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1 Flower Market
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Address: Mercato dei Fiori, Nizza
Type: Stores and shopping malls


2 Musée Chagall
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Rank: 1 About 35

The Musée Chagall, also known as the Marc Chagall Biblical Message of Nice, is dedicated to the largest permanent collection of paintings by the Russian artist, including a cycle of 17 large biblical canvas from which the museum was named....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Avenue Docteur Ménard, Nice
Type: Museums


3 Parc Phoenix
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Rank: 2 About 35

Phoenix Park is located at the very entrance of the city of Nice. The park is about 7 hectares big and holds the largest greenhouse in the world. The greenhouse is about 7000 square meters big and 25 meters high and preserves over 2500 different...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 405 Promenade des Anglais, Nice
Type: Parks and gardens


4 Museum Matisse
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Rank: 3 About 35

The Matisse Museum is is located in the “Villa des Arénes” - that was built in the 1600s – and was  founded in 1963 to celebrate Matisse's work and genius. The museum holds a rich collection: 263 drawings, 68...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 164 Avenue des Arènes de Cimiez, Nice
Type: Museums


5 Promenade des Anglais
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Rank: 4 About 35

The name Promenade des Anglais was given to this long pathway after an Englishman, Lewis Way, decided he would create a path along the seafront. The walkway runs for about two kilometres and is always teaming with tourists...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Nice
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


6 Castle Hill
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Rank: 5 About 35

Castle Hill is also called as Colline du Chateau. It is a beautiful recreational park situated in Old Town in France. This park is home to numerous waterfalls, many activities and ruins. It also provides a revitalizing...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


7 Rosaire's Chapel in Vence
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Rank: 6 About 35

This is a small chapel decorated by the famous artist Matisse and it is located about 800 meters from the center of Vence. It has only one nave, a small altar in stone, and big colorful windows painted by Matisse. The latter ones represent palm...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 466 Avenue Henri Matisse, 06141 Vence, Francia
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 Saint Paul de Vence
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Rank: 7 About 35

Saint Paul de Vence in the French Department of maritime Alps in Provence is easily reachable by car. I suggest to take the Nice - Cagne sur Mare street and then continue on the D336 direction Vence. Once there, everything is well organized: it is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Sightseeing


9 St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral
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Rank: 8 About 35

In the second half of the XIX century, a large Russian community settled in Nice, which at time belonged to Italy. In 1859, the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna ordered the construction of an orthodox basilica that would have become the official...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Avenue Nicolas II, Nice
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Top Beaches
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Rank: 9 About 35

More than four miles of the most visited beaches of the French Riviera, in Nice beaches run smoothly all along the entire seafront. Like many other beaches of the French Riviera, also in Nice beaches are covered...

Reviewed by: Emma
Type: Beaches


10 Old Town
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Rank: 10 About 35

A visit to the Old Town is one of the main things to do in Nice.A guided walking tour can be taken of Old Nice. The tour takes one to the Albert Premier gardens at the Palace Massena, then, into the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


11 Place Masséna
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Rank: 11 About 35

Place Masséna is the most famous plaza in Nice and the most crowded and haunted by the people. It is surrounded by arcades where you can find stores, cafes, and restaurants. One side of the plaza has a view on the sea. From Place...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Nice
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


12 Bambou Plage
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Rank: 12 About 35

Bambou Plage is a well-equipped beach in Nice located along the Promenade des Anglais. However, Bambou Plage is private and the only entrance is the one through the establishment; you can find all types of comfort especially for those who want to...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Beaches


13 Cap d'Ail
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Rank: 13 About 35

Cap d'Ail beaches are an obligatory site for those who visit Nice. Cap d'Ail is a seaside resort located at about twenty minutes out of Nice, heading North, and it is near the Principality of Monaco. Its long sandy beaches are among the most...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Beaches


14 Cimiez
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Rank: 14 About 35

Cimiez is a high-ranked residential neighborhood in Nice located on top of the homonym hill, North-East of down town Nice. During Roman ages, the city of Cemenelum was in the place of Cimiez. The neighborhood is famous for its touristic...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Nice
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


15 De Klomp
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Rank: 15 About 35

Cours Salayeva, Vieux Nice, and the port are definitely the areas of the city where the young people go to live the night and bar crawl. Right in the center of Vieux Nice,  there is a very famous Dutch pub, the De Klomp: “le petit...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 6 Rue Mascoinat, Nice
Type: Nightlife


