Travel Blogs from Nice
... I'm back in New Jersey heading to work. Oh well, nothing I can do now but wait. After a 15 minute wait, really wasn't that bad, train arrives, and I hop on for the short 25 minute ride to Cannes.
Upon arrival in Cannes, walk out of the train station and make my way about 5 minutes onto the main attraction of Cannes, the waterfront promenade with the high-end shops and hotels. Of course, the first think you see is the theater ...
... the first ancient games site. After a tour through the New Museum we walked to lunch in the old town of Plaka. Back on board we enjoyed the live show in the theatre of Ventriloquist, Gareth Oliver who came runner up to Susan Boyle in the English version of "You've Got Talent". He was hilarious. Late night entertainment on the Sky Deck was a sing-along to ABBA songs (with cocktails). 11 October - at sea (rest day...) It was great to have a ...
... tram day passes, the distance to the Promenade des Anglais was short, so we set out on foot.
The promenade is dotted with public and private beaches. We decided upon arrival to pay for a spot on a private beach for both safety and comfort. We arrived right at 2 PM, just as half day prices went into effect. We compared cost and menus at several before settling on Beau Rivage Plage. We ordered a bottle of rosé and toasted goodbye to ...
... as streets blocked of. we then decided to get back on train and as we left Monaco decided to get of train prior to Nice at one of the lovely little seaside towns. Yes, we had our mastercard for this eventuality as most of this area is home to some very rich people. We ended up at Vilefranche-sur-Mer which reminded me very much of Porto Venere near La Spezia. There is quite a large beach? and there were quite a few people lazing on the sand?. ...
... Bunny pooped out jelly beans (as he does) around the place leading to Peter Rabbit, that I sneakily bought and packed back in the Betrix Potter Museum back in Lake District. And, of course, a chocolate bunny. So while the girls were looking at instagram pics of their friends posting mass amounts of chocolate that would end up vomited down the toilet by lunch time, they were more than happy with their one chocolate bunny and a Peter Rabbit. I ...
Other places to stay in Nice
Medecin, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $287
- Fabulous hotel
- Excellent location but beware the extra costs
- EXCELLENT LOCATION!!!!
Fabron, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $250
- Very good hotel now it's been refurbished
- Nice Hotel
- Nice Hotel, Rip off Taxis.......
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $356
- Very nice, shame about the breakfast
- Really perfect, pure luxury
- Brand new hotel, in a perfect location.
Musiciens, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Enjoyable stay-value for money
- Forget the breakfast
- Average Hotel - 3 star more realistic
Centre Ville, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $152
Cimiez, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Very happy hour or two
- Classic rooms are not so nice
- Not Up To Standard
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Very nice hotel
- Great staff
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $157
- Great Location....Poor Value
- Don't pick this hotel if you want a good night's sleep
Gambetta, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Overpriced arrogance
- Not quite on the Promenade
- Great Stay!
Arenas, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Not EVEN four stars!
- Appalling service on reception
- Excellent location - not up to 4 star
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $188
- Hot and Impersonal
- The best location
- Pretty good place
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $310
- What a dissappointment!
- Viva La Negresco
- Nix the Negresco
Centro Historico, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $209
- Horrid Hotel would never return
- Happy with our choice
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $163
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $73
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $90
Baumettes, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $87
- Great Price for real modern facilities
- Fun for the family
- Très bon!
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $210
- Not as nice as I expected
- Not very pleasant at all !
- Cozy room with great view
Carabacel, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $168
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Arenas, Nice | 1 star hotelfrom $64
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $115
- Great value and location
- Good Value in Nice
- ABove Standard 2 * Hotel
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $296