Discover Nice and the beautiful seaside villages
« The Mont Boron , the Mont Alban and Villefranche »
By following the seaside, direction Monaco, you must explore Mont Alban and Mont Boron, which offer some points of view on the city of Nice and the bay of Villefranche.
Start from the port of Nice, take the boulevard Franck Pilatte and join the boulevard Maeterlinck.
At the crossing roads after a short but deep slope, take the forest road of the Mont Boron. For this ascent our trekking bikes (21 speeds) or our electric bikes are the best choice.
After having explored these two hills, join Villefranche to visit its old town plenty of charm and its old stone houses, take a coffee next to the sea and relax on its sandy beach.
Take advantage of our special offer: Pack Bike & Paddle Board and continue to explore the bay of Villefranche on a Paddle board.
|Route duration||2 h 30|
|Ascending elevation||220 meters|
|Our bike choice||Trekking bike, Electric bike|
« Nice, Cagnes sur Mer and Antibes »
From the Promenade des Anglais, going west in the direction of Antibes by taking advantage of the 20 km of cycle track which joins this fortified village and its old Vauban Fort.
This cycle track following the seaside is secured and flat.
On the way to Antibes, you will cross successively the cities of St Laurent du Var , Cagnes sur Mer, Villeneuve Loubet.
At Antibes you will discover the old town, its ramparts overlooking the sea and its port, the biggest European one with its famous “billionaires dock” where you could admire the most beautiful yachts on the French Riviera. The Picasso museum is a not-to-be-missed tourist destination.
A little farther you can find its magnificent sandy beach ( Garoupe beach) and the famous Cap d’Antibes, a peaceful place by the seaside.
For this tour, our fitness bikes are the most adapted.
|Route duration||3 heures min.|
|Ascending elevation||0 meter|
|Our bike choice||Fitness bike, Trekking bike, road bike|
« Nice City »
Thanks to our trekking bike explore the city of Nice.
Visit the “Place du Général de Gaulle” in the North of the city and its typical food market of Local products and taste a ‘Pan Bagna’ in “Tintin’s shop” or you can try the fresh pasta in “A casa di Giorgio”, two well-known restaurants for local citizens.
Nearby you can admire the old “Old railway station of Provence”.
Then by going down the boulevard Gambetta in the direction of the sea, make a stop at the Russian Cathedral St Nicholas, an architectural achievement of the Russian art.
Going back to the Place Masséna, join the Place Garibaldi. Interested in history, take advantage of it to visit the crypt, like the catacombs of Paris, you will explore an underground mistery network.
Enjoy walking in the old city streets (early in the morning) and discover “The Saleya Court”, its flower market, fruits and vegetables (every day) Taste the “Socca” at the restaurant “René Socca” or “Pipo”.
Looking for a small ascension, explore the Castle hill, a rocky headland in the centre of the city. Look at the waterfall from the 19th century, the ruins of cathedral built during the 13th century, and the fantastic view above the port and the old city.
Don’t forget the hills of Cimiez, its holiday place during “Belle époque” and the old palace hotel “The Regina” built for the Queen Victoria vacation, and then transformed in luxurious houses. Then visit Chagall and Matisse museum, the archaeological site of the Cimiez arenas, and its Monastery surrounded with beautiful garden and flowers.
Our advice: use a trekking bike (21 speeds) or an electric bike for the ascents.
|Route duration||1 h 30 to 4 h (with museum visits)|
|Ascending elevation||100 meters|
|Our bike choice||Fitness bike, Trekking bike, electric bik|