16 Flower Market
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Rank: 16 About 35

I visited Nice a few years ago and what I enjoyed the most was the famous Marché aux fleurs (Flower Market). It is located in the low town, not too far from the Promenade des Anglais (Nice's promenade). The Flower Market in Nice is one of...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Handicrafts and antiques


17 Grand Escurial
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Rank: 17 About 35

Address: 29, Rue Alphonse Karr, 06000, Nice
Type: Nightlife


18 Marineland
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Rank: 18 About 35

In Nice you can find Europe's biggest marine park: Marineland. The entrance varies from 29 to 35 euros according to the period during which one decides to visit the park: Marineland is open from October to January (low season) and from February to...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Parks and gardens


19 Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
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Rank: 20 About 35

The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art was inaugurated in 1990 and has many projects which are on display. This is an impressive building situated near Acropolis Convention Center. Some of the features of the art works include...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Promenade des Arts, Nice
Type: Museums


20 Riviera Tour
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Rank: 21 About 35

Riviera Tours offers the best French Riviera Tours, in Nice and in the other most famous cities of this sweet romantic area.A major Tour in Riviera is the one we propose in Nice: with its Promenade...

Reviewed by: French Riviera Tours
Address:
Type: Tours


21 Ruhl Plage
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Rank: 22 About 35

Ruhl Plage is one of the most notorious beaches in Nice. The establishment Ruhl Plage is also one of the oldest of the city (built in 1920). This is located nearby the Ruhl Casino and the Meridien Hotel, right at the beginning of Baie des Anges,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Beaches


22 Shopping
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Rank: 23 About 35

Shopping in Nice is definitely a pleasure. The city offers a variety of souvenir shops and other local stores. Many are the shopping areas, each of them famous for selling specific goods. For instance, Avenue de Verdun is mostly known for its...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Stores and shopping malls


23 Tête carrée
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Rank: 24 About 35

One modern, particular, and spectacular attraction in Nice is definitely the Tete Carrè, a piece of modern art made in 2002 by the french artist Sacha Sosno. The Tete Carrè is a monumental sculpture about 30 meters high that is venue...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Nice
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


24 Trophée des Alpes
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Rank: 25 About 35

The Trophée des Alpes is a Roman monument from the VI century; it was built to celebrate the subjection of the Gallic people to the Romans. It reminds the Arch of Triumph that opens up to what where once the borders of Gaul. Today the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

Attractions close to Nice


Budget Tips - 8.1 mi
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A budget trip in Monaco, this international tax heaven, tourist hotspot and host of Formula one Grand Prix, may seem like an unlikely challenge but with good advice even the playground...

Reviewed by: Jonny Distance: 13
City: Monaco

Type: Travel tips + Share


Musée Picasso - 11.1 mi
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The Picasso Museum in Antibes was established in 1966, and it was the first museum ever dedicated entirely to the work of the Spanish artist. The collection is housed in the Château des Grimaldi, where the artist’s studio was. He had...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Place Mariejol, Antibes
Distance: 17.8
City: Cannes

Type: Museums + Share


Parc des Résidences Champfleuri - 15.4 mi
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The Champfleuri Villa is a magnificent nineteenth century residence, known for its three acres of wonderful gardens. In addition to numerous plant species, the gardens are organized by country of origin: Italian, Provençal, Moorish, Dutch...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 44 Avenue du Roi Albert 1er, Cannes
Distance: 24.8
City: Cannes

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


La Croisette - 16.1 mi
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This world-renowned street of La Croisette happens to run along Cannes’s shoreline and is a center of ‘chic shopping opportunities’. One just needs to mention the item he/she requires and it would be made available...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes
Distance: 25.9
City: Cannes

Type: Other attractions + Share

Neighbouring places: Nice


Antibes - 11.2 mi

Founded in the 6th century BC is the town of Antibes. This little jewel of a town is situated in the French Riviera, on the...

Distance: 18
City: Antibes

Cannes - 16.6 mi

Cannes is one of the best known cities of Southern Europe in France. As per the 2007 census, the population of this beautiful and eye catching city, was 70,400 inhabitants. The economic ...

Distance: 26.7
City: Cannes

Ventimiglia - 18.1 mi

Ventimiglia is a town in northern Italy, in the province of Imperia, with an important flower market. It is located 130 km southwest of Genoa. On the Gulf of Genoa, Ventimiglia has a small harbor at the mouth of...

Distance: 29.1
City: Ventimiglia

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