Sights & Attractions in The French Riviera


Things to Do in Nice

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Name Category Location
Cathédrale Orthodoxe Russe St-Nicolas
This magnificent Russian Orthodox cathedral was...
Religious Sites Nice
Cathédrale Ste-Réparate
An ensemble of columns, cupolas, and symmetrical...
Religious Sites Nice
Chapelle de la Miséricorde
A superbly balanced pièce-montée (wedding...
Religious Sites Nice
Chapelle Sainte Rita
This 17th-century Carmelite chapel, officially...
Religious Sites Nice
Cimetière du Château
This solemn cluster of white tombs looms...
Cemeteries Nice
Colline du Château
Although nothing remains of this once-massive...
Parks Nice
Cours Saleya
This long pedestrian thoroughfare—half street,...
Neighborhoods / Streets Nice
Eglise du Gésù
If Nice's other chapels are jewel boxes, this...
Religious Sites Nice
Église St-Martin
Also known as St-Augustin, this serene Baroque...
Religious Sites Nice
Jardin Albert Ier
Along the Promenade des Anglais, this luxurious...
Gardens / Arboretums Nice
Le Ruhl Casino Barrière Nice
Renovated to the tune of €5 million by the...
Casinos Nice
Monastère de Cimiez
This fully functioning monastery is worth the...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites, Gardens / Arboretums Nice
Musée Archéologique
This museum, next to the Musée Matisse, has a...
Museums / Galleries Nice
Musée d'Art Moderne
The assertive contemporary architecture of the...
Museums / Galleries Nice
Musée des Beaux-Arts
Originally built for a member of Nice's Old...
Museums / Galleries Nice
Musée Masséna
This spectacular Belle Époque villa houses the...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Nice
Musée Matisse
In the '60s the city of Nice bought this lovely,...
Museums / Galleries Nice
Musée National Marc Chagall
Having just celebrated its 40th anniversary in...
Museums / Galleries Nice
Musée Terra Amata
During the digging for the foundation of a...
Museums / Galleries Nice
Opéra de Nice
A half-block west of the Cours Saleya stands a...
Arts / Performance Venues Nice
Palais Lascaris
The aristocratic Lascaris Palace was built in...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Nice
Place Garibaldi
Encircled by grand vaulted arcades stuccoed in...
Squares Nice
Place Masséna
As Cours Saleya is the heart of the Vieille...
Squares Nice
Port de Nice
In 1750 the Duke of Savoy ordered a port to be...
Marinas / Piers Nice


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