The best tours in Nice.

The best tours in Nice.

April 10, 2018

Saint Nicholas Cathedral

Saint Nicolas Cathedral-niceThe Cathedral of Saint Nicholas is a Russian Orthodox religious building. Built in the twentieth century, it is the most important building of its kind located outside of Russia. Its interior boasts a very rich decoration, with icons, frescoes, carved woodwork and a metal iconostasis. The Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, located in the city centre of Nice, is a perfect representation of Russian religious art. Although it is a place of worship, it is possible to participate in guided tours of the Cathedral and the Chapel, for a single rate of €10.

The promenade of the English

Promenade of the English-niceIn the nineteenth century, the Baie des Anges was the preferred place for English. Hence the name attributed to the avenue that follows it: the promenade des Anglais. This avenue is the representation of the beginnings of international tourism, and gives the city a cosmopolitan identity. Its aesthetics are characterised by its positioning, between sea and palms. Today, the promenade des Anglais is one of the most famous avenues in the world, partly thanks to its prestigious hotels.

The Grimaldi Castle Museum

Château Grimaldi Museum-niceLocated on the heights of Cagnes-sur-Mer, near nice, Château Grimaldi dating from the 19Th century has become a Museum in 1946. In 1948, it was classified as a French historical monument. This Fort-Dungeon Castle is located in the heart of the medieval village and houses two museums. On the one hand, the Museum of Ethnography of the olive tree, whose vocation is to convey the history, the cultivation and the production of the oil. On the other hand, the Museum of modern art, which presents numerous exhibitions, including donations SOLIDOR and Verdet. At the top of the Tower, visitors can admire a breathtaking panorama of the city, the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps. Guided tours take place on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10am. In July and August, they are organized at 10am, 11am and 12am.

The forest park of Mount boron

Mont boron forest park-niceThe forest park of Mount boron is the green lung that overlooks the city. This Mediterranean forest is spread over 57 hectares, and 11 km of signposted trails. For nature lovers, this green space is ideal. In addition to landscaped walks, the Parc forest du Mont boron offers to its visitors picnic tables, sports courses and petanque fields. From the Fort of Mount Alban, the panoramic and breathtaking view stretches from Italy to the Estérel.