Since visiting Paris 4 years in the past, we’ve fallen head over heels for France and after our travels via Russia we observed that the most affordable flight leaving Moscow was to Good … we didn’t want any additional convincing, we had been headed to the French Riviera for the very first time!
The French Riviera is such a dreamy vacation spot. With heat blue waters, ocean entrance eating, stunning sunny days and deliciously good meals – why is that this place not in your bucket listing already?? We had three days to see as a lot of Good and it’s surrounding cities as attainable and we had been up for the problem.
If you would like what we obtained as much as within the beautiful metropolis of Good take a look at our YouTube video under, and preserve scrolling for more information and snaps from our travels right here.
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1. Go for a stroll & seize a espresso alongside Promenade des Anglais
No journey to Good could be full with spending someday having fun with the solar and sea breeze on the Promenade des Anglais. Our lodge was situated solely a brief stroll from this stunning spot, so every morning we’d head to a bit cafe proper on the waters edge, take pleasure in a espresso & have early morning chats – one of the simplest ways to start out the day!
In case you are visiting on a heat, sunny day you can too take pleasure in water sports activities right here, get your tan on or just go for a stroll and take within the beautiful coast line.
2. Eat Crepes at Creperie Le Trimaran
We love a very good crepe deal and that’s precisely what we discovered right here in Good. We recommend heading to Creperie Le Trimaran for lunch and for under 9.90€ you may get one savoury crepe AND one candy crepe of your alternative. I went for a salmon + cream cheese and Stephen went for a ratatouille (which was truly invented right here in Good), together with a lemon sugar crepe for dessert to share – delish!
3. Benefit from the views from Fortress Hill
In case you are searching for a technique to burn off all of the scrumptious French meals you’ve been consuming we recommend going for a brief hike to the highest of Fortress Hill. This hill is situated proper on the coast between Outdated City and the Good Port providing you with unbelievable views. There’s a free elevator that takes you to the highest, however we recommend getting some train in and strolling up the steps.
4. Rent a ‘convertible’
That is fingers down among the finest methods we’ve ever explored a metropolis. In Good you’ll be able to rent these mini, blue ‘convertibles’ from NiceCar and drive throughout Good. This Three wheeled automobile is tremendous simple to drive, and has an in-built GPS which helps navigate you to all the perfect spots within the metropolis. That is severely a MUST do when visiting!
5. Discover the Streets of Outdated City
We recommend spending a day strolling via the streets of Outdated City with completely no plans. Get pleasure from someday roaming via the little lanes and alleys and see what you stumble throughout. We discovered so many stunning picture spots, espresso outlets, flea markets and beautiful fountains all simply by wandering round on foot. One among our favorite issues to do when visiting an outdated European city is seeing what we are able to discover with out planning something and the Outdated City of Good is ideal for simply that!
6. Seize a scoop of Ice cream from Azzurro
In case you are a fellow ice cream lover, we suggest you head to Azzuro for a big scoop of creamy ice cream (snickers is our favorite). The explanation we cherished this spot a lot is that they hand make their waffles cones and they’re severely simply as scrumptious because the ice cream!
7. Take within the views from Fort du Mont Alban
In case you are searching for the perfect view spot in all of Good it’s essential head to Fort du Mont Alban. This 16th century fort is perched within the hills excessive above not solely Good, but additionally Villefranche and Cap Ferrat. To get right here you’ll be able to both stroll right here (which can take you round an hour), take the #14 bus or drive out right here in case you rent a NiceCar for the day.
8. Strive the native Socca
In case you are desirous to strive some native Good avenue meals than it’s essential discover some native socca. It’s constructed from chickpea flour, olive oil and water, which is stirred collectively to kind a batter. The combination is then put into a big pan and heated on a hearth, wanting just like a crepe.
After roaming via Outdated City we ended up grabbed a plate filled with socca from a busy spot known as Rene Socca. We observed a number of French audio system lining up and thought if it’s this busy it have to be good – and we had been proper! You need to line as much as seize your plate of Socca after which sit on the bar, get a drink and luxuriate in.
9. Take a Day Journey to Monaco
One more reason we cherished travelling to Good is that there are such a lot of superb spots close by you’ll be able to simply go to on a day journey. Should you solely have time for sooner or later journey we extremely recommend heading out to Monaco. To get there you’ll be able to both catch a prepare, or for only one.50€ you’ll be able to catch the #100 bus from the Port of Good (the bus journey is severely probably the most scenic bus journeys we’ve accomplished).
If you wish to see all the things we obtained as much as in Monaco, take a look at the YouTube video we filmed under.
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10. Take a look at the posh yachts at Port of Good
Good has probably the most breathtaking ports we’ve ever seen. Stuffed with luxurious yachts, we recommend heading down right here throughout lunch time and seize a chew to eat at one of many many eating places that line the port as you watch the yachts sail out and in.
The place to Keep
Throughout our Three night time keep right here in Good we checked into The Deck Lodge, situated within the coronary heart of town, solely a 5 minute stroll from the Promenade des Anglais. We stayed in considered one of their fashionable visitor rooms, with a flat-screen TV, stunning marble toilet and all you’ll be able to drink espresso!! The breakfast right here can be superb, with a alternative between continental and buffet breakfast accessible.
We cherished waking up every morning and opening up our window to the lovable French streets under. Ahhh, we’re lacking our time in Good already!
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