Nice is the seventh most populous urban area in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department. The metropolitan area of Nice extends beyond the administrative city limits, with a population of about 1 million on an area of 721 km².
Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, also called villa Île-de-France, is a French seaside villa located at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat on the French Riviera.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Cap Ferrat is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes département, in southeastern France. It is located in the commune of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Saint Hospitius lived here as a recluse during the sixth century. Thus, the cape is sometimes called Cap-Saint-Hospice or Cap-Saint-Sospis. Once the domain of King Leopold II of Belgium, Cap Ferrat is now graced with a number of magnificent villas.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Make your first diving experience in complete safety in the Mediterranean Sea, near Monaco with the professionals of the Monegasque Academy of the Sea! Meet at the Monegasque Academy of the Sea center in the morning to board their catamaran and go ou...Book this experience
The Castle of Nice was a citadel used for military purposes. Built at the top of a hill, it stood overlooking the bay of Nice from the 11th century to the 18th century.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Nice Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the city of Nice in southern France. The cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Nice. The construction of the main part of the current cathedral's body started in 1650 and finished in 1685.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Enjoy Jet Ski with Jet 27 in Villeneuve-Loubet near Antibes and feel the sensations of gliding and speed that this machine gives you. At the gates of the seaside resort of Antibes, in Villeneuve-Loubet, close to Marineland and Antibeland, find yourse...Book this experience
Villefranche-sur-Mer is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region on the French Riviera and is located near the French-Italian border next to the Principality of Monaco.Learn more
Nice is the seventh most populous urban area in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department. The metropolitan area of Nice extends beyond the administrative city limits, with a population of nearly 1 million on an area of 744 km².Learn more
Come and discover the techniques of freediving in the natural environment in the bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer from Nice! Do you want to discover freediving or to progress in the underwater environment in a structured way, by acquiring the good practic...Book this experience
Halle Georges Carpentier is a multi-use indoor sporting arena that is located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, France. The arena can be used for multiple sporting events, including: boxing, martial arts, badminton, table tennis, volleyball, handball, fencing, basketball, and gymnastics.Learn more
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The Riolan canyon is without a doubt the most beautiful course in the Alpes-Maritimes, southeastern France! The canyon of Riolan is very aquatic and sporty. The route sneaks between high, narrow walls where there is sometimes just enough room to...Book this experience
Nikaïa Water Sport offers you a parasailing flight to take height and admire the beautiful city of Nice from the air! Discover the Bay of the Angels by parasailing! This is the opportunity to see the bay as you have never seen it before, as well...Book this experience
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The Maeght Foundation or Fondation Maeght is a museum of modern art on the Colline des Gardettes, a hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence in the southeast of France about 25 km from Nice.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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The Prince's Palace of Monaco is the official residence of the Sovereign Prince of Monaco. Built in 1191 as a Genoese fortress, during its long and often dramatic history it has been bombarded and besieged by many foreign powers.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Monaco City is the southcentral ward in the Principality of Monaco. Located on a headland that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, it is nicknamed The Rock.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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The Marineland of Antibes is a theme park founded in 1970 by Roland de La Poype in Antibes, in the French Riviera. On 26 hectares it includes a marine zoological park with dolphinarium, a water park, a children's play park, a mini golf and a three-star hotel.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. It has been called Tourrettes-sur-Loup ever since the early twentieth century although prior to that it was known as Tourrettes-les-Vence, that occurred in the sixteenth century and lasted until the French revolution.Learn more
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Fort Carré, often Fort Carré d'Antibes, is a 16th-century star-shaped fort of four arrow-head shaped bastions, that stands on the outskirts of Antibes, France.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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The Vésubie is a river in the southeast of France. It is a left tributary of the Var River in the Maritime Alps. The source is in the Mercantour National park near the border with Italy.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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The Musée Picasso, formerly the Château Grimaldi at Antibes, is built upon the foundations of the ancient Greek town of Antipolis. Antibes is a resort town in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France, on the Mediterranean Sea.Learn more Book this experience
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Antibes is a Mediterranean resort in the Alpes-Maritimes department of southeastern France, on the Côte d'Azur between Cannes and Nice. The town of Juan-les-Pins is in the commune of Antibes and the Sophia Antipolis technology park is northwest of it.Learn more
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Travel to Nice, the most Italian of French cities. Nice, the most Italian of the French Riviera cities, proudly claims its Mediterranean ancestry. This small, wealthy city, which enjoys a high standard of living, knows how to make itself appreciated by tourists.
