Beautifully nestled on the Mediterranean coast, the city of Nice is the jewel of the Alpes-Maritimes département. No holiday on the Côte d’Azur would be complete without a stay in Nice. The main attraction of the city for tourists is that it combines the pleasures of the sea with architectural delights. With its beaches, cultural spaces, boutiques and enchanting scenery, Nice is as rich in activities as it is in areas of beauty and tourist interest. Promenades, excursions facilitated by a tram line, a wide range of tourist accommodation, an international airport and its mixed cuisine all combine to make Nice a haven for tourists.
One of the main points of interest in the city of Nice is its historic district, Vieux-Nice. Meeting place of the generations, the district is comprised of the most beautiful pedestrian streets, a collection of architectural remains from the seventeenth century, shops of all kinds, and the must-see aspects of the nightlife of Nice. A visit to the Colline du Château, the Cathedral of St Reparata, Place Rossetti and Rue Pairolière are all essential before visiting other areas of the city. A weekend in Nice can also be enjoyed at the harbour, with a walk along the Promenade des Anglais, a visit to the Musée Marc Chagall, Place Massena or the Côte d'Azur Observatory. Whether your trip is for business or leisure, for a weekend or a holiday, Nice offers a variety of accommodation options: hotels, guesthouses, tourist accommodation, gîtes, campsites and even holiday villages.