Walking Tour of the Old Town of Nice, France

France, Nice Guide (B): Walking Tour of the Old Town of Nice, France

While in Nice, I decided to put together a little walking tour of the Old Town. It’s a route that you can follow to see most of the historic sites (with lots of shops and restaurants along the way).

Nice’s Old Town is where it all started. At one time this was the entire city, and that’s why so much of Nice’s history is concentrated in this small area.

The walking tour is designed to go along with my book, Curious Histories of Nice, France, but, of course, it can be used without it. The book, however, goes into much more detail about the quirky history and characters of the city. At the end of each section, I list the page number in the book for the associated story. Enjoy your walk through the Old Town!

Place Massena is the heart of the city. Just off this plaza, you’ll notice a park with a shallow water feature from which jets of water spring into the air. It’s called the Promenade du Paillon and it’s named after the Paillon River which still flows beneath it. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Walking Tour of the Old Town of Nice, France
Guide Location: France » Nice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Place Massena   Promenade du Paillon   Apollo Statue – Fontaine du Soleil   Papeterie Rontani   Hotel de Ville   The Opera   Maison Auer   Cours Saleya   Palais de Sardes   Misericorde Chapel   Matisse House   Adam and Eve House   Loge Communale   Rue Droite   Colline du Chateau   stairs   Place du Jesus   Restaurant of Gesu   Chez Theresa   Palais Lascaris   Cannon Ball   Place Rossetti   Place Central   The False Door   Place Saint Francis   signs   Catherine Segurane Monument   La Treille   St Martin and St Augustin   Place Garibaldi   Rue Pairoliere  
Author: Margo Lestz
Read it on author's website: https://curiousrambler.com/walking-tour-of-the-old-town-of-nice-france/

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