Excursions in Nice

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Best places to visit in Nice

Nestled on the glittering shores of the French Riviera, Nice is a destination that captivates visitors with its blend of old-world charm and vibrant contemporary culture. An absolute must-visit for anyone touring France, its cobblestone streets, azure coast, and lively markets make Nice an unforgettable experience. Here, we'll walk you through the best spots you simply cannot miss while in this beautiful Mediterranean city. And for those looking to explore deeper, Happytripz offers excursions that will help you discover the hidden gems and enrich your stay in Nice.

  • Promenade des Anglais
    This iconic seafront is synonymous with Nice. Its long stretch, perfect for leisurely strolls, runs alongside the Baie des Anges and is often dotted with joggers, skaters, and cyclists reveling in the picturesque views. Along the way, be sure to stop at one of the vibrant blue chairs and simply soak up the sun.
  • Vieille Ville (Old Town)
    The heart and soul of the city is the Vieille Ville, with its colorful markets and narrow, winding alleyways. The Cours Saleya is a market place that bustles with life, selling everything from fresh produce to local artisan crafts. The flower market there is particularly renowned. Lively bistros and gelato stands add to the allure of this old-world neighborhood.
  • Castle Hill (Colline du Château)
    Though no castle remains atop, this hill offers the most breathtaking panoramas of Nice. Ascend by foot, or take the free elevator, and at the summit, enjoy the cascading waterfall and the awe-inspiring vistas. It is well worth the climb for the postcard-worthy snapshot of the city. View on Google Maps
  • Place Masséna
    This grand square is the main hub of Nice and is characterized by its checkered pavement and stunning architecture. Surrounded by restaurants and shops, it serves as a cultural crossroad of the city. Events and street performances are common here, adding to the constantly vibrant atmosphere.
  • Musée Matisse
    Art lovers will relish a visit to the Musée Matisse, where a rich collection of the artist's works are showcased. The museum stands in the district of Cimiez, which is also home to a beautiful park, ancient Roman ruins, and the opulent Hotel Regina where Matisse once lived.
  • Nice Cathedral
    Dedicated to Saint Reparata, Nice Cathedral stuns with its Baroque architecture. Situated in the old town, the cathedral's interior is as impressive as its exterior, with awe-inspiring frescoes and artworks.
  • Marc Chagall National Museum
    Housing the largest public collection of works by Marc Chagall, this museum mainly contains his works on religious themes. The series of paintings on the biblical message is the core of this collection, making it a serene and spiritually uplifting environment.

So whether you want to bask in the Mediterranean sun, delve into a rich cultural experience, or indulge in the region's culinary delights, Nice offers an abundant selection of attractions. For a tailored journey, allow Happytripz to be your guide, offering unique excursions that unveil the true spirit of Nice. Our experienced, local guides will ensure you make the most out of your visit, from the bustling markets to the tranquility of the city's cathedrals and museums.

Nice’s mosaic of experiences caters to all tastes, ensuring memories that will last a lifetime. Whether it’s the artistry encapsulated within its numerous museums, the bustling life of its historic squares, or the timeless beauty of its majestic coastline, Nice beckons to be explored. With Happytripz, you're assured a trip brimming with discovery. So come and dive into the vibrant azure tapestry that is Nice, the jewel of the French Riviera.

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Hayden Haynes

The full-day tour of the French Riviera was nothing short of spectacular. The guide was knowledgeable and engaging, making every landmark we visited even more fascinating. The comfort and convenience of the tour made it a truly memorable experience.

Miriam Morse

I had an amazing time on the wine tasting excursion. The selection was fantastic, and the vineyard's setting was absolutely stunning. Highly recommend this to anyone looking to explore local French wines in a beautiful environment.

Trey Sampson

Exploring the coast on the catamaran trip was a highlight of my vacation. The crew was friendly and professional, ensuring everyone had a great time while sailing on the crystal-clear waters. The views were breathtaking, and the swim stops were delightful.

Nora Lugo

The evening tour of Nice was magical. Our guide's storytelling brought the history of the city to life as we wandered through the charming streets. The balance between the sights and the insightful commentary was perfect.

Sylas Thomas

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed the countryside bike tour. The pace was just right, allowing us to soak in the stunning landscapes and quaint villages. It was an active yet relaxing way to spend a day.

Adonis Diaz

Taking the historical walking tour gave me a newfound appreciation of Nice's rich heritage. The guide's passion for the city's past was contagious, and I learned so much about the locales we often just pass by without a second thought.

Kade McMillan

The guided snorkeling adventure was a fantastic way to experience the Mediterranean Sea's underwater beauty. The guides were attentive and ensured a safe and enjoyable experience for all skill levels. Seeing the vibrant marine life up close was truly remarkable.

Mikaela Lamb

I booked the panoramic helicopter tour and was astounded by the views of the French Riviera from above. It was a luxurious experience that I'd recommend to anyone looking for a unique way to see the area. The pilot was professional and the flight was smooth.

Coraline Holland

Mountain biking through the Nice hinterlands offered the perfect mix of adventure and scenic beauty. The trails were well-chosen, catering to different abilities, and the guide made sure everyone had a great time. A must-do for outdoor enthusiasts.

Alisson Decker

My partner and I were enchanted by the sunset cruise. The atmosphere on the boat was romantic and relaxing, with incredible views of the coastline as the sun dipped below the horizon. It was a serene way to end a day in Nice.