Monuments and Landmarks in Nice (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France)

Parc national du Mercantour (page officielle)
Place Masséna
Open de Nice Côte d'Azur
  • Open de Nice Côte d'Azur

    The ATP Nice Open (or Open de Nice Côte d'Azur in French) is an ATP World Tour 250 series and, formerly, Grand Prix tennis circuit affiliated men's tennis tournament. It is held in Nice, France at the Nice Lawn Tennis Club and played on outdoor clay courts. The current singles champion is Dominic Thiem from Austria. Originally part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit between 1970 and 1989. The event was played under various names from 1971 through 1995 and then ...
Hotel Negresco
  • Hotel Negresco

    The Hotel Negresco is a hotel and site of the restaurant Le Chantecler, located on the Promenade des Anglais on the Baie des Anges in Nice, France. It was named after Henri Negresco (1868–1920), who had the palatial hotel constructed in 1912. In keeping with the conventions of the times, when the Negresco opened in 1913 its front opened on the side opposite the Mediterranean sea.
Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Nice
  • Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Nice

    The St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice (French: Cathédrale Orthodoxe Saint-Nicolas de Nice, Russian: Николаевский собор, Ницца) is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral located in the French city of Nice. It is recognized as a national monument of France, and it currently belongs to the jurisdiction of the Moscow Patriarchate. It is the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in Western Europe. The cathedral was opened in 1912, thanks to the generosity of Russia's Tsar Nicholas II. From 1931 until 15 December 2011 (after a ...
Allianz Riviera
  • Allianz Riviera

    The Allianz Riviera (also known as the Stade de Nice due to UEFA sponsorship regulations) is a multi-use stadium in Nice, France, used mostly for football matches of host OGC Nice and also for occasional home matches of rugby union club Toulon. The stadium has a capacity of 35,624 people and replaces the city's former stadium Stade Municipal du Ray. Construction started in 2011 and was completed two years later. The stadium's opening was on 22 September 2013, for a ...
Terra Amata (archaeological site)
  • Terra Amata (archaeological site)

    Terra Amata is an archeological site in open air located on the slopes of Mount Boron in Nice, at a level 26 meters (85 ft) above the current sea level of the Mediterranean. It was discovered and excavated in 1966 by Henry de Lumley. The site, originally on a prehistoric beach, contained tools of the lower Paleolithic period, dated to about 400,000 BC, as well as traces of some of the earliest domestication of fire in Europe. The site now ...
Place Garibaldi
Gare du Sud
  • Gare du Sud

    The Gare du Sud is a former French railway station located in the Libération quarter of the city of Nice in south-east France. The station was the terminus of the metre gauge railway of the Chemins de Fer de Provence rail company which links Nice to Digne-les-Bains in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. The station was closed in December 1991 when it was replaced by the Gare de Nice CP station. It remained derelict until 2013, when the station building was ...
Parc des Arènes de Cimiez
Promenade du Paillon
Nice Observatory
  • Nice Observatory

    The Nice Observatory (French: Observatoire de Nice) is an astronomical observatory located in Nice, France on the summit of Mount Gros. The observatory was founded in 1879, by the banker Raphaël Bischoffsheim. The architect was Charles Garnier, and Gustave Eiffel designed the main dome.
Avenue Jean Médecin
  • Avenue Jean Médecin

    The Avenue Jean Médecin is a street located in the center of Nice, one of the city's main north-south traffic arteries. In Niçard, it is officially named the "avenguda Jouan-Medecin, consòu de Nissa". It constitutes the city's main shopping street and is called "The Avenue" by residents.
Opéra de Nice
  • Opéra de Nice

    The Opéra de Nice is the principal opera venue in Nice, France. It offers three types of performances: operas, ballets and classical concerts ; and houses the Ballet Nice Méditerrannée and the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra.
Sainte Jeanne d'Arc Church, Nice
  • Sainte Jeanne d'Arc Church, Nice

    The Church of Saint Joan of Arc (French: Sainte Jeanne d'Arc) is a Roman Catholic parish church located in Nice, France. Noticeable for its original architecture, the church is dedicated to Joan of Arc. The style of this church is controversial among the inhabitants of Nice, judged ugly by some. The church is sometime nicknamed "the Meringue" for its white color.
Cimiez Cathedral
  • Cimiez Cathedral

    Cimiez Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Sainte-Marie de Cimiez, also Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Château), was a Roman Catholic church in the southern town of Nice, France. The cathedral sat on the hill of the Château de Nice, a castle overlooking the city. The bishop's seat was transferred to the present Nice Cathedral in 1590. After incurring damage in the Siege of Nice in 1691, the former cathedral was demolished in 1706.
  • Palais de la Méditerranée

    Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée is a nine-floor luxury hotel complex located on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France. It was built in 1929 by architects Charles and Marcel Dalmas, and partly rebuilt and modernized in 1990, a year after two of its facades were classified as historical monuments. It contains 187 rooms and twelve suites, and is owned by Constellation Hotels Holding.
  • Jardin botanique d'Èze

    Porte des Maures 06360 Éze France
    8 km from Nice
    The Jardin botanique d'Èze, also called the Jardin exotique d'Èze or simply the Jardin d'Èze, is a botanical garden located on the Place du Général de Gaulle in Èze, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.The garden was created after World War II on a chateau's ruins by town mayor André Gianton and Jean Gastaud of the Jardin Exotique de Monaco. It is sited on steep terrain falling over 400 meters to the sea with panoramic views of the coast, and known for ...