Sights

Most of the neighbourhood's top sights are on Cimiez hill, highlighted by Nice's two blockbuster art museums, dedicated to Matisse and Chagall. Also in Cimiez are the city's most significant ancient sites: the Roman baths and amphitheatre here may pale in comparison with similar ruins elsewhere in southern France, but they still make for an appealing stroll.

Sleeping

Accommodations are few and far between in this largely residential quarter of Nice, but a handful of historic villas have been converted into atmospheric hotels.

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Eating

Restaurants are concentrated along av Malausséna – the busy main artery along the tram tracks dividing Libération from Vernier – and the side streets feeding off of it. Prices here tend to be lower, and locals more prevalent, than in heavily touristed neighbourhoods such as Vieux Nice.

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Eating

Drinking & Nightlife

You'll find the neighbourhood's liveliest drinking spots on the streets and squares along the tram tracks, including place Charles de Gaulle, place de la Gare du Sud and av Malausséna. Options range from sidewalk cafes and aperitif spots to a rooftop hotel bar and Libération's very own neighbourhood microbrewery.

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Drinking & Nightlife

Shopping

Shopping in this residential corner of town is heavily focused on the pragmatic, everyday business of buying the daily groceries – a fact reflected in the neighbourhood's excellent markets.

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Shopping