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3 Days in Nice: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

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Nice has a azure sea, a kind climate, unbeatable wine and food, exciting nightlife, art, views and ice cream the flavor of flowers. Whether you want history, fashion, fun, beaches, day trips or culture, Nice  is more than nice.

Day 1: Discovering Nice

Start the day in Vieux Nice, the old town, at the Parc du Chateau. Enjoy views of Nice and the coast over coffee and croissants. Follow the narrow streets down to the food and flower market near the beachfront, stopping in at Cathédrale Ste-Réparate and the Eglise du Jésus St-Jacques Le Majeur with its yellow and blue-grey Baroque exterior. Take a traditional stroll along the beachfront promenade des Anglais or enjoy the sun on the pebbly beach. Avenue Jean Medecin is the main shopping strip and nearby Place Massena is a lovely public square. At night, the old town has the pick of restaurants and bars.

Day 2: Art and Beauty

Nice bursts at the seams with cultural riches. Begin at the striking Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, home to Warhol, Christo and many French artists. The Musée des Beaux-Arts boasts names like Rodin, Dufy and Sisley. Other must-sees include Marc Chagall Museum and the Musée Matisse in the Cimiez district. Nearby lie ancient Roman ruins at the Musée et Site Archéologigues. Matisse's magnificent Rosaire Chapel is located near Nice in Vence, and the Musée Picasso, in Antibes, is in a wonderful small castle overlooking the sea.

Day 3: French Riviera Day Trips from Nice

Take in the French Riviera by driving the stunning coastal road known as the Corniche. Visit the tiny principality of Monaco and the casinos and yachts of Monte Carlo. Return via Eze, a pretty medieval village perched high on a hilltop. Spend a day millionaire-watching in iconic St. Tropez. Take a boat cruise along the coast, soak in the movie-star glamor of Cannes, enjoy the fishing village atmosphere of Antibes, explore the lavender-infused Provence surrounding Saint Paul de Vence, or go shopping in an Italian market.

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Monaco and Eze Small-Group Day Trip from Nice, Nice, null
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Monaco and Eze Small-Group Day Trip from Nice

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 640 Reviews

Spend a day on the beautiful French Riviera with a small-group day trip from Nice to Eze and Monaco. Take a perfumery tour in Eze, see the changing of the ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $110.43
French Riviera Small Group Day Trip from Nice, Nice, Day Trips
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French Riviera Small Group Day Trip from Nice

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 409 Reviews

From Monte Carlo to Cannes you'll see all the fabulous towns of the French Riviera on this small-group day trip from Nice. You’ll delight in the scenic drive ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $134.01
Provence Countryside Small Group Day Trip, Nice, Day Trips
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Provence Countryside Small Group Day Trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 463 Reviews

See the picturesque villages and lovely countryside of Provence on a small-group day trip from Nice. With your transport taken care of, you can sit back and ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $110.43
Half-Day E-Bike Vineyard Tour with Wine Tasting from Nice, Nice, Day Trips
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Half-Day E-Bike Vineyard Tour with Wine Tasting from Nice

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

Explore the picturesque French seaside town of Nice on this half-day electric bike tour of a local winery. The tour takes you through scenic vineyards, ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $93.06
Italian Markets Shopping Tour from Nice, Nice, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Italian Markets Shopping Tour from Nice

4.5 star rating: Recommended 99 Reviews

Get a taste of Italy and its wonderful open-air markets on an Italian Riviera shopping spree from Nice. With your minivan transport taken care of, you can sit ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $119.12
Small-Group Half-Day Trip to Nice from Monaco, Monaco, Day Trips
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Small-Group Half-Day Trip to Nice from Monaco

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

Enjoy a relaxing drive along the spectacular Mediterranean coast on this half-day trip from Monaco to Nice, the largest city on the French Riviera. Take in the ...  Read more

Location: Monaco, Monaco
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $70.73
Cannes and Antibes Small Group Half Day Trip from Nice, Nice, Day Trips
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Cannes and Antibes Small Group Half Day Trip from Nice

4.5 star rating: Recommended 54 Reviews

Discover the glitz and glamour of the Mediterranean coast on this 4-hour Cannes and Antibes half-day trip from Nice. In Cannes — city of festivals, fireworks ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $81.89
Small Group Tour: Grasse, Gourdon, Valbonne : Countryside and Wine Tasting, Nice, Day Trips
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Small Group Tour: Grasse, Gourdon, Valbonne : Countryside and Wine Tasting

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 45 Reviews

Head inland from Nice on a full-day tour, discovering the beauty of the region’s much-applauded landscape. Pass rocky promontories sitting alongside lush ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $135.25
Molinard Perfume Workshop in Nice, Nice, Day Trips
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Molinard Perfume Workshop in Nice

4.5 star rating: Recommended 28 Reviews

Delve into the world of French perfume and create a personalized fragrance during this 1.5-hour perfume workshop in Nice. Learn about the history of French ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $85.62
Nice Segway Tour, Nice, Shopping Tours
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Nice Segway Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 96 Reviews

Explore top Nice attractions and take pictures you can’t wait to share on a fun 1-hour or 2-hour Segway tour. Cruise through historic Old Town, admire the ...  Read more

Location: Nice, France
Duration: Flexible

From USD $37.22

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