Nice Old Town, known as “Vieille Ville” in French is the area that stands between Place Masséna and the Port of Nice. Before foreign aristocrats started showing up in the early 19th century, the city of Nice was only confined to the limits of the Old Town. Explore this part of the city on foot and get lost in the labyrinth of streets. If you’re looking to eat well while visiting Nice, this is the best place for you. Our Vieille Nice Map will show you where all of the best shops and restaurants are that have been around for generations.
What you’ll find inside your Nice Old Town Map
The best shops
Is it shopping you’re into? You’ve lucked out because Our Nice Old Town Map has plotted the best shopping stops for you in the Old Town. We’re recommending a local market where you’ll walk away with more than just gorgeous flowers and fresh produce but you’ll also find unique crafts and art pieces. If 100% French-made products is what you’re looking for, we’ve got the right place as well. We’ve also included the best place to get your fragrance from!
Nice, like the cities along the French Riviera, sits with privilege being between culinary greats France and Italy. In the south of France, there isn’t a shortage of delicious foods! Arguably, you’ll have better chances to find the best food in the Old Town. Even if you never leave the boundaries of this area, you’ll be spoiled for choice with all the amazing food shops that have been passed on for generations. Our Nice Old Town map will show you where to buy the best cheeses, wines, breads, and pastries!
The top restaurants
If there’s one thing the Old Town of Nice is known for, it’s for its amazing selection of local restaurants. It will surprise you that Nice may not be as big as the other cities in France but it has its fair share of spots included in the Michelin Guide. Our Nice Old Town map will show you where you should go for delicious Italian food, classic French dishes, fresh seafood plates, and beautiful plates made for fine dining!
There are very few hotels in the Old Town and it also surprises are why there aren’t more! Although staying right in front of the beach does sound like an irresistible choice, staying in the Old Town has its perks, too! For one, you’ll never be too far away from a good restaurant. The beach is also only a few minutes away. And if you want a nice view of the city, go on a quick hike up the Castle Hill! For hotel recommendations by the beach, check out our Nice France Map!
INSIDR Travel tips
The travel tips you’ll find in our Nice Old Town Map are all for enjoying going around the area. We’ll introduce you to a sightseeing pass that will allow you to access multiple attractions and even ride the city’s Open Tour bus for free! We also included a few other simple but completely sensible tips where you can save money and time! If you’re planning to travel to Nice by airplane, you’re gonna want to read our INSIDR guide about transportation to and from Nice Airport. For more travel information in Nice, visit their official tourism webpage!
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