birthplace of Christopher Columbus, where you can walk its narrow streets and visit its palaces and churches, a legacy of its resplendent past. History, glamour, culture and stunning coastal views - you'll get to experience and enjoy it all on this week long self guided cycle.
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 352 reviews
Review for another Utracks tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 04 2018
“This is the third UTracks self-guided hiking trip we've taken. It was probably the most enjoyable. We went in mid-July. The temperatures were cool, the views were spectacular and the trails well-marked and easy to follow. While we saw a few hikers each day, the trails were otherwise quiet and ours to enjoy. Some of the hiking can be a little grueling, but overall I found it very manageable, and the designation as a "moderate" hike seems fair. I would definitely recommend it; and it made me want to spend more time in the west of Ireland.”
Review for another Utracks tour
4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 05 2018
“Great trip, very enjoyable experience. There was no sailing, more cruise and bike. Sailing would not be ideal for this program, as meals were taken during boat travel several times. The boat was very well appointed and comfortable, with great meals and service. The rides were quite manageable for all, but could provide a more detailed account of distances and elevations so you were well prepared. Beautiful scenery, coves for swimming and harbours to visit. Optional rafting trip was actually a lot of fun. Great all round way to see Croatia.”
Review for another Utracks tour
4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 30 2018
“The entire staff were personable, friendly, helpful, competent and spoke English well. We were particularly impressed with our guide, Wieger Douma, who kept us on track and on pace, and always got us back to the ship on time. It was uncanny how well he knew the route, the timing and the places to take breaks; he never steered us wrong even once, and made us feel confident and safe. His knowledge of the sights to see along the way and at our destinations was comprehensive, and he generously shared an encyclopedic memory of historical details that enriched our experience. Marco was a great host and captain, with a warm personality and excellent piloting skills. Our kitchen staff: Astrid and Nelleke were fine cooks and servers, and they too were very accommodating and friendly.”
  • Day 1 : Arrive Nice
  • Day 2 : Cycle along the coast to Monte Carlo, Menton and Ventimiglia (43km/26.5mi)
  • Day 3 : Pass coastal villages to Imperia or Porto Maurizio (50km/30.5mi)
  • Day 4 : Continue to Alassio (44km/27mi)
  • Day 5 : Cycle on an ancient Roman road to Finale Ligure (43km/26.5mi)
  • Day 6 : Cycle via pretty fishing villages to Savona (30km/18.5mi)
  • Day 7 : Continue along a cycle path to Arenzano, train to Genoa (25km/15.5mi)
  • Day 8 : Trip concludes
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
  • 7 nights in charming B&Bs and 3 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities (hotel taxes extra, payable locally - allow €5-10)
  • Information pack including route notes & maps per room booked
  • Hybrid 27 speed rental bike with front bag map holder, odometer (one per room), pannier, lock, repair kit and helmet (e-bikes available on request - supplement applies).
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Luggage transfer
  • Emergency hotline
  • Travel to Nice and from Genoa
  • Lunch, dinner and drinks daily
  • Entrance fees to museums, parks and archaeological sites
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tour guide - this is a self guided trip
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Hotel taxes (allow approx €5-10)
  • Train ticket Arenzano to Genoa (allow EUR3.60 per person)
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cycle Nice to Genoa tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 69 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

Cycle Nice to Genoa tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Cycle Nice to Genoa tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

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