Visit this pretty principality
You'll arrive here is travelling from the UK on Eurostar.
You'll arrive here if travelling from Paris, the stations is within walking distance of the city centre.
Nice is a cosmopolitan city with a rich and fascinating history. It’s a desirable destination with its famous waterfront, the bustling and atmospheric Old Town, as well as a number of interesting museums.
Enjoy a wander through the lively lanes of old Nice, admiring the Baroque churches which tower above the squares.
Don't miss the flower market at Cours Saleya, then visit Sainte-Réparate Cathedral before climbing Castle Hill. Stop off to taste a famous Fenocchio ice-cream where you can enjoy a refreshing sorbet.
A walk along the Promenade des Anglais is the perfect way to finish your day, offering beautiful views over the Bay of Angels (Baie des Anges).
With an average of 300 days sunshine per year and over 35 beaches to choose from, it’s only natural to want to spend some of your time in Nice by the sea.
One of the most popular beaches is the Plage Publique des Ponchettes. Soak up the atmosphere, as well as the rays, or join in the fun with a game of beach-volleyball.
If you don’t fancy the pebbles, take a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais and admire the azure waters of the Mediterranean form the waterfront walkway.
Tucked away in the north east corner of the city’s Old Town, you’ll find Place Garibaldi.
Visit this delightful, bustling 18th century square and admire the impressive architecture or head for one of the many restaurants or cafes and take a break – it’s the perfect location for watching the world go by.
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