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"Look at the light on the olive trees, it shines like diamond. It's pink, it's blue ...And the sky playing through, is to drive you crazy."
Auguste Renoir

"I have found nothing more beautiful than this inspired hill, neither Capri nor the radiant bay of Salamis can be compared to it. I found my city is Nice."
Hector Berlioz

"When I realized that every morning I would see this light, I could not believe in my happiness"
Henri Matisse

Pictures and texts related to the beautiful city of Nice nestled in the Bay of Angels on the Côte d'Azur ...

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Fireworks of the Renaissance

Fireworks after the attack in Nice in 2016

First fireworks of the National Day three years after the frightful July 14, 2016. A compact crowd presents this Saturday, July 13, 2019. Of joy, emotion and the desire to say: no, we will not give in to fear.

Hors Normes

« Hors Normes », the film

We had the chance to attend a preview screening of the film "Hors Norms" directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Tolenado at the Pathé Lingotière cinema in Nice on July 1st, 2019. A superb long feature on the subject of mental disability but more broadly on tolerance and acceptance of the other in its differences.

Donation Kronberger Nice

Donation Kronberger Nice

We recommend you to visit the exhibition devoted to the recent donation by Mr Karlheinz Kronberger of 169 paintings in the city of Nice. Collection partly exposed to the magnificent Jules Cheret Museum of Fine Arts. Small report of the inauguration and some images of the exhibition.

Lou Passagin

Cross with Lou Passagin

A small Nice boat offers you a shortcut from one shore to the other of the port of Nice. Allegory of Nice and the Alpes-Maritimes: land of travelers and tourists from all over the world. Exploration in photos, video and virtual visit.

Nice Cool et Verte

Nice Cool et Verte

An event located along the green flow just in front of the beautiful high school Masséna and interested in the ecological transition. This first edition attracted a large audience and was the occasion of many events, conferences and round tables.

Paintings Sainte-Réparate Cathedral

New paintings at the Sainte-Réparate Cathedral

Invited by the diocese of Nice to the inauguration and installation of three new paintings adorning the Cathedral Sainte-Réparate in the old towm of Nice, we offer you some images and impressions of this pleasant moment, which took place in the presence of Monseigneur Marceau, Bishop of Nice and the painter Hugo Bogo.

Exhibition Cinemapolis Nice

Exhibition Cinemapolis Nice

The beautiful Masséna museum in Nice, along the "Promenade des Anglais", hosts until September 30, 2019 an exhibition entitled "Nice, Cinémapolis" and devoted to the filmography of the capital of the Riviera. Some pictures and for once a look a little critical, on this exhibition that is nevertheless worth seeing.

Yoga Nice

Yogaia, a nice yoga class in Nice

Activity more and more practiced by women as well as men, young and old, yoga offers a moment of concentration and relaxation. Yogaia and her teacher Rocio offers different courses tailored to your desires. An overview with this blog post.

Yves Saint Laurent's Asian Dream Exhibition in Nice

Yves Saint Laurent's Asian Dream Exhibition in Nice

Discover until early October 2019, and even then, withsome photos here, the exhibition of high fashion clothes presented at the Asian Arts Museum in Nice West in the business district of Arenas, near the airport .

Matisse Museum in Nice

Visit the Matisse Museum in Nice

Perched on the heights of the city, the museum Matisse is located in the immediate vicinity of the arena of Cimiez and a garden of olive trees of the same name. A few words and pictures to discover the museum dedicated to the artist who lived in Nice until his death.

Art Nice Sébastien Di Natale

Art Nice in the old town of Nice

Discovering the artistic achievements of Sébastien Di Natale at 2 rue droite in the old town: metallic sculpture in two or three dimensions of the famous blue chairs but also jewels and paintings. The opportunity for us to share a crush with some images and info.

Blue bikes

Move with the blue bikes from Nice

Nothing more practical and economical to get around the city! Blue bikes are now part of the identity of the capital of the Riviera. A brief overview of their use and practical tips.

Néron Pastry Chef Glacier Nice

Néron Pastry Chef Glacier

Since mid-September 2018 a new pastry-cook glacier has been delighting its customers in the old town of Nice. Located on the beautiful Place Saint François, completely renovated recently, Louis Dubois, pastry chef with impressive cv, offers quality products. Discover a new good place in Nice!

The Saint Sépulcre Chaptel

The Saint Sépulcre Chaptel

A small chapel, sheltering the blue penitents, is located, almost hidden, under the large vaults, of the Garibaldi place. Some pictures to encourage you to come to discover this place, true treasure of the Nice patrimony.

Maison Auer Nice

Auer chocolates and candied fruits at Nice

A shop in a Florentine style will allow you to crack for beautiful sweet products in the center of Nice, a few meters from the famous Cours Saleya. Some pictures to encourage you to discover chocolates, candied fruit, chestnuts and other confectionery made on site.

Alziari in Nice

Alziari in Nice

Typical of Mediterranean cuisine, olive oil delights salads, pickles, fish, barbecues and other seasonings. Discover the shop Nicolas Alziari, producer of local oils, in the old town, a few meters from the big blue.

Garibaldi square in Nice

Wander around Garibaldi square in Nice

A majestic square in a neighborhood undergoing renovation awaits you for a stroll in the harbor area at the northern tip of the old town of Nice. Some images at dusk illustrate this article and some tips.

Naive Art Museum of Nice

The Naive Art Museum of Nice

Slightly eccentric from the city center, surrounded by a very pleasant garden, the Naïve Art Museum will offer you a moment of relaxation facing original and unexpected art works.

Illuminations village Christmas and place Masséna

The illuminations and the Christmas village of Place Masséna in Nice

The city of Nice lights up each end of the year for the delight of young and old.
We offer you a complete visit with traditional nocturnal photos, a series of interactive virtual tours connected to each other, but also more or less whirling videos.

Nice Carnival

The Nice Carnival

Each year, the capital of the French Riviera is an exceptional carnival. The winter event between mid-February and early March attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors. The opportunity to offer some information, tips and pictures of past editions.

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