Sightseeing route in Nice

Nice

【City description】

It’s the resort city in front of the Mediterranean. To profit this sun light of the south France, many visitors come in the summer. There are some casinos in this region and resort cities. But we can find the local life and the ambiance in the old area and we can taste regional cuisines in the restaurant. It is better to stay in this city for the trip in the Côte d’Azur.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★★

【Time required】

 7 h 30

【Budget】

 16 euros

【Budget】

 ★★★★★

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Nice station

Gare de Nice Ville

★Walk for 30 minutes or take a tramway at the station bound for Thiers station. Get off at Masséna station.



②Masséna Square

Place Masséna

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro



③Albert 1st Garden

Jardin Albert 1er

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go out from the garden and walk beside the sea for 10 minutes.



④Negresco Hotel

Le Negresco

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Enter into a garden beside the Negresco.



⑤Masséna Museum (the entrance is on the north side)

Musée Masséna

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 11 am – 6 pm (open at 10 am between July and September)

Close: Tuesday, 1/1, Easter holidays, 5/1, 12/25

★Return the route.



⑥English Promenade

Promenade des Anglais

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★When you finish walking beside the beach of stones, you find an elevator in the rock on the left hand. It is possible to go up on the hill. You can also use stairs.



⑦Castle Hill

Colline de Château

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go down on from the hill and return to the promenade a bit. Then, turn right between buildings to enter the old are. Go straight in Jules Gilly St for 10 minutes.



⑧Lascaris Palace Museum

Musée du Palais Lascaris

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 10 euros

Opening hour: 11 am – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, 1/1, Easter holidays, 5/1, 12/25

It is difficult to find the entrance.

★Turn left at the crossroad and turn left at the end. Then, go straight for 10 minutes.



⑨Sainte-Réparate Cathedral

Cathédrale Sainte-Réparate

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm (until 7 pm on Saturday)

Close: No

★Go to Saint-Réparate St in front of the cathedral and turn right immediately and go straight. It takes 5 minutes by walk.



⑩Saleya Market

Marché du cours Saleya

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 6 am – 5 h 30 pm (until 1 h 30 pm on Sunday)

Close: No

★Go to Saint-François de Paul St and turn right when you find a thick grass of Georges Pompidou Esplanade on the left hand.



【Goal】

⑪Masséna Square


【If you have a time…】

⑫Marc Chagall National Museum

Musée National Marc Chagall

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 10 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday

You can visit from the Nice station. It takes 20 minutes by walk.

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