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Nice Carnival & The French Riviera


Enjoy Nice's Carnival on a holiday by rail

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Flexible Booking

Book your 2021 holiday before 18th December and you can transfer your holiday for free - no questions asked. T&C's apply

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2021 Tour code: 21PNE

About the tour

Discover the decorated floats, fancy dress, and many musicians and dancers of Nice Carnival. Enjoy a fantastic view of this colourful procession during a break to the glamorous French Riviera.


What’s included


Day 1 – London & Nice

Depart London St Pancras on the Eurostar after meeting your group at our dedicated Departure Office. Travel to Paris then join the TGV service to Nice.

Day 2 – Nice

Enjoy a guided tour of Nice this morning, travelling by coach to Masséna Square, a historic market square lined with palm trees. Continue to the Old Town, seeing the Opera House, flower market, and the Nice Cathedral. You also visit the Castle hilltop, where you can take in stunning views across the Old Town and famous Promenade des Anglais. This afternoon you are free to explore the city at your own pace.

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Days 3-4 – Nice Carnival

Today you are free to enjoy the festive atmosphere of the city. Tonight, you travel by tram to Masséna Square to experience this evening's carnival extravaganza, the Parade of Lights, from your reserved grandstand seats. Admire the innovative floats and talented performers as they wend their way through the illuminated streets.

You are free on Day 4 to discover the city.

  • Breakfast
Nice carnival
Day 5 – Monte Carlo & Monaco

Travel by coach for a guided tour of Monte Carlo and Monaco. Visit the Casino of Monte Carlo, an iconic casino with striking, palm tree-lined fountains, before continuing to Monaco by coach. Explore Jardin Exotique, a botanical garden on the cliffside of Monaco before seeing the cathedral and the Prince's Palace where you witness the Change of Guards. You return to Nice in the evening for dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 4 - Breakfast
  • Day 5 - Breakfast
Monte Carlo
Day 6 – Nice & London

Bidding goodbye to Nice, board the train to Paris where you join the Eurostar to London St Pancras.

  • Breakfast

Additional information

Please note

Please note that the order of your itinerary may vary dependent on your departure date. Please call for details.

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.


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Nice Carnival & The French Riviera

Enjoy Nice's Carnival on a holiday by rail


Lynne Broadley
Helen Laverack
Luke Simpson