Nice Nice


I spent a long weekend in Nice, France this August.

The sheer beauty of this city is astonishing. It has everything from beautiful buildings to a gorgeous coastline.

I could really spend a whole summer here soaking up the sun, swimming, eating and shopping.

My notes:

– Definitely go in summer… but be warned all you will want to do is lie on the beach your entire time you are there.
– I suggest you stay in the old town, Vieux Nice, this is the epicentre of the city.
– Get lost in Vieux Nice… This old town is just amazing. Its small streets and quaint little shops and restaurants are breath-taking. It’s a aspiring photographer’s and souvenir and antique shopper’s paradise.
– Visit the Parc du Chateau lookout point, this offers a panoramic view of Vieux Nice and the coastline. Go during sunset for some great photos.
– Spend time strolling along the palm-lined Promenade des Anglais and if you are brave take a run up it one morning and log this famous street on your Nike+ app.
– Get ice-cream at Fenocchio. This famous ice-cream shop carries over 70+ flavours of ice-cream and sorbet to choose from.
– The port of Nice is small but there are some beautiful little old fishing boats to pass by and admire.
– The Cathedral Orthodox Russe St-Nicolas. This Russian Orthodox church is impressive, especially if you have travelled in Russia.
– Along the beach there are loads of beach front restaurants with cornered off beach areas with lounges, umbrellas and waiters to serve you. It’s pricey if you aren’t staying at a hotel along the beach, so you are looking at around 22 euros to rent a lounger and umbrella for the day, but if you are looking at spending a day on the beach, it is well worth it.

This was definitely not my first and last time visiting Nice…

_DSC0003 _DSC0004 _DSC0008 _DSC0014 _DSC0016 _DSC0025 _DSC0032 _DSC0038 _DSC0044 _DSC0060 _DSC0073 _DSC0075 _DSC0078 _DSC0090 _DSC0112 _DSC0127 _DSC0137

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s