Your stay in our 3-star hotel in Nice with the Côte d’Azur Excursions Service
We offer a range of excursions for exploring the beautiful region of Nice and the surrounding area.
Buy your tickets in your hotel as soon as you arrive on the Nice Riviera.
With this service, you can enjoy faster access to sites, no queues and special prices, making your stay in Nice stress-free!
With its superb guided tours, Côte d’Azur Excursions, based in Nice, offers you the opportunity to visit the region in a group or individually. 3 times a week enjoy our guided tours from the hotel.
Explore the treasures of the Côte d’Azur on full-day or half-day trips during your holiday in our Hotel in Nice!
These excursions can also depart from Nice, Cannes and Menton.
- Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
- Villa Rothschild
- Villa Kerylos
- Shows at the Casino Ruhl
- Boat trips from Nice port
- Explore Nice and Monaco by double-decker bus
- Show tickets
- Monaco, St Paul de Vence, Cannes
- The Esterel
- The countryside around Nice, Cannes and Var
- Cetacean sea discovery tour
- The Nice Grand Tour by night (June to September)
- Aroma workshops, wine-tasting and gastronomy excursions
For information, prices, tour reservations or quotes, please contact:
Miss Sonia Delteil
Tel : +33 (0)4 93 16 43 11
Fax : +33 (0)4 93 16 43 13
Port : +33 (0)6 15 42 13 02
The benefits of the 3-star Hotel Le Royal Excursion Service
- Vacances Bleues Guides are on hand during your excursions and can meet the needs of all types of client. Our guides undergo first aid refresher training every year.
- All-inclusive tours (entrance fees, lunch including drinks during full-day trips).
- Excursions available all year round (except mid-November to mid-December).
- Varied programmes that change every week.
- You will receive an excursions programme when you arrive at the 3-star Hotel Le Royal and our ‘holiday advice teams’ are on hand to advise you and guide you throughout your stay in Nice.
- Regular monitoring of quality products and partners.
- Our local agent in Nice can offer tours to suit your needs during your stay.
- Information on all these services and excursions can be found at the 3-star Le Royal Hotel in Nice.
Ask at reception when you arrive at the hotel.
The 3-star Hotel Le Royal in Nice offers a wide range of activities, including walking tour recommendations, unmissable visits and events.
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Here are just some of the coach trips available from your hotel in Nice.
Crowds pack the market, where colour and bargains await. But close at hand are the peace and quiet of the countryside, where you can enjoy an Italian meal followed by a visit to the Ligurian village of Dolce Acqua, which has retained its medieval character.
Explore the Principality of Monaco, including The Rock, the cathedral, the changing of the guard on Palace Square and lunch in the old town. Visit to the famous Oceanographic Museum in the afternoon.
Climb on board for a guided cruise along the coast to St Tropez, visiting the Bay of Cannes, the Gulf of La Napoule, the Esterel and the Corniche d’Or, the Var coast with St Raphael, Ste Maxime and, finally, the Gulf of St Tropez. St Trop’ is a mythical location par excellence, combining Provençal charm and an international ambiance. Lunch at your leisure in the old port. Guided tour of the old town, taking in the port, the church, the narrow streets, the fortifications and the Place des Lices. Tour of the citadel with its panoramic views over the gulf, the peninsula, the luxury villas and the sailors’ cemetery. Return by boat in the late afternoon.
Through the Var valley to Touët and climb on board the famous Train des Pignes. Journey of around 1 hour 20 minutes along the line’s most scenic route through tunnels and across viaducts. Lunch in a village inn. An afternoon spent exploring the town of Entrevaux, fortified by Vauban, with its cathedral, bread oven and narrow streets.
The programme includes a gourmet tasting session.
Coach tour of billionaires’ playground, with a stop at Plateau de la Garoupe to enjoy the panoramic views and visit the Fishermen’s Chapel. Discover the Le Suquet district in Cannes with its wonderful view of the city of stars, before going down to La Croisette and the Palais des Festivals.
Not far from the Italian Riviera, explore Dolce Acqua, a small Ligurian village that has retained its mediaeval character. Then enjoy a ‘multimedia’ journey through the four seasons of the Nervia Valley. Visitors will be transported on a journey to discover the best-kept secrets of the natural and human environment, a sensory journey in which 3D images, aromas and music come together in a wonderful crescendo.
A walk along the Promenade des Anglais, in the direction of Eze, the eagle’s nest of the Côte d’Azur, to visit this astounding mediaeval village whose narrow streets are lined with artisan workshops. Followed by a visit to a perfumery. During this tour, you will follow the three Corniches and discover stunning vistas.
Along the lower valley to the Pont du Loup for a visit to an artisan confectionery. After crossing the verdant Gorges du Loup, a visit to the village of Gourdon, the eagle’s nest, with its panoramic views and narrow streets lined with shops selling spun glass and fine crafts. A visit to a perfume factory in Grasse.
Across the Bay of Cannes by boat to the island of Sainte Marguerite with its harmonious blend of nature, culture and relaxation. As soon as you land, you will be struck by the scent of pine and eucalyptus and the abundant life of the island. Visit to Fort Royal, with the barracks, the chapel, the Bazaine terrace and the museum of the sea that informs visitors about the history of the site and the cell of the Man in the Iron Mask. Free time to enjoy the natural environment with its amazing range of plant fragrances.
From Imperia, you will travel along the Italian Riviera and discover the superb Italian coastline. Free time in San Remo before following the coast back to Menton.
On board the mini tourist train to discover the Principality of Monaco, including the Oceanographic Museum, the Cathedral, the Place du Palais, the port, Monte Carlo with its casino and the Grand Prix circuit. Then a guided tour of The Rock and free time.
Sightseeing tour by coach to see the city’s main monuments and districts. Along the Promenade du Paillon to Cimiez to discover the monastery, the olive groves and the Roman ruins. Then a guided tour of Old Nice with its narrow streets and Mediterranean charm.
A sumptuous guided coastal route lasting about one hour; succumb to the charms of the sea… From Cap de Nice through the famous Villefranche Bay to the Promenade des Anglais, you will be astounded by the magical surroundings and the wealth of beautiful buildings and magnificent villas.
A visit to the famous mediaeval village of Saint Paul, exploring its narrow streets lined with shops selling arts and crafts.
Snack in St Agnes
A visit to the highest coastal village in Europe. Enjoy the spectacular views from its 700 m perch and admire its narrow streets and parish church. Then enjoy a snack at the village inn.
In Tourrettes-sur-Loup, a visit to a farm growing violets, the village’s main crop; explore the greenhouses and discover the history of this activity. Then enjoy a guided tour of the picturesque village of Tourrettes-sur-Loup, with its narrow streets, panoramic views and belfry.
Visit to the Villa Kerylos in the heart of the Baie des Fourmis, a reconstruction of a Greek villa from the time of Pericles, with marble columns, mosaics and antique furniture.
Explore this villa where the Baroness brought together exoticism, fantasy and the finest collections of art, furniture, tapestries, porcelains, bronzes and paintings. Visit the nine gardens: Spanish, Stone, Florentine, Japanese, Rose, Provençal, Exotic, Sèvres and the French garden, where musical fountains spring from the ground every ten minutes.
Admire the Villa Santo Sospir in St Jean Cap Ferrat. Jean Cocteau was invited there by his friend Francine Weisweiller in 1949; the artist transformed the villa into a large studio and decorated it with frescoes and mosaics. Return to Menton along the French Riviera by the Corniches.