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Nice: Bay of Villefranche 5-Hour Electric Bike Tour14 Reviews
Glamour Experience: Nice & Bay of Villefranche on a 5H eBike tour. Cycle the coastal routes (French Riviera) & old fishermen’s town of Villefranche. Visit a majestic 16th century fortress, and more.
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- Discover a fantastic chapel of fishermen designed by Jean Cocteau (unique modern artist, and rival of Picasso)
- Admire the most beautiful seaside landscapes surrounding Nice and Villefranche Bay
- See incredible villas built during Belle Epoque Period, owned by some famous people and rich oligarchs
- Visit a villa once owned by the Rothschild banking family see its 8 amazing different gardens (optional)
- Marvel at the unbelievably ornate antique Greek villa of Kerylos (optional)
DescriptionDiscover the old world opulence and modern-day glamor of Nice on a 5-hour electric bike tour of the Bay of Villefranche. Meet your guide near Place Garibaldi in the city center, and set off to explore the French Riviera from the saddle of a bicycle. Pedal through hills with Wonderfull villas & mediterranean forest on the Cape of Nice. Marvel at the Belle Époque villas on both sides. Stop to take photos of the best landscape spots over Angels & Villefranche's Bays . Continue along the coast to Villefranche-sur-Mer, enjoying breathtaking views over the Cap Ferrat along the way. Hear about some of the most famous residents of the magnificent villas you see en route. Upon arrival at Villefranche, take a walking tour of the Old Town and discover tiny streets full of charm. We will pass through the 16th-century fortress, built above the sea to protect the bay from pirates and French attacks. Now the site of several museums, including the Volti Sculpture Museum, the fortress is also home to City Hall and gardens with interesting view points from the towers and walls. If you are hungry for more, continue to Saint Jean Cap Ferrat to take part in optional water activities, such as jet skis, canoes, and more. Villefranche is perfect for embracing the slow “Dolce Vita” and swimming in azure waters. Alternatively, stroll through the beautiful gardens of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, marvel at the Greek-style Villa Kerylos, or go to the stunning Villa Santo Sospir to see wall drawings by one of its former residents, Jean Cocteau. Cycle back to Nice via an alternative route popular with the locals.
IncludesEBike rental with basket, lock and helmet Picnic lunch of local food specialties Local and professional guide
- Please bring your swim suit and a towel if you would like to swim