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Nice is just a delight, with its flower market, gorgeous coastline, sipping drinks mere feet from the Mediterranean, great shopping and delightful pastries.

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Top Daytrips from Nice, France
Nice, France's second-largest city and a dignified queen of the Cote d'Azur, certainly has plenty to offer the tourist. Still, this area of France is filled with wonderful hilltop perched villages, upscale resort cities, an independent principality and neighboring Alps villages. It's also just a short jaunt to Italy. Find out the best daytrips from Nice so you can maximize your vacation time.

Top Nice, France Attractions
Nice itself is an attraction: the rich blue-green sea, diverse shopping, splendid dining and lovely art-deco façades. But there are several spots that a tourist simply must see, such as the Cours Saleya Flower Market, the Matisse Museum, ancient Roman ruins, the Russion Cathedral and more. Find out about the top attractions in Nice, France.

Walking Tour of Nice's Cours Saleya Flower Market
One of Nice's lushest attractions is the Cours Saleya Flower Market, a cornucopia of ripe produce, sidewalk cafés, souvenir shops and, yes, flowers simply bursting with colors. Find out the best way to navigate through the mass of humanity that is the Nice Flower Market.

Nice: Before You Go
Nice is a wonderful French Riviera city, and a popular destination for couples, honeymooners and sun-worshipers. Find out all the basics of a Nice vacation, including what to do, what to see, where to stay, great day-trips and how to get around.

Nice Photo Gallery
See a gallery of photos from Nice, France, a delightful city in the heart of the French Riviera. The gallery includes images of the famous Promenade des Anglais and Cours Selaya flower market.

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Guide to Nice's Outdoor Markets
One of Nice's most divine pleasures is wandering the outdoor markets along the Cours Saleya. Blooms of every color and shape burst to life. Row after row of spices beckon. There are grapes the size of golf balls and olives glimmering in the sun. Fresh fish are stacked in icy display cases. Find out more about planning a visit to the markets.

Mardi Gras, or "Carnaval," in Nice
The Carnaval in Nice is a wild 10-day celebration featuring daily parades, concerts, street theater and more. Dating back to the Middle Ages, people from around the globe have been descending on this gorgeous French Riviera city each year to cut loose.

So Nice
This is a great site by a Nice resident, filled with panoramic pictures of Nice, screensavers, maps, weather and other info on the capital of the French Riviera.

Nice Tourism
This is the official Nice Tourism site, packed with information about attractions, lodging and events. This great Riviera town has it all: beach, great markets and shopping.

Nice Tourism
The official tourism site for Nice is filled with photos, suggested walking tours, as well as info on lodging and attractions.

Nice French Riviera
This site has tourism information, as well as details about city government, education, economy, sports and the history and culture of Nice.

Nice Museums
This site includes pictures and descriptions of several Nice museums and attractions.

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