Sights & Attractions in The French Riviera

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Things to Do in Nice

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Beau Rivage
One of the handiest and biggest private beaches is the Beau Rivage...
Beaches Nice
 
Cathédrale Ste-Réparate
An ensemble of columns, cupolas, and symmetrical ornaments dominates...
Religious Sites Nice
 
Chapelle de la Miséricorde
A superbly balanced pièce-montée (wedding cake) of half-domes...
Religious Sites Nice
 
Chapelle Sainte Rita
This 17th-century Carmelite chapel, officially known as the Église...
Religious Sites Nice
 
Chapelle St-Jacques-Jesu
If the Vieille Ville's other chapels are jewel boxes, this 17th-century...
Religious Sites Nice
 
Colline de Château
This hilltop park, accessible by elevator from the east end of...
Parks, Archaeological Sites Nice
 
Cours Saleya
This long pedestrian thoroughfare—half street, half square—is...
Neighborhoods / Streets Nice
 
Florida Beach
One of the new private beaches making a splash on the Prom, Florida...
Beaches Nice
 
Hi Beach
Just west of the Negresco's Neptune Plage (with its not-so-friendly...
Beaches Nice
 
Jardin Albert Ier
Along the Promenade des Anglais, this luxurious garden stands...
Gardens / Arboretums Nice
 
La crypte archéologique de Nice
The archaeological crypt, a half-acre underground chamber located...
Archaeological Sites Nice
 
Monastère de Cimiez
This fully functioning monastery is worth the pilgrimage. You...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites, Gardens / Arboretums Nice
 
Musée Archéologique
This museum, next to the Musée Matisse, has a dense collection...
Museums / Galleries Nice
 
Musée d'Art Moderne
The assertive contemporary architecture of the Modern Art Museum...
Museums / Galleries Nice
 
Musée des Beaux-Arts
Originally built for a member of Nice's Old Russian community...
Museums / Galleries Nice
 
Musée Masséna
This spectacular Belle Époque villa houses the Musée d'Art et...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Nice
 
Musée Matisse
In the '60s the city of Nice bought this lovely, light-bathed...
Museums / Galleries Nice
 
Musée National Marc Chagall
Having just celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2013, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Nice
 
Opéra de Nice
A half-block west of the Cours Saleya stands a flamboyant Italian-style...
Arts / Performance Venues Nice
 
Palais Lascaris
The aristocratic Lascaris Palace was built in 1648 for Jean-Baptiste...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Nice
 
Place Garibaldi
Encircled by grand vaulted arcades stuccoed in rich yellow, the...
Squares Nice
 
Place Masséna
As Cours Saleya is the heart of the Vieille Ville, so this impressive...
Squares Nice
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