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Cimiez
10 reviews
The city of Nice bought this lovely, light-bathed 17th-century villa... and restored it to house a large collection of Henri Matisse's works. — Fodor's
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4 reviews
Nice’s Modern and Contemporary Art Museum (or MAMAC) is a visionary display of art, architecture, and color. — Frommer's
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Cimiez
7 reviews
The strange, dreamlike and often unsettling work of the Belarusian painter Marc Chagall (1887–1985) is displayed at this small museum, which owns the largest public collection of the painter’s work. — Lonely Planet
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4 reviews
The building itself is a work of art, but the real treasures are to be found within. — Time Out
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Old Town / Vieux Nice
5 reviews
The façade of this palace built in 1665 features balustraded balconies on carved marble consoles and pilasters. — Michelin Guide
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5 reviews
Perched above Cannes’ Old Town within the medieval Château de la Castre, this museum focuses primarily on ethnographic finds from around the world. — Frommer's
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5 reviews
In 1946, Picasso was looking for a studio where he could create large-scale works. Museum curator Romuald Dor de la Souchère offered the painter a large room in Château Grimaldi. — Michelin Guide
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5 reviews
The cathedral was built by a Russian architect in 1912. — Michelin Guide
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4 reviews
Built on the seafront, the building designed by Rudy Riciotti is surrounded by a spectacular façade adorned with white cut-out forms. — Michelin Guide
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5 reviews
I know people who have spent almost an entire short break solely on the Promenade, strolling, smiling, then sitting to contemplate the vastness of sea and sky, the brightness of the light. — The Telegraph
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4 reviews
One of Nice's Baroque architectural gems honouring the city's patron saint. — Lonely Planet
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2 reviews
Considered by Matisse to be his masterpiece, this 1951 chapel has blue and white tiles and a surmounting wrought-iron cross (13m high). — Michelin Guide
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2 reviews
This show featuring dolphins, killer whales and sea lions (half of which are born on site) is popular with children and adults alike. — Michelin Guide
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5 reviews
Stop here for an idea of how Nice life was lived when the aristos dominated. — The Telegraph
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4 reviews
The vast thermal bath area shows the high level of technology attained from the 1C onwards. — Michelin Guide
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2 reviews
Divided into geographical and historical slices of Asian and Indian history, the museum's exhibits have been carefully selected by a team of knowledgeable curators. — Time Out
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2 reviews
Set in vast parkland, this 18th-century villa is now under the aegis of the French cultural ministry as a catch-all centre for contemporary art. — Time Out
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4 reviews
This is Cannes's old quarter, built on a rocky spur overlooking the sea, and a far cry from the sequins and glitz of La Croisette. — Michelin Guide
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3 reviews
Its Fort Royal, built by Richelieu and improved by Vauban, offers views over the ramparts to the rocky island coast and the open sea. — Fodor's
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