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Things to do in Cimiez, Nice

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“Matisse spent a lot of time in this region. An very important impressionist artist, this museum is a must see. You can also buy prints of the artist’s work. Open 10am-6pm (closed on Tuesdays). Admission is 10 EUR for a ticket that’s good for 48 hours.”
  • 172 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Located a stone´s throw from the Matisse Museum, this is a religious inspired collection.”
  • 130 locals recommend
Garden
“From July 19 to August 13 : Outside concert venue: LES CONCERTS DU CLOÎTRE - A truly legendary location, accessible only during the festival. Come and enjoy the balmy summer nights in Nice’s most beautiful garden with a magical view of the city lights. This is a genuine moment of serenity and bliss.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Across from the Monastery of Cimiez , this garden is a vast olive grove with a wonderful view over the city. You will also find the Matisse Museum and Roman ruins nearby, interesting to visit. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Garden
“Near the Arena, its style is reminiscent of the Italian garden. This former vegetable and monk orchard of 9,550 m2 has kept its original layout with its central well and old pergolas entirely covered with climbing roses. A multitude of varieties of flowers scent the atmosphere. At the bottom of the garden, a wide view of the city. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Museum
“At the site of Roman Cemenelum at Cimiez, this museum presents the tools, sculptures, pottery, jewellery and coins found here, and includes the outside excavations of the ancient baths and other buildings. Open April–September, 10.00 am–12,00 pm, 2.00 pm– 4.00 pm. Closed Sunday mornings, Monday 18–30 November, some holidays. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“With 24 bowling alleys & 9 billiard tables, the Bowling de Nice is one of the largest in France.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Church
“Vast neo-Gothic church founded in 1864, known for its imposing twin towers & vibrant stained glass”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bus Stop
“Pour ceux qui aiment Chagall, for those who love Chagall Musée Chagall, avenue docteur Ménard, Nice Closed on Tuesdays, Tel : 04 93 53 87 20”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Ouvert jusqu'à minuit, ainsi que les dimanches et jours fériés. Idéal pour les courses de dernières minutes ou les oublis...”
  • 4 locals recommend
Garden
“Located on a hill not far from the city center, this rich neighborhood houses the Matisse and Chagall museums and also a Roman theatre and a very nice park”
  • 22 locals recommend
Gym
“ICE HOCKEY FRENCH CHAMPIONSHIP: September 13: Nice-Strasbourg. Septembre 20 : Nice-Chamonix/Morzine. Septembre 25 : Nice-Grenoble.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Organic bakery, excellent products made by very friendly Celine & Bastien. Right in front of our building”
  • 13 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Best food and wine cellar among the string of restaurants along this street.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Acropolis: if you are coming for a conference or symposium, that is where you need to go. Just a stone's throw away. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Establishment
“If you want to go to the movies, here you have a cinema with movies in original version.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“Best food and wine cellar among the string of restaurants along this street.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“Nice's cat cafe! Very nice staff and very cozy place to play with cats and have some cakes with coffee. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Aquarium
“cadre agréable facon brasserie plats du jour ultra frais faits maison et excellents desserts le midi”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“La meilleure paella de la région ! A découvrir absolument. Il faut réserver.”
  • 3 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Quality food and romantic atmosphere. Food is in small portions for the price, but the whole ambience makes for a fine dining date night. Try and book a table in advance.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Typically French, cosy and away from the tourist zone . Authentic cuisine with a dose of imagination ;)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Les meilleurs sushis du coin. Ils sont préparés sur l'instant, frais au possible. Il faut absolument goûter le dessert maison, les boules cocos vapeur ! Possibilité d'être livré à domicile.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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