Maybe you arrived in Nice by plane, and saw the coast for a few tantalizing moments before you landed. perhaps your made your way up to Castle Hill after a walk through the Old Town, and craved an even more panoramic bird’s eye view. Or it could be that you simply love unique experiences while you’re on vacation!
Most visitors to Nice come for the gorgeous weather, the beaches, and easy access to the rest fo the French Riviera. But did you know that Nice is also a vibrant art city? By taking a Nice art tour, you’ll never see it the same again. Here are just a few of the highlights.
For those looking for an experience outside of Paris, Lyon is a fantastic destination. And once you’re down there, you can go even farther into France and experience a whole new world outside the City of Light! With just a couple of days tacked onto a Lyon trip, day trips from Lyon are suddenly doable – and lots of fun. Here are our top picks.
Have you ever wondered about those paparazzi pictures you see of the rich and famous in the summer? You know the ones – sunning on a private yacht along the French Riviera. Well, guess what – you don’t need to be rich or famous to feel like a movie star. You can actually have your own private yacht in Nice for a day!
With the long views it provides, the Rhone River makes Avignon look even better from outside its walls as it does within. But it’s also a major waterway, and a Rhone River cruise from Avignon is a unique way to get to know the region surrounding this historic town.
Many of the traboules in Lyon, or covered walkways that criss-cross through inner courtyards, are just that – walkways, or passages from street to street. They are historical, and interesting, and make you feel like you know a city you’re just visiting. But some of the traboules are destinations in and of themselves – which is why shopping Lyon’s Passage Thiaffait is vacation multi-tasking at its most fun!
When you think of Nice, the unofficial capital of the French Riviera, you think of the beach – and rightly so. A lot of daily life is lived on the beaches of Nice, all year round. But there’s so much more to Nice than the beach! Let’s take a look at just how versatile a destination it is.
While many visitors to Provence head to Arles or Avignon to use as a base from which to explore the region, Aix-en-Provence shouldn’t be overlooked. It’s a navigable, pedestrian-friendly city, and has good connections to many of the most popular sites to see. And day trips from Aix-en-Provence are a snap! Here are our favorites.