Sunbathe, eat 'socca', then sup a glass of organic wine
Exuberant, Italianate Nice has an inimitable charm
Enjoy digital-age facilities and breakfast on the balcony
Pastel-hued and sun-bleached: every inch of Nice is gorgeous
Retro-hip decor and international DJs
Smarties is populated by the kind of clientele who don't look out of place among the decor of funky divans and 1970s television sets.
A quirky bar with killer cocktails
Bars & pubs
The louche, slightly Gothic decor, suppable beers, nightly happy hour and cocktail menu are the big draws at this corner bar.
Superior seafood and fine wines
Restaurants & cafés
Looking out on to the luxury yachts of Nice's old port, this bright yellow bistro has great food and excellent service.
The building itself is a work of art, and the treasures inside include some fantastic Impressionist paintings and Rodin's sculpture 'The Kiss'.
A striking example of Russian Orthodox architecture, Nice's cathedral captures a lost epoch of Russian splendour.
Devoted to Matisse, this wonderful museum exhibits a significant number of the artist's paintings and drawings and an assortment of his sculptures.
Carnaval de Nice - © Ville de Nice
Nice's events calendar offers a riot of arts, music and food festivals, plus plenty of messing about in boats.