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Sea front at Nice south of France

The sea front at Nice

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Nice a French City




Places to visit and stay in Nice. Photos and guide of our visit to this large city in the Cote d` Azur region.

For the best views of the town take a walk up to Colline Le Chateau a picturesque ruin. With viewing platforms to see the town and beaches see the Cascades waterfall .The best way to get to Castle hill is through the old town passed the old cemetery.There is a lift if the walk is to much for you by the Hotel Suisse.

The Promenade des Anglais is a pleasant place to walk and be seen. Its has some very elegant hotels along the Promenade with great view of the sea.


The Promenade des Anglais

Promenade des Anglais picture


The city of Nice France


Nice France Picture

Nice Old Town

nice old town picture

The old town of Vieux Nice, with its flagstone narrow streets and the harbour are separated from the new part by the Paillon River.

At the Place Garibaldi you can walk around the fountain and visit one of the many cafés in the area.

There are plenty of things to do the Casino Ruhl

the Bar Anglais at the nearby Negresco Hotel Nice

Old street in Nice


nice old street picture

There are lots of things happening during the summer

A Jazz festival draws international performers.

Then the film festival at Cannes and the Carnival of Nice, their main celebration.

You can go by helicopter to nearby Monaco.

If you like culture there are several museums in the area.

The French impressionists Matisse and Chagall lived here for some time.

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The Beach at Nice

Nice beach picture


Nice has a large international airport which serves the whole of the Cote d Azur. If you are flying to France find the best deals on flights.We drove down to Nice via Calais it is a long drive about 750 miles.You can take the expensive toll roads straight to the sea front.Or like we did use the A roads and stay two nights B&B you see a lot more the cost is about the same.It all depends of how much time you have.

The Hotel La Perouse

hotel la Perouse nice picture 3

On the seafront, nestled in the gardens of The Chateau castle, next to the old town with its famous flower and antique markets. 2 km from railway station and Acropolis fair grounds, 7 km from Nice Cte d'Azur airport. Limousine service on request.

Hotel La Perouse Nice



Nice is mainly a resort town but you will find a large variety of luxury goods there is a fresh flower market and lots of antiques .

French perfumes are manufactured here and in the small town of Grasse just in the hills behind Nice. You can see the perfume being made and it is a good day out.You should also visit the Hill village of Eze

Terrace balcony Nice

Terrace in Nice  picture


The Opéra de Nice on 4-6 Rue Saint-François de Paule,

opera houes in Nice  picture



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Nice town centre at night

Nice town center at night

A narrow building in the old part of town where two roads meet

Nice old town narrow building

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