French Riviera - Nice: The Secrets of The Promenade Anglais

Nice: The Secrets of The Promenade Anglais

Thu, 20 May
(271 reviews)
Promenade Anglais, French Riviera, France
45 mins

About the tour

Take a magical journey along The Bay Of Angels and one of the most famous streets in the world, the Promenade Anglais in Nice. Join Tim as he uncovers some of the stories and rich history that have made Nice what it is today. From Winston Churchill to Elton John and the terrible terrorist attack of 2016, The Prom, as the locals call, it has seen it all.

Meet your local guide


Tim is a writer and performer who has lived near Nice, France for the past fifteen years. He has written successful plays about people like Quentin Crisp and Julie Burchill. His books include Rude Britannia, a tour of the Highways and Bi Ways of British Sex. He has also written a biography of Quentin Crisp and a highly successful book on playwriting. He regularly Vlogs about life on the French Riviera and is fascinated by tales of this magical stretch of coastline, often dubbed ‘a sunny place for shady people.’

Tim has been guiding since Dec 2013

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to French Riviera with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from French Riviera. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the guide’s hard work, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Fay S.

12 May 2021

Great guide

Val (Norwich) W.

07 May 2021

All Tim's tours are brilliant. He is friendly, funny, knowledgeable and always willing to point things out

Norma H.

07 May 2021

Tim is a great, enthusiastic guide,very knowledgeable,picked out all the good views and interesting features. Made us sit and reminisce. He sole clearly,so we could follow easily (often a bit difficult nowadays)

Steven K.

07 May 2021

Great guide and trip

Gail C.

07 May 2021

Great upbeat manner. Tim provided good background info on the sites he showed us. Please point the camera a bit more toward the horizon rather than at the tops of buildings.

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