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…

Cours Saleya in Nice

11 March 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, French Riviera, Bon appétit, Shopping Reading Time:  10 minutes

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© Miniwark/cc-by-sa-3.0

The main pedestrian route in Old Nice, the Cours Saleya, parallel to the Quai des États-Unis, extends rue Saint-François-de-Paule to the west, from rue Louis-Gassin to Place Charles-Félix.   read more…

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