Vieux-Nice, the old town of Nice

2 April 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, French Riviera Reading Time:  4 minutes

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© Zairon/cc-by-sa-4.0

Old Nice (Vila-Vielha in niçois) is the old part of the city of Nice. Its inhabitants also speak of the “old town” (vielha vila in niçois). In the past, the nickname babazouk was also given to it, a local adaptation of the Arabic expression meaning “door to the souk”.   read more…

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