History of Nice
Nice is a coastal city in southeast France, in its well-known Riviera with its vivid life. It is the fifth largest city of France, one of its most visited and has a unique climate that attracts people all year round. The French Riviera is famous for its beaches, luxurious hotels, nightlife and splendid views. For those who like to combine holidays with education, the city is also full of historical heritage.
While you are in Nice, make sure that you visit Place Massena, its large square with the Statue of Apollo, the castle stairs which represent Homer's Odyssey, with its extraordinary landscape and the Old City of Nice with its beautiful Baroque architecture. Walk the des Anglais promenade at noon with an ice cream on hand and take pistures of the views. Moreover, pay a visit to Matisse Museum, Cours Saleya Market and Jean Medicin Avenue with its large variety of shops and boutiques.
Do not forget to take a walk to Nice's beaches, the little bay Plage d'Eze, for more privacy and Plage Beau Rivage and Plage Opera which are more crowded and organized, with sunbeds, beach bars and restaurants closeby.