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Nice City Experience

Two expertly led small group tours will give you a true taste of this wonderfully chic part of France

4 nights from £459 pp

Depart: UK Airports

Only becoming part of France in 1860, Nice has a long pre-tourist history to explore...

Departures from UK airports are available throughout the year. Flight schedules vary between airports and seasons so please contact us for details of flights operating from your local airport. The lead-in price from £459pp is available in the low season from November through to March. April to October prices start from £549pp. The price is based on two people sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date and airport. All holidays are tailor-made with extra nights, single rooms, hold luggage and hotel upgrades available at a supplement.

Your itinerary

Day 1

Fly direct to Nice. On arrival join the private transfer to your hotel where you will spend 4 nights.

Day 2

Today is the day to start your discovery of Nice, the capital of the French Riviera. Choose either a morning or afternoon tour. The tour commences with a drive along the promenade des Anglais, reach the Castle hill to admire the fantastic view, and walk to the waterfalls and its gardens. Continue to Cimiez, an aristocratic area of Nice and discover the Regina Palace where Queen Victoria stayed. You will also find the ruins of the ancient Roman amphitheatre and its neighbourhood (11th century) near the Matisse museum. Admire the Franciscan Monastery and its rose gardens. In the Russian neighbourhood, admire the Saint Nicolas Orthodox Cathedral opened in 1912, Russia's largest religious building outside Russia. Stroll through the old town of Nice and discover the Palais de Justice, the Opera and the famous flower market on the Cours Saleya court. (Please note the flower market is only open in the morning).

Day 3

A magnificent day exploring the famous French Riviera. Follow the coast road as you drive to Antibes with its incredible harbour and remparts. Stop in Cannes famous for its film festival. Continue to the medieval village of St Paul de Vence made famous by actors and artists living there. Your tour will go through on the scenic roads of the " Moyenne Corniche " offering a splendid view over Villefranche-sur-mer and the peninsula of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat. Discover Eze another medieval village overlooking the French Riviera and take the opportunity to visit the perfume factory Fragonard. Drive through La Turbie with its panoramic views before reaching the luxurious principality of Monaco with its Prince’s Palace, the Monte Carlo Casino and lavish gardens and of course the Grand Prix circuit.

Day 4

Enjoy a day on your own. Return to some of the spots already visited or explore one of the numerous museums. If art is your thing it is worth remembering that Nice is home to collections by both Chagall and Matisse.

Day 5

Check out of your hotel and join the private transfer back to the airport for the return flight to the UK, or if your flight time permits, leave your luggage with the hotel and enjoy a final few hours relaxing in the city.

Your Holiday Price Includes

 Return direct flights from UK airports to Nice
 4 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room
 Return private airport transfers
 3 hour Nice city tour with pick-up from your hotel (maximum 8 passengers per tour)
 Full day French Riviera tour with pick-up from your hotel (maximum 8 passengers per tour)
 Hand Luggage Only
 UK Air Passenger Duty
 Airport Taxes
 Services of Our 24 hour duty manager

Your Holiday Hotels

Our opinion… A charming hotel offering traditional charm with modern comfort.

Location… The hotel lies within a few minutes walk from an array of shops in the pedestrianised zone, the famous Promenade des Anglais and the nearest beach as well as the pretty old town.

Accommodation… The air-conditioned rooms are all soundproofed and feature an en suite bathroom, a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, Internet access, a minibar, central heating, a double bed and a safe.

Facilities… 24-hour reception, safe, currency exchange desk, lift, cafe, bar, a TV lounge and breakfast room

Transport… The hotel lies within a few minutes walk from the public transport network.

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