Departures from UK airports are available throughout the year. Flight schedules vary between airports and seasons so please contact us for details of flights operating from your local airport. The lead-in price from £489pp is available in the low season from November through to March. April to October prices start from £589pp. The price is based on two people sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date and airport. All holidays are tailor-made with extra nights, single rooms, hold luggage and hotel upgrades available at a supplement.
Fly direct to Nice. On arrival join the private transfer to your hotel where you will spend 4 nights.
Today is the day to start your discovery of Nice, the capital of the French Riviera. Choose either a morning or afternoon tour. The tour commences with a drive along the promenade des Anglais, reach the Castle hill to admire the fantastic view, and walk to the waterfalls and its gardens. Continue to Cimiez, an aristocratic area of Nice and discover the Regina Palace where Queen Victoria stayed. You will also find the ruins of the ancient Roman amphitheatre and its neighbourhood (11th century) near the Matisse museum. Admire the Franciscan Monastery and its rose gardens. In the Russian neighbourhood, admire the Saint Nicolas Orthodox Cathedral opened in 1912, Russia's largest religious building outside Russia. Stroll through the old town of Nice and discover the Palais de Justice, the Opera and the famous flower market on the Cours Saleya court. (Please note the flower market is only open in the morning).
A magnificent day exploring the famous French Riviera. Follow the coast road as you drive to Antibes with its incredible harbour and remparts. Stop in Cannes famous for its film festival. Continue to the medieval village of St Paul de Vence made famous by actors and artists living there. Your tour will go through on the scenic roads of the " Moyenne Corniche " offering a splendid view over Villefranche-sur-mer and the peninsula of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat. Discover Eze another medieval village overlooking the French Riviera and take the opportunity to visit the perfume factory Fragonard. Drive through La Turbie with its panoramic views before reaching the luxurious principality of Monaco with its Prince’s Palace, the Monte Carlo Casino and lavish gardens and of course the Grand Prix circuit.
Enjoy a day on your own. Return to some of the spots already visited or explore one of the numerous museums. If art is your thing it is worth remembering that Nice is home to collections by both Chagall and Matisse.
Check out of your hotel and join the private transfer back to the airport for the return flight to the UK, or if your flight time permits, leave your luggage with the hotel and enjoy a final few hours relaxing in the city.
Our opinion...A welcoming and comfortable art-deco hotel, in a great location in the heart of Nice near the shopping centre, the Promenade des Anglais and the beach.
Location...The Hotel du Midi is located on an avenue that leads you to the Old Town where you will find plenty of shops, markets, restaurants and night-life.
Accommodation...The hotel has cosy guest rooms that are well furnished and equipped with modern amenities.
Facilities…Breakfast room and Bar/lounge.
Transport…100 metres from Nice Train Station. 300 metres from Station de tramway Gare Theirs.