Super fun and knowledgeable free tour of Nice!

Duration: 2h and 45min
Languages: German, English
Guru: Jasmin
Registered on September 21, 2022

Hi there! My name is Jasmin, I've been doing free walking tours in Nice for a while, and it's something I absolutely love doing! I love to meet new people, make them feel comfortable, and show them around. So, nice to meet you, and see you soon!

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Tour description

Hi there!

Do you want to do a super fun and knowledgeable walking tour of Nice, discover some of the most interesting places in the city and have great recommendations of things to do, more places to go to, and places to eat? Then this is the tour you're looking for!

On this tour, I will show you and explain to you everything there is to see and to know about the main part of Nice. The tour starts at the Fountain of the Sun (la Fontaine du Soleil) at Masséna Square (Place Masséna), then goes through the main part of the Old Town (le Vieux Nice), afterward on to the famous Promenade of Nice (la Promenade des Anglais) and it ends on Castle Hill (la Colline du Château) at the highest viewpoint of the city!

More precisely, during the tour you'll be visiting and learning about :

  • Masséna Square, the Paillon Promenade (la Promenade du Paillon) and the Fountain of the Sun.
  • The History of Nikaia and Nice, the Nine Oblique Lines (les Neuf Lignes Obliques), the optical illusions (les Trompe-l'oeil) and Molinard, one of the oldest perfumeries in France!
  • The Opera House of Nice (Opéra de Nice) and Henri Auer, the oldest pastry shop in Nice!
  • Cours Saleya and the famous Flower Market of Nice (le Marché aux Fleurs).
  • The Canon Fire at noon and the Palace of the Kings of Sardinia (le Palais des Rois Sardes).
  • The Bank Robbery of the Century (le Casse du Siècle) was done by Albert Spaggiari!
  • The Nice Cathedral (la Sainte-Réparate) and Rossetti Square (Place Rossetti).
  • The architecture in Old Town, the local food and even the local language!
  • The Promenade of Nice, the Négresco, and the Dock of the United States (le Quai des États-Unis).
  • Castle Hill: the Port of Nice (Port Lympia), Garibaldi Square (Place Garibaldi), some famous and wealthy people residing in Nice, and finally the highest viewpoint of the city!

So, see you soon!

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  • Meeting point:
    1bis Pl. Massena, 06000 Nice, France
    1bis Pl. Massena, 06000 Nice, France
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    I will be next to the Fountain of the Sun at Place Masséna with my big beard (see pictures) and my small purple backpack.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Michaela 04 Apr 2024

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
The tour was okay, but I have certainly been to better ones. The quality of information was good, but there was no interaction with us and it all felt a bit rushed. Between the places we were walking really fast and no conversation was initiated, also the answers to our questions were very short. In the end we got some recommendations but we had to specifically ask for certain places (lunch, desserts). I would rather expect readily avaliable list of few recommandations.
James 02 Apr 2024
New York

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Jasmin was very well versed in the history of Nice and his English was very good. We saw some sights that we definitely would not have seen on our own. Be prepared to walk quite a bit!
Niklas 21 Mar 2024

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Die Tour mit Jasmin war sehr besonders und hat meine Erwartungen weit übertroffen.
Gulhan 20 Mar 2024

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
The tour was very informative, we spent good
Cyrus 15 Mar 2024

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Very knowledgeable tour which provided cool insight into Nice.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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