Castle Hill, Nice

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  • Nice: Old Town Treasures Walking Tour

    1. Nice: Old Town Treasures Walking Tour

    This 100-minute walking tour begins at the Nice seafront just next to Castle Hill. At this point your guide will provide an introduction to the Greek origins of Nice, the Italian reign over the city, and the English and Russian aristocratic influences. Get answers to questions such as how Nice got its name, the reason for its location, and much more. Enter old Nice by a historic door dating to one of the last Italian governors. Then begin your walking tour and learn about the old homes of local nobility, see the most impressive monuments and Baroque churches, and visit the city’s most famous market. Follow your guide through the honeycomb of tiny streets of old Nice and hear about the history of the squares and the street names. Stop to taste local delicacies suggested by the guide. Upgrade your tour to include a visit to the Castle Hill Park. After exploring the colorful streets of Ni...

    The tour is perfect. The guide is very knowledgeable about Nice and very attentstive too all our questions.

  • Nice: 3-Hour Panoramic E-Bike Tour

    2. Nice: 3-Hour Panoramic E-Bike Tour

    Your guide will lead you through the port, the old town, the seaside and up and down the main hill in the center of Nice, effortlessly on this 3-hour electric bike tour. Ride up Castle Hill and admire its gardens, waterfall, and ruins, and stop to enjoy views over the Bay of Angels. Have a quick look on the Mont Boron hill and its most beautifull Belle Epoque villas, some villas belong to internationally famous people. You’ll ride by the main monuments, squares, and gardens, and along the maze of streets of the Old Town. Visit other popular districts and markets in the city as well.

    Samuel was a great guide! We had so much fun and the e-bikes were really easy to use. Thanks for making our last day in Nice a great one. Amy - Australia

  • Nice: Grand Tour by Segway

    3. Nice: Grand Tour by Segway

    Experience the French Riviera city of Nice by eco friendly, self-balancing Segway on a 2-hour or 3-hour tour, departing from the Promenade des Anglais after a short training session to ensure you are confident and comfortable on your vehicle. Cross the Old Town, admiring the picturesque streets of Provencal shops, baroque buildings, and a famous flower market. Learn about the Italian influence of the architecture as your guide shares anecdotes about the city’s history and suggests things to see and do for the rest of your stay. Continue past Place St-Francois and on to Place Garibaldi to marvel at the abundance of baroque buildings. Along the way, you will see - and can stop to take photos - of many of the city’s most beautiful monuments, including the former home of Matisse, pretty Place Rossetti, and Rauba Capeu, where you can take spectacular photos of the curving coastline. Your S...

    We had a fantastic time with the best guide Cle. She was extremely knowledgeable, funny and very caring. 100% would recommend and would defo go back to do it again!

  • Nice: Guided Private Tour by Electric Vélotaxi

    4. Nice: Guided Private Tour by Electric Vélotaxi

    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 Ort...

    Loved the tour, our guide was very informative and showed us lots of places cars couldn't go. Great experience!

  • Nice Old Town and Castle Hill: Guided Cultural Walking Tour

    5. Nice Old Town and Castle Hill: Guided Cultural Walking Tour

    The stunning Old Town of Nice (known locally as Le Vieux Nice) is a lovely honeycomb of narrow streets, dotted with beautiful baroque churches, boutique shops and charming restaurants — hidden gems can be found around every corner. It’s a hive of activity with vibrant squares, buzzing both day and night. After meeting your guide at the Place Massena Square fountain, head past architectural masterpieces such as Nice Town Hall, the Opera House, and Palais de la Prefecture. Explore the Palace of Justice Square and Rosetti Square, where Nice Cathedral is situated, before discovering the bustling Cours Saleya market. Amble down the famous Promenade des Anglais, the Port of Old Nice, Belanda’s Tower, and the final destination of the historic Castle Hill. During the tour, you will have a short break at a flower market, where you can learn about local delicacies and purchase handcrafted gifts ...

    The guide was excellent, knowledgeable, and very friendly. Every stop along the route was valuable. Trying enjoyed the experience and now feel comfortable in the old town.

  • Nice: 3-Hour Essentials Bike Tour

    6. Nice: 3-Hour Essentials Bike Tour

    An ideal bike tour to explore the city of Nice and Angel's Bay for the first time. You will be guided by a young passionate local guide who knowd the true history of the monuments inside and around the Old Town, like the justice palace, the Residence Palace of the Kings of Savoya, and much more. Pass in front of of the world-renowned Palaces of Promenade des Anglais, visit the Golden Square, cross the Harbor and its antique shops, and the best place to finish the tour : the Castle Hill with its gardens, waterfall, panoramic points, and oldest ruins where the first inhabitants settled. It's not your usual touristy tour with too much people & non-local student guides. The guide is passionate and professional and the small group assures more attention to the interests of the guests.

