This 4-hour Cannes shore trip visits Nice including the old town with its famous flower market. You also enjoy photo stops over the city along with the Bay of Villefranche and Cap Ferat. Another highlight is a visit to the Russian Cathedral.
After meeting your driver-guide at the pier in Cannes you start the journey towards Nice by driving along the Croisette Boulevard, lined with 5 Stars hotels, designer boutiques and the Cannes Film Festival Palace which gives Cannes its renowned "Hollywood" atmosphere.
Once you are in Nice you drive down La Promenade des Anglais, the famous palm tree lined street that parallels the most famous beach in the Riviera. En route to the old town you see the legendary Negresco Hotel.
In the the old town of Nice you have some free time to walk through the beautiful flower market. If you visit on a Monday the market is closed and instead there is an open air flea market.
Next your driver-guide takes to you two vantage points where you can enjoy stunning views over Nice, plus the Bay of Villefranche and Cap Ferat. You quickly learn why this a favorite vacation spot for the rich and famous.
Prior to leaving Nice, you drive through the district called Cimiez where famous museums such as the Chagall and Matisse are located. This area is also home to some ancient Roman ruins.
Your final stop is at the Russian Orthodox Cathedral. This visit is especially nice for anyone who has not visited some of the famous churches in St. Petersburg.
Finally you take the quicker freeway route back to the port of Cannes.
Mobility: Folding wheelchair OK, some sites may be inaccessible (advance notice required)
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