About Nice in France
Located by the side of the Mediterranean in southeastern France, Nice has been a leading resort on the French Riviera for centuries.
The city of Nice is the largest along the Provencal coast, and it is the fifth largest city in France, with a population of about 340,000 residents.
Nice has a mild and sunny climate all the year around, making it perfect place to spend holidays.
Nice boasts its long walking way, stunning beaches and fine weather, as well as historic buildings.
Nice is second largest in the number of museums and galleries, after Paris.
In the center of city, sits the Fountaine du Soleil with its bright pastel buildings of the Place Massena to the
Built in 1648, Lascaris Palace houses vaulted staircases, stone balustrade, coves filled with sculptures, and a wealth of paintings and furniture.
The 17th century Cathedrale Ste-Reparate has an 18th century bell tower and a ceramic tile dome. Built during1903 and 1912, Nicholas is surrounded by six onion-shaped domes.
The Matisse Museum is a 17th century Italian villa with distinctive red walls. The Matisse Museum houses a collection of works by Henri Matisse. Other tourist attractions inlcude The Blue Beach, La Reserve, Massena Square, and Sainte Jeanne d'Arc Church, as well as the
the Russian Cathedral.