The fantastic Museum of Fine Arts, an artwork in itself, showing some Monet’s, Renoir’s, Bonnard’s and many others;
Musée Matisse a permanent collection of the artist which also include the notorious Blue Nude IV and Woman with Amphora.
Monastère Notre Dame de Cimiez, where is Matisse’s tomb.
The old town is really astonishing thanks to the extraordinary mish-mash of narrow winding streets, full of lively cafés and delicious restaurants, vibrant squares, Genoese, Provençal, ... More medieval and baroque architecture all around.
Deserve a visit some churches in the baroque style: St. Martin, St. Augustin, St. Francois de Paule, the pretty Chapelle de la Miséricorde.
Palais Lascaris, a pure gem in the Genoese baroque architecture, houses an 18th-century apothecary and a museum of local history, too.
The Cathédrale Orthodoxe Russe St-Nicolas is in a park north of the train station, open to visitors only if dressed appropriately, has been designed to resemble St. Basile in Moscow!
There is something special for families, too, where to enjoy the panoramic views of the lively Nice! The Watery Oasis, is the ideal place for a lazy day escape or enjoy an open air concert!
Though summer is a nice period to enjoy a sojourn, it is better not to go to Nice in July or August to avoid hot weather, traffic jams and crowds of people on holiday! Better periods are spring and early autumn, though february is a favorite too: it is carnival time!
The many museums, beaches and facilities offer tourists a wide range of choices!
The old town with its many tiny streets, is truly lively and many are ... More the restaurants all around where to enjoy a good meal!
The true local atmosphere is in Vieille Ville, the Old Town, at the foot of "the Rock" and which spreads out from Place Massena.
The front of the buildings seem to be, somehow, italian architectural evidences of 17th century.
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