Nice Tourist Attractions
Nice is one of the most wonderful cities in France that is located at the southeast coast on the Mediterranean Sea. It offers a whole range of nearby attractions/places to see to tourists from museums, cultural and historical attractions, monuments, world-class architectural buildings to happening nightlife and great shopping opportunities. Nice airport is also considered to be the second busiest airport in the whole of France. Apart from offering lots of attractions to the visitors, the city is also famous for satisfying the needs of people with hunger and thirst through its bountiful cafes, restaurants, clubs and bars. This amazing city is a combination of two cities namely Old Nice and New Nice. The old city is also worth visiting due to its famous restaurants, boutique shops and narrow streets.
You can visit Vieux Nice– the old town if you wish to explore the traditional French lifestyle that contains fruit and flower markets that are held daily by the town’s square. At place Rosetti you can enjoy eating ice cream and meanwhile look at the grand architecture that surrounds the square including Sainte Reparte Cathedral. You will also find pastel color houses, cafés and shops at The Promenade des Anglais which is a popular area for strolling around and having lunch. In order to get a glance of the whole city you can take a lift up to Colline du Chateau for wonderful panoramic views that also contains waterfall and a park to enjoy. Hence you will get all the fun at these places even if you are traveling to Nice alone or with your family and kids.
There is a whole range of exciting things that you can do during your stay at Nice like visiting its theatres, exhibitions and the fantastic opera house for getting the perfect entertainment. Sun worshippers also get the best chance to cater their needs as they find a variety of water sports at the coastline here along with sunbathing opportunities. All this became possible with many public and private beaches that are located at the coastal areas of Nice. Moreover, the mild winters of the city make it equally amazing during the winters which provide a huge traffic to the city even at this time of the year.
The nearby attractions/places to see at Nice include promenade des Anglais, Matisse Museum, Rue de France Pedestrain zone, Le Chateau, Cours Saleya Flower Market, archaeology Museum, Russian Cathedral and Roman ruins. Romans came to Nice in around 3rd century B.C and stayed permanently here. That is why you can find their ruins throughout Nice and take photographs of statue of Antonia Mino, bronz figurines of Hercules, pottery household items and some sarcophagi. For people with a fascination for museums, Nice has to offer a variety of such places like Musee d'Art Modenne et d'Art Comtemporain, Musee National Message Biblique Marc-Chagall, and Musee Matisse that showcases the masterpieces of the famous French artist.
Nightlife of Nice is equally sizzling, vibrant and happening as its summer temperatures. The place to start with is Promenade des Anglais which is the busiest place due to its bars, clubs, strip of cafes and restaurants. Your next destination can be Old Nice which contains crafts market in its square of Cours Saleya and several bars and cafes. Famous bars in the area include Le Relais, La Civette, and La Bodeguita. Hence you will be able to enjoy every bit of your stay at Nice with its several nearby attractions/places to see. On a longer trip you can also take a tour of its surrounding areas and explore the mountainous range of this vibrant city.