An unusual approach to the alleys, hidden monuments and  treasures of Nice Old Town and Port Lympia through its secrets & legends: the places visited are original and stand out from the usual tourist circuits. Follow your local & accredited Guide, specialized historian, you will visit places full of mysteries and surprises from the past : museums, monuments, cemeteries, crossing of the port by boat, an old prison & a prehistoric cave.

We will put together a tailor-made tour with historic sites that are as unique as they are surprising. A stunning diversity such as a visit of an underground archaeological site, an elevation in the highest bell tower of the Old Town perched at 50 meters to admire a breathtaking view of the roofs of the medieval city.

Then, we will visit one of the most beautiful cemeteries in France where you will be amazed by its monumental tombs and incredible sculptures, an exceptional cemetery full of stories and anecdotes about the prestigious inhabitants of Nice in the 18th century, from the Belle Époque to the present day. We will have the opportunity to discover some little-known chapels and churches full of Baroque treasures (some are classified among the most beautiful Baroque in France, churches generally closed to the public).

After a ride full of Nice secrets through the colorful alleys of the Old Town, we will head towards Port Lympia which we will cross aboard a traditional fishing boat before visiting the old prison of Nice, the opportunity to learn about the History of Port Lympia. On top of this, we will go through the most beautiful seashore to visit an unexpected place: a prehistoric cave to discover the first inhabitants of Nice from the Neanderthal era,  occupied by people & animals during 70 000 years. A must-see! 

  And many other surprises!

  Optional :

  • An underground crypt to learn the history of the old fortifications of the old town.
  • Lascaris Museum : a richly ornate baroque palace XVIIth century: frescoes, furnitures & big collection of musical instruments.

A unique experience to discover the unknown!

A complete and documented visit to discover all the secrets & legends of Old Nice, the Castle Hill and Port Lympia: secret route that can be modified depending on booking day (Tuesday: special Baroque treasures, little-known chapels of old brotherhoods; Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: the Archaeological Crypt)

The highlights of the "Nice Secret" tour:

  • Hidden, unique, unknown monuments
  • Unusual and mysterious anecdotes
  • The true history of Old Nice & Port Lympia
  • A crossing with an authentic boat from the Port of Nice
  • Fantastic Baroque monuments & churches
  • Visit of one of the most beautiful cemeteries in France & monumental tombs
  • A delicious tasting of unusual Nice specialties
  • A local, professional and passionate guide, expert in Old Nice and its hidden treasures

Pricing conditions :
* These excursions are suitable for children /families

Students rate (from 18 years old) = -15%; 12-17 years old = -15%; 6-12 years old = -50%; 1 - 6 years old = -70%