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Nice: Private Guided Tour by Electric Bike Taxi

Nice: Private Guided Tour by Electric Bike Taxi

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 Orthodox cathedral. Passing through the port Lympia, admire the imposing yachts but also the small boats of traditional fishermen. Finally, you will end up along the prestigious Promenade du Paillon with its gushing fountains and pedestrian streets full of shops and restaurants. Stop at any time to take pictures or ask your driver to stop for ice cream or Socca. A free audio guide option is available in the following languages: English, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, Portuguese, Arabic, Turkish You will see the following sites depending on the tour option:  • La Place Massena / Massena Square  • La Fontaine du Soleil / Fountain of the Sun  • L’Opéra  • Le Cours Saleya / Saleya Square  • Le Palais des Rois Sardes / Palace of the Dukes of Savoy  • Le Palais de Justice / Courthouse  • La Cathédrale St Réparate - La Place Rossetti / St Reparate Cathedral - Rossetti Square  • La Vieille Ville / The Old Town  • La Maison de Matisse / House of Matisse  • Les Ponchettes / The Fishermen’s Houses  • La Promenade des Anglais  • Le Jardin Albert 1er - Le Monument du Centenaire /Albert 1st Garden – The Centenary Monument  • La Rue Paradis (Little Champs Elysées)  • La Colline du Château - Le coup de Canon de Midi / Castle Hill - Midday Cannon Shot  • Le Quai Rauba Capéu / The Docks  • Le Monument aux Morts / Memorial  • Le Port Lympia / Le Quartiers des Antiquaires / Antiquaries Neighborhoods  • L’Eglise du Port / Port Church  • La Place Garibaldi / Garibaldi Square  • Le Théâtre de Nice / Le Mamac  • La Tête Carrée / Square Head  • Le Lycée Massena / Massena High School  • La Coulée Verte / Green Lane  • La Cathédrale Orthodoxe Saint Nicolas et l'Hôtel Negresco

Nice: Old Town & Castle Hill Informative Guided Walking Tour

Nice: Old Town & Castle Hill Informative Guided Walking Tour

Explore the Old Town area of Nice on a guided tour. Admire the highlights of the city like Massena Square and Castle Hill as you learn about the fascinating history of the city. Meet your guide at The Centenary Monument and first explore the famous Place Massena. Admire the Fountain of the Sun and the beautiful Piedmontese architecture at the heart of the city. Then explore the charming Old Town of Nice. Stroll through its narrow cobbled streets, with its charming stores selling a variety of local products like Nice soap, Provencal fabrics, cheese, and crafts. Discover restaurants, squares, churches, monuments, museums, cafes, wine bars, and ice cream parlors. Visit the Cours Saleya and its vibrant flower market. Finally, make your way to Castle Hill and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Admire the sight of the Promenade des Anglais, the port of Nice, and the magnificent view of the hill of Mont Boron on the other side of the city.

Nice: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour

Nice: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour

Get to know Nice at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Log in to the app and start your adventure with the map as your guide. Soak in the vibrant atmosphere while listening to stories of this historical town. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Visit the beautiful Promenade du Paillon and admire the fountain of the Sun. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle. Stroll through the narrow streets and the Old Town to know about the hidden gems of the city. During the tour, choose to pause the app at any time to take a break or spend some more time seeing the sights. See the famous attractions and hidden gems of the city of Nice while playing a fun treasure hunt game with your team. Start your tour from Garibaldi Square with its unique quality restaurants and cafes! Visit the Tour Saint-François that will leave you speechless with the wonderful view it offers you, even the Visitation Sainte-Claire will dominate your tour with its unique art interior. Take a photo at Saint Reparata which takes its name from a tragic story, which is sure to leave you speechless, and let yourself get lost in Cours Saleya, with its unique market. Visit the Opera de Nice with the acoustics that will remain engraved in you. You will also pass by the Promenade du Paillon, a green spot in the center of Nice for a unique opportunity to relax. Admire the Fontaine du Soleil the iconic bronze statue of the god Apollo. The Monument du Centenaire with its unique symbolism will captivate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax in Albert I Gardens in royal splendor!

