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Postcards from Southern France: Favourite places in Nice & around

With this article I close the blog suite Postcards from the Southern France. I wrote down everything we saw in Nice and around to well preserve the memories of ten beautiful days of summer holidays. We captured almost everything that … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Nice in a nutshell

The French city of Nice is well known for its particular charm and privileged location. The city looks to the sea from the Mediterranean coast, sitting with the mountains behind. Although the summers may look hot to some tourists, the … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Nice’s Lympia Harbour

Nice has never had a proper harbour until the mid 18th century. The Lympia Harbour or simply the Nice’s Port looks like a multicoloured nest in the heart of the city. The buildings around the Port area feature an unusual … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Masséna Square in Nice

The Masséna Square is right in the centre of Nice and is one of the largest squares in the city. It is a genuine Mediterranean plaza, which sums-up the cultural identity of the city. The Square unifies the Old and … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Nice’s Prom du Paillon

Nice’s Promenade du Paillon or shorter Prom du Paillon is a large green corridor linking the National Theatre area with the Promenade des Anglais on the seacoast. Being known as an urban park covering 12 ha, it was built on … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Nice’s Promenade des Anglais

Without doubt Nice’s Promenade des Anglais is the iconic worldwide image of the city. The Promenade is a palm-lined walkway, which goes parallel with the Nice’s coast, from the eastern end of the city to the airport, a path of … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Nice’s Courthouse Place

The Courthouse Palace along with the Rusca Palace and its Clock Tower are the most attractive buildings of the Courthouse Place, which is at a walking distance between Cours Saleya and Place Masséna in Nice, France. The Courthouse Palace is … Continue reading

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