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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 ...

Nice evening lights

# I Love Nice

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.

French Riviera news

French Riviera news sources

We propose some sources of information about the French Riviera through a list of sources that we find interesting. Classic news sources of the press type but also from the world of the internet and social networks.

French Riviera meteo

French Riviera meteo

Renowned, rightly, for its exceptional climate, the French Riviera is at the crossroads of several weather influences. We offer a small analysis of these features, as well as a list of online tools for observations and local forecasts.

Chagall Museum in Nice

Visit the Chagall Museum in Nice

Slightly up in the city, at the foot of the Cimiez hill, is one of the most beautiful museums in Nice. Large brightly colored paintings, very inspired, will give you, if necessary, energy overflowing.

Corsica from continental shore

Corsica from continental shores: Mirage or reality

In the early hours of the day, a little before sunrise, Corsica ("Island of beauty") can sometimes be seen, to the southeast of the French Riviera. Magic moments. We suspect a mirage, an unknown land... Corsica is also unveiled, even more rarely during the day, usually when the north wind clears the sky. Some explanations and pictures.

Museum of Natural History of Nice

The Museum of Natural History of Nice

The oldest museum in the city of Nice, the Natural History Museum will make you discover or rediscover the animal and vegetable species that occupy the French Riviera, but also the Southern Alps.

Liberation Market at Nice

Shopping at the Liberation Market

A genuine institution in Nice, the liberation market began a few years ago a makeover with the renovation of the neighborhood. The trigger was the arrival of the tramway at the end of 2007, which allowed the market to welcome and conquer new customers.

Museum of Fine Arts in Nice

Jules Chéret Museum of Fine Arts in Nice

The Museum of Fine Arts in Nice is one of our favorite museums on the Frenc Riviera. The place is located a little out of the heart of the city and the area of old Nice. Many paintings are spread over two floors arranged in large rooms. Many masterpieces adorn the walls.

Expo Venet Conceptual Years

Expo Venet "Conceptual Years" at Mamac in Nice

The conceptual years, an exhibition of Bernar Venet who can visit until January 13, 2019 at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nice (Mamac). The artist is interested here in scientific and mathematical abstractions. An expo pleasant to visit, which surprises, as often at Mamac.