The beauty of the French Riviera has attracted people to it’s crystal Mediterranean shores since the time of the Greeks. And no place better exemplifies that beauty than the town of Nice. Located on the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, Nice is France’s second most popular tourist destination spot. Gaining popularity since the late 19th century, Nice has become one of France’s biggest cities.
Now is the time to relax, unwind, and treat yourself to a vacation in beautiful Nice. Cheap flight tickets are available now. Nice has many attractions that any traveler would find enjoyable. Colline du Chateu (Castle Hill) is considered one of the top destinations in Nice. It’s the site of the first town in that area settled by the Greeks. Not much of that town remains today, but the site has been turned into a park and botanical gardens with a splendid waterfall. And, because it is located above the city, it offers a breathtaking view of the city proper.
When you visit Nice, you want to make sure to check it out. One of Nice’s brand new attractions is the Promenade du Paillon. The Promenade du Paillon is a multi-acre ubran park. The pedestrian walkway will take visitors through botanical gardens with a water mirror and giant, wood sculptures of animals. Each season there will be a variety of flowering trees along the path. For nature enthusiasts, this is a must-see. At the end of the walkway, lies the National Theater of Nice and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
The Muse National Marc Chagall is home to some very famous large scale works of art by Russian painter and designer Marc Chagall. The museum comes with an audioguide with background on Chagall’s life and works to help the visitor enhance their appreciation of this fine art collection. You may want to take the opportunity to look to the stars.
The Cote d’Azur Observatory. located on the summit of Mount Gros, will give you the chance to explore the heavens. It is of note that the architect of this observatory was the same architect that built the Paris Opera House, Charles Garnier, and the dome was constructed by the architect of the Eiffel Tower, Gustave Eiffel.
Treat yourself to an incredible vacation full of relaxation and fun. Flight tickets from Chicago, Houston, Boston, and Los Angeles are as low as $800 right now. Take some time for yourself and enjoy!