Sights

Beyond the must-see Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, the neighbourhood's most interesting sight is its lively street life. Head out for a stroll and take it all in.

Sleeping

Le Port-Garibaldi's limited accommodation options come mainly in the form of chain hotels and rental apartments. A welcome exception is the small, independent Hôtel Le Genève, perfectly positioned to take advantage of rue Bonaparte's nightlife.

Eating

The streets southeast of place Garibaldi are jammed with great little restaurants and cafes for every budget, from humble local hangouts selling socca and pissaladière to trendy vegan and tapas places, to top-end restaurants with impeccable gastronomic credentials. A 15-minute stroll along rue Bonaparte, rue François Guisol, rue Lascaris and rue Bavastro will give you a sense of your many options. There's another cluster of restaurants and pizzerias down by the port along quai des Deux Emmanuels and bd Stalingrad.

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Drinking & Nightlife

It's hard to walk down the street here for more than a minute without running into an intriguing bar, cafe or nightspot. Rue Bonaparte is the best street for bar-hopping, but there are plenty of other great options on the streets between place Garibaldi and the port, including rue Cassini, rue Lascaris and rue Bavastro. Quai des Deux Emmanuels on the east side of the port is a supremely atmospheric spot for late-afternoon aperitifs, with the setting sun casting a golden glow on the harbour's multihued façades.

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Shopping

Rue Bonaparte and surrounding side streets are home to a variety of quirky independent boutiques. The port area is also Nice's antiques hotspot, with dozens of shops and a monthly open-air brocante (flea market) filling place Garibaldi from 8am to 5pm on the third Saturday of every month.

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