Cathédrale Sainte-Réparate - Place Rossetti : one of the major examples of early Roman baroque art in Nice. Its construction lasted over a century, from 1650 to 1757. The entire building has preserved its[...]
CHAPELLE DE LA MISERICORDE
Chapelle de la Miséricorde, a baroque masterpiece on Cours Saleya in the Old Town of Nice, this chapel belonged to the high brotherhood of Black Penitents. Its rich decoration is immediately striking, though[...]
Cimiez is an upper class neighborhood in Nice, France. The area contains the Henri Matisse Museum and the Roman Ruins (arena, amphitheatre, thermal baths, and paleochristian basilica). In July every year the[...]
COLLINE DU CHATEAU - NICE
The 10th-century château no longer exists : it was razed to the ground on the orders of the Sun King. We nevertheless recommend a visit of this magnificent strategic site, surveying the port and Bay of Angels.
EGLISE DE L'ANNONCIATION / EGLISE SAINTE-RITA
Eglise de l'Annonciation or Eglise Sainte-Rita - Rue de la Poissonnerie : one of Nice's oldest churches, completely restructured in the 17th century. Thanks to recent restoration, the chapel now reveals all[...]
EGLISE DU GESU (JESUS)
Eglise du Gésu (Jésus)- Rue Droite : built between 1612 and 1642. Originally a chapel belonging to the Jesuits, who turned it into a monument testifying to the art of the Counter-Reformation for the entire[...]
Classic collections of Mediterranean flora (genista, cistus...) and acclimatization garden.
LE PRIEURE DU VIEUX LOGIS
Collection of religious art from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, utilitarian objects and furniture (14th to 17th centuries).
MONASTERE FRANCISCAIN DE CIMIEZ
The Franciscan monks have held on to this monastery since the 16th century. The very beautiful church boasts three major works by Louis Bréa and a monumental altar-piece of hand-carved wood decorated with[...]
MUSEE D'ART MODERNE ET D'ART CONTEMPORAIN
All the various trends in contemporary art are on show here, from the 'sixties and 'seventies, from the New Realists (César, Arman, Martial Raysse) to Fluxus, Pop Art (Warhol, Indiana, Wesselman) and American[...]
MUSEE DE PALEONTOLOGIE HUMAINE DE TERRA AMATA
Near the grotto of Le Lazaret, the site of Terra-Amata in Nice was one of the first to be inhabited by Man. You'll see an encampment of elephant hunters dating back 400,000 years, a reconstitution of a[...]
Evoking the life of the Franciscan monks from the 13th to the 18th century : paintings, sculptures, engravings, illuminated manuscripts...
Contains the artist's personal collection including the most famous canvasses, virtually all of his sculptures, drawings, gouache cut-outs and engravings. The Museum is housed in a 17th C. Genoese villa in[...]
MUSEE NATIONAL MESSAGE BIBLIQUE MARC CHAGALL
Le Message Biblique, comprising 7 large paintings illustrating Chagall's vision of the Old Testament, are on permanent display together with sculptures and the stained-glass windows that adorn the auditorium.[...]
MUSEUM D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE
Collection of nearly 1 million specimens illustrating the wealth of the Mediterranean environment ; also many samples from Africa, Madagascar and South America.
OBSERVATOIRE DE NICE
Situated on the Mont-Gros plateau, the Observatoire de Nice is a real star in world astronomy. Built (and paid for) by Raphaël Bischoffsheim in 1881, we owe its construction to the combined talents of Charles[...]
Nice's most important aristocratic residence. Transformed into a Museum and restored by the Municipality, it presents visitors with a superb reconstitution of the residence of a local nobleman, complete with[...]
PARC FLORAL PHOENIX
A score of gardens on specific themes can be visited on this 17.5-acre site. The greenhouse, one of the world's largest, recreates seven different tropical or sub-tropical climates.
Place Garibaldi : monumental ensemble of civic baroque architecture, situated between the Old Town and the Port. This Place Royale was built between 1782 and 1784 and was once called the Piazza Vittorio in[...]
Promenade des Anglais
The PROMENADE des ANGLAIS
To which Nice owes its fame and glory ! This superb sea-front boulevard, always decked with flowers, follows the curve of the "Baie des Anges" and was originally a path[...]
The Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret
The Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret in Nice, France at 33 av. des Baumettes was built in the former private mansion built in 1878 by the Ukrainian Princess, Elisabeth Vassilievna Kotschoubey. Named for the[...]
The Observatoire de Nice
The Observatoire de Nice (Nice Observatory) is located in Nice, France on the summit of Mont Gros. The observatory was initiated in 1879 by the banker Raphaël Bischoffsheim. The architect was Charles Garnier,[...]
VILLA ARSON - CENTRE NATIONAL D'ARTS PLASTIQUES
A major center for research and artistic innovation, the Villa Arson is both a center for contemporary art, an artists' residence and a national art school. It organizes many exhibitions for established names[...]