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Nice

The Jewel of the Côte d’Azur

Picture a crisp clear sunny day, deep blue sea and a stirring view of the Bay of Angels and Maritime Alps. This is Nice at its best, where you’ll experience the pure light of the French Riviera that has inspired artists for generations.

Add to this the romance of hill towns like Eze, Vence and St Paul de Vence, the cornice roads, a sprinkling of Roman remains, villas of the rich and famous, and you have all the ingredients for the perfect city break exuding culture and natural beauty and with a bit of luck wonderful sunshine.

We will spend five nights in the Capital of the Côte d’Azur, exploring its best sights whilst soaking up the sounds and smells of this opulent city.

Our hotel is perfectly situated allowing us to explore the city straight from stepping out of the hotel door. Located in the centre of Nice it combines ancient charm with modern comfort.

We will explore the art museums of Matisse and Chagall and visit the Villa Ephrussi, famous for its nine exquisite themed gardens and wonderful sea views. We will also have time to explore Nice’s many markets.

Local walks will enable us to appreciate this beautiful city and the nearby headland of Cap Ferrat. Another short but pleasant walk will be enjoyed between Vence and St Paul de Vence. The Town of Vence is modern but with its roots resonating deep from within the 5th century having been rebuilt twice by the Romans and again after the Second World War. The village of St Paul de Vence plays an important role in the modern art movement yet still retains much of its medieval architecture.

Garden lovers will enjoy our visit to Eze’s ‘jardin exotique’ and on a tour of Old Nice, accompanied by a local guide, we will explore the history and culture of this paramount Mediterranean gem.
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You enjoy being outdoors in the fresh air, communing with nature and discovering the world at a relaxed pace. Short countryside strolls or sightseeing on foot make you feel good. You enjoy cities with art and culture and like to develop an interest in your surroundings. You are reasonably fit and healthy. No previous experience is required.



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    10 May 2017
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    10 May 2017 - 15 May 2017

    Day 1 - Nice
    Independent travel to the Hotel Vendome in Nice. Meet your traveling companions and tour leader at dinner.

    Day 2 - Nice
    Four days exploring and sightseeing the surrounding Cote d'Azur Coast and countryside.

    Day 6 - -
    Independent departure from Nice after breakfast


  • Accommodation

    We stay at the three-star Hotel Vendôme, a converted Russian Palace combining ancient charm with modern comfort located about 10 minutes’ walk from the Old Town and the sea, so perfectly situated for us to explore from the hotel.

  • What's Included

    Holiday Price Includes:

    • En-suite accommodation with breakfast to be taken in the hotel and dinner in local restaurants.
    • Tour of old Nice accompanied by a local guide.
    • Entrance fees and all local transport costs throughout.

    Supplement for single room: £90-£115


  • Holiday Highlights

    Holiday Highlights:

    • Walking up to the Chateau with amazing views along the Bay of Angels and across to the Maritime Alps.
    • The gardens of Ephrussi de Rothschild and the walk around Cap Ferrat.
    • St Paul de Vence, a beautiful hilltop village.
    • The artworks of Matisse.

  • Travel Information & Regional Departures
    Flights: Because of the wide choice of flights and airlines operating to Nice from regional airports, travel from the UK is not included in the holiday arrangements.

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You enjoy being outdoors in the fresh air, communing with nature and discovering the world at a relaxed pace. Short countryside strolls or sightseeing on foot make you feel good. You enjoy cities with art and culture and like to develop an interest in your surroundings. You are reasonably fit and healthy. No previous experience is required.



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