The city of Nice and the entire French Riviera region (also called Côte d’Azur) is on the dream list of a lot of people. Owner of a glamorous past where so many Hollywood actors have passed, this region of France is always associated with cinema and luxury (remember that the Cannes Film Festival also happens in the region). Even so, it is possible to visit Nice even without being a millionaire or a movie star.
Walking with the sea on our left side, the Promenade des Anglais turns into the Quai des États-Unis. In a few minutes in this direction, you arrive at the elevator that gives access to the Colline du Château, that is, Castle Hill. The name is a trick since no castle is in there. Still, it’s a well worth climbing, while on the top it a great garden, nice food and a massive view of the city.
By going down through the hill, do not miss Vieux Nice, the old part of town. The main street in this area is the Cours Saleya, where the Marché aux Fleurs is a must go flower market, lined with restaurants. Then you can walk aimlessly since the “neighbourhood” is not so big and is so beautiful that getting lost is an advantage; or you can continue going behind specific points like Place du Palais, square where the Palace of Justice is and where there was a fair of craftsmanship.