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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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Vieux Nice, 06000 Nice, France
Old Town / Vieux Nice
+33 6 25 63 28 30
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All reviews narrow streets old town flower market interesting shops shops and restaurants every corner cours saleya wander around gelato people watch visiting nice castle hill flowers maze antiques souvenirs stroll
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place for wandering around looking at the old buildings or sitting in a square enjoying a glass of wine whilst people watching. Would not recommend staying in the Old Town - extremely noisy at night with bars and Cubs not closing until early hours.

Thank Donna J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When you visit Europe you have the opportunity to visit many "old towns", but each one is unique and has its own draw. Nice is no exception. The narrow streets, shops, and restaurants are delightful. The market was also lovely. Take a brief respite from...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

the old town is very nice place to walk eat 'it has a lot off naroww ways to go in very beutiful street. a lot to see and expolorwould recommand it.

Thank Ariye E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Old Town of Nice is very worth visiting. On Saturdays You find the flower market and on mondays anthique. Lots of small restaurants, but most of them close 2 pm. in lunch time.

Thank PekkaM149
Reviewed 2 days ago

This area of Nice is wonderful to explore, there are lots of tight little street to wander through for an hour or two, Some lead into exquisite squares like Place Garibaldi. I would recommend checking when the market is open and time your visit accordingly...More

Thank markcW2529MM
Reviewed 2 days ago

The streets of Vieux Nice - the old town - open up to one beautiful after the other. It is wonderful to to wander around this section of Nice.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This area of Nice must have over 200 restaurants and bars always something going on, a market taking place each day either fruit and vegetables one day antiques the next. Restaurant are full of people having lunch and people watching,the speed of life here is...More

Thank 56mitch
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed walking thru old town in Nice. A must see. Great local shops. Great for street food on the go. Loved checking out the wonderful old architecture in this town.

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice Old Town with a lot of small street and squares. Many shops, great daily market and wide range of different restaurants.

Thank Arkady G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of squares and little back streets to explore and get lost in, ice cream palours a plenty, lots of places to eat and drink, very charming fountains and building on each corner, a lovely place to walk around during an evening

Thank PaulieH1981
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17 September 2018|
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Response from Grandview301 | Reviewed this property |
We used Uber. There is also the tram service. Both inexpensive options with the former the easiest!
Nancy H
5 September 2018|
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Response from jsommer2316 | Reviewed this property |
There is some road construction as you approach Nice but is concentrated near the harbour. I was there in June so it may be finished. It did not look to be a massive project. Happy travels.
Nancy H
5 September 2018|
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Response from Grandview301 | Reviewed this property |
They wind around offering great views and are well maintained.