Quality Hotel Flore Nice Promenade
2, rue Maccarani
Phone: (33) 4 92144020
Fax: (33) 4 92144021
Eglise Anglicane de Nice is an Anglican church located very near the seafront in a calm locale. A Beautiful , tree-lined courtyard lends the Church an aura of tranquillity. In addition to its English services, the church also occasionally stages classical and choral concerts.
Centre Bahà'i is the regional center for those who practice the Baha'i faith. While the center functions as a place of worship, it also opens its doors to people with questions about the faith. On the first Wednesday of the month, Centre Bahà'i organizes a multicultural program. Look on the website for more information.
During the summer, public beaches tend to get crowded with tourists and locals vying for their own patch of sun. Plage le Galion offers guests a chance to enjoy a more peaceful experience with a selection of comfortable sunbeds and umbrellas for hire, perfect for lazing on a sunny day. The restaurant serves up a selection of daily specials, salads, sandwiches, pizzas and grills. Popular favorites include the Burger, Steak Tartar and Grilled Scampi.
This is the most attractive tourist information office in the city, something which its location : on the Promenade des Anglais ,guarantees. As a result, you'll have no trouble finding it by just walking along the seafront, lined as it is with prestigious hotels. The offices are quite big and a considerable wealth of documentation (maps, leaflets on places to visit) is at your disposal. What's more, all the information you need is provided in a friendly , yet professional, manner.
Standing proudly in the Albert I gardens in the heartof the city, and directly opposite the sea, is the memorial that commemorates the annexation of Nice to France (also known as the Monument du Centenaire). Incredible though it may seem, it's now roughly two centuries since Nice became French! This memorial, testimony of the inhabitants of Nice decision to join France, was unveiled in 1896. The sculpture - recently restored - that stands at the top of the garden completes the surrounding harmony. Admission is free.
Come and experience modern art outdoors! Close to the famous Place Masséna and set in the beautiful surroundings of the Albert I Garden, towers Bernard Venet's huge arc. It stands over several tens of meters high and seems almost to touch the sky. Despite its gigantic proportions, the structure has an amazing feeling of lightness about it. This contemporary work of art has had no trouble winning the hearts of the people of Nice and has become a modern symbol of the neighborhood.
This is the ideal place to take a break and unwind before continuing a tour of the city. It is a haven of tranquillity with a large lawn, fountains, pine and palm trees, and inviting blue chairs, perfectly placed to connect Vieux-Nice, the city centre and the seaside Promenade des Anglais. The kids will be delighted to ride in the charming wrought-iron merry-go-round, playing cheery tunes when it is in operation. This garden named after the Belgian king, Albert I is amongst the oldest gardens in the city.
Place Masséna is without a doubt Nice's most famous square, and the most majestic. Surrounded by contrasting greenery of the Albert I and Masséna gardens, the imposing red-colored buildings command the eye and demand admiration. During Carnival, the King's float takes pride of place in this very spot. Place Masséna is also one of the city's key central points: Vieux-Nice is within easy reach, as well as the sea and the main shopping thoroughfares. You're bound to pass through it at some point!
Fontaine du Soleil is one of the most popular landmarks in the city of Nice. This fountain features a statue of Apollo, who symbolizes the sun, along with bronze statues that denote planets. The statue is a tourist spot, and is a must visit if you happen to be in the vicinity.
A part of the beautiful Hotel Beau Rivage, Plage Beau Rivage, its on site restaurant offers a dining destination like no other. The beach location, rich, upscale ambiance and an army of courteous servers - all adds up to a lovely dining experience at this charming place. Whether it's a family dinner, a business meet or a romantic date, Plage Beau Rivage should meet your needs beatutifully. The use of fresh, locally sourced products is evident in the sublime tastes of offerings such as gnocchi, grilled sea bass and pan seared foie gras. Yes, the prices are a little high, but the service, taste and the phenomenal location of Plage Beau Rivage more than makes up for it!
This is arguably one of the finest private beaches to be found along the large seaside walkway that follows the shoreline, known as the Promenade des Anglais, or la Prom to locals. You can find it level with the famous Belle Epoque palace-come-hotel Négresco. Take advantage of the superb range of activities on offer, including pedalo boats, jet-skis, parasending, sea-water swimming pool, adventure playground for the kids, swimming lessons, table tennis, a pontoon... all under the watchful eye of a qualified swimming instructor/lifeguard. You'll certainly be grateful for the sun loungers as the beaches in Nice are pebbled rather than sandy. You can also enjoy great cuisine on the beach itself with an excellent menu to choose from, served on a delightful shaded terrace.
A must-visit while walking down the Promenade des Anglais, the Musee d'Art et d'Histoire Massena is housed in a historic 19th century building, a wonderful example of the architecture of La Belle Epoque. The beautiful landscaped gardens created by Edouard Andre are open to the public and feature several interesting botanical specimens, perfect to stroll around. With over twenty rooms dedicated to the art and history of the city spanning over 200 years, the collection is extensive featuring art work, furniture, decorative items and the collection on Napolean is particularly fascinating. Explore a fruitful and interesting time in the city's history, the Belle Epoque as you tour the Musee d'Art et d'Histoire Massena. Guided tours are available with prior booking. To reserve tickets, please give them a call.