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Archaeological crypt of Nice
Type - Architecture, Monuments, Museum
The archaeological crypt is not quite usual sight of Nice. The tourists interested in the history of fortification and the life of European cities (starting from the XIV century.) rush here.



Tour Bellanda in Nice
Type - Architecture, Monuments
Tour Bellanda in Nice, large and impressive, is clearly visible to everyone, who is walking down the dock Quai des États-Unis. Tourists tend to rise on its observation deck (at a height of 92 meters). From there, a magnificent view opens on the Bay of Angels (Baie des Anges). This tower has an interesting and a little sad history, which guides often tell the tourists.



Jardin botanique de la ville de Nice
Type - Botanical Garden, Nature
The residents of the resort city of Nice are justifiably proud of the Botanical Garden (although it is not so big - 3 hectares). The garden is located on a hillside and walking here, you can see a beautiful view of the mouth of the river Var, which borders the west of Nice, and the Esterel hills near Cannes.



Prefecture Palace of Nice
Type - Architecture, Monuments, Palaces
Prefecture Palace of Nice (Le palais des ducs de Savoie à Nice, currently known as the Palais de la Préfecture des Alpes-Maritimes, Palais des rois de Sardaigne and the Palais sarde).



The Cimetière du Château in Nice
Type - Architecture, Monuments
Numerous well-known famous people have found their «last refuge» at the ancient Nice Castle Cemetery (Cimetière du Château in Nice). The Russian revolutionary, writer and philosopher Alexander Herzen is buried here, the tombs of the great French republican Léon Gambetta, the writer Gaston Leroux, the mother of Giuseppe Garibaldi, Rosa Raimondi, the brand founder «Mercedes» Emil Jellinek, the daughter of Henri Matisse, Margarita, and many others can be found next to it.



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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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