Top French Cities: Nice

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    Nice - South of France

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    Nice - Musée Matisse

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  • Nice - French Riviera

    Nice - French Riviera

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  • Nice - Place Garibaldi

    Nice - Place Garibaldi

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  • Nice - Cours Saleya

    Nice - Cours Saleya

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  • Nice - Marina

    Nice - Marina

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  • Nice Festival

    Nice Festival

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Top French Cities: Nice 5 Promenade des Anglais 06000 NICE fr

Nice, a natural brilliance

French Riviera’s capital, the
town of Nice is one of the most famous
French cities
worldwide. The city boasts numerous unique sites and
architectures which everyone will love. This old French city possesses an almost perfect location in the midst
of the Mediterranean and mountains, in just a few miles from the border of
Italy. Relating to its geographic location, it has a mild climate which has a
bright sun, various landscapes, and as well as wonderful beaches which
possesses blue azure waters.

The city of Nice comes together a
genuine charm with geniality of the surrounding Mediterranean by means of
providing a host of incredible activities and beautiful sites where you can
take a visit. It is truly a city of history, art, culture, events, creation,
nature, leisure, and culinary flavors.

Get a chance to visit the
collections that came from the 20th century in Nice’s amazing
museums and as well as galleries that house prestigious artifact compilations
from Chagall, Matisse and the popular school of Nice. Being one of the famous French cities, it is truly a
must visit place.

If you want to have reduced
prices on some of Nice’s top guided trips and as well as museums, you should
have a French Riviera Pass. Explore and learn more about the city of flavors
and scents by taking a visit to some of its markets, gardens and other
beautiful sites. Also, don’t miss the old
French city’s
narrow streets known as the ‘Piazzetta’.

Not to be missed in Nice

  • Museums: Chagall, Matisse, MAMAC, Beaux-Arts, Arts Asiatiques, Arts Naïfs
  • Vieux-Nice (old city) : especially the flower market and baroque heritage
  • Promenade des Anglais
  • Castle hill
  • Cimiez arenas
  • The Belle Epoque itinerary
  • The Russian church

Experience the best of Nice 

The French Riviera Pass:

  • Free – you have free entrée to the amazing
    museums and as well as cultural sites in the city. In addition, you will obtain
    a tour guidebook  that is filled with
    every top destination sites and transportation access.
  • Available options are 24 hours, 48 hours and 72
  • The guided tours of the old city from the Office
    of the Tourism leaves every Saturday at 9:30 in the morning.

Festive Nice


Nice’s Carnaval – The carnaval is a chief
wintertime occasion on the Côte d’Azur that happens every month of February around the Mardi Gras. For the festival, there will be a procession of floats with
flowers and there will also be world-renowned floral contests that will occupy
the entire city.

Getting there

Nice-Côte d’Azur International Airport: links to 30 countries, 54 airlines and more than 100 direct flights
SNCF railway station: connected to all major cities
Motorway A 8: links to European capitals
Port used as starting point for many cruises, also NGV links to Corsica


Tourist Office
5, promenade des Anglais
BP 4079
06302 Nice Cedex 4
Tel : +33 (0) 892 707 407 (€ 0,34/min)
Fax: 33 (0)4 92 14 46 19

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