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Castle Hill (Colline du château)
Type - Architecture, Monuments
The name of the Castle Hill in Nice (Colline du Château à Nice) recalls the times past, when this city was not calm and peaceful, but warlike and fearsome.



The building of the former Senate of Nice
Type - Architecture, Monuments, Museum
Not far from the main noisy pedestrian street of Nice, Cours Saleya, there is not very perceptible ancient baroque building which previously housed the Senate.



Cathedral of Saint Reparata
Type - Architecture, Monuments, The Basilica
In Nice, there is a not quite ordinary cathedral dedicated to «the heavenly patroness» of Nice, Saint Reparata. This Catholic Cathedral Basilica located in the old town of Nice on a small square in the middle of the narrow streets.



Cours Saleya
Type - Architecture, Monuments
One of the most vibrant and lively places in Nice is the main pedestrian street in the Old TownCours Saleya. (It is located parallel to the quai des États-Unis, stretching from the Place Charles-Felix in the east to the Rue Saint-Francois-de-Paul in the west).



Anatole Jakovsky International Museum of Naive Art
Type - Architecture, Monuments, Museum
There are lots of museums in Nice, and one of the most unusual is Anatole Jakovsky International Museum of Naive Art. It is unlikely that it can boast the same popularity among tourists as a Museum Matisse or Chagall. But the works of naive art characterized by childlike simplicity of expression attract many who remain a child at heart...



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Nice - Attractions - Notre Provence Group

Welcome to the section - Nice - Provence Attractions. This section contains information about the most interesting sights of the region, both historical and contemporary.

On this page you will be able to learn all about the sights in the city of Nice. In this catalogue of the main attractions of the city of Nice we have collected basic reference information and descriptions with photos.

Arriving here forget about the rush, take a leisurely rhythm of the local deliberate measured life «relishing» every spent minute! And go to the unhurried journey to memorable places of Nice

Discover the world of the artistic elite of the early twentieth century that adored the local places so much. Look for the gastronomic delights on the local markets, «become gourmets» with all your soul in the local cafes, find valuable and just nice «wonders» at the «flea markets» and antique fag fairs..

To understand Provence visiting first the Côte d'Azur (slightly weary, effeminate and haughty) it is worth to go into the Provencal «hinterland». At that, do not forget that between the major destinations on the local roads the guests of Provence will find a lot of gastronomic «discoveries»! On the way one has only to peep into one of the small cheese factories, wineries, breweries, etc.


So, hit the road!

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