Guided tour

Walking tour in the Old Nice and The Hill of the Castle

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Activity provider: NB Tour Guide

Walking tour in the Old Nice and The Hill of the Castle

Activity provider: NB Tour Guide

From US$ 30.61 per person

Uncover the jewels of Nice, its narrow cobbled streets and winding alleys Nice, on this guided walking tour. Take in the picturesque views of the old town's historic architecture and famous sights.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Feel the centuries of history underneath your feet on Nice's cobbled streets
  • Discover the city's winding alleys, expansive squares and towering cathedrals
  • Get your camera ready for the 360-degree panoramic view on top Castle Hill
  • Learn about the red facades of the buildings along Place Massena
  • See the landmark bronze sculpture of the Greek god Apollo
Full description
ITINERARY •1st Stop « meeting point » At: The Centenary Monument, Albert 1er Garden This is the right place to start our tour, where I will tell you about the evolution of the city of Nice over the centuries… We will then head towards the famous Place Massena and more precisely towards the Fountain of the Sun. Duration: +/- 10 min •Stop At: Massena square With its beautiful Piedmontese architecture and its fountain of the sun housing the famous statue of Apollo, Place Massena is said to be the essential lungs of Nice. Duration: +/- 10 min. •Stop At: Old Town of Nice I will show you around the jewels of old Nice, its narrow cobbled streets, its alleys used to keep the cool in summer and the heat in winter. You will contemplate the facades of its old buildings in ocher, pastel tones and you will wander in its shops selling Nice soap, Provencal fabrics, cheese, crafts while being surrounded by the scent of spices and food. In this marvelous picturesque and colorful place, you will discover countless restaurants, squares, churches, monuments, museums, cafes, wine bars, ice cream parlors…The beautiful Place Massena, the green spaces, the Cours Saleya with its flower market, the exceptional architectural heritage, the pedestrian streets and the Promenade des Anglais will certainly not leave you indifferent. Duration: +/- 2 hours •Stop At: Garibaldi square Discover Place Garibaldi and its importance in the history of the city of Nice. Duration: +/- 15 min. •Stop at : The hill & The Park of the Castle You will also enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from the top of the castle hill. You will discover the magical view of the entire Promenade des Anglais, the famous waterfall, the large green park on the one hand and the beautiful port of Nice and the magnificent view of the hill of Mont Boron on the other hand. Nice, a story that says a lot… Duration: +/-40 min. •Last Stop At: Quai Rauba Capeu After the descent of the Castle hill, we will walk a few tens of meters towards the Rauba Capeu quay, where this magnificent structure « Logo » #I LOVE NICE is located. These giant letters in blue, white and red colors are popular with selfie lovers. Unfortunately, it is here that we will part. But as they say: All beautiful things come to an end… Duration: +/- 5 min NB: The walking tour generally lasts between 3h and 3h30, depending on the pace of the group.
Includes
  • Nice
  • Small-Group
  • Walking Guided Tour
  • Book your best and most comprehensive walking tour in Nice, France today!
  • You are in France in the city of Nice or you will soon land in the capital of the French Riviera?
  • The best choice is to start your stay with our special tour comprising a stroll in old Nice, the hill and the Park of the Castle. For nearly 3 hours, we will make you discover the jewels of Nice with its magnificent history, gastronomy, culture, monuments, amazing panoramic views ... Everything is there! Followed by personalized recommendations so that you have an unforgettable stay in "La Côte d'Azur"
  • What’s included :
  • Assistance throughout the circuit and tourist guidance.
  • What's not included :
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 80 years
  • Babies under 1 year

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Meeting point

I will be at the small square in the shape of an arch at the foot of the centenary monument that faces the sea. From the Promenade des Anglais you can see it very well, you just need to cross the street and you will be there ! It is recommended to be there 5 to 10 minutes before departure.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

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Fantastic tour! Our guide was Nejib, who knows the history of Nice very well. He showed us the hiddem gems of the old town, and also beutiful panoramas from the Castle Hill. After the tour, he sent us a lot of useful recommendations where to eat (restaurants, roof top bars) and also what to see. We booked this tour very late (previous day at 8.00 pm), but that was not a problem. Nejib came to the meeting point in the morning. I recomend this tour if you want to see this beautiful city and learn more about it's history.

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October 22, 2022

Es war eine super Tour und die Zeit ist nur so verflogen. Wir haben viel über die Geschichte Nizzas gelernt und schöne neue Orte entdeckt. Ein großes Danke schön an unseren engagierten und freundlichen Tourguide Nejib. Sogar im Nachgang hat er uns noch Empfehlungen geschickt und war immer bereit für Fragen ☺️

October 31, 2022

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