Live the history of the capital of the French Riviera on a walking tour in the medieval old town known as Vieux-Nice. Learn about the city’s history from its Greek origins through the days of Italian governors. Taste some local delicacies during the tour.
What to Expect
This 100-minute walking tour begins at the Nice seafront just next to Castle Hill. At this point your guide will provide an introduction to the Greek origins of Nice, the Italian reign over the city, and the English and Russian aristocratic influences.
You’ll also get answers to questions such as how Nice got its name, the reason for its location, and much more.
Enter old Nice by a historic door dating to one of the last Italian governors. It’s here you’ll begin your walking tour and learn about the old homes of local nobility, see the most impressive monuments and Baroque churches, and visit the city’s most famous market.
Follow your guide through the honeycomb of tiny streets of old Nice and hear about the history of the squares and the street names. Stop to taste local delicacies suggested by the guide.
What's Not Included
- Coffee and other drinks
- Ice cream
- Hotel pick-up
Entrance to Castel Plage, 8 quai des Etats Unis, 06300 Nice
Know Before You Go
• You can dress however you like, although some churches may refuse entry if you're wearing sandals or a baseball cap