This guide of places to see in Nice, will help you prepare your itinerary through the capital of the Côte d'Azur, making the most of your time.
Located next to the Mediterranean Sea, a few kilometers from Italy and Monaco, this city is one of the tourist destinations most appreciated by the French and travelers from around the world. In addition to its privileged location, Nice seduces by its mild climate, the beaches of crystalline waters and bluish tones, museums and art galleries and, above all, by its beautiful historical center.
Based on the day we spent in this city during our trip to the Côte d'Azur, we have made a list of what we believe are the 10 places to visit in Nice essential. We start!
1. Vielle Ville
Getting lost in the streets of the Old Town of Nice without haste is a real pleasure for the senses and one of the best things to do in Nice.
In these narrow and curved streets surrounded by historic buildings of wooden shutters and ocher and yellow colors, you will find lifelong shops, crowded terraces, markets and old churches, which will make you fall in love at first sight.
In addition to passing through many charming corners, you cannot leave the old town without trying the chocolate of Maison Auer that opened in 1820, the socca of the Chez Pipo and the ice creams of the Azzurro or the Fenocchio.
A good way to get to know the history of the city and not miss anything in the old town is to book this free tour of Nice Free! With guide in Spanish.
2. Promenade des Anglais
The Paseo de los Ingleses is a 7-kilometer avenue that borders the beach of the Bay of Angels and another one of the most famous places to see in Nice.
As a curiosity, the name comes from its first tourists, mostly British, who took advantage of the good weather to take long walks on this avenue.
It is worth going through this long street to see the beautiful facades of Belle Epoque-style buildings, among which the exclusive Negresco hotel stands out and take a picture of the famous blue chairs, which have become a symbol of the city.
It is also a busy place for outdoor sports enthusiasts, especially for roller skaters.
From this walk you can access the public beaches of the city to take a refreshing dip in the turquoise blue waters so characteristic of the Côte d'Azur.
Map of things to do in Nice
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