Nice is not only a legendary seaside but also a historical center where it is good to walk in its small medieval streets.
Considered a bit like French Florida because of the high number of elderly people who choose to live there to enjoy the sunny climate, Nice reveals sparkling and youthful aspects. And especially in its medieval historical center.
Located far from the sea, whose scent can only be perceived on windy days, the "Vieux-Nice" is a labyrinth of cobbled streets, ancient buildings, and small boutiques selling handicrafts of ultramodern design. The richness of the city is also reflected in the wide choice of restaurants and hotels, some of which are particularly luxurious.
A must: the Niçoise salad, a fresh mix of lettuce, tomato, egg, and tuna.
To be enjoyed on the sunny terrace of a brasserie, preferably with sunglasses...
Lavender, herbs from Provence, and some typical embroideries.
Beware of counterfeits, however, so as not to end up with "made in China".
1) Stroll along the Promenade des Anglais
Stroll without restraint on this magnificent maritime passage offering an incredible view of the turquoise sea and the Baie des Anges.
2) Have a drink on the port of Nice
Located on one end of the Promenade des Anglais, the port of Nice is a very friendly place. It's the perfect place to have a drink while watching the great diversity of boats: small fishing boats, yachts, ferries, etc.
3) Take beautiful pictures on the castle hill
Almost a hundred meters above the old town and the harbor is the rocky castle hill. The hill is covered with holm oaks, pines, and cypresses... and it's the ideal place during your vacation in Nice to enjoy an exceptional panorama of the city, the port, and the Baie des Anges.
4) Get lost in the narrow streets of the old town
Near the Promenade des Anglais, you'll find the old town of Nice, the ideal place to discover numerous artisan stores, markets, ... and enjoy a lively and warm atmosphere.
5) Awaken your senses on the Cours Saleya
Welcome to the main pedestrian street of the old town! The Cours Saleya is a place not to be missed during your vacation in Nice to live a real culinary experience. Cheeses, spicy smells, roasted chickens, local products, fougasses,... enough to fill your eyes (or rather your mouth). You will also discover a charming flower market, full of colors. Take the time to drink a coffee, and observe the incredible life and animation around you.
6) Savor a delicious Nice specialty: the Socca
This kind of thin pancake made of chickpea flour, cooked in olive oil, will be a delight for your taste buds, to be eaten without moderation during your vacations in Nice!
7) Contemplate the Roman ruins in the Cimiez district
In the Cimiez district, you will have the opportunity to discover the ruins of the ancient Roman colony: the arenas, the thermal baths, etc. Then head towards the Cimiez monastery which has a beautiful garden, ideal for a relaxing walk!
8) Visit the Saint-Nicolas cathedral
Another place not to be missed during your vacation in Nice: the Saint-Nicolas cathedral. Built by the Russians in 1912, this cathedral is one of the most important Orthodox cathedrals (outside Russia). Its visit is really worth it so don't hesitate!
9) Sunbathing on the beaches of Nice
After having eaten the Socca, it's your turn to make the crepe on one of the sandy beaches of Nice. You can of course sunbathe and swim but also opt for water activities such as canoeing or jet skiing.
10) Admire exceptional works of art
For those who have a thirst for art and culture, Nice also offers different museums to discover, among others, the Marc Chagall museum (Cimiez district), the Matisse Museum or the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
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