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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighborhood
“Discover the old Nice, Another must-see attraction in Nice is its old town with its shaded alleys, colorful facades and typical Mediterranean shutters. It is impossible to talk about old Nice without referring to “Cours Saleya, where the famous flower market and market is held almost every morning (except on Mondays). On Monday mornings, “Cours Saleya” turns into a large open-air flea market! It is also the ideal place to have a drink or eat a meal at a table on one of the many terraces. When you visit the old Nice, we also recommend that you see: - The courthouse square - Rossetti Square and its glaciers - Saint-Francois Square and its small fish market It is also possible to go through the old Nice to reach the hill of the Castle, about which we speak below.”
  • 375 locals recommend
Road
“to go for a walk with family/loved one, to jog in the morning or just to enjoy the nice architecture of the most iconic hotels of Nice such as Negresco. Full of restaurants right by the sea... ”
  • 241 locals recommend
Park
“Very nice view over the city from the top of the park and the walk to get there is very nice.”
  • 256 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art often features an exhibit along with their permanent collection featuring Nice native Yves Klein. Niki de Saint Phalle also has a permanent collection. Do not miss the rooftop of the MAMAC for spectacular views of the city!”
  • 218 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Matisse spent a lot of time in this region. An very important impressionist artist, this museum is a must see. You can also buy prints of the artist’s work. Open 10am-6pm (closed on Tuesdays). Admission is 10 EUR for a ticket that’s good for 48 hours.”
  • 174 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The national Marc Chagall museum was created by the artist's will to bring together in one-purpose-built place his most important biblical works: the 17 painting which make up the Biblical Message. ”
  • 130 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Un des marché les plus couru de la côte d'Azur! The famous marketplace of the french riviera!”
  • 242 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Amazing view on the French riviera. The best panoramic spots where you can enjoy the view on Promenade des Anglais or Port of Nice. You can come up by foot or take an elevator. Opening hours: 8:30-18:00 from 01/10 to 31/03 et 8:30-20:00 from 01/04 to 30/09”
  • 243 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Cap 3000 is a beautiful shopping mall. It's not open sky as the Polygone Riviera, but there are nice terraces and restaurants in front the beach. ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you want to try socca, local specialty made with chickpeas - this is THE place !”
  • 187 locals recommend
Department Store
“You can find almost anything at Galeries Lafayette. A good place to experience French shopping at it's best. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Zoo
“Phoenix Park, also known as the "Nice Floral Park" is a botanical and zoological garden located near Nice Airport, in the Arénas district. On 7 hectares, you will find a very high biodiversity, both in terms of fauna and flora, with aviaries, marsupials, porcupines, otters and a pond. One of the major attractions of the site is the large greenhouse of Phoenix Park, which has several tropical climates with, in addition to tropical plants, various bird specimens including flamingos. A play area has also been set up for children. It is an excellent place to spend an afternoon with your family in Nice! Entrance fee to Phoenix Park: 4 euros per person. Discounts are available for families and students.”
  • 137 locals recommend
Park
“This one is a must for people traveling with kids. The kids will enjoy playing in the fountain and the playground.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Masséna Museum, the architectural jewel of the Promenade des Anglais, evokes, through its collections, the art and history of the Riviera from the time Nice became part of France until the end of the Belle Epoque. Every day except Tuesday from 10 am to 6 pm from May 2 to October 31 Every day except Tuesday from 11 am to 6 pm from November 1 to April 30. Address 65, rue de France 06000 Nice Access to the site Bus: 12 - Stop: Congress Promenade”
  • 77 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Great ice cream, unusual flavors such as lavender, ginger, speculos, nutella, etc...”
  • 149 locals recommend
Hotel
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“The iconic Negresco five-star Hotel is an inseparable part of the city landscape, established in 1912. Hard to believe, but this hotel was once a hospital – during World War I to be exact. Since 1957, it is belong to Madame Augier, a public figure in Nice. It has been and still is a holiday destination for many celebrities and billionaires who choose to pass their summer vacation. Rumor has it that Mrs. Augier is planning to bequeath the hotel to her cat when the time comes. The entrance is available only for clients of the hotel, so make sure you are ready to buy something to eat or drink at the bar or restaurant. ”
  • 115 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“If you want to try socca, local specialty made with chickpeas - this is THE place !”
  • 187 locals recommend
Hotel
“The iconic Negresco five-star Hotel is an inseparable part of the city landscape, established in 1912. Hard to believe, but this hotel was once a hospital – during World War I to be exact. Since 1957, it is belong to Madame Augier, a public figure in Nice. It has been and still is a holiday destination for many celebrities and billionaires who choose to pass their summer vacation. Rumor has it that Mrs. Augier is planning to bequeath the hotel to her cat when the time comes. The entrance is available only for clients of the hotel, so make sure you are ready to buy something to eat or drink at the bar or restaurant. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Fait maison et toujours frais ; desserts XXL qu'on oublie pas et très grande terrasse agréable sur la piétonne / Homemade and always fresh; XXL desserts that we forget and very nice terrace on the pedestrian.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“If you are after specialty oyster place, this is a restaurant of your choice.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Café
“The place is so cozy, the food is amazing. So as their pastries;) The place is only open for breakfast, lunch, brunch or tea time - no diner Be aware this place can be full ”
  • 98 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“As a restaurant in Nice, I recommend La Voglia. The sizes of the portions are insane. I can almost bet you won't finish your dish, and this for a normal, affordable price. Watch out, you can't book this place, and there are always waiting lines at peak times.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“I couldn't forget to recommand you my favourite bar with tapas and Dj's. My fiancée and I love going there for apero time, to eat the tapas and drink the cocktail of the day, made by professionnal barmen.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Family restaurant, cuisine nicoise, great typical dishes, very famous, has been around for 3 generations. Need reservation. Next to us !!!”
  • 93 locals recommend

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