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Nice


Located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Nice is a city in southern France, on the Mediterranean Coast near the border with Italy. As of 2004, Nice had an estimated population of 347,100.

Nice is a major tourist center, and one of the leading resorts on the French Riviera (French: Côte d'Azur).

Promenade des Anglais:
Promenade des Anglais


Key Facts about Nice


Hotel Negresco:
Hotel Negresco in Nice, France
Here are some facts about Nice:
  1. Nice is located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France, on the Mediterranean Coast near the border with Italy.

  2. As of 2004, Nice had an estimated population of 347,100.

  3. People from Nice are known as Niçois.

  4. Nice is believed to have been founded by the Greeks of Marseille in around 350 BCE. Their settlement was named Nikaia, after Nike, the goddess of victory.

  5. Nice is one of the main resorts on the French Riviera (French: Côte d'Azur), and is very popular with tourists and vacationers.

  6. Nice is often called "Nice la Belle" (Nice the Beautiful). This is also the name of the unofficial anthem of the city, which was written by Menica Rondelly in 1912.

  7. The famous beachfront in Nice is known as the Promenade des Anglais (Promenade of the English), often simply known La Promenade or La Prom.

  8. The most famous hotel in Nice, is the Hotel Negresco. Hotel Negresco is palatial hotel on the the Promenade des Anglais. The Hotel Negresco first opened in 1913, and contains a gourmet dining (two stars in Guide Michelin) restaurant called Le Chantecler. In 2003, Hotel Negresco was designated by the French government as a national historic building.

  9. The annual Nice Carnival, which spans the two weeks prior to Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), takes place on the Promenade des Anglais. The carnival attracts around 1 million visitors each year.



Attractions and Places of Interest in Nice


Attractions and places of interest in Nice include:

Weather in Nice


Nice has a Mediterranean climate. Winters are mild, and Summers are generally hot, dry, and sunny. Rainfall most falls during the Winter, and in the Summer is much less frequent - typically there are only one of two days of measurable rain in July for example.

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Books about Nice


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Nice Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights

By Katherine Higgins

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Nice on the French Riviera is famous for its temperate climate and landscape and it is sometimes called “Nice la Belle” (Nice the Beautiful.) It is the second-most visited tourist destination in France, after Paris, with 4 million arrivals a year. Introduction to Nice, France - Overview - Culture - Orientation/Location - Climate and When to Visit - Sightseeing Highlights - Promenade des Anglais - Beaches - Baie des Anges - Colline du Chateau, Vielle Ville - Old Town Nice (Vieille Ville) - Cimiez - Palais Massena, Baie des Anges - Musee d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, near Place Garibaldi - Marc Chagall Museum, Avenue Docteur Menard, Cimiez - Matisse Museum, 164 Avenue des Arenes, Cimiez - Musee Picasso, Chateau Grimaldi, Antibes - Musee des Beaux-Arts, 33 av. des Baumettes - Theatre de la Photographie et de l’Image, 27 Blvd. Dubouchage - Cathedrale Orthodoxe Russe St-Nicolas, Avenue Nicolas-II - Cours Saleya Markets - Chapelle de la Misericorde, Cours Saleya - Church of Sainte Jeanne d’Arc, 86, Avenue Saint Lambert - Notre-Dame de Nice, 37 Bis Avenue Jean Medecin - Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, 3 Pl. Rossetti, Vieux Nice - Saint-Tropez, French Riviera - Cannes, French Riviera - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Recommendations for the Budget Traveler - Places to Stay - Places to Eat and Drink - Places to Shop

French Riviera, Nice, Cannes, & Monaco Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Guides)

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Released: 2012-05-28
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French Riviera, Nice, Cannes, & Monaco Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Guides)
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Marco Polo FrenchRiviera: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips




The French Riviera is the ultimate product of the modern leisure society, aplayground of the jet-setting elite, where the luxury world of the coast, withits palaces, chic harbor fronts set against azure sea contrasts with thetranquil, dramatic landscapes and remote mountain villages found away from theshore.



Marco Polo French Riviera takes you along the coast, and through threeof France's most beautiful departments: Alpes-Maritimes, Var andAlpes-de-Haute-Provence. The 'Perfect Route' takes you to the most idyllicstretches of coast as well as the most beautiful villages and the best naturalscenery inland.




The Best Of pages highlight some unique and free things to do,and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and unwind. DiscoverWhat's Hot on the coast, whether glamping (camping in style) or tea mania,which has really established itself in this country of coffee drinkers.




The Insider Tips reveal where flower petals are crystallized and turned intosweets, and where in Nice you can immerse yourself in the art of Yves Klein.



The Trips & Tours take you to the 'land of perfume' around Grasse andmountain villages in breathtaking locations. The Dos & Don'ts explain whyyour swimming trunks might cause you problems in St Tropez and why you shouldkeep your hands off those beautifully hand-painted olive oil bottles.




Marco Polo French Riviera provides comprehensive coverage of the region,including Monaco. To help you get around there's a detailed road atlas inside,city maps of Cannes and Nice in the backcover, plus a handy pull-out map. Amust-have for all travellers, including those who haven't bought a travel guidein the past.




Discover the best hotels, authentic restaurants, the region's trendiest placesand night spots; get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget; plusplenty of ideas for travel with kids. Also contains: the Perfect Route, TravelTips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, French phrasebook and index.



Nice, France in 3 Days (Travel Guide 2017): Best Things to Do in Nice in 72 Hours.: Where to Stay,What to See,Where to Eat,Where to Go Out in the Evening,How to Save Money and Time in Nice, France.

By Guidora Team

Released: 2016-10-01
Kindle Edition (33 pages)

Nice, France in 3 Days (Travel Guide 2017): Best Things to Do in Nice in 72 Hours.: Where to Stay,What to See,Where to Eat,Where to Go Out in the Evening,How to Save Money and Time in Nice, France.
 
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- What dishes to try. A simple culinary guide with the top 10 dishes and drinks.
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By getting this guide, you will feel like having your best friend in Nice, showing you around.
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Guidora's Nice in 3 Days Travel Guide, is your entry ticket to the most accurate advice on what are the best things to do in Nice in 72 hours. It includes a detailed 72-hour plan from the first moment you will arrive in the airport of Nice, until the moment you leave this amazing town.

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A Taste of NICE, FRANCE

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Released: 2016-09-09
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A Taste of NICE, FRANCE
 
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I feel very privileged to live in Nice and to be able to explore its beauty and quirkiness on a daily basis. This short book is just a sample of some of the art, architecture, and tasty treats awaiting you in and around this French Riviera city.


 
 
 

 
 
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