The days are heating up and you need to cool off during your weekend in Nice. The Best Western Plus Hôtel Masséna Nice brings you its top 5 best ice cream shops for a deliciously chilled foodie break. Sorbet, gourmet ice cream, classic chocolate or avocado flavour: there's something for everyone in Nice. The Azur capital's ice cream shops are some of the best in France.
Fenocchio, the king of ice cream
2 place Rossetti, 06300 Nice
Nice Fenocchio Glacier - Credit charlottegucik
A veritable institution in Nice, locals and tourists have indulged at Fenocchio for several generations. 3 shops are open from March to November in the heart of Vieux-Nice on: Place Rossetti, Rue de la Poissonerie and Boulevard Jean Jaurès. Fenocchio showcases classic flavours (chocolate, vanilla etc.) and serves myriad original flavours including "Southern" specialities such as thyme, rosemary and tomato and basil.
Arlequin Gelati, the flavour innovator
9 avenue Malaussena, 06000 Nice
Glacier Arlequin Gelati - Credit cricrouetbanou
A 15 minute walk from the Best Western Plus Hôtel Masséna Nice, Arlequin Gelati serves premium ice cream with original flavours made using top quality organic produce. Worship the classic but unbeatable pistachio Divine or savour the delicious taste of chocolate with Saint Domingue.
The cherry on the cake is the friendly service, you'll feel right at home here!
Gelateria Azzurro, the shop with a thousand flavours
1 rue Sainte-Reparate, 06300 Nice
Ice Gelateria Azzurro - Credit desprezmarie
You won't be disappointed with your ice cream cone from Gelateria Azzurro. Everything's made in-house: from the ice cream to the incredible crispy cone. You'll struggle to choose from its extensive array.
Try cactus or poppy flavour, a real treat for your tastebuds! If you really can't choose then you can always order their maxi sundae with 10 scoops of ice cream…
Oui, jelato, ice cream made in Italy
5 Rue de la Préfecture, 06300 Nice
Glacier Oui, jelato - Credit tata__nualpeng
On the edge of the Vieux-Nice, visit the family-run Oui, jelato that's been serving its creamy homemade Italian ice cream for over a decade. A special shout out for their ginger flavour, a real treat!
You should also try their delicious frozen desserts that you can enjoy on their sun-soaked terrace.
Glacier Papilla, the Best Western Plus Hôtel Masséna Nice's favourite
7 rue Saint-François, 06300 Nice
Glacier Papilla - Credit Summer Hotels
Probably the best ice cream shop in Nice, Papilla and its incredible ice creams make tourists and locals melt. The selection may be smaller than other ice cream shops in Vieux-Nice but the ice creams are far better quality with 4* service to boot!
Try out their zingy homemade lemonade, ideal for cooling off when the temperature soars in summer in Nice.
These 100% artisan ice creams are best eaten on the Promenade des Anglais facing the sea! Indulge your sweet tooth during your stay at the Best Western Plus Hôtel Masséna Nice and discover our best places to eat pizza in Nice.
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