Nice is the flagship city of the Côte d'Azur. This true metropolis is the fifth largest city in France by its population and thanks to major projects such as Acropolis, Sophia Antipolis, the Palais des Congrès and its international airport (the 2nd in France after Paris), Nice Industrial, scientific and high-tech activities.
At the same time elegant and popular, Nice has the charm of the Mediterranean cities where the sweetness of life is as much to the beauty of the city as to its exceptional climate.
Here, even in winter, the cafe terraces are pleasant and you can admire the famous Promenade des Anglais, always impeccably flowered, along the curve of the Baie des Anges, with on one side the many beaches and the The other luxurious hotels including the famous palace: Le Negresco.
Sumptuous accomplishments are also to be discovered at the pleasure of the walks in the flowery gardens and parks of the hill of the Castle, the park Chambrun or the space Massena.
It is by strolling through old Nice, with its picturesque alleys, its facades in ocher colors declined to yellows or reds that you will discover the personality of the Nicois.
Proud of their past independence, the Nicois have their own language (the Nissart) and a typical cuisine with high flavors, like their famous carnival: Pissaladières (tarts with onions, anchovies, olives), Ratatouille (tomatoes, zucchini) or Pan Bagnat (bread topped with vegetables) or Salad Niçoise, the whole is always generously sprinkled with olive oil and garnished with black olives (the clams) which are small and black.
Nice is also a city of arts and culture, after Paris it is the city that counts the most museums. The city is lively day and night with the Nice Jazz festival in the beautiful arenas and gardens of the Cimiez, the battle of flowers on the Promenade des Anglais launched by the most beautiful girls of the Côte d'Azur.
Every day, on the Cours Saleya, stands the large flower market with fruits and vegetables in the morning. The vitality of these neighborhoods with their markets in the middle of shops and restaurants is contagious, the animation is guaranteed.