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  • Discover Nice: 1-Hour Guided Segway tour

    1. Discover Nice: 1-Hour Guided Segway tour

    Meet your guide on the Promenade des Anglais, Nice’s famous esplanade along the Mediterranean Sea. After a briefing and a training session you’ll head off to experience Nice by Segway. See the sights of one of France’s most beautiful cities on this 1-hour tour. You’ll start out by riding past shops, museums, and restaurants on your way to the Cours Saleya, an open-air marketplace overflowing with fragrant flowers and fresh local foods. Your guide will tell you about Nice’s history, take photos of you on your Segway, and suggest things to see and do later in the day. Glide along the narrow alleys of the old town and visit lively Place Rosetti, where you’ll find an abundance of cafés and people-watching opportunities. Continue to Place Massena, the city's main square, atypical with its checkerboard floor, its works of modern art, and its radiant fountain of the sun. Finish off with a v...

    Very nice experience for all ages. Very nice guide, things to do. I liked that he made us a training before starting.

  • Nice: Guided Private Tour by Electric Vélotaxi

    2. Nice: Guided Private Tour by Electric Vélotaxi

    Discover Nice's history and heritage in a special way as you are taken through the city by a professional driver. Hear anecdotes, important dates, major monuments, and what defines the city's cultural richness; your guide can also adapt your sightseeing itinerary as you please. Embark on an unforgettable experience that takes you out of the usual channels in order to access forgotten secrets of the city. Discover the Saleva Market, the Opera House, and Rossetti Square with its magnificent church. Cross the famous Place Massena and Garibaldi, full of exciting stories. Walk along the seaside on the famous Promenade des Anglais and enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea from the highest point: an ideal landscape to take selfies. In the new city, "à la française", you will discover the Belle Epoque neighborhoods together with the Negresco hotel, the Musicians district, and the magnificent Ort...

    Loved the tour, our guide was very informative and showed us lots of places cars couldn't go. Great experience!

  • Nice Old Town and Castle Hill: Guided Cultural Walking Tour

    3. Nice Old Town and Castle Hill: Guided Cultural Walking Tour

    The stunning Old Town of Nice (known locally as Le Vieux Nice) is a lovely honeycomb of narrow streets, dotted with beautiful baroque churches, boutique shops and charming restaurants — hidden gems can be found around every corner. It’s a hive of activity with vibrant squares, buzzing both day and night. After meeting your guide at the Place Massena Square fountain, head past architectural masterpieces such as Nice Town Hall, the Opera House, and Palais de la Prefecture. Explore the Palace of Justice Square and Rosetti Square, where Nice Cathedral is situated, before discovering the bustling Cours Saleya market. Amble down the famous Promenade des Anglais, the Port of Old Nice, Belanda’s Tower, and the final destination of the historic Castle Hill. During the tour, you will have a short break at a flower market, where you can learn about local delicacies and purchase handcrafted gifts ...

    The guide was excellent, knowledgeable, and very friendly. Every stop along the route was valuable. Trying enjoyed the experience and now feel comfortable in the old town.

  • Nice: Old Town's Famous Artists City Game

    4. Nice: Old Town's Famous Artists City Game

    Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Nice’s Old Town while playing an exciting mobile-based quest. Walk past many beautiful sites, solve clues, and discover intriguing stories of artists who have lived in the city like Nietzsche, Matisse, and Thomas Jefferson. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues that will take you back in time to learn about Nice’s fascinating history and architectural changes. Unlock the secret stories of the places you visit as you solve the problem and guess the answers. Follow in the footsteps of former NIce residents such as Nietzsche, Matisse, James Joyce, and Thomas Jefferson. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your ...

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What people are saying about Place Massena

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 246 reviews

I didn't have the courage to try it in another country, but I met a nice guide here in Nice and had a great experience. Even if you have visited Nice, the guide's guidance will help you to get to know Nice better. If you have a little time, I recommend an hour view from the Segway.

The guide was excellent, knowledgeable, and very friendly. Every stop along the route was valuable. Trying enjoyed the experience and now feel comfortable in the old town.

A great tour of old town and castle hill! Great to do in the morning and then be able to explore castle hill afterwards.

Very nice experience for all ages. Very nice guide, things to do. I liked that he made us a training before starting.

it's very nice I'm in love wit it . and the guide is very kind ..