A visit to the Old Town is one of the main things to do in Nice.
A guided walking tour can be taken of Old Nice. The tour takes one to the Albert Premier gardens at the Palace Massena, then, into the Cours Saleya market, past the Opera house and also explores the narrow pedestrianised streets of the old town.
The Old Town boasts many palaces and venues of historical interests. The old market is famous for its fresh flowers and antiques sold at the weekends.
The restaurants in the old town have a classic French touch in their culinary delights and most restaurants have affordable prices. The old town itself is rich in history with narrow lanes, baroque churches and colourful markets.
The full tour is quite lengthy and it is advisable to carry money for tipping the guide. The tour starts at the tourist office which supplies useful free maps of the city.