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Old Town (Vieille Ville)

Vieux Nice, 06000 Nice, France
+33 6 25 63 28 30
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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
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“narrow streets” (467 reviews)
“flower market” (381 reviews)
“old town” (1,816 reviews)
Vieux Nice, 06000 Nice, France
Old Town / Vieux Nice
+33 6 25 63 28 30
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely town to explore... so many features, too many to say... from the markets to the many shops and restaurants... be warned a long standing tradition has it that the cannon fires every midday , so don't be alarmed!

Thank Janice B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been fortunate to visit Nice before and the old town is as great as the last time. Wonderful place with narrow streets that spill into small squares with plenty of places to sit and watch the sea of humanity flow by. Many little...More

Reviewed yesterday

An interesting place to visit during the day. Some good shops, also lots of tourist tat. In the evening it is alive. Lots of little restaurants and bars. Various quality. Very reminiscent of Italian towns just along the coast. You must visit the ice cream...More

Thank Joycesoar
Reviewed 3 days ago

Every time you walk up a street, even if you have been on it 4 times before, you see something new and different. shops close, restaurants open, the street market has new and different vendors. Take a tour book along so you don't miss the...More

Thank Marty G
Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit to the famous flower market in the Old Town first thing in the morning is recommended. Try some Socca (a cross between a pancake and a potato cake) and a wander through the stalls to experience the true flavour of Nice.

Thank jpkmurph
Reviewed 3 days ago

don't be afraid to wander off into the narrow streets, they are full of great little spots to eat, cafe's, shops and cute things to look at. Beautiful colors and wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whenever you visit any city the words "where is the old town" is a familiar phrase to be heard at any hotel reception desk… In this case Nice does not let you down in that the old town does not disappoint. A maze of small...More

Thank Traveller1895
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What great fun, to stroll up and down the streets of Old Town Nice. We could spend hours going from shop to shop and watching the people.

Reviewed 3 days ago

wonderful place to soak in a great atmosphere, the market is typically French selling flowers, foods, sweets to die for, cheese, the list is endless. Many different places to eat in the market area, but when you get into the narrow streets in the centre...More

Thank roger l
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of cafes, bars and shops. Lovely to wander along and soak up the sun and atmosphere. Not too big so you can't get lost. We walked over to the port, lots of expensive boats to look at.

Thank Georgiadrubbin
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Julianna P
30 June 2017|
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Response from DOLORESMERCADO | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I wouldn't know the answer..suggest you call Nice Cycle Tours that does the old town and maybe they can help you. Or try to contact the city authorities they must have a register of artisans or people that sell at... More
Petru V
25 June 2017|
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Response from Alexandru_Gherman | Reviewed this property |
There is also bus no. 100 that passes by Villefranche from Monaco to Nice Port. You can walk easily to the Old Town towards the sea to see the WW1 memorial and the Promenade des Anglais. The flower market is just behind the... More
Craig E
2 June 2017|
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Response from Jezekr | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. It was chilly when we were there the first part of May. So I'm sure it would be cold during your time frame. Would suggest looking at average weather temps online. Jacket, scarf and pants were needed. We... More