Holidays to Nice
Treat yourself to some well-deserved sunshine with a trip to the city at the heart of the French Riviera – beautiful Nice. Backed by scenic mountains, this vibrant city is a place where the sparkling seas of the Mediterranean lap golden beaches and is perfect for unwinding in that gorgeous weather you only find in the south of France. Away from the beaches, Nice is an attractive mix of grand old, opulent architecture, modern developments, fantastic shopping and plenty of excellent restaurants and lively nightspots.
Nice has a reputation as an exclusive destination, with fine dining and designer boutiques at every turn. But while you can certainly find those things, Nice isn’t just a place for the A-list (or for celebrity spotting!) Nice welcomes visitors from all walks of life who want to enjoy the good things in life: sun, sea, wining and dining. The city’s rich culture also offers you museums, galleries, spas and nightlife. No wonder it’s known as the playground of France!
Top Attractions in Nice
You can’t come to Nice and not enjoy the city’s stunning beaches. With plenty of private and public beaches lining the shore, Nice is a beach lover’s dream. Among the favourites are Blue Beach, Ruhl Plage and Beau Rivage, all offering the very best experience when it comes to enjoying Nice’s beachlife. Splash out on a visit to a private beach and you’re likely to find lockers for your belongings, waiter service, and even carpets leading down to the waves to protect your toes from pebbles! Many of the beaches around Nice offer luxury sun loungers at a price, fabulous seafood dining and watersports in their calm azure waters.
The beauty of Nice is that it is much more than just a beach holiday destination. Tear yourself away from the sands and soak up some culture with a visit to a museum or gallery. The Musée Matisee has a stunning collection of the famous artist’s masterpieces, while the Museum of Modern Art has a fascinating and eclectic mix of more contemporary works to enjoy.
Sightseeing in Nice is a joy, with some beautiful historic architecture to discover. The 17th century Nice cathedral is a towering thing of beauty, and the opera house, observatory, and Russian chapel and gardens are all well worth a visit. For breath-taking views, hike up to Le Chateau for the best panoramas in the area.
Not to be Missed on Nice Holidays
The shopping! Nice’s Old Town isn’t just a beautiful place to explore; it has some of France’s best shopping. The narrow streets are home to a maze of shops selling everything from gorgeous gourmet treats, homemade gifts, boutique clothing, handcrafted jewellery and brightly coloured home-ware. For heady scents, colourful bouquets, and quirky flea market finds, stop by the famous Cours Saleya Flower Market. For something a little more upmarket, head to Galeries Lafayette, a department store full of those exclusive high-end good you’d expect in classy Nice, or Avenue de Verdun to browse the likes of Chanel and Luis Vuitton.
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