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Nice, France Travel

Nice on the Mediterranean Cote d'Azur is a wonderful place, with its flower market, beautiful coastline, terrace restaurants and outdoor bars, great shopping and wonderful cultural experiences. Here is a comprehensive guide to travel in Nice, France.

Nice Itinerary and 3-Day Tour of the Capital of the French Riviera
On this Nice itinerary of a 3-day tour, spend day 1 in the old town, at the colorful daily market, walking the old cobbled narrow streets and alleyways and visiting some of the many fabulous museums and sites.

Take the Train from London to Nice

Top 10 Bistros in Nice
Nice might be famous for its glittering Michelin-starred restaurants, but it's traditional Ni ois cooking that reigns in the culinary capital of southern France. The best places for local dishes and Proven tastes are the small bistros favoured by the locals.

Old Nice
Old Nice, also called Vieux Nice in French, is a beautiful and unique neighborhood in Nice. Old Nice is popular with tourists and locals alike, from its popular Cours Selaya daily markets and its historic architecture to boutique shopping and made-from-scratch Italian (with a French accent) favorites like gelato and ravioli. Find out all about visiting Vieux Nice, or Old Nice.

Artists' Museums in and around Nice
Once you see the wonderful light of the south of France, you realize why so many artists have made their home here. The landscape is one of azure blue seas, brilliant white houses and the vibrant colors of the region. I’ve combined this guide to artists’ museums in and around Nice with suggestions of where to eat. If you're like me, then museum...

Good, Cheap Restaurants in Nice
Cheap restaurants in Nice -- Eat like a local at Nice's cheap restaurants

Promenade des Anglais
Nice's Promenade des Anglais is part of the heart of this seaside French city. It's lined with cafes situated directly on the beach, and it's a bustling area active with cyclists, runners, walkers and rollerbladers. Find out more about the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France.

How to Get from Paris to Nice on the Cote d'Azur
How to get from Paris to Nice on the Cote d'Azur by various forms of transport, by train, car, bus and flight.

Nice Carnival 2011
Nice Carnival 2011 is a glorious, world-famous festival ending in Mardi Gras, with floats and parades along the Promenade des Anglais and in the Place Massena

Nice for Food Lovers
Nice for Food Lovers. If you're a foodie, Nice on the Mediterranean coast is for you. Here is a guide to market shopping, dining and a great cooking class.

Matisse in France – In the Footsteps of Henri Matisse
Follow this itinerary of Henri Matisse which shows whre he lived and worked. He spent much of his later life in Nice.

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, France Hotels
Nice, France is filled with accommodations ranging from budget to chic. Here is a list of the best hotels in Nice, France for those seeking a special and memorable stay in Nice.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top 7 Daytrips from Nice
Nice, France's second-largest tourism center 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. Find out the best daytrips from Nice so you can maximize your vacation time.

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.

Nice Carnival
The Nice Carnival is one of the oldest carnivals in the world. From thoroughly pagan beginnings, it has become a glorious 12-day party running from mid February to the end of the first week of March. The city of Nice erupts with parades of floats culminating with Mardi Gras on the last day. The biggest winter event on the French Riviera, it now...

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