Travel Blogs from Nice
... museum with him AGAIN because he was so...let's say surprised?...at what counts as art. Mike In: It was a really neat building though and a drastic contrast to the Louvre. Here there was no entry fee and you were encouraged to photograph and share exhibits with friends. Whereas is most museums, the art is untouchable and has been created by great ...
... for lunch at an outdoor restaurant down near the harbour which was very popular. I ordered from the set menu with three courses for €19 and chose Nicoise Salad, delicious salmon fillet and then we shared the apple tart for dessert and Greg ordered BBQ'd octopus which was incredibly tender and tasty. The added bonus was free wifi that was very quick and free toilets!
We walked around the ramparts which protected the Old Town along the coastline to the ...
... casino and also the spot where Grace Kelly crashed her car and went over the cliff tragically dying. The guide told us that if the current King of Monaco doesn't have a son then there will be no Monaco due to an agreement that was signed with France years ago. I was only spending the one night in Nice as I was heading on the bus the next morning to Switzerland. Apparently Nice is the second most visited place in France, and it was easy to see why. It ...
... and then walking a short way to the village itself. Layla's main reason for wanting to go here was a perfumery she was told about. It was called Parfumerie Fragonard.There was a free half hour tour but our timing wasn't good as we didn't want to wait half a day to go in so we just went to the gift shop. The smell in here is overpowering and by the end all the perfumes smelt the same. After making a few small but expensive purchases we made our way to the small village. It ...
... where we could see a couple of nice cars drive past. It was then time to make our way to the casino it was very busy only a small space for us 'normal’ people to gamble but lots of closed off rooms to the sides for the high rollers. Pete played ***** and ended up walking out with $50 euro more than when we walked in which is always good. It was then time to head back to the hotel for some much needed sleep, as it was midnight. ...
Other places to stay in Nice
Medecin, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Fabulous hotel
- Excellent location but beware the extra costs
- EXCELLENT LOCATION!!!!
Fabron, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $154
- Very good hotel now it's been refurbished
- Nice Hotel
- Nice Hotel, Rip off Taxis.......
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $260
- Very nice, shame about the breakfast
- Really perfect, pure luxury
- Brand new hotel, in a perfect location.
Musiciens, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $131
- Enjoyable stay-value for money
- Forget the breakfast
- Average Hotel - 3 star more realistic
Centre Ville, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Cimiez, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Very happy hour or two
- Classic rooms are not so nice
- Not Up To Standard
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Very nice hotel
- Great staff
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Great Location....Poor Value
- Don't pick this hotel if you want a good night's sleep
Gambetta, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Overpriced arrogance
- Not quite on the Promenade
- Great Stay!
Arenas, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Not EVEN four stars!
- Appalling service on reception
- Excellent location - not up to 4 star
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Hot and Impersonal
- The best location
- Pretty good place
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $236
- What a dissappointment!
- Viva La Negresco
- Nix the Negresco
Centro Historico, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $152
- Horrid Hotel would never return
- Happy with our choice
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $67
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $119
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Baumettes, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $74
- Great Price for real modern facilities
- Fun for the family
- Très bon!
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Not as nice as I expected
- Not very pleasant at all !
- Cozy room with great view
Carabacel, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Arenas, Nice | 1 star hotelfrom $57
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Great value and location
- Good Value in Nice
- ABove Standard 2 * Hotel
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $238