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Old Town (Vieille Ville)

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Neighbourhood: Old Town / Vieux Nice
As featured in 3 Days in Nice
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Address: Vieux Nice, 06000 Nice, France
Phone Number: 0625632830
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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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A must visit

Forget the tour map and lose yourself in the old town. So much to see and to take in. And when you're done stock up on baguettes, pate, a cheese or two and a bottle of local... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Forget the tour map and lose yourself in the old town. So much to see and to take in. And when you're done stock up on baguettes, pate, a cheese or two and a bottle of local wine - head home and enjoy!!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On the Saturday morning of our 3 day stay in Nice, we walked to Old Town Market where we were very pleasantly surprised with the assortment of goods for sale. Market very clean. Flower section beautiful. Stall holders pack up by about 2pm. Enjoyed strolling around this area for several hours. Highly recommend a walking visit.

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Cannes, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The old town of Nice is a very interesting place. High buildings and confusing streets make it not only very intriguing to discover but if you like to take photos it gives you the perfect opportunity to test your skills.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are a London commuter like me, sleeping and living in an old town like Nice Vieux Ville is an interesting experience. It is a glimpse of how life can be structured around just eating and drinking. There is always something to do within five minutes walk of the Hotel Rossetti (highly recommend), and incredibly cheap (compared to UK)... More 

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am living in Nice for the next couple of years and chose to find a place in Vieux Nice. I've had a wonderful time these past few months and have become an old hand at giving directions to tourists who walk around with their maps in their hands. My French is improving (although I have a long way to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent view above Nice. Pretty challenging to get up there It was amazing to be there. Visit back soon!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You 'must' visit this area if your visiting Nice, as it's like stepping back in time. Beautiful churches hidden in winding narrow streets. Authentic local quiescence, street side tables, 'real' cocktails, and Italian ice cream. Do not miss an afternoon (and evening) strolling around these streets!!!! If you struggle with using a map, just walk along the promenade, and towards... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At least half a day in the old town is a "must do" in Nice! I recommend to walk around to see the architecture, try nicoise food, french wine and the pinocchio ice cream!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to visit, walk through the small back streets and admire the beautiful architecture, look up! Plenty of restaurants and places to rest. Market day is Saturday. A must-see. Don't forget to walk up the steps to the view point at the top of the hill! fantastic view of the coast line

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to savor local flavor, you must do the food crawl in old town. Visit the market to get fresh produce and make your own salad. Grab some cheese and some fruits in season. Pick up a bottle of Rose. It's the Mediterranean life. Enjoy a bit of Italy in France. Or a bit of France in Italy.... More 

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