Highlights

  • Cours Saleya Markets No experience epitomises the Vieux Nice lifestyle like a trip to its morning market, overflowing with fruit, veggies, olives, cheeses and flowers from the surrounding Alpes-Maritimes region.
  • Socca du Cours Nibbling on socca, Nice's traditional chickpea pancake, wheeled in by bicycle, steaming hot from the nearby ovens.
  • Colline du Château Enjoying sweeping Vieux Nice perspectives from the leafy green hillside above town.
  • Plage Publique des Ponchettes Vieux Nice's public beach offers classic Côte d'Azur fun in the sun – for free!
  • Centre du Patrimoine Seeing the old city through a local's eyes on these engaging, reasonably priced walking tours.