Nice - capital of the French Riviera, La Côte d' Azur in Baie des Anglais. It's Paradise on Earth with its unforgettable glamour and charm. There is no better way to spend your free time, than have luxury vacations in Nice.
When you come to Nice for the first time you may think that all that is worth seeing at this heavenly beautiful resort are shops and beaches. But it is absolutely wrong. You can find a set of palaces, museums and fine churches in the capital of the Riviera. Among them are: Nice Opera, Valrose palace and cathedrals of Saint-Reparate (XVII century) and Saint Martin, a fairy-tale castle on Shato Hill with a fine park and waterfalls. Almost everywhere in Nice you will find a sight known more than for just connection with celebrities' life. Do you like fine arts? Then go to the city center, where you will find many attention-grabbing attractions: the Museum of Modern Art (ÌÀÌÀÑ), Matisse Museum (you'll be pleased to know that it is the artist's best exposition) and the well-known Shagal Museum with seventeen tapestries on plots of the Old Testament, gouache, lithographs and illustrations of the great master. But the main center of art is the Palace of Congresses 'Acropolis' -the heart of the region's tourism. And you have a chance to see one of its exhibitions or performances. But it's only a small part of the Museum. Its imposing extent includes National Theater and the Museum of Modern Art. To get there, ask any passer-by how to get to Promenade D'art.
These are far not all sights of tourist attraction that you may visit during your luxury vacations in Nice. The southern coast of France is famous for its nature and beauty. Nice is rich in various parks and gardens with statues and fountains. You should visit the east part of the city where the Hill Simiez is located. On its slopes you will find the Roman arenas and nine Belle Epoch palaces, and the magnificent residence of Queen Victoria - The Regina Hotel. For fans of unusual places we shall advise visiting the West of the city where you will find a set of memorable places devoted to Russia. Also don't forget that there is no other place like Nice for shopping. Here you will find lots of famous boutiques and shops. And there is no need to hunt for them. Especially if your hotel is situated near Promenade des Anglais. This magnificent seaside parkway is 5 kilometers long, so you can spend a few hours walking down and enjoying the landscape. You'll be really impressed by the parkway's adorable decoration - four-star hotels and VIP-cottages for most famous visitors of the city - the calling card of luxury vacations in Nice. Certainly, service here is on a top-level!
Besides, Nice will please you with local festivals. And be sure to visit them. The most interesting and unforgettable is Holiday of Spring, which begins on May 1st, with its carnivals to last till May 27th. For those who adore music it is necessary to know about Nice music festivals not to miss them during their luxury vacations in Nice. The most famous are Festival of baroque music held in June and the 'Nice Jazz Festival' (from July 11 up till July 19th). Also worth mentioning is the 'Festival of music mansa' in November.
You will have no problem with getting to Nice. France has a well organized network of internal flights to Nice that will allow you reach the Heart of Riviera for few hours from any other French city. When you arrive at Nice, it's like you arrived at Paradise: all your daily routine doesn't matter any more. All you need for happiness is the warm Mediterranean Sea, the hot French sun and steady warm weather. And all this will be at your service!