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Old Town (Vieille Ville)

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Neighbourhood: Old Town / Vieux Nice
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Address: Vieux Nice, 06000 Nice, France
Phone Number: 0625632830
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This historic part of Nice feels like a medieval village with narrow...

This historic part of Nice feels like a medieval village with narrow streets curving between old buildings with red-tile roofs, small restaurants and open-markets.

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The Most Interesting Part of Nice

If you are a London commuter like me, sleeping and living in an old town like Nice Vieux Ville is an interesting experience. It is a glimpse of how life can be structured around... read more

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are a London commuter like me, sleeping and living in an old town like Nice Vieux Ville is an interesting experience. It is a glimpse of how life can be structured around just eating and drinking. There is always something to do within five minutes walk of the Hotel Rossetti (highly recommend), and incredibly cheap (compared to UK)... More 

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am living in Nice for the next couple of years and chose to find a place in Vieux Nice. I've had a wonderful time these past few months and have become an old hand at giving directions to tourists who walk around with their maps in their hands. My French is improving (although I have a long way to... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent view above Nice. Pretty challenging to get up there It was amazing to be there. Visit back soon!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You 'must' visit this area if your visiting Nice, as it's like stepping back in time. Beautiful churches hidden in winding narrow streets. Authentic local quiescence, street side tables, 'real' cocktails, and Italian ice cream. Do not miss an afternoon (and evening) strolling around these streets!!!! If you struggle with using a map, just walk along the promenade, and towards... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At least half a day in the old town is a "must do" in Nice! I recommend to walk around to see the architecture, try nicoise food, french wine and the pinocchio ice cream!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to visit, walk through the small back streets and admire the beautiful architecture, look up! Plenty of restaurants and places to rest. Market day is Saturday. A must-see. Don't forget to walk up the steps to the view point at the top of the hill! fantastic view of the coast line

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to savor local flavor, you must do the food crawl in old town. Visit the market to get fresh produce and make your own salad. Grab some cheese and some fruits in season. Pick up a bottle of Rose. It's the Mediterranean life. Enjoy a bit of Italy in France. Or a bit of France in Italy.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed wandering around in the old town. The architecture is typically French and there are so many places to sit out, eat, drink and watch the world go by. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked around these lovely streets for hours and it was gorgeous. Each building was like a bit of art. Most of the people seamed nice. Had a visit into the old town for 3 days and only once did someone try and beg money from me. Everyone was polite and friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting area to walk, shop, & eat. Many good restaurants, interesting stores from soft goods to cheese, etc., Great people watching, and the fresh market is there on Saturday mornings which is a must see experience.

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