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How to walk along the Promenade des Anglais in NiceHow to try glazed chestnuts in NiceHow to participate in the Carnival in NiceHow to buy an antique souvenir on the flea market in NiceHow to take a walk in the Old Nice in NiceHow to see the sunset from the top of Castle Hill in NiceHow to drink the wine on the beach in Nice10 things to doin Nice
Locals call it the Promenade for the luxury of the buildings located on it. It is the favorite place for walks of natives and tourists.
Promenade des Anglais - starts from the bridge of Emperor Napoleon III and ends at Nice airport. All six kilometers of the Promenade have been planted with palm trees since 1920 by the order of the mayor of the city.
Photo: Palm trees on the embankment, © Ellen Eriksson
Along the embankment you can see the most fashionable hotels in the city, palaces and casinos. Here the money-bags like to buy flats and have a rest in numerous restaurants and squares located in vicinities.
Photo: Beach on the embankment, © LauterGold
The embankment is an ideal place to take a walk and relax, there are a lot of blue armchairs and numerous white branches to have a rest. Beaches are strewn with sun loungers, where you can take sunbathing, and pavilions where you can hide in bad weather or from the scorching sun in a sultry day.
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More places to visit in Nice
Although the hill is only 92 meters high, it gives you an opportunity to enjoy the panoramic view of the famous Promenade and the whole Nice.13
Here, in the gorgeous genoese villa the museum of the great french artist, the co-founder of a Fauve Henri Matisse is placed.6
Place Robilant flea market
A bright flea market on the outskirts of Nice is filled with ancient things tirelessly beckons those who want to acquire valuable memories.15
The Old Nice
The Old Town with it's fascinating architecture and small streets, the most authentic district in Nice. You should srart your acquaintance with the city from this place.10
Henry Auer sweet-shop
A confectioner's shop, was opened at the beginning of the 19th century by an ambitious Swiss. It is famous for unmatched candied fruits and nuts in the glaze.17