Travel Blogs from Nice
... faces all look good, you can tell who everyone is supposed to be, but the poses are strange. There's no life in it, and I don't think the artist was comfortable with painting hands. Anyway, not a terribly good portrait.
After the Palace, I checked out the view over the harbor. Once again, there were huge yachts and normal-sized yachts. In fact, I didn't realize just how big some of them were until I saw a sailboat go by. As far as other forms of transportation, all ...
We caught the bus into Nice today. A 40 minute trip standing in the aisles as the bus was packed. They don't seem To run on time. This one was 20 mins late. Hence why it was packed. Nice is a beautiful spot. I loved it. It is set on the coast in the middle of big mountains. It is very touristy and the people dress really smart. The beaches are lined with people bathing ( on those terrible hard pebbles) and people walking the promenade. We made our way to the old ...
... it to Nice! A very easy transfer to the Hotel Riviera to wait for the arrival of Jewell and Glen.
A very leisurely start to Sunday morning, and in the process of organizing which clothes of Jewell's I could borrow, when a knock at the door and a very cheerful 'Merry Christmas’ from the young man delivering my bag. YAHOO!!!!
We missed breakfast due to ...
... yachts, Monte Carlo Casino, Monte Carlo Grand Prix track, grandstands and pits. The walking wasn't over as we went down by the aquarium to the port to take a quick boat shuttle across the marina towards the casino. Part of the walk to the casino included part of the Grand Prix track where we could see the tire marks of the cars.
The casino was really fancy and we needed our passports ...
... I seriously can't get enough of the World.. Such a beautiful world we live in.
The atmosphere was great - we walked to dinner; which was nothing short of amazing. Something so simple as bread and balsamic vinegar and olive oil is really on point. I was probably more amused that they had the balsamic in a spray bottle to make it easier - why haven't people done this in Sydney?!
After dinner we headed back to the ...
Other places to stay in Nice
Medecin, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $287
- Fabulous hotel
- Excellent location but beware the extra costs
- EXCELLENT LOCATION!!!!
Fabron, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $250
- Very good hotel now it's been refurbished
- Nice Hotel
- Nice Hotel, Rip off Taxis.......
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $356
- Very nice, shame about the breakfast
- Really perfect, pure luxury
- Brand new hotel, in a perfect location.
Musiciens, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Enjoyable stay-value for money
- Forget the breakfast
- Average Hotel - 3 star more realistic
Centre Ville, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $152
Cimiez, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Very happy hour or two
- Classic rooms are not so nice
- Not Up To Standard
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Very nice hotel
- Great staff
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $157
- Great Location....Poor Value
- Don't pick this hotel if you want a good night's sleep
Gambetta, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Overpriced arrogance
- Not quite on the Promenade
- Great Stay!
Arenas, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Not EVEN four stars!
- Appalling service on reception
- Excellent location - not up to 4 star
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $188
- Hot and Impersonal
- The best location
- Pretty good place
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $310
- What a dissappointment!
- Viva La Negresco
- Nix the Negresco
Centro Historico, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $209
- Horrid Hotel would never return
- Happy with our choice
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $73
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $163
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $90
Baumettes, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $87
- Great Price for real modern facilities
- Fun for the family
- Très bon!
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $210
- Not as nice as I expected
- Not very pleasant at all !
- Cozy room with great view
Carabacel, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $168
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Arenas, Nice | 1 star hotelfrom $64
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $115
- Great value and location
- Good Value in Nice
- ABove Standard 2 * Hotel
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $296