Nice › Attractions - Parks and Gardens in Nice › Castle Park The Castle Park (Parc du Chateau), also referred to as the Castle Hill (Colline du Chateau) by force of the fact it is the highest altitude in Vieux Nice (92 meters above the sea level), is the place where the ruins of the former Chateau de Nice can be spotted.
The Castle Park (Parc du Chateau), also referred to as the Castle Hill (Colline du Chateau) by force of the fact it is the highest altitude in Vieux Nice (92 meters above the sea level), is the place where the ruins of the former Chateau de Nice can be spotted.
Situated on Cours Saleya, the so-called Chapelle de la Misericorde (Chapel of Mercy) enjoys a privileged location in Viex Nice, close to both Opera de Nice and the Cathedral of Sainte Reparate. It is a Baroque structure built in the mid 18th century, between 1747 and 1770, by the design of Bernardo Vittone.
The Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence (Chapel of the Rosary), often referred to as the Matisse Chapel or the Vence Chapel, is a small Catholic chapel located in the town of Vence on the French Riviera. It was dedicated to the Dominican Order. The church was built and decorated between 1949 and 1951 under a plan devised by Henri Matisse.
No, there is no direct bus from Nice Airport (NCE) to Château Grimaldi. However, there are services departing from Nice, Nice Aéroport Terminal 2 and arriving at Palatines via P+R Krypton Quai 7 and De La Molle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.
Cimiez is accessible by bus line 15 (see timetables) from Place Massena in the city centre. Otherwise it is a pleasant and gentle uphill 20-minute walk from the railway station, through some lovely Belle Epoque architecture up Boulevard de Cimiez.
Franciscan Church and Monastery of Cimiez Nice › Attractions - Nice Religious Edifices › Franciscan Church and Monastery of Cimiez Located in the serene district of Cimiez, the Franciscan Church and Monastery of Nice (also known as the Monastery of Our Lady of Cimiez, or, in French, Monastere Notre Dame de Cimiez) is even at present populated by a small community of Franciscan friars.
Cours Saleya market in Nice is at the heart of the Old Town and it’s always pulsating with life. Striped awnings cover its centre and shelter the products on offer in the daily market. Crowds of locals and tourists come here to do their shopping or sometimes just to look and snap photos of the colourful displays.
Fort du Mont Alban Nice › Attractions - Historical Edifices and Landmarks in Nice › Fort du Mont Alban Fort du Mont Alban is not located in the city of Nice proper, but in the nearby locality of Agradavel, some 2 kilometers east of Nice, though, administratively speaking, it pertains to the commune of Nice.
The Terra Amata Museum of Human Paleontology is located on the east side of the Port of Nice, on the archeological site where sundry findings have been excavated in the late 1950s, substantiating the hypothesis according to which the region where Nice is located at present used to be inhabited even 400,000 years ago.
There is no direct connection from Nice to La Colle-sur-Loup. However, you can take the train to Villeneuve Loubet, take the walk to Villeneuve Loubet Gare, then take the line 23 bus to Collège de la Colle. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to La Colle-sur-Loup.
The Nice national Marc Chagall museum, was created by the artist's will to bring together in one purpose-built place his most important biblical works : the 17 paintings which make up the Biblical Message.The permanent collection is the biggest public collection of works by Marc Chagall.
The Musee Massena in Nice France houses the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire. It houses a variety of temporary exhibits including ones of the history of the city of Nice. The museum is located in a beautiful mansion featuring an attractive garden on the Promenade des Anglais, across from the Mediterranean Sea.
www.musee-matisse-nice.org/ The Musée Matisse in Nice is a municipal museum devoted to the work of French painter Henri Matisse. It gathers one of the world's largest collections of his works, tracing his artistic beginnings and his evolution through his last works.
Le petit Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Nice (situé sur le boulevard Risso) est le plus ancien musée de la ville. Sa collection impressionnante compte de plus d'un million de pièces! Evidemment, le bâtiment de deux étages est devenu «un peu étroit» et dans l’avenir proche, le musée doit «déménager» dans un autre, plus spacieux, qui est actuellement en cours de construction sur le territoire du parc Phœnix.
Nice Cathedral (French: Basilique-Cathédrale Sainte-Marie et Sainte-Réparate de Nice) 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.
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Opera Plage offers quick access to bathrooms, a bar, a restaurant, a chaise lounge, and a sturdy beach umbrella for 14 Euro a person. For those used to more private beaches, sitting in rows of chairs can seem a bit the opposite of relaxing at the beach, but if you're going to be on the beach in Nice, this is not a bad place to be.
The Palais Lascaris is a seventeenth-century aristocratic building in Nice, France. Currently, it is a musical instrument museum. Located in the old town of Nice, it houses a collection of over 500 instruments, which makes it France’s second most important collection.
The lengthy Carras public beach in west Nice is one of the city's least touristy as it lies far from major hotels. Yet it has several important attributes: it's a "handiplage" with full wheelchair accessibility and it's the only Nice location for jetskiing.
Nice’s Port Lympia, with its beautiful Venetian-coloured buildings, is often overlooked, but a stroll along its quays is lovely, as is the walk to get here: come down through Parc du Château or follow quai Rauba Capeu, where a massive war memorial hewn from the rock commemorates the 4000 Niçois who died in both world wars.
After the annexation of Nice by France in 1860 it was rechristened La Promenade des Anglais. The Promenade was the site of the team time trial in the 2013 Tour de France, held on 2 July 2013. Modern day. For the local inhabitants, the Promenade des Anglais has simply become the Promenade or, for short, La Prom.
The opening of the Promenade du Paillon pretty much marks the end of around 10 years of building work undertaken by successive mayors to improve the quality of life and infrastructure in Nice, including a new tram network leading to the rejuvenation of avenue Jean Médecin, Place Massena and Place Garibaldi and the demolition of the old bus station and car park which was a total eyesore and scarred the town centre architecturally.