Full day tour. Visit of four different gardens in Nice, in the morning, followed in the afternoon by a trip to the french italian border to visit the Hanbury gardens situated near Vintimiglia.
1) Castle hill :
8H30 : departure from hôtel by bus.
8H45 : Arrival at the foot of the hill to take the lift up to the top
9H00 to 9H45 : Visit of the parc, its historical sites and panoramic views. Walk down on foot.
10H00 : Departure by bus for Vigier Parc on Franck Pilatte Boulevard.
2) Vigier Parc
10H15 to 10H35 : Visit of the parc
10H40 : Departure for Cimiez via Franck Pilatte boulevard, the Smith Castle, and viewpoint at Mount Boron.
11H00 to 11H45 : visit of the roman arena and its parc, and the gardens of the Franciscan monastery.
View over the roman site from the Bellanda garden entrance.
11H45 : Departure for the Albert 1st gardens via Cimiez boulevard, Carabacel boulevard and the Paillon.
4) Albert 1st gardens
12H15 to 12H45 : Visit of the gardens- Free time for lunch. If budget permits, lunch can be organized in a tipical restaurant in old Nice, with local specialities.AFTERNOON :
Trip to Italy : don’t forget passports or identification papers.
14H00 : Departure for Hanbury gardens via motorway to Menton. Then sea side road to pass border at Pont Saint-Louis. The entrance of the gardens is 3 km away on the right.
15H00 to 17H00 : Visit of the Hanbury gardens with a stop by the sea for refreshments (inside the gardens).
17H15 : Departure for Nice
18H15 : Arrival in Nice.
N.B. : Provide for entrance fee at the Hanbury gardens