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Cannes Trip to Nice Sightseeing Excursion S2004

Cannes, France

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  • Round trip transportation from outside your Cannes cruise ship tender pier!
  • Air conditioned, fully licensed and insured transportation!
  • English speaking certified guide!
  • See the city from Colline du Chateau!
  • Enjoy a drive along the Promenade des Anglais!
  • See incredible architecture in various styles!
  • Drive through the exclusive Cimiez neighborhood!
  • Explore during free time in the Old Town!
  • Escape the cruise ship shore excursion crowds and enjoy unique sights of Cannes and surrounding area!


See the beautiful city of Nice on this fast-paced, half day guided excursion.

After meeting your driver/guide on the tender pier shore side, you will depart Cannes in your exclusive group of no more than eight guests. Your destination is the city of Nice, approximately 50 minutes away along the coast. Enjoy the views as your guide gives you information about the day.

Your first stop will be the Colline du Chateau, the former site of a 12th-century chateau razed by Louis XIV in a fit of anger. Now a city park with waterfalls, it has commanding views from 300 feet overlooking both new and old Nice.

The area now known as Nice (Nissa la Belle) has first inhabited by Greeks around 350 BC, who named it after the goddess of victory, Nike. In the early 1800's, the English upper class began to winter in the area due to the mild Mediterranean climate. In the mid to late 1800's, artists the likes of Renoir, Chagall, and Matisse, came here for the light. Others soon followed. As you drive along the Promenade des Anglais (Walkway of the English) that parallels the sea, try to picture the English promenading in their Victorian finery.

You will continue along the seafront passing the Belle Epoque Hotel Negresco, built in 1920 to attract Europe's elite. Further, along the coast, you will see a Russian Orthodox Church, built in 1912 for a Czars wife who occasionally wintered here. There are many photo ops!

A drive along the Avenue de Verdun, with parks and gardens down its middle, will show you more of the beautiful architecture and the Place Massena, the city's main square. Driving away from the sea, you will find the hilly Cimiez neighborhood, where the upper class built their homes. It was here in the late 1800's that the Excelsior Regina Palace was built, so Queen Victoria would have a place to stay. Nearby is the 17th century Villa des Arenes, now home to the Musee Matisse (Matisse Museum).

No visit to Nice would be complete without a visit to its old town, Vieille Ville. Here, you will have approximately 40 minutes of free time to wander along its narrow pedestrian streets lined with shops selling Provencal wares. Smell the cafes selling fresh pastries or stroll through the fresh food and flower market along Cours Saleya (the market is closed on Mondays). See the colorful vegetables, ripe olives, and fresh seafood in the birthplace of the Salad Nicoise. Try socca, the local Provencal chickpea pancake served warm from pushcarts and is best when shared.

All too soon, you will meet your driver for the trip back to Cannes and your cruise ship tender pier, approximately 50 minutes away.


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Get in and out to see the best of Nice! A half day excursion to the French Riviera's largest city on this quick paced, small group excursion.

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Austin, TX
Very well organized excursion!
     5/5  September 2019
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We enjoyed our time in Nice. Our guide had so much interesting info and as well, he answered all our questions. It is hard to say what was the top thing of the day but probably the Promenade. We recommend this excursion!
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Hillcrest
Excellent service
     5/5  October 2019
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We enjoyed all the wonderful views. The transportation comfortable, we need to recognize you make an excellent job.
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Spain
The French Riviera is unique
     5/5  June 2016
97
Visiting Nice was a wonderful experience, I have always wanted to go there. Our guide shared a lot of useful information and made the tour very interactive and entertaining. My favorite part of the day was the visit to the old town or Vielle Ville in french, we had the most delicious croissant ever!! So glad I booked through you, it was less expensive than booking with our cruise line.
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