What to do in Nice in one, two or three days?

What to do in Nice in one, two or three days?

Nice is a fireworks display of experiences. Therefore, plan what you want to spend your time on. So what to do in Nice?

Here are CityXee’s take on the experiences that will turn your holiday into a true adventure of 1 to 3 days.

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    Day 1 in Nice

    What to see in Nice if you only have a single day available and have not selected a specific museum or sights in advance?

    We would definitely recommend exploring the area around the Promenade des Anglais and the old town of Nice.

    Day 1 in Nice
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    Hop-on Hop-off bus tour in Nice

    Explore Nice with a 1- or 2-day pass to the open-top Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing bus. Hop on and off as often as you like and take the time to experience the most popular places

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    Old town of Nice – Vieille Ville

    There are many reasons to fall in love with Nice. One of the obvious ones is the charming old town with its cozy little streets, narrow houses painted in breathtaking southern colors.

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    Colline du Chateau

    This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city and at the same time the place where Nice saw the light of day for around …

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    Markets at Cours Saleya

    Cours Saleya hosts four different markets. The most famous is the Marché aux Fleurs or Flower Market, which is held Tuesday through Sunday

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    Place Masséna

    Place Masséna is a historic square in Nice, which connects the old town with the more modern northern part of the city.

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    Jardin Albert 1.

    Jardin Albert 1 is one of Nice’s absolutely oldest public gardens and you can hardly avoid meeting it either ..

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    Promenade des Anglais

    This seven-kilometer long promenade is the epitome of Nice and the French Riviera. An iconic landmark that today attracts …

    Day 2 in Nice

    If you have 2 days at your disposal, there is of course more time to experience more of Nice’s sights.

    If you are into art museums, there are 2 magnificent ones in the Cimiez area: the Matisse Museum and the Chagall Museum. They are quite close to each other and are both a great experience.

    You can either walk to the museums. They are at 2.2 mi from Place Masséna and it takes about 45 minutes, or you can take a taxi or the bus 05 from Place Masséna.

    If you want to spend a nice and sunny hour on the Mediterranean, then there is a really nice sightseeing trip from the Lympia harbor. From here you sail into the Bay of Villefranche and then along the coast off the Promenade des Anglais, before returning to the port of Nice.

    Day 2 in Nice
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    Boat trip from Nice to Villefranche

    Enjoy the beautiful views of Nice, Villefranche-sur-Mer and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat on a 1-hour boat trip along the French Riviera.

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    Matisse Museum Nice

    The Matisse Museum in Nice is a city museums and it’s dedicated to the life and works of Henri Matisse as he spent much of his life in Nice and in the Côte d’Azur region.

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    Marc Chagall museum Nice

    Chagall Museum Nice is the first national museum built to pay homage to an artist while he was still alive. It is located on the Cimiez Hill.

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    Port Lympia

    This is one of the most popular ports in Europe and it is only quite natural with its central and beautiful location by the Mediterranean.

    Day 3 in Nice

    If you have three full days at your disposal, you can really get to experience Nice from its very best sides.

    So depending on whether you just want to stroll around and enjoy the atmosphere, or you are still hungry for more sights, here are a little more you can choose from.

    The Russian Church in Nice is simply unique and is located not far from the Food Mecca of Gare du Sud.

    And depending on the weather, the old Baroque mansion Lascaris, in the old city, is an architectural gem.

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    Russian church in Nice – Cathedral Saint-Nicholas

    This is one of the most beautiful Russian churches of its kind outside of Russia. It is like a section of St. Peter’s Square in Moscow, just located in the middle of Nice.

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    Lascaris Palace

    In the heart of the old town on rue Droite lies this extraordinary mansion. It is a true monument in the French Baroque style, decorated with frescoes, luxuriously furnished rooms and ..

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    Food Mecca at Gare du Sud

    The large steel hall has now been transformed into one large cultural and gastronomic mecca and the hall is enriched with a 1,000 square meter mezzanine that is being laid ….

    But it’s all up to you!

    The above is just our suggestion, and perhaps your wishes take you in a completely different direction. Either way, Nice has so much to offer that we can only wish you a great experience.

    You can read about Nice and see all the experiences here: Overview all experiences in Nice

    By Tommy Sverre – 2022

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