Nice Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Nice

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Nice. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Nice as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Nice.

2 Days in Nice - Perfect Weekend Guide

As one of the largest cities on the renowned French Riviera, Nice is an acclaimed coastal town that will charm you with its high culture, high-end resorts, and glamorous fine-dining options. Because of its warm sunshine and down-to-earth attitude, Nice attracts many visitors through the year. Do you have 48 hours in Nice? Here is how you make the most of your time.

How to spend 2 days in Nice?

Day 1 in Nice

Start your Nice trip by exploring the top attractions of the city. Drive along the middle Corniche road and admire the sweeping views over the French Riviera’s gorgeous coastline first thing in the morning. Next, visit the Castle of Nice. As you make your way to the castle, you will pass through many lush gardens and hidden waterfalls. From high up, enjoy the views of the city of Nice and the Baie des Anges (Bay of Angels). As the afternoon draws closer, head to Cimiez. It is said that Queen Victoris used to spend most of her time at this stylish neighbourhood. Here you can first visit Promenade des Arts, followed by Acropolis Center, the Modern Art Museum, and the Russian Orthodox Cathedral. Next visit the Place Garibaldi. Located at the heart of Nice’s historic Old Town, this bustling square has traditional flower markets, boutique shops, and many roadside cafés. Later in the afternoon, head to the Promenade des Anglais. It is here that you can view the striking architecture of Nice.

In the evening, head for a wine-tasting session. This workshop will start with an introduction to France's most famous wine regions, followed by a wine-tasting session that offers the best of fresh & crisps rosé wines, fruity white wines and rich red wines.

Day 2 in Nice

Start the morning of your day 2 of 2-day Nice tour by embarking on an art tour. Dive deep into the culture of the French Riviera as you head to the Cimiez Neighbourhood yet again. First stop, visit the Marc Chagall National Museum. Featuring many of Marc Chagall's works, this museum is best known for Chagall’s biblical paintings and a large collection of Old Testament paintings. Next, head to the Matisse Museum on Cimiez Hill. Explore this colourful and eye-catching museum which has many of the Henri Matisse's works. Take a cab to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and visit the luxurious 20th century Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Once a private property, this quintessential lavish Italian-style villa that is a must-visit!

After a hearty lunch at 7 Villermont, head to the Molinard Perfume Workshop to create the perfect scent. France is famed for its perfumes and what better place to master this mixology than Nice! This workshop will let you try your hand at mixing various bases, fragrances, and essential oils to create your signature scent. In the evening, travel along the scenic coastal route to reach Monte Carlo. After exploring this glamorous town, enjoy a delicious 3-course gourmet dinner before heading back to Nice.

Best Hotels in Nice for 2 Day Trip

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