Nice has many faces. A city of natural beauty and with a Mediterranean climate, it is a popular tourist destination and a gateway to the French Riviera.
As tourism arrived on the Riviera in the 19th century, the town enjoyed rapid change and became a popular Mediterranean destination known for its long seafront, the Promenade des Anglais, beautiful old town, and ornate Belle Epoque architecture.
To help you discover Nice’s many personalities and evolutions, we’ve put together a list of sights and experiences to give visitors a real sense of this French city. Here are the essential sights of Nice.