Small-Group Nice Cultural Walking Tour of the Old Town and Castle Hill

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Small-Group Nice Cultural Walking Tour of the Old Town and Castle Hill
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Enjoy a historical 3-hour tour through the labyrinth of narrow streets of Old Nice. Your local guide will take you in the heart of the oldest and bustling district of Nice with a thousand Mediterranean fragrances. He will explain 2 500 years of history of the County of Nice and its evolution from the Greek foundation until today through its medieval period under the House of Savoy and its Belle Epoque since the annexation of France. Visit the Old Nice with its old Arch, houses and typical market. Then, continue to explore the old town and receive many explanations about the architecture, the name of the streets, the shops, etc. Finally, climb up to Castle Hill to observe the ruins of the old castle, the gardens and the wonderful view over Nice.
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In Brief

Location:
Nice, France
Country:
France
Duration:
3 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Step back in time on a history tour
Led by a local guide
Multiple times offered throughout the day
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Castle Hill of Nice, 06300 Nice France

The best park in Nice, beautifull panoramic views, trees, waterfall and ruins. Have many stories to tell about wars and events in Nice

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Old Town, 06000 Nice France

Unique baroque ensemble in France, maze of tiny coloured streets and small squares, lovely façades of palaces and a lot of history. Very lively area

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: 1 Place Garibaldi Place Garibaldi, 06300 Nice France

Unique and most beautifull square in Nice, symbol of the links and influence of Turin. Astonishing painted façade and the soul of Garibaldi dominating the atmosphere. A must in Nice

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, 3 Place Rossetti, 06300 Nice France

Jewell of the best italian baroque architecture in Nice. Interesting legend of the Saint patron of Nice. Very neat, refurbished in 2014, beautifull cupula and chapels

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Palais de la Prefecture, 1 Place du Palais de Justice, 06300 Nice France

One of the nicest building in the old town, astonishing façade, villa residence of dukes during century. Very interesting history

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, Rue Droite, 06300 Nice France

Jewell of niçoise baroque, explosion of colours and stuccos, angels hanging everywhere

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions

  • Local snack
  • Professional local guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Palais de la Prefecture

Departure Point

Central place in Nice

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please notify your preference for the departure time, specially for groups of more than 6 people. Departure times are flexible and depend on the bookings received. If you would like a different time and day departure, please specify in special requirements
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.5 out of 5 based on the last 14 recent reviews

The guide was very knowledgeable. Small Group. We were only seven people. Guiding in both French and English. Take the time to join these guided tour.
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
We thoroughly enjoyed this walk. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history and culture of Nice. Thank you so much!
• Submitted 16 Jul 2019
Very informative and pleasant! On time! Tour guide is nice, smart and professional. Suitable for all ages and backgrounds.
• Submitted 08 Jul 2019
Our tour guide Guillame was extremely knowledgeable. He knew a lot of history of Nice and we learned so much during the walking tour. He was also very personable. We would definitely recommend this tour.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
A great guide and a very informative tour. Easy paced and covered a lot of ground. As we were only a group of 5 it was easy to follow and hear the information.
• Submitted 01 Aug 2018
Thoroughly enjoyed this tour. We will be lucky that there was only two of us on the tour so had the undivided attention of the tour guide it was very informative with the history of nice. I would recommend this to anybody.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2017
We had an amazing tour with Samuel as our guide. We went to Castle Hill and through Old Town. We had appetizers at a restaurant in Old Town. I would recommend this tour!!
• Submitted 25 Jul 2017
The guide and highlights visited on this tour were top-notch. If you are visiting Nice, this is the best tour you can take. The guide was outstanding. His knowledge of the area was extraordinary. Definitely worth our time and excellent value.
• Submitted 20 Aug 2018
It was a very interesting tour and Samual knew his stuff.
• Submitted 23 May 2017
Very good tour - Samuel our tour specialist was truly excellent, informative and friendly. This tour is a must for a recon on this lovely city. Totally recommended.
• Submitted 03 Apr 2017
This tour is a good way to see Old Nice and learn some its history. We were the only ones on the tour, and our guide, Guillermo, gave us a very thorough introduction to Nice. We took the elevator up Castle Hill, walked our way down through the park, and through the old town. Guillermo did a great job of explaining what we were looking at, how old Nice was founded, grew, and changed over the years, and shared some of the local stories and legends. Overall, this was a great tour, with a lot of interesting history presented in a fairly short period of time.
• Submitted 14 Aug 2019
Our guide was great, we had a small group, which was very good since we did not waste any time. The tour should have started at 10 AM, since the Castle lift did not open until then, therefore we all agreed to go to the Old Town.
• Submitted 01 Nov 2017
Samuel is a very passionate and knowledgeable tour group leader he took his time explaining the history of nice and we walked at a nice pace he has an excellent command of english which puts us to shame he also seems to know zillions of people in old nice,everyone was saying hello to him so he's good for tips on food and places to go!
• Submitted 05 Oct 2017
We missed this tour, because the departure point stated : Nice. I phoned the operator at 9h00 - but answering machine said that they only opened at 9h30 - which was the time our tour was to start. Very disappointed.
• Submitted 26 Jul 2019

In Brief

Location:
Nice, France
Country:
France
Duration:
3 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Step back in time on a history tour
Led by a local guide
Multiple times offered throughout the day

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