Nice Old Town Walking Tour & Castle Hill

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Your walking tour around Nice old Town and Castle Hill is one of the finest ways to explore this beautiful city along the French Riviera and the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. As the area is Nicknamed Nice the beautiful, our walking tour can help you to discover some of the finest aspects of Nice and truly see why it has been called a beautiful place for centuries. Experience with Locals guides, get insider tips on the best things to do, best places to see and where to go out. At the end of the tour enjoy a 360 panoramic view of Nice.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Riviera Bar Crawl & Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Place Massena

Place Masséna is a square in the city center of Nice, named after Marshal André Masséna, a native of Nice.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Neuf Lignes Obliques

Nine oblique lines ( neuf lignes obliques ) is a work by French artist Bernar Venet, located in Nice, France. Installed in 2010 in front of the Promenade des Anglais on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the annexation of the county of Nice to France.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Opera de Nice

The Opéra de Nice is the principal opera venue in Nice, France, which houses the Ballet Nice Méditerrannée and the Nice Philharmonic

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

This is the oldest Sweet Shop in Nice. Strategically located in front of the Opera house the business was giving from father to son since the 1820s.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya

Here every morning except Monday when there is antiques market you can find a traditional flower market. In the shade of striped awnings, hundreds of flowers make eyes at you as well as fruits and vegetables, all of which come uniquely from the inland region of Nice

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Palais de la Prefecture

Palais de la Prefecture is a magnificent building; build here in the XVIth century to host Savoie family (rulers of Nice) after the castle of Nice was abandoned.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palais de Justice de Paris

Built in the 1890s, the Hall of Justice was designed according to the very traditional principle of a colonnade and a great neoclassical staircase. The sign “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité”, French for "Liberty, equality, fraternity” which you can see above the doors is the national motto of France

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Place Rossetti

Place Rossetti is famous among the local for the best Gelato Places in Nice

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate

The Sainte-Réparate de Nice cathedral is a catholic cathedral built in the old town of Nice. The actual building was built between 1650 and 1699, year of its consecration.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Promenade des Anglais

The Golden Age of Nice At the turn of the century, Nice was a winter resort for the rich, and was virtually deserted in the summer. At that time, the winter climate was so moderate that white was considered appropriate attire. Only the nouveau riche (hipsters) would be so crass as to vacation on the Riviera in the heat of the summer, like Nicole and Dick Diver in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Castle Hill of Nice

The Nice castle was a fortified work with a military vocation, present from the XIᵉ to the XVIIIᵉ century on a rocky hill, overlooking the bay of Nice. After undergoing several sieges, notably in 1543 and 1691, it was taken in 1705 by French troops and then destroyed in 1706 by order of Louis XIV

Duration: 20 minutes
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