Nice – an experience to remember
Sunshine 300 days a year with mild temperatures even in winter, which makes it possible for example to enjoy an open air lunch at the flower market and take a walk along the sea wearing only a T-shirt. From the view point at the old castle ruin, you have an amazing panoramic view to the Promenade des Anglais, the sea, city and the mountains.
Nice is a vibrant metropolis, and is one of the most visited destinations in France, because of it’s many cultural- and shopping opportunities offering a big variety of restaurants and cafes. The convergence of french and Italian influence shows in the local architecture as well as in the local cuisine.
The old part of town is an atmospheric oasis with it’s labyrinths of narrow alleys. The Flower Market next to Sans Souci is the local market that attracts both the locals and tourists alike. Here you find a sensory bombardment of flowers, fresh fruits, vegetables, delicious cheese accompanied by the smell of spices and freshly baked bread.
In the many local stores you find regional specialties such as olive oil, soap from Provence, freshly made italian pasta and clothes by local designers. The ice cream store on Place Rosetti is a must for both children and adults alike, because here you can choose between hundred different kinds of ice cream flavors.