New Ways to See the Mediterranean City of Nice

Enjoy the architecture, markets and cuisine of the Old Town in Nice on the Riviera
Enjoy the architecture, markets and cuisine of the Old Town in Nice on the Riviera | © incamerastock / Alamy Stock Photo
Culture Trip Travel Team

Electric bikes, NiceCars, boats and pedicabs – these tours and experiences will help you explore the French Riviera’s alluring capital in original and innovative ways.

Travellers flock to Nice every year to soak up the Mediterranean sun, sand and sea. If you’ve been here before, you’ll have already seen the world-famous art museums and taken a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais. Anyone looking to experience a different side of Nice will love this curated list of unique tours. Rent a NiceCar to explore the Riviera at your own pace, or hop on an electric bike for a wine tasting!

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Tours

NiceCar is a playful new way to visit the French Riviera. No more tour buses that do not fit the desires of each passenger. With NiceCar, you can visit Nice, Cannes or Monaco at your leisure, on board our three-wheeled vehicles, which are equipped with a GPS-guided audio multi-language system. Adventure becomes a breeze. The NiceCar will be your perfect guide.

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Activities

Visit Nice in a different way during a 2.5-hour small group tour by electric bike. Your tour will include informative commentaries about the city and its history. Have fun riding up the slopes easily and see the awesome sights from great vantage points.

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Tours

Eat your way around Vieux Nice – Nice’s old town – on a 3.5-hour food walking tour! Led by a local guide passionate about the region’s rich gastronomic heritage, your tour includes up to 20 samples of deliciously different dishes from Nice. Sip wine from the nearby Provence hills, and try the famous pissaladière onion tart, the chickpea-based socca or the succulent petits farcis, or stuffed vegetables. Learn about the Italian influence on the city’s cuisine, and visit top Nice attractions like the Cours Saleya Flower Market and Castel Hill.This small-group tour is limited to just 10people, ensuring you’ll receive personalised attention from your guide.

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Admission

Enjoy a 1-hour or 30-minute tour by pedicab, where you will discover some of the most beautiful highlights of Nice: the old town with its narrow streets, the cathedral, opera, flower market, the famous Promenade des Anglais, the port, Garibaldi square and others. Your guide will tell you all about the attractions of the city, as well as giving you recommendations about where to go and what to see. Plus, during your visit, you will make various stops in order to take beautiful pictures.

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Tours

Discover Nice with a local guide, born and raised in the area. You’ll get tips on where to find the best local food, as well as seeing the Côte d’Azur’s iconic sights and diving into the fascinating history of the city. We guarantee the best price in Nice, and the tour lasts around 2hrs 15 mins (depending on how busy it is in the old town).

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