Destination guide

The beachside setting of Old Town is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Old Town. This city is romantic and walkable, recognized for its beaches, shopping and restaurants. Cours Saleya and Nice Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Old Town

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Old Town a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Marineland Antibes (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Monaco Heliport (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Monte Carlo Formula 1 Track (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Monte Carlo Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Antibes Land (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Biot Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Old Town

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Old Town. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Castle Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Exotic Garden (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Juan-les-Pins Beach (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Opéra Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Castle Hill (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Albert 1st Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Old Town

The nearest airport is in Nice (NCE-Cote d'Azur), located 3.7 mi (6 km) from the city center.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at Opera - Vieille Ville Tram Station or Cathedral - Vieille Ville Tram Station to easily get around the city.

Where to stay near Old Town?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 872 house rentals near Old Town. From 810 Condos/Apartments to 8 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Old Town for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Town?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Old Town:

  • Carre d'Or: 1,181 vacation rentals
  • Cannes City Centre: 1,859 vacation rentals
  • Mont Boron: 452 vacation rentals
  • Nice City Centre: 2,245 vacation rentals
  • Les Baumettes: 1,034 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Old Town?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Old Town. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Quai des Etats Unis: 13,882 home rentals
  • Quai Rauba Capeu: 13,760 home rentals
  • Peillon-Ste-Thecle Station: 8,098 home rentals
  • Port of Nice: 1,671 home rentals
  • Nice Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Center: 13,789 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Old Town listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Old Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 810 Condos/Apartments in Old Town. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Old Town include:

  • Houses: 8 lodging choices
  • Studios: 856 lodging choices
  • Bed & breakfasts: 2 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Old Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation homes with pool available in Old Town.

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