During your stay enjoy a Private tour of Nice
Thanks to a Private tour of Nice, you could discover Nice also during the winter season, and the peak of it is the carnival
So, we will be very happy to welcome you here, from your arrival at Nice airport and we will take care of your stay here.
Nice is the capital of the French Riviera and has a very ancient carnival
Originally the carnival of Nice started in the 13th century, called ” the joyous days of carnival” mocking every one and everybody behind masks.
Since the 18th century the carnival of Nice was influenced by the carnival of Venice in Italy,
And from 183O appeared the first carriages, and parades, but 1873 is the very beginning of the modern carnival with the King of the carnival entering in his city.
Today the carnival of Nice, is renown also abroad for the Battle of Flowers for all that magic and light during winter season!!
The Flower Parades
Private tour of Nice will allow you to discover Nice with very valuable insight from tour guide born here
It is almost 80 000 flowers on each carriage and the very nicest costumed model throw the flowers to the visitors
All together about 2000 people work for this event, every year with passion : dancers, musicians,or carnavaliers who has all the knowledge and expertise
It is also famous for the Carnavaliers, they are not only artists and hand crafters working the whole year for the next carnival.
Here is a suggestion during your stay here
Of course, the is period of carnival and winter season is just a great moment also to discover the town and its surroundings
discover with your tour guide the heritage of the town of Nice, its main highlights
It could be a walking tour or also guided with a vehicle
- Old town history and heritage at the cours saleya, Nicois culture
- the cathedral area and the chapels of the baroque style
- The hill top of the castle, and the medieval ages ruins, the nicest views form the old town
- the Plaza Massena and the new gardens and fountains
- The nice and tasty local specialties : socca pan bagnat and also the great nicois menu
- Garibaldi square
Have more informations about Carnical and festivities
check on the tourist office of Nice : http://en.nicecarnaval.com
Please don’t hesitate also to contact us directly : 00 33 6 18 17 40 52