January 26-28, 2024 — French Riviera: Mediterranean coast + 3 countries in a weekend!

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Expats - French Riviera: Mediterranean coast + 3 countries in a weekend!

Beaches, sea and wonderful bliss moments combined with a particularly beautiful, Mediterranean natural backdrop!

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Here are a few reasons why this trip is a must:

Local Expertise: Our tour guide is not just a guide; they’re a local who has lived and breathed Nice, offering us an insider’s perspective and revealing the hidden gems that often go unnoticed.

3 countries, 3 experiences: Traverse the charming streets of Nice, bask in the glitz of Monaco, and savor the flavors of Italy—all in one trip! Immerse yourself in a rich tapestry of cultures, languages, and cuisines that make this cross-border adventure truly unique.

Breath-Taking Views: From the azure waters of the French Riviera to the opulence of Monaco and the picturesque landscapes of Italy, this journey promises stunning vistas at every turn. Get ready to capture memories against a backdrop of unparalleled beauty.

Culinary Delights: Indulge your taste buds with the diverse and delectable offerings of each destination. From authentic French pastries to Italian gelato, this trip is a culinary feast that will leave you craving more.

Multinational Memories: Share laughs, stories, and unforgettable moments as we explore not just one, but three distinct countries. This trip is an opportunity to create memories that span borders and cultures, forging a connection that transcends geographical boundaries.


In Nice-France you will visit:

  • Promenade des Anglais: Take a leisurely stroll along this iconic promenade that stretches along the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy the sea breeze, vibrant street life, and stunning views.
  • Old Town (Vieux Nice): Lose yourself in the narrow winding streets of the Old Town, filled with colorful buildings, charming boutiques, and local markets. Place Rossetti is a must-visit square in the heart of Old Nice.
  • Castle Hill (Colline du Château): Hike up or take the elevator to Castle Hill for panoramic views of the city, the Bay of Angels, and the surrounding hills. The waterfall and ruins at the top add to the charm.
  • Cours Saleya Market: Immerse yourself in the scents and colors of the Cours Saleya Market, where you can explore fresh produce, flowers, and regional specialties. It’s a feast for the senses!
  • Negresco Hotel: Admire the Belle Époque architecture of the Negresco Hotel on the Promenade des Anglais. This iconic hotel is a symbol of luxury and elegance.

In Cannes – France you will visit:

  • La Croisette: Take a leisurely stroll along La Croisette, Cannes’ famous promenade lined with palm trees, luxury boutiques, and upscale hotels. Enjoy the view of the sandy beaches and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. La Croisette is not just a walkway; it’s a symbol of the city’s elegance and style.
  • Palais des Festivals et des Congrès: Visit the Palais des Festivals, the iconic venue that hosts the world-renowned Cannes Film Festival. The red carpet, handprints of celebrities, and the festival’s prestigious atmosphere make this a must-see for film enthusiasts.

In Ventimiglia – Italy you will visit:

  • Hanbury Botanic Gardens (Giardini Botanici Hanbury): The gardens provide a serene escape, combining natural beauty combined with beach views and with historical significance.
  • Old Town (Ventimiglia Alta): Explore the historic charm of Ventimiglia Alta, the medieval old town perched on a hill overlooking the modern city. Wander through narrow cobblestone streets, visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta with its Romanesque architecture, and soak in the authentic atmosphere of this ancient quarter. The old town offers picturesque views of the surrounding area, creating a nostalgic journey back in time.

In Monte Carlo – Monaco you will visit:

  • Monte-Carlo Casino: A symbol of elegance and opulence, the Monte-Carlo Casino is a must-visit attraction. Admire the Belle Époque architecture, try your luck in the casino, or simply revel in the glamorous atmosphere of the surrounding area.
  • The Prince’s Palace of Monaco: Explore the historic Prince’s Palace, perched on the Rock of Monaco. Witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony and take a tour of the state rooms for a glimpse into Monaco’s royal history. The panoramic views from the palace grounds are spectacular.
  • Jardin Exotique (Exotic Garden): Discover a stunning collection of succulent plants and cacti in the Jardin Exotique. The garden is perched on a cliff, providing not only a botanical delight but also breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and the city.
  • Monaco-Ville (Old Town): Wander through the narrow streets of Monaco-Ville, the old town, to experience a more traditional and charming side of Monaco. Visit the Cathedral of Monaco, where Princess Grace is buried, and explore the charming squares and shops.
  • Oceanographic Museum: Dive into the world of marine science at the Oceanographic Museum, founded by Prince Albert I. Explore fascinating exhibits, including aquariums showcasing a diverse range of marine life. The museum’s cliffside location offers stunning views of the sea.
  • Larvotto Beach: Relax on Larvotto Beach, Monaco’s public beach with soft sand and clear waters.
  • Monaco Grand Prix Circuit: If you’re a Formula 1 enthusiast, walk the famous Circuit de Monaco. Marvel at the tight turns and narrow streets that make this one of the most challenging and iconic race circuits in the world.


Start & End Date: Mon, 26 January 2024 18:00 – Wed, 28 January 2024 12:00 CET

Meeting location & time: Accommodation in Nice at 6:30pm where you will meet your guide and the rest of the participants.

Finishing location & time: Nice Old town at 2pm.


  1. Accommodation details will be shared with confirmed participants in the whatsapp group for this event.
  2. If you are arriving / leaving earlier or later, please us know in the sheet that will be shared with you closer, so that we can accordingly make the relevant arrangements.


  • Day 0 (Friday): <3km – Arrive in Nice-France + Walking tour
  • Day 2: 18 km – Walking tours exploring Ventimiglia, Monaco and Cannes
  • Day 2: 2 km – Walking tour of Nice – optional early morning

Walking Difficulty: Easy – hiking/stroll at relaxed pace on well-marked paths, moderate elevation, sure-footedness & good fitness required. Note: This is a non-hiking trip

Price: Starting from 225 euros (before any discounts are applied) + Eventbrite fees

What is included ?

  • Community leader & guide for the entire trip (Speaks English, Portugese & Spanish).
  • 2 x nights shared accommodation in Nice-France. Note: Refer to Add-on’s for additional accommodation upgrade options.
  • Breakfast on both days
  • Historical guided walking tour of Nice and Monaco.
  • Short guided tour of Ventimiglia – Italy
  • All public transportation during the trip.
  • Access to a dedicated whatsapp group for this event to connect with other trip mates, coordinate arrival options & stay in touch (link to whatsapp group in the ticket).
  • Access to a google photos album dedicated to this trip, where you can share all your amazing pics & videos.

How to get to Nice?

  • Flying is the fastest way to reach Nice-France, with direct flights from Berlin and Paris.
  • If you prefer to reach Nice by train there are budget options available by SCNF (OuiGo lines).
  • Flixbus is a budget option from a lot of locations in Italy & Switzerland.

Nice Promenade



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  • WhatsApp Group: In the ticket confirmation page, you will find a link to a whatsapp group dedicated to this event. This group is where you can connect with trip mates, coordinate arrival options & stay in touch.
  • Trip Briefing: You will find a link in the whatsapp group description to a detailed trip briefing document providing details on what to expect, how to prepare etc.
  • Google Photos Album: You will find a link in the whatsapp group description to the shared google photos album where you can upload & view all shared photos & videos from the trip.


  • Free cancellation up to 7 full days before the start of the trip. After that, cancel up to 5 days before the trip to get a 50% refund.
  • If the event is cancelled on our end, you will get a full refund.
  • Please note that the program, as well as the venue is subject to change due to extreme weather conditions, as well as to the characteristics and size of the group.
  • Urbanature Travel (UNT) needs a minimum of 5 participants for this trip to take place, else we may cancel this trip.
  • UNT reserves the right to cancel the trip, modify the route, change the accommodation or re-schedule hikes and without prior notice.
  • UNT is not responsible for any loss, theft, damage or personal injury that occurs during the trip.


Organized by Urbanature Travel

Welcome my fellow travellers! We are looking to provide you with options to travel to amazing places with our like-minded community guides. Our trips would involve a mash-up of urban exploring and comfortable nature trails & hikes planned & designed by us to ensure that you have a great time & have a more holistic experience.

Looking forward to seeing you on our trips!!!


14:00 - 18:00

Meet your guide & the rest of the participants (that have arrived already) and post completing check-in formalities, head for late lunch together at the Marche followed by Sunset from castle hill. Post sunset head back to accommodation to relax for a bit before night time festivities commence.

09:00 - 00:00

Today we would start off by going to Italy (Ventimiglia) where we go for lunch and a stroll followed by a visit to the rich & famous country of Monaco where you would go on a walking tour with your guide, we wrap up by coming back to France (Cannes), and maybe hope to spot a Hollywood celebrity during a spontaneous food tour and then head back to Nice and possibly check out it"s nightlife.

08:00 - 10:00

We head for a short stroll of Nice followed by breakfast at the old market before we wrap up in the old town and say our good bye's.