Nice: City Exploration Game and Tour

Nice: City Exploration Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Nice. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour from Garibaldi Square with its unique quality restaurants and cafes! Visit the Tour Saint-François that will leave you speechless with the wonderful view it offers you, even the Visitation Sainte-Claire will dominate your tour with its unique art interior. Take a photo at Saint Reparata which takes its name from a tragic story, which is sure to leave you speechless, and let yourself get lost in Cours Saleya, with its unique market. Visit the Opera de Nice with the acoustics that will remain engraved in you. You will also pass by the Promenade du Paillon, a green spot in the center of Nice for a unique opportunity to relax. Admire the Fontaine du Soleil the iconic bronze statue of the god Apollo. The Monument du Centenaire with its unique symbolism will captivate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax in Albert I Gardens in royal splendor!

Nice Famous Artists: Outdoor Escape Game

Nice Famous Artists: Outdoor Escape 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 own pace. Play as a group or split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end of the tour.

Nice: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Nice: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour from Garibaldi Square with its unique quality restaurants and cafes! Visit the Tour Saint-François that will leave you speechless with the wonderful view it offers you, even the Visitation Sainte-Claire will dominate your tour with its unique art interior. Take a photo at Saint Reparata which takes its name from a tragic story, which is sure to leave you speechless, and let yourself get lost in Cours Saleya, with its unique market. Visit the Opera de Nice with the acoustics that will remain engraved in you. You will also pass by the Promenade du Paillon, a green spot in the center of Nice for a unique opportunity to relax. Admire the Fontaine du Soleil the iconic bronze statue of the god Apollo. The Monument du Centenaire with its unique symbolism will captivate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax in Albert I Gardens in royal splendor! Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Nice walking tour: Old City and Castle Hill

Nice walking tour: Old City and Castle Hill

Embark on a journey through the captivating city of Nice, nestled along the stunning shores of French Riviera. Our walking tour invites you to discover the rich tapestry of culture while indulging in the delectable flavors of local cuisine. As you stroll through the historic cobblestone streets, our knowledgeable guide will lead you through centuries of history and tradition, unveiling the secrets of this charming Mediterranean gem. Marvel at the vibrant colors of the bustling flowers market, soak in the lively atmosphere of the old town squares and admire the city’s architecture, artworks and stunning landscapes as your guide takes you on a discovery path across the capital of French Riviera. You will have the chance to see the city’s main highlights, to wander around ancient and picturesque neighborhoods, to explore France’s most famous flowers market, to discover unique southern France architecture, and admire the most amazing views on the city and on the bay of Angels! Continue the tour to the Castle Hill and you will find yourself in a height position surrounded by nature while being in the heart of the city - there you’ll be able to take the most stunning pictures from breathtaking points of view! The first tour option ends by the shore, whereas the second tour option ends on the Castle Hill with its beautiful panoramic views.

Nice : Old Town and Castle Hill Walking Tour

Nice : Old Town and Castle Hill Walking Tour

Your tour will begin at the Monument du Centenaire, where you'll learn about the evolution of Nice over the centuries. From there, we'll head to the famous Place Massena, known for its beautiful Piedmontese architecture and the Fountain of the Sun, which houses the famous statue of Apollo. Next, we'll visit the Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, where you can explore the famous Flower Market with its bright colors and sublime scents, including the famous lavender. On Mondays, you'll also have the chance to visit the antique market. We'll then explore the Old Town, wandering through its narrow cobbled streets and alleys, admiring the pastel-toned facades of its old buildings. You'll have the opportunity to shop for Nice soap, Provencal textiles, cheese, crafts, and more, all while enjoying the scent of spices and food. The tour will also include a visit to the Castle Hill of Nice, where you'll enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the entire Promenade des Anglais, the famous waterfall, the large green park, the beautiful port of Nice, and the magnificent view of the hill of Mont Boron.

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What people are saying about Centenary Monument

Overall rating

4.3
(15 reviews)

Nejib was extremely accommodating to his client’s needs. He is very hospitable and knowledgeable not to mention having a great sense of humour. He spent extra time with the group and gave us plenty of tips on local food and entertainment. I highly recommend his tour to make a great holiday memory.

Nejib was great! Explained everything and was very knowledgeable of the history of Nice. He was also very friendly and offer to take pictures and stop for coffee/restroom. I would recommend this tour for sure

our guide spoke enthusiastically and showed us the most beautiful places in the city.

A lot of knowledge about Nice gained. It was overall a very enjoyable experience.

Great way to see the sights and learn some facts, would recommend.