The famous Marché aux Fleurs (Flower Market) is a traditional Provençal event that beautifies the street every morning (except Mondays) with colorful blossoms.Besides the gastronomic appeal, the area around the Cours Saleya has many cultural attractions.Surrounded by the serene blue waters of the Baie des Anges and sheltered by the foothills of the Maritime Alps, Nice has a mild climate year-round.The city was originally discovered in the 1820s by the British as a winter resort. Considered the center of the French Riviera, Nice is the perfect starting point to explore the dazzling Côte d'Azur coastline.His son, Gustav-Adolf Mossa, also painted landscapes and later developed his own unique surrealistic style.Exploring the Old Town further, north of the Cours Saleya, tourists will come across the Palais de la Préfecture, the Nice Cathedral, and another noteworthy 17th-century Baroque church.It is easy to understand why Impressionist painters and English aristocrats were drawn to Nice.With its sunny weather and stunning seaside scenery, this picturesque city seems to mesmerize its visitors.
Once considered impregnable, the citadel was destroyed by soldiers of the French King Louis XIV in 1706. This idyllic place is a pleasant oasis of greenery, shady trees, and rushing waterfalls.
Today, the road traffic has been diverted with underground tunnels, making the promenade ideal for people to stroll.
The Promenade des Anglais is also popular with cyclists and skaters.
Another exceptional building on the promenade is the Le Negresco (37 promenade des Anglais), which is listed as a National Historical Monument.
Le Negresco is a lavish five-star luxury hotel with a world-class art collection.
This legendary seaside road is lined with planted palm trees and filled with elegant gardens.