Must-Visit Historical Attractions in Nice, France

Must-Visit Historical Attractions in Nice, France, Nice, France (B)

Nice, France is an ancient French town residing along the French Riviera on the Mediterranean Ocean. Discovered by the Greeks, conquered by the Romans and influenced by the Italians, Nice has an unusual historical past, distinguished by a variety of architectural styles originating from different periods. Over the Centuries of it's turbulent history, today, Nice is a calm and quiet town visited by tourists and artists alike. Between the ocean and the Old Town, there is plenty of beauty and history to discover in Nice. 

The Old Town of Nice (Vieille Ville), also called Old Nice (Vieux Nice) sits nearby the Mediterranean just below Castle Hill. Old Town is where most people spend their time and for good reason. The streets comprise of old tenements, churches, plazas and squares filled with street side cafes and shops. It is easy to get lost in the narrow, shadowed, cobblestone streets that meander around town. Besides an array of shopping and culinary adventures, this is the area to discover some of the most vibrant buildings, displaying a mix of warm and cool-colored hues. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Must-Visit Historical Attractions in Nice, France
Guide Location: France » Nice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/must-visit-historical-attractions-in-nice-france
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • La Place Rossetti
  • False Gate
  • Placa Massena
  • Norte Dame Church
  • Castle Hill
  • Museum Matisse
  • Boulevard de Cimiez
  • Park Arènes and Cimiez Monastery
  • Cimiez cemetery
  • La Promenade de Anglais
  • Le Negresco
  • The Cathedral of St. Reparata

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