Nice, the city where the sun always shines, is the ideal destination for a weekend getaway on the French Riviera. The Nice walking tour’s wonderful two-night program for you in Nice: a stroll on the Place Masséna, relaxation on the beach, discovery of the Old Nice.
Friday afternoon: 3:30 pm – Stroll on Place Masséna, located two minutes walk from the Start of the Nice walking tour in the heart of the city. A must-see stop in Nice, this central square joins the Promenade du Paillon to the east, the Fontaine du Soleil to the south, the Albert 1er garden to the west and the Avenue Jean-Médecin to the north. Admire its chequered floor and the 7 luminous statues that stand ten metres above our heads.
Meet at the second emblematic place of Nice, the Colline du Château. Access is by the stairs for the brave ones, by lift or by small tourist train. Certainly one of the most beautiful views of Nice, bring your camera to take magnificent pictures of the panorama, on one side over the port of Nice and on the other over the Promenade des Anglais and the rooftops of Vieux-Nice.
After coming down from the hill, sit down on one of the blue chairs of the Promenade des Anglais to enjoy the magnificent spectacle unfolding before your eyes: the sunset over the Mediterranean Sea. Find out beforehand the exact time of the sunset to make sure you don’t miss anything.
6:00 pm – Book a restaurant serving Nice specialties, a list of the best restaurant of Nice will be emailed to you after booking the Nice walking tour.
Saturday: 10:00 am – Start the day with a visit of Nice with our tour guide of the Nice walking tour. Start on the edge of the Vieux-Nice, it is the oldest square in Nice and one of the most emblematic places in the city. It is possible to visit the basements of the square via the archaeological crypt, where you can discover the remains of the medieval fortifications of Nice.
Prolong this beautiful morning with a stroll through Old Nice. This historic district abounds in small shops and restaurants typical of Nice. Live to the rhythm of the local atmosphere as you stroll between the stalls of the flower market, located on the Cours Saleya.
12h30 – After the Nice walking tour, taste the gastronomic mix of French/Niçois and Italian cuisine. For lunch, discover our selection of the best traditional food in Nice.
2pm – This is the ideal time to relax in the sun on one of the deckchairs on the private or public.
5pm – Finish the afternoon with a visit to one of the many museums in Nice: Matisse Museum, Chagall Museum or Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Nice is ranked just behind Paris in terms of museum attendance in France.
6pm – After the Nice walking tour and the stoll in the old town, let yourself be tempted by one of the many bars in Nice. Some of its establishments offer a tapas menu, ideal to accompany your glass of wine or cocktail.
Sunday: Discover Monaco and Menton
2 minutes walk from the start of the Nice walking tour, is located all the department stores of Nice as well as the Galeries Lafayette, the perfect occasion to find your last souvenir gifts.
12h – Take the direction of Monaco, 40 minutes by car from the start of the Nice walking tour in the city center, to discover the magnificent Monegasque city perched on its rock. Finish the day by driving along the coast to Menton and enjoy one last time this incredible panorama of the Mediterranean before your next stay on the French Riviera .
Book your Nice walking tour now and learn more about the the the beautiful region of Nice and its surroundings.