City Center Shopping Walk (Self Guided), Nice

Nice city center boasts enough shopping opportunities to keep you busy for days. The heart of this retail haven is the Avenue Jean Médecin, considered the Oxford Street of Nice and the streets leading off it. These are home to most of the biggest designer names in the world, familiar exclusive brands such as Louis Vuitton, Kenzo, Amani, Cartier and Max Mara. Also on the street is a smattering of tourist-friendly stores and international chains.

Spend some time on Rue Paradis, where many of the international design stores are located. Browse racks and shelves to discover brilliant new looks and ultra-stylish creations. The prices are known to be very expensive here, but many people come to walk along the street to enjoy a delightful window shopping experience.

Go to Place Massena, Nice's main square, which features an excellent mixture of shops, restaurants and cafés. Leading off the square is Rue Massena, a pedestrianized street lined with designer shops and more fabulous cafés and restaurants. Whether you want to enjoy the lively buzz of a busy neighborhood, shop for something special or simply enjoy refreshments in a great location, Nice’s city center has much to get excited about.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,000 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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City Center Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: City Center Shopping Walk
Guide Location: France » Nice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Author: Helen

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Travel Distance: 1.3 Km or 0.8 Miles

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