Looking for some fabulous things to do in the Cote D’Azur? Staying or living in Nice and want to explore the city some more but from a different angle perhaps? Then this list of your top ten things to do in Nice France is hopefully right up your alley. I love Nice, it’s really nice there. I know same bad jokes on every tour. But hey in this list hopefully I’ve found you more than just a few things to do on your next visit to Nice.
Your Top Ten Things To Do In Nice, France
- The view from Le Traditionnel tir du canon Nice
One of the best views in town is from the top of the hill at Le Traditionnel tir du canon. You can see the beach, markets and the whole city from the top of the hill.
The canon itself used to go off every day at noon. It’s sound does still to this day which gets many birds a flying around the city but the actual canon doesn’t go off anymore.
Castle Hill, Nice 06300
- Parc de la Colline du Chateau
Just before you get to my no 1 spot on your top ten things to do in Nice you should check out the wonderful gardens, views and grottos from the Parc de la Colline du Chateau. Find out how to access the park from my video below on Your top ten things to do in Nice on Travelling Fabulously.
Castle Hill, Nice 06300
- Try the Socca from Chez Theresa
This chickpea pancake slash pizza is a delicious treat to try when you next visit Nice. For more food inspiration from Nice I’ve included a delicious recipe here or even a whole vlog and blog on where to eat in Nice here.
28 Rue Droite, 06300 Nice
- Explore the old town and port area
At least set aside a whole day if possible if not two to explore the old town and port area with it’s many old buildings, chapels, museums, shops and restaurants and bars to visit.
- Dance in the streets
Calling out around the world are you ready for a brand new beat. The sun has gone down and in Nice at Place Garibaldi there is always some dancing in the streets. Go join in if you know how or just go to watch.
Place Garibaldi, Nice 06300
- Saleya Marché
This is one of the best markets in Nice. Also on my top ten for France. The Saleya Marché is open everyday. Monday’s as you can see by the picture at the top of the page is a Antiques market. Then from Tuesday til Sunday it’s a food and flower market.
Cour Saleya, Nice 06300
- Nice Food and Wine Tours
Nadia from Nice Food and Wine Tours is one of the best tour guides I’ve come across in France. Well, not including myself of course. Nadia will show you the sights on one of her amazing tours as well as give you some amazing tastings and even lunch depending on the tour you take. Please do check out Nadia from Nice Food and Wine tours.
- Explore the cities statues and fountains
Nice is a fabulous place to take a stroll as I mention below. So a great thing to do is to walk around and search out it’s many fabulous statues and fountains that are scattered all around the city.
- Take a nap or stroll along the Promenade des Anglais
When the deck chairs are empty along the Promenade des Anglais why not have a nap under the sun or simply just take a stroll along the promenade like many have done before.
Promenade des Anglais, Nice 06300
- Musée Matisse
This museum dedicated to the works of the artist Matisse is one of many museums in Nice. It’s gardens house roman ruins so if you are a lover of art and archeology then this is a great place to spend the morning or afternoon.
164 Avenue des Arènes de Cimiez, 06000 Nice