With your private guide, enjoy a 4-hour sightseeing driving tour in Nice and around Nice. Your guide will show you some of the highlights, and as the tour is private, your itinerary is flexible and your guide will adapt the tour according to your personal preferences.
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Get inside tips from a local
Details about this tour
Meet your guide at your hotel or accommodation in Cannes and start your private tour from Cannes to Nice.
First, head to historic part of Nice, Cimiez. This is not only a place for a winter holiday of Queen Victoria, which is commemorated by a statue at the top of Boulevard de Cimiez, it is also the site of the Roman city Cemile-num. In 2C there were at least 20,000 Romans living here. Many vestiges of their city remain. With your guide, you can walk around the Archeological Gallo-Romain site. You'll see magnificent Monastery Franciscan and walk along the famous rose garden, the great Roman emperor Augustus. Do not forget to take photos of this unforgettable place.
Your next stop will be at one of the Russian largest cathedrals built outside of Russia. It has six gilded onion domes and an ochre brick facade, the cathedral's domes are coated with gold leaf. You will have free time to visit inside the cathedral and its beautiful garden where t the end on the left, there is a Byzantine chapel dedicated to Tsarevich Nicholas, the son of Tsar Alexander II, who died here in 1866.
Your guide will then take you to the Old Town of Nice. You will drive across the Promenade des Anglais, this wide promenade, facing south and flanking the sea along its entire length, provides wonderful views of the Baie des Anges and a popular place for a lengthy stroll. The guide will show you the famous architectural buildings located on the Promenade des Anglais: Hotel Negresco, the Massena Museum, Mediterranean Palace and we will stop in front of the Old Town near the Apolonia monument on the Square Massena.
You will explore the old town with your guide starting on the cours Saleya where are many small and cozy shops and restaurants, this elegant Baroque square hosts a famous flower and vegetable market. You will visit the cathedral Ste-Reparate built in 1650 by local architect JA. Gilberto. There you will have some free time to take pictures or to buy souvenirs.
Hop on the car and move on to your last stop: the Castle Hill to gaze at some beautiful views of the Bay of Angels and take memorable photos.
The tour finishes when your guide drops you off at your hotel in Cannes.
- Private tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by private vehicle
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate