Nice is famous for its pleasant weather, its famous Promenade des Anglais, its luxury boutiques and its many tourist spots, but also for its delicious culinary specialities. The Walking tour of Nice reveals its must-see addresses for an ultra-gourmand Food Tour to discover the districts of Nice. To be discovered on foot, by bike or by tramway from your hotel in the heart of the city! The hardest part will be to taste everything…
After having done a walking tour in Nice, explore the most gourmet places in Nice :
The Libération district
Only 20 minutes on foot or 10 minutes by tramway from the starting point of the Nice walking tour, the Libération district is ideal to start your Food Tour. A lot of work has been undertaken recently to embellish and modernise this new trendy area of Nice.
Begin your culinary tour with a mandatory stop at the famous kiosk Chez Tintin, the king of pan bagnat and salade niçoise.
A little further down, discover the Gare du Sud, a real invitation to a gourmet journey! This large covered market is home to around twenty food brands. There’s something for every taste: Niçoise, Mexican, Italian, Japanese, etc. cuisine.
Before going down towards Avenue Jean Médecin, take a cool break at the delicious Arlequin Gelati ice cream parlour. Enjoy your ice cream made in Italy with only organic products!
Avenue Jean Médecin and Place Masséna
Take advantage of this culinary stroll to admire the windows of the largest shopping avenue in Nice: Avenue Jean Médecin.
Before reaching the famous Place Masséna, make a sweet stop at the Confiserie Ballanger, famous for its waffles and churros since 1926. Taste the delicacy of your choice in a very “girly” setting that looks like a fairground!
Take Gioffredo street, the Pâtisserie LAC. Awarded 4 times with the “best of the best” chocolatiers in France, fall for their delicious chocolates or one of their irresistible pastries.
The Vieux-Nice district
Cross the Promenade du Paillon to reach the Vieux-Nice district. The old town of Nice is the favourite place of Nice’s inhabitants and tourists to stroll at any time of the day.
Start the visit with a gourmet stop at Emilie & the Cool Kids, a warm boutique that offers only 100% homemade artisanal pastries. Succumb to the generosity of their incredible cookies to be enjoyed with a glass of fresh milk!
Go to Nicolas Alziari’s shop, near the Cours Saleya, for a tasting of their olive oils and tapenades prepared with delicious olives that smell good in the Nice sunshine.
The visit of the Vieux-Nice ends in beauty at Chez René Socca, where you can find the typical dishes of the region: socca, pissaladière or small stuffed dishes. Served at the counter, settle down on the tables provided to enjoy these Nice specialities to share with friends (or not)!
Last visit of the day: Garibaldi Square, fall under the spell of its ochre facades and its magnificent fountain that thrones in the center.
Go to the Café de Turin, a must-see address in Nice for over 100 years, to enjoy a seafood platter on the terrace accompanied by a glass of white wine.
Finish this food tour with a relaxing break at the Old Sports bar. Hidden from view, this bar, hidden in the heart of Nice, is the ideal place to relax at the end of the day over one of their delicious cocktails. Be careful, you must first make an appointment to get the coveted address!