Travel Blogs from Nice
... by this time having thoroughly enjoyed the shopping at Nice! We made our way back to the car via the flea markets but none of them were really open - just a few antique shops. The boys had reserved an apartment online in Cannes and we had to check in before 7pm. It was about 5.30 - 6pm by this time so we had to get a move on.
The traffic was quite congested between Nice and Cannes, I guess it was peak hour perhaps. It took us an hour and ...
... 3 hours. We noticed quite a few plastic surgeon and dermatology clinics. I'm sure they are quite busy. All kinds of different people at the beach. Lots of families, couples, grandmas and grandpas. I certainly prefer the sand beaches. Dani and I didn't brave going into the water since we didn't have any flip flops. But we enjoyed the experience of lounging on the beach in Nice! We then grabbed some cold waters and headed back to the hotel for a ...
... the words of Bruce).
This meant a cool off so off we dived into the Med for a dip. Ashe then had a snooze and Paul, Chris and Em trekked up the hill to the lookout. Once again that night we had a nice meal with a young waiter trying to learn English. Our tutorage was returned in gratis Limoncello.
The next day Paul woke up excited, its Tour day, that's right the Tour had reached Nice in the form of the Team ...
... on, is really pretty and one either looks down onto beaches or one drives right next to them. There are also lots of little villages that one drives through and of course each one has a church steeple sticking out somewhere which I love looking at.We are so fortunate to have Angela taking us around and couldn't ask for a better tour guide as she is so knowledgable and knows the area very well.We will really miss her when we continue our trip.
We weren't really in the best mood today due to the tour stuff up yesterday but we still managed to make the most out of our day.
So after filling up on a massive buffet we were ready for the tender transfer to Villefranche port.
(For anyone who doesn't know what a tender is; it's a small ferry-like boat used by large cruise liners that cannot dock in the ports to transport all the passengers).
Once in the port, a mere 15mins later, we ...
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
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Carabacel, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $168
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