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Nice: Stopover, City Break

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 506

Find out why Nice is the second most visited destination in France. Not only is it physically attractive but the city has many other attractions historical and modern. Also enjoy a visit to the beautiful and unique Principality of Monaco.


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AT YOUR SERVICE. This is a great idea for experiencing Nice where you can choose your preferred level of accommodation. It can, of course, be modified and/or extended. As we are experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we at Goway are at your service!

Nice, situated on the Cote D’Azure on the Mediterranean Sea is the second most visited destination in France after Paris. This is mainly due to its attractive location and climate.

However there is more to Nice than its natural beauty. During your stay here, you will have a tour of the highlights which include La Promenade des Anglais, its famous seafront, the Russian Cathedral with its onion-shaped dome built in 1912, Cimiez Hill, an historic neighbourhood built on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, the Louise Nucera Library with its 200,000 items, the Matisse Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and a photo stop at the panoramic viewpoint, Mont Boron. There will also be a stop at the famed Florian chocolate factory often visited by Matisse as far back as the 19th Century.

Another day takes you to Monaco. En route, you will visit Villefranche/Cap Ferrat known for its beautiful bay and 16th Century citadel. Continue through Beaulieu eventually arriving in Monaco. The capital Monte Carlo is an ideal place to simply stroll around and explore traversing its narrow streets. Highlights will be the magnificent harbour and the renowned Monte Carlo Casino. On your return to Nice, you will stop at the Fragonard perfume factory and the attractive medieval stone village of Eze.

 


 

STAY LONGER IN NICE. This idea can be extended and/or modified: Go to Day Trips for some ideas. They are just a sample as we can personalize your stay according to your interests, time available and budget. We look forward to being of service and organizing an awesome travel experience…for you!

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Accommodation in Nice

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    Ellington Hotel



    Located in the heart of Nice on the stylish Boulevard Dubouchage, Hotel Ellington is a unique experience for all its customers. Inspired from Duke Ellington, the jazzy atmosphere of the 110 recently renovated rooms, blends in perfectly with the design of the hotel which is ...

    Located in the heart of Nice on the stylish Boulevard Dubouchage, Hotel Ellington is a unique experience for all its customers. Inspired from Duke Ellington, the jazzy atmosphere of the 110 recently renovated rooms, blends in perfectly with the design of the hotel which is based in a typical house from Nice. Hotel Ellington offers the opportunity to reach the old town, the beach, the shopping areas and the center of congress Acropolis in only 10 minutes walking distance. Nice Etoile Shopping Centre is 250 metres away and Nice-Ville Train Station is 1 km away.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Concierge
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Free Newspapers in Lobby
    • Laundry Service
    • Lift/elevator
    • Luggage Storage
    • Meeting Facilities
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Porters
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • Smoke Free Hotel
    • Snack Bar
    • Television in Lobby

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    Hotel La Perouse



    Set on the cliffs on the corniche and overlooking the Baie des Anges, Hotel la Perouse offers the most breathtaking sea views. In the heart of Nice, close to the Cours Saleya flower market, this 56-room boutique hotel provides a spa with a fitness centre ...

    Set on the cliffs on the corniche and overlooking the Baie des Anges, Hotel la Perouse offers the most breathtaking sea views. In the heart of Nice, close to the Cours Saleya flower market, this 56-room boutique hotel provides a spa with a fitness centre and solarium, a sunny rooftop terrace and a dramatic heated outdoor pool set against an impressive limestone cliff. Hotel la Perouse is definitely the place to stay for some of the best views of the city and the sea. Most of the rooms have amazing views and all are bright and cheerful, beautifully decorated in elegant Mediterranean style. Spend sunny mornings taking breakfast on the terrace, then relax by the pool before wandering around Old Town.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Car Parking
    • Currency Exchange
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Porter Service
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Sauna

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    Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Mediterranee



    Towering over the Bay of Angels and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the charming 5 star Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee hotel is ideally located on the prestigious Promenade des Anglais in the heart of Nice. Not only does this striking ...

    Towering over the Bay of Angels and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the charming 5 star Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee hotel is ideally located on the prestigious Promenade des Anglais in the heart of Nice. Not only does this striking luxury hotel enjoy seafront views of Nice, it is also located within a short walk of the city's key attractions. Guests and local residents alike can enjoy the hotel's acclaimed gourmet restaurant, or relax and unwind at the lounge bar. On sunny days the terrace is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner offering panoramic views of the Bay of Angels.

    Facilities

    • Babysitting Services
    • Business Centre
    • Fitness Centre
    • Lounge Bar
    • Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming Pool
    • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 506

Itinerary

Day 1

Nice Airport to Nice Town and Hotels

Duration30 Minutes

Gounod Hotel

Built in 1920, this colorful hotel is set in a grand, bell epoque-style townhouse. It's a 5-minute walk from the Jardin Alsace-Lorraine and a 6-minute walk from the Musee Massena.

The airy, modern rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Suites add separate sitting rooms.

The spa has an outdoor pool, a fitness room and a steam room. Other amenities include 5 meeting rooms, a bar and a restaurant with city views.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Gounod Hotel

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    Gounod Hotel



    Built in 1920, this colorful hotel is set in a grand, bell epoque-style townhouse. It's a 5-minute walk from the Jardin Alsace-Lorraine and a 6-minute walk from the Musee Massena. The airy, modern rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Suites add separate ...

    Built in 1920, this colorful hotel is set in a grand, bell epoque-style townhouse. It's a 5-minute walk from the Jardin Alsace-Lorraine and a 6-minute walk from the Musee Massena.

    The airy, modern rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Suites add separate sitting rooms.

    The spa has an outdoor pool, a fitness room and a steam room. Other amenities include 5 meeting rooms, a bar and a restaurant with city views.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Coffee/Tea in Lobby
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry Service
    • Lift/elevator
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • Spa Services
    • Tour Desk

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Day 2

Nice City Tour

Visit the Castel Park overlooking the Bay and Old Town, this was once inhibited by the Greeks over 2600 years ago and was a huge trading town. Drive along the port and admire the Turin buildings. Contemplate the Old in Place Garibaldi and the New along Promenade des Arts (Modern Art Museum, Sosno's library, Acropolis center...). Arrive in Cimiez, which was the winter home of Queen Victoria. Stop at the Roman Arenas of Cemenelum. Here you can walk among the magnificent olive trees garden and the 15th c. park of the Franciscan Monastery. Pass by the exceptional Russian Cathedral, the largest one outside Russia. Return by Promenade des Anglais passing its famous landmarks and "Belle Epoque" buildings. End the tour with a visit to the flower market in the Old Town. Here you will have the option to be dropped there or driven back to the hotel.

Duration3 Hours
Day 3

Tour Monaco, Monte Carlo and Eze ex Nice

Experience panoramic views over Nice. On the Middle Corniche, stop at Eze -- a perched medieval village, with its crafts shops and breathtaking views. Take a guided tour of a perfumery, the true essence of Provence. Visit the Old Town of Monaco. You can visit the Palace -- open June/Oct. -- 8 pp -- Cathedral, Cousteau Oceanographic Museum -- 14 pp -- and see the Changing of the Palace Guards. Take a tour of Monte-Carlo and drive the amazing Grand Prix circuit. Free time at Casino Square: amuse yourselves with luxurious shopping, strolling through stunning gardens, see the megayachts and chic casinos, or simply watch the "rich and beautiful" in their favourite haunt. Drive along the spectacular Lower Corniche harbouring ancient villages and modern marinas and admire the Bay of Villefranche.

Duration8 Hours
Day 4

Nice Town and Hotels to Nice Airport

Duration30 Minutes

Other Information

DERPARTURES:

Select days of the week - please enquire 

PRICE INCLUDES:

Round trip airport or train station transfers, 3 nights’ accommodation in Nice, and day touring as per the itinerary.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

Travel insurance, items of a personal nature and drinks. Limited seats, subject to availability

TERMS AND CONDITONS:

Prices are "from", per person, based on twin share and include all taxes. Subject to availability.

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24 Mar 2018

Excursion Suggestions

As there is so much to see and do in many of our City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, you should consider staying longer. Below is a list of suggestions that can be added to your stay.

  • Nice: City Tour

    Spend the morning touring Nice. Begin your journey in Castel Park, where you can see the port once inhabited by Greeks 2,600 years ago. Continue along the Promenade de...
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • Nice: Monaco, Monte Carlo & Eze Full Day Tour

    The charming beauty of the Cote d’Azure will be discovered on this tour to the resorts of Villefranche, Beaulieu-Sur-Mer and Cap d’Ail plus a stop at historic Eze. A h...
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    See Trip Details
  • Nice: Monte Carlo by Night

    Take an evening to head to the Principality of Monaco and glamourous Monte Carlo. Drive along the charming seaside road, tour the Grand Prix circuit, and feel like Jam...
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    See Trip Details
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