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Nice: A Breath Taking Getaway

Nice, situated on the south east coast of France, is the second largest French city on the coast of Mediterranean sea. Nice is known as Nice La Belle which means Nice the Beautiful. Nice has been the place of retreat for artists, poets, actors and philosophers, inspiring and relaxing their creative minds. This enchanting city gets sunshine all throughout the year, making it a heaven for beach lovers. Those who love beach time are often seen spending some lazy time on the beaches that curve along the magnificent blue sea.

Local cuisine is a lip-smacking treat for taste buds of food lovers. Cuisine that Nice offers is a delicious blend of French fineness and Mediterranean earthiness. A wide variety of herbs are used with olive oil, adding an exquisite flavour to cuisine of Nice.

www.nicepebbles.com is a good option for accommodation. They are not only cheaper than the hotels but also more comfortable than them. Holiday apartments provide all the standard service of a hotel. One can buy fresh fish, fruits and vegetables from vibrant markets of Nice and cook them in well stocked kitchens of holiday apartments.

Sights of Nice
One can never finish exploring Nice but here are few places one must visit when they come to Nice.

Promenade des Anglais
One can relax enjoying the panorama of beautiful sea on Promenade des Anglais. One can take a walk along the curving coast or take part in cycling, skating and skateboarding. The promenade is covered with small pebbles.

Pedestrian zone running parallel to promenade is a popular walkway. One can find fine restaurants serving various types of cuisine. There are small shops that are great for buying souvenirs and clothing.

Jardin Botanique de la Ville de Nice
Jardin Botanique de la Ville de Nice also known as the Jardin botanique de Nice is a municipal botanical garden. The visit is free.

Vieux Nice
Old town of Nice will make you travel back in time. It is known for its historical architecture. The buildings here date back to medieval times. Beautiful squares, monuments, bridges, museums and palaces attract tourists.

Chateau
Parc De La Colline Du Chateau was the original site of city. The castle hill was entirely dismantled by the soldiers of the French king Loius XIV in 1706. Once it was a glorious citadel but today it is a maze of greenery. This place is worth a visit as it offers an amazing view of Mediterranean Sea, Old Nice and the port. It looks splendid at night due to spectacular lighting. There some surprisingly attractive waterfalls.

Cours saleya
One must take walk around Cours Saleya, when they are in Nice. A bustling open air market place with many vendors is open all throughout the week. One will never forget the sights, sounds and smells of Cours Saleya. One who loves antiques can buy antiques here.

Place du Palais
Palais de la Justice or Place du Palais is law courts located in Nice. The square is notable for city clock and picturesque buildins.

One must visits places like Place Massena, Place Garibaldi, Place Rossetti, the port and Opera de Nice. Nice is also home to some incredible art museums. Nice will be an unforgettable getaway.

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