Nice, a jewel of the French Riviera, offers serene beauty and big-city energy. The Promenade des Anglais – ideal for catching a sunset – offers coastal calm. Main thoroughfares such as Massena Square, Place Garibaldi and Albert I Garden are ideal meeting spots that come alive during public events.

    The bustling Old Town neighbourhood is where visitors can try some of the city's best local eats, shop along narrow stone streets and take in the eye-popping colour of the buildings that line them.

    What to see & do in Nice

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    Things to do in Nice include visiting the rocky beaches along the French Riviera, which boasts influences from 7th-century BC Greek settlements, and exploring the local arts and cultural community. In Nice, you can see the works of Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall and other iconic artists, or you can relax on the pebbled beaches of the deep-blue ocean. You can walk the bustling boardwalks of the Old Port... Read more

    Where & what to eat in Nice

    Food and dining in Nice open the doors to a gourmet paradise full of classic French cuisine as well as international delicacies from Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and other traditions. From signature fusion dishes to traditional French fare, you can try it all here. Of course, since Nice is one of France's wine countries, you'll want to try a wine and food pairing to really expand your palate. From casual... Read more

    Where to shop & what to buy in Nice

    Shopping in Nice offers a wide range of experiences, from ultramodern shopping centres filled with the biggest names to upscale boutique shops to quaint arts and crafts markets. You can head for Vieux Nice for tons of small, independent shops selling locally made handicrafts to find that ideal souvenir. In Cours Saleya, you can experience endless outdoor public markets offering fresh and prepared foods that are locally sourced, as well... Read more

    Where to go & what to do at night in Nice

    Nightlife in Nice is ideal if you're looking for a place to party all night long one night and then spend the next night relaxing in a speakeasy-style cocktail lounge. You can find cheap bars with laid-back vibes, tons of space and chill music to start your evening, then follow up with a popular pub crawl where travellers hop from place to place to grab drinks, play drinking... Read more

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    Information about Nice reveals a town that's good to visit all year long, with hot summers, very mild winters and activities to thrill visitors year-round. Most people visiting for just a couple of days come for the beaches, but if you're here longer, check out the nightlife, museums, shopping and dining this destination has on offer. Hotels can be found here ranging from cheap hostels to luxury 4-star... Read more

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