One of the largest embankments in Nice located on the Cote d'Azur.
Walking along the embankment you can see the famous ancient buildings, sit on a bench in a hot day and enjoy the view on the "bay of angels". The legend says that it was the same shore that the angels pointed to Adam and Eve, after the exile, as most similar to Eden.
Photo: Famous blue armchairs, © Mariyan Dimitrov
The embankment has been the main artery of the city for many years. Now it is used for various festivals, carnivals and flower exhibitions. On big holidays the embankment turns into a "garden blossoming with lights" for walks of local and travelers.
Photo: Street musician on the promenade, © Alex Lud
How to do?
1. Start a walk from the Radisson Hotel.
2. Continue your walk near the Mediterranean University Center.
3. Do not miss the palace with a facade in the Art Deco style built in 1929 by the Dilmos brothers.
4. Take a sit on white benches or famous blue armchairs and take a sun bath, enjoying a pleasant breeze.
Where to do?
Promenade des Anglais
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.21
When to do?
Any sunny day is perfect for a walk, but in the evening when the embankment is flooded with the lights of the city and street musicians and artists appear here, it turns into an impassioned place, especially pleasant for walks.
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Drink the wine on the beach
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Participate in the Carnival
Loud, bright, rainbow carnival literally fills the streets and the embankment of Nice with noise and fun every year. 4011
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