A meeting place for the nightlife with many bars, pubs and nightclubs, The old town in Nice is also the historical and tourist heart of the city.
A walk around the old town, only 5 minutes’ walk from the Best Western Plus Hotel Massena Nice offers a tasty blend of warm colors, flavors and history.
A few steps from the Quai des Etats Unis (extension of the Promenade des Anglais), stands the old town with its many narrow streets built to keep the temperature cool even in summer. During your walk you will both discover the history of Nice, its monuments, its architecture but also enjoy a tasty snack and window shopping in one of the many small shops.
It is rare to leave the old town empty-handed as the likelihood of succumbing to find irresistible is great souvenirs, gifts, decoration, clothing, jewelry ...
A delight for your taste buds
Lunch on the terrace in the sweet air-conditioned streets of the old town is the moment that all the Nicois are expecting as soon as the sunny days appear.
You can easily find your happiness for lunch or dinner in the old town with its many restaurants with Mediterranean specialties and traditional Italian.
Gourmands can extend tasting in one of the dely with sweets or savory pasta choices, Socca, olives, cookies, ice cream ...
A walk that will please the eye as that of taste.
Extending the tour you will cross the Cours Saleya, the main pedestrian street of the old city known worldwide for its famous flower market is held every day from Tuesday to Sunday noon. (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 6am to 5.30pm - Wednesday and Saturday from 6am to 6:30pm - Sunday from 6am to 1.30pm).
Architecture and monuments
Also essential, architecture of the old town with its many monuments that you can enjoy throughout your walk: numerous Palais (Justice, Dukes of Savoy, or Rusca Lascaris), City Hall, the Cathedral of Saint Réparâtes, Chapel of Mercy, the Nice Opera and many Baroque churches.
Old Nice is immediately surrounded by other tourist attractions of the city of Nice: the Castle Hill offering the best view over the Baie des Anges, the Quai des Etats Unis, the beautiful Place Massena and Place Garibaldi.
To give you a little pleasure, stay near the old town in a 4 star hotel at the Best Western Plus Hotel Massena Nice, close to beaches punctuate by days of sightseeing and relaxation!