Nice is one of the most important cities in France . Specifically, it is the fifth, although it is a destination that, above all, is known for the possibilities it has for tourism. In fact, it is one of the main centers of attraction for international tourists . Its privileged location , between the sea and the mountains , its landscapes, its special light and the art and patronage it houses are some of the reasons why it is worth visiting. Not for nothing is it one of the most attractive cities on the French Riviera .
What to see
Nice is a destination that is well known for its beaches as the city is on the Côte d’Azur . However, it offers much more because it has great attractions such as its historic center , which is ideal for strolling through its narrow streets , reminiscent of a 16th century Italian city. An air that is due to their connection throughout history.
On this walk you have to pay attention to the colors of the buildings , especially the Vieux Nice. Yellow, ocher and red are the characteristic tones and they are still the only ones that can be chosen to paint the facades of the houses.
Its flower market is another of its main attractions. It is a very charming street market where, in addition to plants, you can buy vegetables , as well as being able to find antiques.
The tour also takes us to the terraces of Ponchettes to see a complete panoramic of the city and the palaces that are flanking the Tours Saleya , as well as the churches, which are very abundant in Nice. Among them, the Chapelle de la Miséricorde stands out , an authentic baroque jewel.
Precisely, Baroque art is also present in the Palais Lascaris , which is designed in the style of Genoese palaces . The tour should also take us to the Colline du Chäteau to see the remaining ruins of the castle.
As for shopping tourism, Nice is a good option to buy different items in its stores, but especially sweets such as candied fruits and chocolates . And, even if you do not like sweets, it is worth visiting the Maison Auer to see the store for its Florentine decoration . In addition, it is close to the theater, which has a facade worth seeing.