Looking for your next holiday destination, the Nice walking tour gives you 5 good reasons to come to Nice! This summer, discover the French Riviera and the long beaches of Nice to enjoy lazing around and sunbathing. During your stay, Nice’s gastronomy will awaken your taste buds between two excursions in the middle of the exceptional landscapes of the French Riviera. In Nice, summer is punctuated by many recurring or exceptional events! Discover a foretaste by the Nice walking tour best reasons.
7k of beaches for a lazy day out
In Nice, more than 7 km of beaches run along the Promenade des Anglais, from Nice Airport to the Théâtre de Verdure. Private or public beaches, they are all within walking distance of the city centre and 2 minutes from the start of the Nice walking tour.
The Niçoise cuisine, specialities to be tasted absolutely
Traditional Niçoise cuisine is unique! A gentle blend of French and Mediterranean tradition, it is both tasty and balanced and highlights the vegetables of the region. Several restaurants in Old Nice have been awarded the “Cuisine Nissarde” label, a label awarded to restaurants working to promote the cuisine of Nice. The essential dishes to discover during your stay are Socca, pissaladière, pan bagnat, salade niçoise, daube and fritters of zucchini flowers or artichokes!
Events in the summer of 2020
The Ultra Trail Côte d’Azur Mercantour awaits you on June 15, 16 and 17 for an extraordinary sporting adventure and a course as spectacular as it is technical!
The Iron man of Nice celebrates its 16th edition and takes place on Sunday, June 24th. Athletes will experience a triathlon that promises to be intense in the clear waters of the Mediterranean by swimming, in the hinterland of Nice by bike and running on the mythical Promenade des Anglais.
The Nice Jazz Festival Place Masséna and Théâtre de Verdure from 17 to 21 July 2020. As every year, the biggest names of the Jazz music scene will perform on stage such as Massive Attack or Tom Harrell.
The Festival Les Plages Du Rire at the Théâtre de Verdure from 9 to 11 August.
Nice: a photogenic city
In Nice, the views are magical by day and night! With its 300 hectares of parks and gardens, Nice is a source of inspiration for artists from all over the world. Matisse, Dufy, Modigliani and many others have all been charmed by the city’s light and the beauty of its breathtaking landscapes! Armed with your camera, immortalize the Niçois façades bathed in a beautiful golden light. Discover the mythical Promenade des Anglais and the top of the Castle Hill with a panoramic view of the city and the sea! The beaches, the Place Masséna, the Place Garibaldi, the flower market, the port, here everything is a pretext to make beautiful souvenir photos. Book your Nice walking tour to see all these places all at once.
Shopping for all tastes
Between small local shops and big names, you are sure to find what you’re looking for this summer in Nice! For gastronomic shopping, visit the narrow streets of old Nice and the Cours Saleya market. In the small shops you will be able to buy jam, olive oil, fresh pasta, ice cream, biscuits?
For fashionistas, go to Place Masséna, the ideal starting point with the Galeries Lafayette and then go to either :
The major brands on Avenue Jean Médecin, including the Nice Etoile shopping centre.
Luxury boutiques on Avenue de Verdun and Paradis Street
Rue Masséna, entirely pedestrianised with many fashion brands.
In Nice, enjoy colourful shopping in magnificent alleyways with Italian charm and discover the most beautiful shops in the city!
There are hundreds of good reasons to come to Nice on holiday. What will be yours?