    The tour guide was very nice and accomodating. He recommended places to see and restaurants to dine at as well. He took us to all the cinematic parts, and was very knowledgeable about the history and culture of Nice.

  • Nice: E-Bike 7 Hills Tour

    7. Nice: E-Bike 7 Hills Tour

    If you are searching for a new and original perspective on visiting Nice, its countryside and the French Riviera, passing a day through the most beautiful hills around Nice and its panoramic points, this tour is perfect for you. Discover a new aspect of Nice by climbing without effort to the top of the Hill of Cimiez with its Roman ruins and arena and admire the Belle Epoque period with its beautiful palaces and villas where queens and kings lived. Visit its religious past through the Monastery of Cimiez and its unique roses gardens. After this stop, you will continue the ascent to the highest point of Nice Hills, where a waterfall dominates the whole bay of Angels for a stop to admire the breathtaking panorama. After this refreshing stop, you will be offered different options which includes: small authentic villages, perched vineyards over the Var Valley, a secret monument hidden in t...

    Guillaume was incredibly knowledgeable about the area. We appreciated that he tailored information to our interest level. Ebikes are a perfect way to see the area from surrounding hills. You go through local areas as well. He was easy to follow and safe throughout.

  • Nice: Bay of Villefranche 5-Hour Electric Bike Tour

    8. Nice: Bay of Villefranche 5-Hour Electric Bike Tour

    Discover the old world opulence and modern-day glamor of Nice on a 5-hour electric bike tour of the Bay of Villefranche. Meet your guide on Place Garibaldi in the city center, and set off to explore the French Riviera from the saddle of a bicycle. Pedal through the old town to see gardens and fountains. Cycle along the palm-lined Promenade des Anglais. Visit Castle Hill (Parc du Château) for a panoramic view of Vieux Nice. Continue uphill to the Cape of Nice. Marvel at the Belle Époque villas on both sides. Stop to take photos of the landscape over Angel’s Bay. Continue along the coast to Villefranche-sur-Mer, enjoying breathtaking views over the Bay of Villefranche and Cap Ferrat along the way. Hear about some of the most famous residents of the magnificent villas you see en route. Upon arrival at Villefranche, take a walking tour of the Old Town and discover tiny streets full of cha...

    The tour guide is local(Samuel). So he knows where to bring people to. He is kind and answers as much questions as you ask. He is open to comments and critics and flexible with modifying the plan based on what people in the group think. This tour because of its unique choice of locations and specifically the use of bike is my recommendation to whoever wants to wander in this region. Just ask the tourguide about biking rules. He might forget telling you.

  • Nice: Private Segway Tour

    9. Nice: Private Segway Tour

    Would you rather go on a more intimate and private tour with friends or family than on cultural tour with an unknown group ? A personalized tour, only you can choose? Your private guide will adapt to your wishes and will help you discover the best places in Nice on a segway. A sensational trip to the Old town, stopping in the market, with cultural references and recommendations of places to eat or drink. Your guide will be taking photos which you can keep. This is a great apportunity to be part in a unique expérience where you can combine human contact and an amazing trip in the center of one of the most beautiful towns of France.  Take a tour in the city of Nice and explore its architectural and cultural heritage, history, gastronomy, and unique landscapes offered by the city after a short Segway training. The tour starts on the Promenade des Anglais that is world renowned. During a...

    We had a amazing time on the segways in a group of 4. None of our group had been on a Segway before and some were nervous about getting on one. The training was literally 3 mins each, that was all that was required then off to go. Very very simple to ride and totally safe. The guide was excellent and we seen things in Nice we probably would not have if we had not done this. I would highly recommend the 2 hour tour. We had a great couple of hours.

  • Nice: E-Bike City Highlights Tour

    10. Nice: E-Bike City Highlights Tour

    Begin the tour by meeting your guide and starting the tour along the Promenade des Anglais. Ride along the large cycle path past the Old Town of Nice and arrive at Quai Rauba Capeù. Continue the tour as your powerful e-bike helps you easily ascend to the top of Castle Hill. From the top of the hill, enjoy fantastic views of the Old Town and the beaches of Nice. Learn more about the city of the city as your guide points out historic buildings and landmarks during your tour. Cycle towards the Port of Nice and see the contrast between the elegant yachts and traditional fishing vessels. Climb Mont Boron Hill and admire the stunning views of the entire city.

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What people are saying about Castle Hill, Nice

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 599 reviews

The guide was excellent, knowledgeable, and very friendly. Every stop along the route was valuable. Trying enjoyed the experience and now feel comfortable in the old town.

A great tour of old town and castle hill! Great to do in the morning and then be able to explore castle hill afterwards.

Very well organized, unproblematic and reliable. The tour of Nice was great.

Loved the experience. Nicholas our guide was super. Highly recommended.

it's very nice I'm in love wit it . and the guide is very kind ..