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Small-Group Half-Day Trip to Nice from Monaco
"After complimentary pickup from your hotel in Monaco enjoy the drive along the spectacular Middle Corniche a road along the Mediterranean coast and enjoy a breathtaking panorama of Nice the largest city on the French Riviera. On arrival in the picture-perfect city of Nice walk past the Belle Epoque buildings at the famous Promenade des Anglais and climb up Castle Hill to see its beautiful gardens
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Private Tour: 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour in Nice
"Meet your guide at the previously arranged and time and start your private tour. First head to historic part of Nice Cimiez. This is not only a place for a winter holiday of Queen Victoria which is commemorated by a statue at the top of Boulevard de Cimiez it is also the site of the Roman city Cemile-num. In 2C there were at least 20000 Romans living here. Many vestiges of their city remain. With your guide you can walk around the Site Archeologique Gallo-Romain. You'll see magnificent Monastery Franciscan and and walk along the famous rose garden
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Private Tour: 4-Hour Sightseeing and Wine Tasting Tour in Nice
"Meet your guide at the previously arranged and time and start your private tour. Your guide will then take you to the Old Town of Nice. You will drive across the Promenade des Anglais this wide promenade facing south and flanking the sea along its entire length provides wonderful views of the Baie des Anges and a popular place for a lengthy stroll. The guide will show you the famous architectural buildings located on the Promenade des Anglais: Hotel Negresco the Massena Museum Mediterranean Palace and we will stop in front of the Old Town near the Apolonia monument on the Square Massena.Take a stroll through the old town with your guide. A visit begins on the Cours Saleya where are many small and cozy shops and restaur this elegant Baroque square is home to the famous flower and vegetable market. The tasting will begin at the oldest wine cellar Bianchi. You will be able to taste the best wines of Provence and the neighboring Italy
From EUR360.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Nice

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If you like pancakes, crêpes, you HAVE TO EAT SOCCA (Note: this is salty). Socca is a sort of pancake made from chick-pea flour and on a large round (50-70 cm diameter) copper "pie tin" (plaque) and...
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Topless Sunbathing

Topless sunbathing is permitted on the beaches of the Cote d'Azur. You'll see a mix of women with their tops on or off as you enjoy the beaches. The lesson to be learned is not to stare like a...
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French Wedding

we happen to see a Wedding Entourage walking along the streets of Old Town, probably going to a hotel for the wedding reception after the wedding vows of which you can see the Wedding entourage...
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Local Music

This musician has become part and parcel of Nice and its Massena square, always draped in a cloak, with a Venetian mask covering his face, his guitar filling the night with quiet musique, a good...
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Orangina Softdrinks

I have encountered the Orangina Orange softrdinks in some of my travels around the world and having tasted this famous originally French softdrink (now owned by Suntory company of Japan) means having...
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Siesta

The French love protesting. The tradition goes back to the French Revolution - when the monarchy was overthrown and a lot of people had their heads separated from the rest of them. If its American...
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Pétanque

Stroll down the Prom as far as the eye can see - shortly before the airport, and at the furthest end of the bay locals from the poorer end of Nice will be out playing petanque, or "boules". Its a...
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Flying the flag

You can see the Russian tricolor nearly at every beach stand, public or private.Last time I was in Nice there was a lot of Russian speech to hear on the Promenade, cafes, shops...Don't know how it...
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Heritage Days

JOURNÉES DU PATRIMOINE - Local Heritage Days - are really a very good thing, especially for a tourist on a budget. You can visit places that are normally closed for general public, best of all, you...
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Nice accessibility

They are certainly doing a very good job for wheel-chairs.At my first visit here I saw none at all, but now I saw three in just one day, with the smooth new Medecin avenue and the special wheel-chair...
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New Nice Fountains

Well, it could be worse, of course...At last I could see this triumph of creativeness:The fountains actually function as fountains once in an hour, as far as I could count, for 10 minutes or so; then...
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Old Nice Fountains

I am sure the new ‘evaporating’ fountains are a real triumph of technology. Economical, too – monsieur the Mayor has not been the minister of industry for nothing.I, for one, prefer the old ones –...
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Toujours en grève

What I like the French for is that they are always ready to stand up for their rights.There was not a single time I was in Nice when I had not seen a rally for this or that cause – doctors,...
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Endorsed motorbikes

I always wondered how such a posh city as Nice puts up with such un-posh phenomenon as gnarling, sibilant, life-threatening motorbikes.Eureka - the veteran Nice mayor M. Christian Estrosi happens to...
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15 quai Rauba Capeu, (Formerly Primotel), Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, 06300, France
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13 - 15 Promenade des Anglais, Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, 06000, France
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3 Avenue Durante, 06000
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37 Promenade des Anglais, Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, 06000, France
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17 Avenue Malaussena, Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, 06000, France
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33 Blvd Victor-Hugo, Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, 06000, France
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Top Things to Do in Nice

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Vieux Nice - Old Town

the old town of Nice is located along the south eastern part of the city and it stretches roughly from the Port of Nice and extends up to the Place Messena area and Prince Albert 1 gardens. there are...
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Beach

this will be pictures of the azure waters of the Bai Des Anges in Nice which is part of the famous French Riviera. the large pebble rock beach along Baie des Anges is parallel to the Promenade Des...
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Promenade des Anglais

part two of my tips with more pictures. romenade De Anglais is the main Destination in Nice and this about 7 kilometer wide promenade is divided into a small bike path, a four land road and a large...
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Parc de la Colline du Château

As well as visiting the remains and gazing at the views, while on Castle Hill, visit the beautiful monumental cemetery. It has three sections Catholic, Protestant and Jewish. Many of the monuments...
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Russian Orthodox Cathedral

One of the first places we visited in Nice was the Russian Orthodox Cathedral and with our impeccable timing we arrived at ten past five to discover it closed at 5pm. Oh well, we could still see it...
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Cours Saleya

this will be my things to do tip, I will have a separate shopping tip for it. The Cours Saleya is the famous old Market of Nice and is actually four different markets in one of which the Marché aux...
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