Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Nice, France, Europe

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Nice, France, Europe

Nice City is situated on the south east coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea in the department of Alpes-Maritimes and spans an area of 71.92 square kilometers (27.77 square miles). Nice is the second most popular French city after Paris as far as the tourism industry is concerned and bounded by beaches and historical places and there are few technology parks in the city and city is also known for its transportation hub.

Nice is bounded by Vence, Gattieres, La Trinite, Carros, Cagnes-Sur-Mer and Antibes and Paris, capital of French is situated at the distance of 930 kilometers from Nice City. Coordinates of Nice are 43.7034° N, 7.2663° E.


Food and culture of Nice:

Nice City imports all the food ingredients from neighboring cities and some of the renowned cuisines of Nice are Beignets de fleurs de courgettes, Ratatouille, Pichade, Pissaladière, Pan-bagnat,,Socca,Soupe au pistou,,Tourte de blettes and Daube. Nice is one of the oldest human settlements in the world and follows Roman Catholic culture.


Attractions in Nice:

Old Town:

The Old Town tours takes one to the Albert Premier gardens at the Palace Massena, then, into the Cours Saleya market, past the Opera house and also discover the narrow pedestrianised streets of the old town and one need to hire tour guide to known about the old town.


Museum of Asian art:

Museum of Asian art is positioned at the distance of 7 kilometers from center of the city is a renowned museum in the city showcases the Indian, Chinese, southeast Asian, and world art in great architecture on a lake and entry is free.


Castel Plage:

Castel Plage is renowned beach in the city and attracts people for having fun and to laze on the deckchairs and one can also take pleasure in the gorgeous sight over the bay and beach is surrounded by restaurants and bars.


Other places to visit in Nice:

  • Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Promenade des Anglais
  • Parc Phoenix
  • Musee Chagall
  • Musee Matisse
  • Musee et Site Archeologiques de Cimiez
  • Place Masséna
  • Place Garibaldi
  • Place du Palais
  • Russian Orthodox Cathedral
  • Notre-Dame de Nice
  • Sainte Jeanne d’Arc Church

Best time to visit Nice:

Nice experiences Mediterranean climate with dry hot summer and mild winter and during summer average temperature is 27° C and during winter temperature is 15° C and best time to visit Nice City is from November to March.


Transportation to Nice:

Nice is well linked by numerous national highways like A8 and E74 which passes through Nice City making it easily accessible by road. The capital city Paris is approx 930 kilometers away from Nice and there is abundance of fast train services available from Nice to Paris, Milan, Genoa, Rome and Venice. Tourists can also take the tram or metro to travel from Nice to nearby sight-seeing places. Nice is served by Nice Côte d’Azur Airport located about 7 kilometers from Nice which has direct flight connections to many countries in Europe and the Middle East. Nice is served by ferry services as well and has direct connectivity to Ajaccio (Corsica), Bastia (Corsica), Calvi and Ile Rousse and tourists need to book ferries well in advance.


Accommodation in Nice:

Hotels in Nice City offer spacious and well-appointed suites with a modern beautification and all the services you may expect from a high quality hotels and all the tourism places are situated close to the major hotels and all the hotels in the city are equipped with lounge bar, swimming pool, solarium, fitness room and extensive meeting facilities. List of hotels in Nice are as follows:

  • Hotel Negresco
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Nice
  • Hotel West End
  • Le Meridien Nice
  • Hotel Westminster
  • Hotel Massena
  • Best Western Hotel Roosevelt
  • Goldstar Resort & Suites
  • Splendid Hotel & Spa Nice
  • Mercure Nice Centre Notre Dame
  • Hi Hotel Eco Spa & Beach
  • Hotel Nice Riviera
  • Hotel Campanile Nice Centre
  • Best Western Alba Hotel

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