Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Valencia Spain
  2. 2 Tips for 2018 Eastern Europe trip
  3. 3 Porto, Galicia and Asturias (plus Leon) Hotel recommendations (??)
  4. 4 Driving in Italy
  5. 5 European Sampler, 4 weeks, 6 countries?
  6. 6 Coastal daytrip from Dartmoor Park
  7. 7 Paris in August
  8. 8 Trip Report Postcards from Retirement - the Britan 2017 Edition
  9. 9 Please help 21 day driving tour Wales & Southern England Sept 2017
  10. 10 10 days/2 kids/Munich and surrounding areas
  11. 11 Rome Water Shortage
  12. 12 8 days in Ireland -- where to go??!!
  13. 13 Getting around London
  14. 14 3 weeks in Scotland and Germany?
  15. 15 The DCC scam is spreading
  16. 16 Update on Bob the Navigator
  17. 17 Train travel to and from Paris
  18. 18 Paris and England, 14 days on the ground
  19. 19 Advise for driving from Lecce, to Pescara, Italy.
  20. 20 4 Greek islands- best way to hop?
  21. 21 Christmas in Spain
  22. 22 Best tour or day trip from EL Ferrol Spain
  23. 23 Choosing Greek Island Base for island hopping
  24. 24 Vigo Spain????
  25. 25 Advice on Spring/Fall trips to Scotland and Alsace
View next 25 » Back to the top

Please help with us with our 3 day Nice itinerary (with kids)

Jump to last reply

Hi all,

We are in the process of trying to firm up our itinerary for an upcoming trip to Europe this July which includes 3 nights in Nice. We will not have a car and will be relying on trains (and buses?). We are two adults and two children (ages 6 & 8). We are renting a suite so we have the option of eating breakfast and/or dinner in.

We arrive by air in the early morning from Toulouse on a Saturday and will depart early Tuesday morning to take the train to Ventimiglia. So we will have most of Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

The first day we plan to drop our bags at the hotel (Hotel Goldstar) and do a bit of sightseeing - perhaps hitting Chez Pipo for lunch and/or Place Rosetti & Fenocchio for ice cream. I am also very interested in the Chagall museum in Cimiez. I figured this might be my shopping afternoon since I had read that shops may be closed on Sun/Mon. DH can take daughters to the beach in the afternoon.

The next morning (Sunday) we will do the walk to the Chateau, walk along the Promenade des anglais , Place Massena & Marche aux fleurs. Lunch at Le Safari in the Cours Saleya. Beach again in p.m.

Our last full day is the Monday and I would like to see something outside of the city (requiring a train or bus). I am interested in the Fondation Maeght in St-Paul-de-Vence. I figured the girls would enjoy the outdoor sculpture garden. OR we could go to Eze or another village perche. It does not look like we could do both. Haut de Cagnes does look near St-P-D-V but not sure if we can visit the two using public transport.

Any suggestions for how to spend this Monday? not sure if stores in St-P-D-V are open. Not planning on doing any serious shopping as we will have kids in tow.

Lastly, it looks like there are public beaches in Nice but are we better off going to a private beach and paying for the loungers? I understand that the beaches are rocky so we will need to get water shoes. Note that we are going on to spend 3 days in Sestri Levante afterwards so we will have more beach time there.

Thanks in advance all!

Lisa

14 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement