Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Nice Old Town (Vieux Nice) - OPERA
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For shorter stays, please enquire. Centrally located in the heart of the old Nice, just a stone's throw from the Beach, the Opera House and the flower market, this refurbished apartment offers a good level of comfort in a great location. With a fully equipped kitchen, oak parquet floors, and fitted wardrobes it is the ideal holiday location.
You'll find an abundance of good cafe's and restaurants up and down the pedestrian streets of the old quarter to tempt you with local specialties. The shopping is excellent, from small specialized boutiques selling local products to many of the designer label stores.
Getting around: Busses- The TAM busses are operated by the Conseil General des Alpes Maritimes and now charge a flat 1.50euro per person, per trip. ie Every time you get on the bus, you pay 1. 50 euro regardless of how far you are going. The busses are clean, usually on time, and air conditioned.
Trains- The TER trains are the ones that serve the coastal towns, they are regular and clean. A ticket Nice to Monaco return will set you back 6 euro, but if you fancy spending the day exploring several towns then you are best to go for the Carte Isabelle which allows you on and off the train from Frejus to Vintimiglia as many times as you like in one day, and costs 12 euro, unfortunately it is only available in the summer month July to September.
If train journeys is what you enjoy then you might want to consider the Chemin de Fer de Provence which offers a very scenic train through the lower Alpes from Nice to Dignes, clinging to the hill sides as it meanders its way across valleys and on up into the hills.
Tram- The tram is popular, and is therefore usually crowded, Tickets can be bought at the stops, from the booths on the platforms
Pricing is as follows;
1 trip ticket = 1 .50euro
10 trip ticket = 10 euro
1 day pass = 4 euro
7 day pass = 15 euro
Cyclotour- You will see, dotted around Nice, strange tricycles with a covered back seat. If you are worn out from to much walking and/or shopping, use them. They are usually driven by students who will take you wherever you want for 1euro/km, even on a tour of Nice.
Parking- For those of you who come by car, parking Saleya (under cours Saleya) do passes for the duration of your stay . As a guide they charge 50euro for a three day pass and 8 euro a day thereafter, which allows you in and out as often as you like. It is worth remembering that if it is your birthday they will offer you your birthday parking for free, and they have bicycles that they will lend free to car park users. You can get information on all this on site in the car park.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- not suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible