Sailing week on the French Riviera with captain – Nice

Nice is the “capital” of the Côte d’Azur, as well as the most populated city in the area, with 350,000 inhabitants and the headquarters of the PACA department (Provence, Alps, Côte d’Azur) are located here.
Nice is the second most important airport in France after Charles de Gaulle in Paris and this makes the city and the entire French Riviera easily accessible from all over the world.
The port is very scenic, built in a natural inlet to the east of the city and above all at the bottom of the famous Promenade des Anglais, the avenue that follows the sea for 9 kilometers. The port of Nice has undergone a major restyling in recent years which has made it one of the most beautiful ports in the area.
In the whole bay of Nice, from the exit from the Gulf of Villefranche to Saint Laurent du Var it is impossible to anchor because already at the height of the buoys that delimit the bathing area, there is a depth of about 100 meters, therefore the only way to go ashore is to moor in the port.
Here our skippers will show you some textbook maneuvers.
Entering the port you can admire the magnificent villas built overlooking the sea in avenue Jean Lorrain.
On land it is very nice to walk in the old Nice area and in the flower market square, where there are many typical restaurants with fairly low prices.
A nice walk in Place Massena and avenue de Médicin allows us to see the best shops and the best boutiques in the city.
On the Promenade des Anglais we find, not far from the center, the very famous Negresco hotel and the RUHL casino located inside the Le Meridien hotel.
While strolling in Place Garibaldi, it is always a pleasure to stop and eat at the Cafè de Turin, famous all over the world for its Royal plateaus of coquillages.
The castle area is also worth a visit, from above you can enjoy a truly breathtaking view.
From the point of view of culture the city has a lot to offer, you can visit the cathedral of Santa Reparata of Nice, the museum of Matisse, the cathedral of Saint Nicholas, the museum of modern and contemporary art and many other museums and places of cult.
The small village of Eze is also definitely worth a visit, a medieval village not far from Nice, built overlooking the sea where there are many world-famous restaurants, first of all La Chevre d’Or, a 2 Michelin star with a spectacular terrace overlooking the sea.
During a full week on a skippered sailboat on the French Riviera, a stop in Nice is a must!
Good wind!