Situated by the sea and blessed with a perfect Mediterranean climate all year round, Nice has been a favoured holiday destination for a long time. This city isn’t far behind Paris when it comes to nurturing artistic minds. The picturesque Nice has been home to artists like Chagall and Matisse, works of whom are displayed in museums dedicated to them. French cuisine has a big contribution from Nice.
Some of the must-haves include Salade Niçoise (goes superbly with Bandol’s rosé wines), Socca, ubiquitous street food and the famed Ratatouille which originated here. Once the taste buds are satisfied, one can head out to the scenic pebbly beaches of Nice. Villefranche-sur-Mer is one of the best beaches for families that are visiting in this part of the world.
Sightseeing options are endless in Nice; from museums to monasteries like Monastère de Cimiez, from peaceful parks like Parc Phoenix to bustling Markets like Cours Saleya market gives you the chance to live like a local in Nice. Add to this the best bars and amazing nightlife makes Nice a must-visit destination when on a European tour. Situated by the Bay of Angel, Nice is a beautiful destination that has to be visited to fully experience France.
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