Nice and Eze, alternative tour for F1 days from port of Cannes

Shore excursion from port of Cannes, France

  • Duration 7h
  • Activity level low

What you'll do

Upon arrival of your cruise, our guide will be waiting for you at the port identified with a sign.

We will leave the port of Cannes and head towards Nice via the highway. The city of

Nice is a natural amphitheater in the BAIE DES ANGES.

Upon our arrival, we will take a panoramic tour of the center of Nice, passing through the Avenue of the English built in 1822 as a road along the seashore from where you are going to be able to admire all the old English palaces built in the XIX century and converted into hotels and apartments.

We will then cross the Bay of Angels passing in front of the Mediterranean Palace with its Art Deco facade of female figures and seahorses, converted into a luxury hotel, casino and show hall. We will also contemplate the famous Hotel Negresco where so many nobles and famous people have stayed including kings of all Europe. Later, we will go to the Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Nicolas (exterior visit) continuing through the old town on a pedestrian visit crossing the ALBERT GARDENS

We will enjoy a beautiful walk through the main square of Nice, Place Massena, which is located between Old Nice and the most modern part of the city with its red facades and blue shutters that offer the typical image of the region. The fountain that represents various Greek myths in the center of which stands a seven-meter-high (23 feet) statue of Apollo. Opaque statues of kneeling men representing the seven continents stand on tall poles along the tram, a modern work of art by Catalan artist Jaume Plensa.

We will pass through the Palace of Justice built in the neoclassical style at the end of the 19th century and the Sainte Réparate Cathedral until we reach Cours Saleya for a free visit to the Flower Market (please note it is closed on Mondays).

After this journey, we will continue by bus to Eze, one of the most picturesque and impressive towns on the Côte d'Azur. A double fortified gate from the 14th century allows us to enter the old town of Eze and walk through the narrow cobblestone streets. Here we can visit the castle and its stunning views of the sea and the mountains.

We will visit the typical Fragonard perfume factory to discover the secrets of the manufacture of the best perfumes and natural cosmetics in the region.

After enjoying some free time, we will return to the port of Cannes for boarding once the excursion is over.

Details

MANDATORY EXTRAS:

HEADPHONES: 4USD (OPTIONAL for children under 12);  to be paid at the time of booking.

OBSERVATIONS:

  • Level: Easy/Panoramic/cultural
  • Comfortable footwear is recommended.
  • Due to the irregularities of the terrain, this tour is not recommended for people with reduced mobility, people who require the use of a wheelchair or travel with baby strollers.

Meeting point

PLEASE note that the cruise ship will not dock at the port, it will anchor outside of the port.

An assisting ferry will be used to take passengers from cruise to land and back. This assisting ferries have a 60-80 passenger capacity. One assisting ferry leaves every 10-15 minutes and takes about 25 minutes to dock at port.

PLEASE try to get to the port as soon as possible to avoid tour delays, we recommend to coordinate ahead of time with onboard cruise line personnel to guarantee space on first ferry.

Our guide will be waiting for you outside of the port terminal in the PARKING QUAI LAUBEUF identified with a sign.

Please do not attempt to find the bus by yourself, just wait at the meeting location. Please locate our personnel and they will guide you to the bus.

Punctuality is very much appreciated since port police only allows a 30-minutes window to pick up passengers at the parking location.

 

Price

From the port of Cannes
Year Groups Price
2022 Group of 32 people 1220.0 €
2022 Group of 53 people 1455.0 €
2023 Group of 32 people 1220.0 €
2023 Group of 53 people 1455.0 €
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