This lovely, picturesque town on the French Riviera, is a perfect introduction to the beauties of the Azure Coast. The town’s Mediterranean spirit will leave nobody indifferent, and we can only mention some of its amazing places. The Old Town of Nice is a very special experience, combining the trails of the olden days, with crowded, load contemporary life. The famous flower market nearby Cours Saleya is a place where you can buy , food, spices and soap, but it is also, as markets usually are, a sole ingredient of any town’s essence.
Nearby, you can find a few of museums dedicated to famous artists; Raoul Dufy, Alexis and Gustav Adolf Mossa. Another famous place near Cours Saleya is the Palais Lascaris, a baroque palace from the 17th century. In Old Town, you can also find the Palais des Rois Sardes, a former palace of Sardinian monarchs.
The town’s emblematic street, Promenade des Anglais, is a place you mustn’t miss. The seaside road is surrounded by gardens and palm trees, and a lovely place to take a long, relaxing walk.
The Castle Hill is situated above the town, offering a breathtaking view of the Nice harbor and the Old Town. It used to be a Greek settlement, but now it is a wonderful park with many restaurants and boutiques, but also natural beauties and monastery ruins worth visiting.
Another museum worth mentioning is Musee Matisse, located in a historic Genoese villa, representing a home to the works of the famous artist Matisse.
You can also glance at a Roman archaeological site, Cimiez Hill, surrounding the Matisse Museum. Very near, you can also find a Franciscan monastery from the 16th century, whose gardens and artistry are simply spectacular.
There is almost no point in trying to highlight the famous bars, clubs and restaurants in such a popular tourist location, such as Nice. Every corner of the town offers some delights for your senses, so make sure you explore the place and find what attracts you the most.