France’s fifth largest city is also its favourite seaside resort. Go for people-watching along the promenade, a flutter in the casinos, and the fading glamour of white-stuccoed hotels.
Cours Saleya is the beating heart of Nice, from the morning flower market through prix-fixe lunches to cosmopolitan nightlife.
You probably didn’t know
The construction of the Promenade des Anglais was originally conceived to provide employment for beggars. Or that Nice has only been part of France since 1860.
Transporter the TV series; Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight; and the James Bond film Never Say Never Again.