WALKING TOUR

TREASURES OF NICE OLD TOWN

A guided tour with an expert, local and passionate guide, in the hearth of the oldest & liveliest district of Nice, in the famous Cours Saleya and its Flower Market. Walking through the labyrinthical streets of Nice Old Town is an opportunity to understand all about its 2500 years old history, from the Greeks foundation until nowadays. A total immersion in its culture and rich past to understand its moments of war & peace, glory & decay, misery & splendor, knowing its heroes & legends of the past.

Enjoy the charming italian influenced baroque architecture & mediterranean smells passing & strolling through colorful alleys. You will understand everything about our rich history and know the essentials of the must-sees of Nice's. 2500 years of History & evolution: from Greek foundation to middle age, from Savoia's dinasty reign to the French annexation & nowadays.

 

A guided walk through tiny paved streets & coloured squares, italian, piedmont & french influences, stoping in front of the most emblematics monuments & sculptures, nobles palaces, baroques jewels churches & parfumed markets. Our local guide leaves here, is graduated & passionnate, he will deliver you all the explanations & anecdotes about its heroes, legends & hidden treasures.

 

To top it all, customized & personnalized services with small groups through Vieux-Nice to give you all the tips to enjoy your stay : restaurants, bars, shops, handcrafts & nightlife.


Highlights of "Treasures of Nice Old Town" Tour:

  • A unique immersion in the maze of alleys & streets of Nice's Old Town
  • Its most beautiful squares, monuments, noble palaces & Baroque churches
  • The true history of Nice Old Town
  • Know about legends & secrets of Nice.
  • A local, professional & passionate guide, expert in Nice Old Town (Graduated Guide-Conférencier National)
  • A delicious tasting of food specialties of Nice
  • Best tips (bars, snacks, shops & restaurants) to avoid tourists traps thanks to a local guide from Nice
  • Small groups for best quality custom services

Pricing conditions :

* These excursions are suitable for children /families:

Students rate (from 18 years old) = -20%; 12-17 years old = -20%; 6-12 years old = -50%; 1 - 6 years old = -70%

WALKING TOUR - LONG OPTION

TREASURES OF NICE OLD TOWN

CASTLE HILL

A complete and very well documented walking tour of Nice Old Town to discover all its treasures (description above), with as a bonus, the visit of the Castle Hill Park, its gardens, its incredible 360 ° panoramas overlooking the city,  its waterfall & its ruins.

This long option will be the perfect opportunity to know in greater depth about the whole history of Nice, and specifically the many wars that struck its emblematic Castle Hill, leading to the demolition of one of the most important military forts in the Mediterranean. Then, its transformation in municipal garden, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parks in the city, where many figures rest in peace in the Castle Cemetery, one of the most spectacular in France (For an in-depth visit of the Castle Cemetery, please see our Nice Secret walking tour).

 

To climb the Castle Hill, there are 2 possibilities : without effort using the lift or passing by the stairs (93 meters high, around 400 steps).

Highlights of "Treasures of Nice Old Town & Castle Hill" Tour:

  • A unique immersion in the maze of alleys & streets of Nice Old Town
  • Its most beautiful: squares, monuments, noble palaces & Baroque churches
  • The true history of Nice Old Town and Castle Hill Park, its waterfall, its ruins and its 360 ° panoramic points
  • A local, professional & passionate guide, expert in Nice Old Town (Graduated Guide-Conférencier National)
  • A delicious tasting of food specialties of Nice

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

Students rate (from 18 years old) = -20%; 12-17 years old = -20%; 6-12 years old = -50%; 1 - 6 years old = -70%

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