Nice Off The Beaten Path

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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Masséna in the park of his name
    Masséna in the park of his name
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  • 1. Rickshaw Tours

    they even have Rickshaw tours of Nice available here! but the rickshaws are not your garden variety kind found in china and south east asia wherein a person is the one moving the rickshaw by his foot...

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  • 2. Palais des Congrès Acropolis

    the Conventiona Center and Exhibition Space and even mall with retail space and a bowling alley and movie theaters is the Palais des Congrès Acropolis, which is just after the Promenade Des Arts in...

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  • 3. If you enjoy the Impressionists . . .

    If you have a few days in Nice, get on the bus and visit nearby Cagnes-sur-Mer. It is famous for for the Renoir Museum and the Château Grimaldi and both are...

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  • 4. Local wine - Domaine Augier

    'Domaine Augier' is not easily found.You have to ride bus #62 for about 40 - 50 minutes uphill. The scenery is truly fantastic, but the mountain road may give...

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  • 5. Nice Toponymy: Rue de Russie

    Les Anglais may stroll along their Promenade, we Russians have a much more modest street to our name.The local register says that the name appeared in 1880,...

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  • 6. Nice Toponymy: Espace Masséna

    Marshal André Masséna, the city’s most celebrated citizen, would reportedly ‘give all his victories for his Russian adversary Suvorov’s Swiss raid’. To be frank...

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  • 7. Thinking

    Now I could make out both smart hotels, and the numerous health-resort visitors idly walking on English quay. It was pleasant to feel myself as an element of...

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  • 8. Love to walk in the sky? :Grande Corniche

    Nice offers access to more than just the usual Riviera towns. The Cotes d'Azur is host to six Parcs Naturelle, the most spectacular of which is the Grande...

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  • 9. Boat trips from the Port of Nice

    In high season there are several boat trips worth considering - the best are probably the short trip to Monaco, and of course in the other direction, to the...

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  • 10. Cocteau's Villefranche

    Another short bus ride, Route 100 from Nice JC Bermond (next to the old Bus Station in Jean Jaures) , will drop you off at the next town along the Riviera...

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  • 11. L'orchestre d'harmonie de Nice

    This orchestra gives free concerts of classical music.For the 2009 spring season, book your sunday afternoons:From March, 1st to April, 26th, you'll find them...

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  • 12. Cap Ferrat Zoo - for children

    Cap Ferrat Zoo is a pleasant place to take children for a day out. The zoo can easily be covered in an hour or two. Most of the animals look well cared for,...

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  • 13. Marineland for children

    A nice place for children to visit, take the train to Biot from Nice and walk. Our son who was 4 at the time really enjoyed this place. Marineland is full of...

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  • 14. Cité Mixte du Parc Impérial

    This huge building was built in 1899 as a luxury hotel. After World War I, the hotel was affected by the crisis which striked all the luxury hotels in the...

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  • 15. Palais Lascaris

    This old Genovese palace is in the Old Nice.It dates from the 17th century and shows tapestries, old furniture, and also promotes the art and traditions of the...

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  • 16. Le Parc Floral Phoenix

    Le Parc Floral Phoenix at 405, Promenade des Anglais: This happens to be one of the largest greenhouses in Europe, but many people miss it because is located...

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  • 17. St Tropez

    However much every town tries, no-one acheives the celebrity magnet pull of St Tropez.Hang around the harbour-front cafes, lurk around Hotel Le Byblos, if you...

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  • 18. Monaco and Monte Carlo

    Access from Nice to the principality of Monaco couldn't be easier - TAM 100 or 100X bus (1 euro), or train from Gare Nice Ville (around 5 euro), will have you...

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  • 19. Ventimiglia: Friday Market

    Friday morning's must-do excursion is the bustling market of Ventimiglia, a few kilometres the other side of the Italian border. Here you can stock up with...

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  • 20. Nice gives you access to everything Riviera

    Once you have made the right choice of Nice, you have a wealth of attractions both in, and around Nice. Within an hour you can be in Cannes, Monaco or Italy....

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  • 21. Perched village of Eze

    A short bus excursion from Nice ( routes 82 or 112 from Nice Gare Routiere) high up the hills is the village of Eze, probably the most accessible of the so...

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  • 22. Nice Toponymy: Boulevard Général Louis Delfino

    General Delfino wasn’t always a general. In 1944 he was a fighter pilot at the Russian-German front, to become the head of a French Air Force fighter squadron...

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  • 23. The easygoing beach resort of Juan le Pins

    Famous for its annual jazz festival, Juan le Pins offers an easy-going day at the seaside without the frenetic posing and pouting of Cannes or St Tropez. The...

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  • 24. Entrevaux

    Some 70 km away from Nice on the Route Napoleon followed by the Chemin de Fer de Provence narrow guage railway is the medieval village of Entrevaux. Three or...

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  • 25. Parc Phoenix

    Close to the airport is Parc Phoenix -whose large glass pyramid - the largest of its kind in Europe - holds fabulous displays of tropical palms and plants. From...

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