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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.

Neighbourhood
“Old Nice, AKA "Vieux Nice" is the city’s vibrant old town, with narrow cobblestone streets and pastel-hued buildings where shops sell Niçoise soaps and Provençal textiles, plus meats and cheeses. A daily market on pedestrian street Cours Saleya offers produce and flowers, and busy pubs and outdoor eateries serving specialities like socca crepes dot the area. Leafy, hilltop Parc de la Colline du Château has grand city and sea views. A city of history, culture, art, creation, events, leisure, nature, and culinary flavours, Nice combines authentic charm with the conviviality of the Mediterranean by offering a host of activities and sites to visits. Take an opportunity to visit the 20th-century collections in Nice's great museums and galleries, which house prestigious collections with contributions from Matisse, Chagall or even the famous School of Nice. Not to be missed in Nice > Museums: Chagall, Matisse, MAMAC, Beaux-Arts, Arts Asiatiques, Arts Naïfs > Vieux-Nice (old city) : especially the flower market and baroque heritage > Promenade des Anglais > Castle hill Cimiez arenas > The Belle Epoque itinerary > The Russian church ”
  • 373 locals recommend
Park
“Very nice view over the city from the top of the park and the walk to get there is very nice.”
  • 255 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art often features an exhibit along with their permanent collection featuring Nice native Yves Klein. Niki de Saint Phalle also has a permanent collection. Do not miss the rooftop of the MAMAC for spectacular views of the city!”
  • 219 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Un des marché les plus couru de la côte d'Azur! The famous marketplace of the french riviera!”
  • 243 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Amazing view on the French riviera. The best panoramic spots where you can enjoy the view on Promenade des Anglais or Port of Nice. You can come up by foot or take an elevator. Opening hours: 8:30-18:00 from 01/10 to 31/03 et 8:30-20:00 from 01/04 to 30/09”
  • 242 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A must for food from Nice and local specialties. You need to try Socca and Pissaladiere while you are in nice. ”
  • 186 locals recommend
Department Store
“You can find almost anything at Galeries Lafayette. A good place to experience French shopping at it's best. ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Park
“This one is a must for people traveling with kids. The kids will enjoy playing in the fountain and the playground.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Plaza
“It's hard to miss this and if you do, you missed Nice. It is a large place often hosting events with the famous naked Apollo fountain. It divides the Promenade de Paillon where you will find people of all ages playing in the fountains, lying on the grass reading a book or just people watching. Really beautiful.”
  • 106 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Great ice cream, unusual flavors such as lavender, ginger, speculos, nutella, etc...”
  • 149 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“If you are after specialty oyster place, this is a restaurant of your choice.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Route
“Avec son miroir d'eau et sa superbe coulée verte. # With its reflecting pool and beautiful green corridor.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Route
“Vous y trouverez le célèbre restaurent LE CAFÉ DE TURIN pour y déguster de bon plateau de fruits de mer et bien sur vous y trouverez de multiples restaurants sous ses arcades. # You will find the famous restaurant LE CAFÉ DE TURIN to taste good seafood platter and of course you will find many restaurants under its arcades.”
  • 123 locals recommend
Café
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“The place is so cozy, the food is amazing. So as their pastries;) The place is only open for breakfast, lunch, brunch or tea time - no diner Be aware this place can be full ”
  • 98 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“• The very beautiful nice port to visit at any price • Le trés beau port de nice à visiter à tout prix”
  • 61 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great bar open until 2am, a lot of people go there to have drink and dance on the tables ( better to get there around 11pm).”
  • 59 locals recommend