Nice and « The Belle Epoque »
The so called ” Belle Époque”( Beautiful Era) invented a new architecture. It is a time that runs from the 19th century to WWI, when the Elite of the European aristocracy decided to winter on the French Riviera (mainly for the mild winters, special light and blue skies)
The ornated, elegant, majestic style of ”Belle Époque” can be found in excellence in Nice.
On our tour, both by bus and walking, we will discover major examples of this magnificient architure in the center of the city (Promenade des Anglais, Avenue Jean Medecin and Cimiez district on the hill) a whole range of splendid buildings to admire with your guide.
Our visit will end up in front of the Opera house, near old town.
Upon request this tour can include a cosy tea or coffee time and cake, in the elegant atmosphere of Hôtel Negresco, still regarded today as the ”pearl” of the ” Belle Époque” here in Nice.