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Nice Travel Guide

Nice travel guide

Nice is the capital of the Côte d'Azur and is located on the Mediterranean coast, 929km (577 miles) south of Paris and 32km (20 miles) northeast of Cannes. It is the largest city between Genoa and Marseille. Nowadays, Nice is a major tourist centre and a leading resort on the French Riviera and famous for its wonderful attractions and sights. The seafront of Nice is one of the most beautiful on the Mediterranean coast, as well as, the Old Town with its crowded bars and cafés. Nice also has many attractions, such as museums and cathedrals from ancient times.

Many artists once lived in Nice. Among them were Nietzsche, Apollinaire, Flaubert, Victor Hugo, George Sand, Stendhal, Chateaubriand, Picasso, and Mistral. Some people say it's the famed local light that has always made Nice a venue for artists. With its close to 300 days of sunshine a year. Nice has become famouse for its sunshine, but remember in summer it can be a very suffocating city.

Nice has a rich history and fascinating landscapes. It is a very visited city and receives a great number of tourists each year. Some of its buildings have a baroque style and some others have Provençal, medieval and Genoese architecture. It is also easily accessible to nearby destinations, such as Antibes, Monaco, St Tropez and the Provence region.


Nice Travel guide
Nice, France
Nice Travel guide
Nice, France


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