A Weekend in Nice France: The Perfect 3 Day Nice Itinerary Story

By Alli Sewell

Introduction

A Weekend in Nice France: The Perfect 3 Day Nice Itinerary Story

Nice, located on the French Riviera (or Côte d’Azur) in southeast France, is a flawless mix of sand, sun, and... Read more

Day 1

Riviera Stroll: Promenade des Anglais to Place Massena

Your three day Nice itinerary will begin on the famous Promenade des Anglais. A walk along the promenade is a... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Promenade des Anglais

Taking a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais is a must when in Nice. This 7 km long walkway takes... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Jardin Albert 1er

The Jardin Albert 1er is a beautiful city garden located off of Promenade des Anglais. It’s the perfect place to... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Parc de la Colline du Château

Colline du Château, or Castle Hill, is a tranquil park located in Vieux, Nice. It's one of the most popular... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Chapelle de la Miséricorde

Nice is known not just for its vast history and many traditions but also for its multiple churches and monasteries.... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Place Massena

Located between old and new Nice, Place Massena is one of the largest squares in Nice. The square itself is... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Hotel Negresco

Hotel Negresco is a famous hotel in Nice and on the Riviera in general. Along with being the place to... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 7

Opera de Nice

A visit to Opera de Nice, the main opera venue in Nice, is highly recommended for lovers of the arts.... Read more

Day 2

An Excursion to Èze

Your three day Nice travel itinerary will take you out of Nice briefly on day two of your trip. Your... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Èze

Èze is a quaint hill-top village located just 12.5 km from Nice. Being just a 30-minute drive by car or... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Cours Saleya Market

Cours Saleya is an open-air market featuring fruit and vegetable stalls and its well-known flower market. The market is open... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Maido

Maido is a cute Japanese bistro that's perfect for a relaxed lunch or dinner. Everything is made in house and... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Riviera Bar Crawl

Hopping on a Riviera Bar Crawl is a great way to see all that Nice’s nightlife has to offer. Along... Read more

Day 3

Nice Through Art and History

The last day of your Nice travel guide will take you to some of the city’s best cultural and historical... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Cimiez

Cimiez is an upscale residential area of Nice that was in the past home to French nobility. Today, the area... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Musee National Marc Chagall

Often regarded by historians as one of the last of the first generation of European Modernists, artist Marc Chagall lived... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

Chez Pipo

Chez Pipo is the perfect place to stop for lunch or a quick snack. This affordable cafe has a range... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain

The Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain (or the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art) houses various eye-catching works-of-art from... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 5

Musee du Palais Lascaris

Palais Lascaris is a historical European monument and is housed in a 17th-century aristocratic building. It’s currently used as a... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 6

Restaurant Le Safari

For a taste of traditional French cuisine and Niçoise specialties, a meal at Le Safari is highly recommended. This quaint... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

Nice is a melting pot of culture, history, fantastic cuisine, and stunning scenery. If you're planning a trip to France,... Read more