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We think of France and instantly picture Paris, and in the process end up making gravely mistake of ignoring a city like Nice. Where France is a choice for all, Nice was favoured by the Greeks, Romans, aristocrats, and rich lords and today it the choice destination of celebrities, billionaires, artists and tourists with a taste of adventure.
We assure you if anyone is even passing by the city, they wouldn’t be able to resist the temptation to stop and take in the breathtaking view of the French Riviera with its bright, turquoise coloured waters. In fact, scratch stopping, instantly planning a short stay in Nice is more of an expected reaction. The city of nice is a blend of rich culture, fresh fruits, vegetables and gardens, coastal setting and historical sites from around 350 BC.
Contemporary city, old towns and bright weather and beautiful waters are the outshining qualities of Nice, making every neighbourhood a perfect place for booking some apartments in Nice and enjoying a memorable time here.
The Old Town (""Vieux Nice""):
This old town is home to cobbled narrow streets, closely-situated houses and the famous flower market. Every street corner presents a pleasant little café, flower stalls and souvenir shops.
This neighbourhood is home to the University of Nice and probably one of the most beautiful places for the fortunate students to live. There is a beautiful, small lake surrounded by thick foliage, beautiful flowers and rich vegetation, making the entire neighbourhood a magnificent place to live and study.
Baumettes is located a little away from the crowded areas of Nice. This neighbourhood houses many interesting artistic museums and other attractions of Nice.
Showcasing the works of Matisse, this museum is a must place to visit when in Nice. The work of this talented French artist including his tapestries, oil paintings, sculptures and paper cut-outs among others, and never fails to mesmerize the visitors.
Nice port is a place often forgotten but majorly undeserving of it. It offers some great views and calm settings for the mind and body to enjoy that happy spot.
This place is the best spot to visit in order to have the first-hand experience of how the aristocrats used to live. Most of the places and spots have been left untouched for a more authentic look into the past. Want to stand in a place where many tales of nobles trying to one-up each other unfolded? Then make sure you visit here.
The most suitable time to visits Nice is in the late months of September and October or in the warm days of March and April with low population of tourists. The city of Nice enjoys the Mediterranean climate year round so technically it is fine to visit anytime during the year if you can bear with the huge flow of tourists. The sun is always shining in nice or at least it shines for approximately 300 days.
There is a huge demand for vacation rentals in Nice and the prices fluctuate with it. To get some good deals, check out the last minute offers and try your luck.