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"Look at the light on the olive trees, it shines like diamond. It's pink, it's blue ...And the sky playing through, is to drive you crazy."
Auguste Renoir

"I have found nothing more beautiful than this inspired hill, neither Capri nor the radiant bay of Salamis can be compared to it. I found my city is Nice."
Hector Berlioz

"When I realized that every morning I would see this light, I could not believe in my happiness"
Henri Matisse

Pictures and texts related to the beautiful city of Nice nestled in the Bay of Angels on the Côte d'Azur ...

Nice evening lights

# I Love Nice


Nice police horses

Police on horseback French Riviera

While strolling on the Promenade des Anglais or in the city parks you may come across beautiful and valiant horses ridden by crews of the Nice local police.

Sundials Nice

Nice sundials French Riviera

The time which passes during this confinement linked to the Sras-cov-2 virus, or covid19, gives us the opportunity to present you some Nice sundials (French Riviera). Discover this heritage from Rauba Capeu, Masséna high school etc... with images, virtual tours and an interview with specialist Roger Torrenti...

Visit Nice in virtual reality

Visit Nice in virtual reality

Some virtual reality images of the city of Nice, to view with a helmet or a simple tablet. Perhaps the opportunity to escape for a moment, from our respective interiors...

Castle Hill in Nice

Castle Hill in Nice

A haven of greenery in the middle of the French Riviera city, the promontory is located between the port and the old town. We propose you a virtual or virtual reality tour of this place steeped in history.

Nice Carnival 2020

Nice Carnival 2020

Back in pictures on the 2020 edition of the Nice carnival while waiting to meet you for the animal carnival in 2021.

Lazaret cave

Lazaret cave

An interesting, too little known place in Nice that we suggest you discover in pictures, especially if the subject of prehistory interests you or if intellectual curiosity is one of your qualities.

Soulages exhibition in Nice

Soulages exhibition in Nice

We recommend that you visit the Pierre Soulages exhibition at the Lympia gallery until April 19, 2020. From abstract painting, more than 70 paintings by the centenary artist. Black on all kinds of formats…

Pointe des sans Culottes hike or Run at Nice

Pointe des Sans Culottes hike or run at Nice

We propose you a little known walk, or better a jogging, at the western entrance of the Bay of VilleFranche-sur-Mer. A space with Mediterranean vegetation that crosses a customs path to discover in virtual visit, photos and video of running .

Terra Amata Museum

Terra Amata Museum

Discover the first inhabitants of Nice on the Terra Amata site at the foot of Mont Boron. Built on an ancient prehistoric site dating back 400,000 years, this museum will tell you the story of the first Riviera...

Running Nice

Jogging in Nice

Fancy a big bowl of oxygen. sea scents and calm in the heart of Nice? Follow us for a jog at the Cape of Nice.

Airbus A380 in Nice

Airbus A380 in Nice

The giant of the air, among the largest planes in the world, crosses the blue sky every day at midday. Some video captures and infos for aviation enthusiasts and the curious!

Paul Helbronner in Nice

Paul Helbronner in Nice

Discovering an improbable small library at the French Alpine Club of Nice which houses a collection in twelve volumes of detailed Geometric Description of the French Alps. Paul Helbronner describes very precisely and topographically the Alpes-Maritimes.

Saint François tower

Saint François tower Nice

One of the most beautiful panoramas on the city of Nice with a 360 ° view of the old town, the big blue and up to the snow-covered Alps. We propose zoomable photos in very high definition, up to 2 billion pixels as well as interactive virtual tours...

Promenade of the Paillon

The green flow in Nice

A beautiful arch of green borders the old city of Nice for the greatest pleasure of Nice, walkers and tourists. A sort of vegetal border between "the old", as we say here, and the modern city. Discovery in virtual tours and images of all kinds of the Promenade du Paillon.

CrossOver Festival Nice on the French Riviera

CrossOver Festival

Some black and white and color pictures of the CrossOver music festival in Nice on the 23rd and 24th of August 2019 along the Green flow between the Albert 1er garden and the Place Masséna.

Fireworks of the Renaissance

Fireworks after the attack in Nice in 2016

First fireworks of the National Day three years after the frightful July 14, 2016. A compact crowd presents this Saturday, July 13, 2019. Of joy, emotion and the desire to say: no, we will not give in to fear.

Hors Normes

« Hors Normes », the film

We had the chance to attend a preview screening of the film "Hors Norms" directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Tolenado at the Pathé Lingotière cinema in Nice on July 1st, 2019. A superb long feature on the subject of mental disability but more broadly on tolerance and acceptance of the other in its differences.

Donation Kronberger Nice

Donation Kronberger Nice

We recommend you to visit the exhibition devoted to the recent donation by Mr Karlheinz Kronberger of 169 paintings in the city of Nice. Collection partly exposed to the magnificent Jules Cheret Museum of Fine Arts. Small report of the inauguration and some images of the exhibition.

Lou Passagin

Cross with Lou Passagin

A small Nice boat offers you a shortcut from one shore to the other of the port of Nice. Allegory of Nice and the Alpes-Maritimes: land of travelers and tourists from all over the world. Exploration in photos, video and virtual visit.

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