Explore Nice on your own with our half-day self-guided audio tour. Experience the incredible views along the Promenade des Anglais and the Old Town. Find out about the city’s rich history.
Our self-guided walking tour of Nice is designed to whisk you around the best sites in this beautiful city. With an audio guide included, you can immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Nice while immersing yourself in local culture and history.
You will get a local’s perspective on the city’s most famous landmarks, including La Promenade des Anglais, Place Massena and Castle hill. Walk through Nice Old Town and explore more of Nice with personalised audio commentary on topics including art and culture, history and politics, shopping and food.
No need to worry! Our self-guided walking tour is designed to get you the most out of your trip, without needing a guide. All you need is to download an app, have a smartphone or tablet computer, and a few minutes of time before your trip.
We know the best way to experience the history of a place is on foot, so we’re going to give you a virtual map and an itinerary to follow. Using the map, you can easily navigate from one stop to the next—it’s easy to find your way around Nice by foot.
We’ve taken care of the details: when and where to go, an audio guide to listen during the tour, an interactive map, time-tested itineraries, a dedicated mobile app with GPS-guided technology. We do all the hard work and give you total freedom – explore at your own pace.
During our self-guided walking tour in Nice, you will be able to discover all the city’s main attractions. The itinerary of our self-guided walking tour is as follows:
It’s the historic marketplace and meeting point of Nice. It’s also considered the cultural centre of the South, inspiring Picasso, Chagall, Matisse, Nietzsche, Aragon, Tolstoy, Berlioz, Bizet and Paganini.
This monument celebrates the 150th anniversary of Nice being part of France. The sculpture is 30 metres high and is known to be the tallest in France.
This green space is named after Pompidou, France’s President in the early 70s, as it was a particularly favorite spot of his on his visits around the country.
You are going to visit the third version of the Opera House.
There are plenty of stalls selling fresh flowers, artisanal items such as jewellery, lavender bags, tote bags and pieces of artwork.
Palais de la Prefecture is a magnificent building; built here in the 1500s to host the Savoie family, rulers of Nice, after the castle of Nice was abandoned.
It’s a grandiose major courtroom here in Nice.
Place Rossetti is famous among the locals and is one of the most beautiful squares in the Old Town, housing restaurants, ice cream parlours and various artisanal stores.
This street is now home to various local favorites and excellent places to go out if you want to find somewhere off the beaten path within the historic Old Town.
You will visit a plaque which commemorates Niccolo Paganini, a famous violinist and will learn interesting details about his life.
The Promenade des Anglais takes its name from the English tourists, who would promenade along the sea with their parasols…a strange sight to the working-class Niçois.
You will discover the remains of an ancient Castle hill in Nice. You will have a breathtaking view of Promenade des Anglais and its important highlights as hotel Negresco.
Here is a list of reasons that will encourage you to opt for a self guided tour instead of a group tour.