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Old Town (Vieille Ville)

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Address: Vieux Nice, 06000 Nice, France
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Description: 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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Charming Old Town

I absolutely love old towns, especially when they have high and narrow streets, including cafeˋs and resturants everywhere. All this checks out in the Old Town of Nice. Very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

I absolutely love old towns, especially when they have high and narrow streets, including cafeˋs and resturants everywhere. All this checks out in the Old Town of Nice. Very good vibe going around this neighborhood and some fantastic colorplay on the buildings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Typical tourist spot with queues outside a few socca shops (local thin crusty pizza bread) along narrow streets. Most shops sell junks and soaps and most restaurants claim to sell Nicoise cuisine. Judge for yourselves. If you want good food rather step just outside to rue Prefecture or the tramlines areas for decent food. D'Antoine of the former and Turin... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Old town is what I felt France was in the 19th century. Cool shops, many places to eat, flower shops and a nice walk. Little crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Old town is great and a must see if you go to Nice. Lots of lovely bits and pieces to buy and lovely food and eateries galore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Adorable shops, cafes, and restaurants. The flower market in the mornings is a great place to shop and grab breakfast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The old town is absolutely a must see on the list. It is crowded,full of restaurant, cosy streets and boutiques.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Pretty old town. Reminiscent of some Italian small cities. Full of narrow streets and alleyways, one large square and a couple of smaller ones. Many restaurants and ice cream parlors (most of them not very good). The only down side is that it's packed with tourists (like me) day and night.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

One restaurant had a four or five piece "jazz band." Two guitars, a drummer and a singer (in English). Bass player doubled on trumpet. Made the lunch more fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very interesting, with flower market and huge choice of restaurants. Also many small shops selling hand made produce.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We were lucky to be staying in the Old Town, Marche Fleurs area of Nice. Great area for restaurants and bars and within walking distance of the city, harbour and beach.

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Address: Vieux Nice, 06000 Nice, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Old Town / Vieux Nice

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