Nice

Built by the Greeks, Nice has always benefited from its strategic location and port, which has contributed to its maritime strength. Connected to France in 1860 - Nice was until then Italian, the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes is today a cosmopolitan destination with a strong architectural and cultural heritage.

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Energetic and glamorous, picturesque and international, Nice and its bay, one of the most beautiful in the world, occupies the 5th place in the ranking of French cities. People come from all over the world for its climate, to walk along the famous Promenade des Anglais and shop in its array of luxury boutiques.Here you can admire the small fishing boats and super yachts, the residential areas and village houses of the Old -Nice. Nice is the second most visited city after Paris and has been attracting tourists since the 18th century. At the time, British aristocrats spent their winters there. The alleys of the old town remain privileged witnesses of the history and strong links forged with Italy. In addition to a resolutely transalpine architecture, which offers some beautiful examples of buildings, the city has many RENOWED Italian restaurants. Romantic too, Nice seduces art and culture lovers.

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Informations

  • On average 15 °C / year
  • 140 days / year
  • 149 mm / year
  • On average 12°C
  • Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
  • Nice city station
  • Lympia

The districts

The western hills

They are in the immediate vicinity of the main roads (motorway and expressway) linking Cannes and Monaco, the Promenade des Anglais and central Nice. 

Le Carré d'Or

The most sought-after district, slightly set back from the Promenade des Anglais, and a few minutes’ walk to the Old Nice. 

The port

The renovation of its docks, the arrival of the tram in the district and the development of green spaces offer it a new lease of life. 

Cimiez

The "petit Neuilly Niçois", a peaceful, wooded area, located away from the city center without being very far from it. 

Mont Boron

Situated on the heights of eastern Nice, this residential area remains a must.. Spectacular Views.

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Local Activities

  • Promenade des Anglais: it offers you an exceptional journey during which you will discover many historical buildings, such as the mythical Négresco.
  • Markets: the city has a long tradition in this area.
  • The Castle Hill: between the Old Nice and the port, it allows you to enjoy a beautiful view of the city and  bay.
  • The Masséna Museum: it highlights the history of Nice since 1792. In addition to its facade and exhibition rooms, you can admire a magnificent garden.
  • Museum of Asian Arts: located in the Phoenix Park, it presents Asian art in its broadest sense.
  • The National  Theatre of Nice : it has a 300-seat amphitheater where classical and contemporary plays are performed.
  • MAMAC: The Museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art, opened since 1990.
  • The Nice Opéra  House
  • Visit the several Cathedrals
  • The national Museum of Marc Chagall
  • Visit the Collines du Chateau
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The schools

  • International School of Nice (ISN): it offers a French and English program to students from 4 to 18 years old.
  • The Private University Michelet: its students achieve remarkable results every year.
  • Faculté de Medecine
  • Faculté de Sport et de Ingénierie
  • The ABC School International: private bilingual school that welcomes students from 2 to 9 years old.

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