At the end of October, the girls and I went on a short get-away to the south of France. We landed in Nice. Nice is one of the biggest cities in France and is located on the beautiful French Riviera. This city is by far one of the most beautiful places I've travelled to. The old town is filled with winding streets, traditional buildings complete with decorative French shutters. The old town is charming and filled with lovely patisseries, restaurants and coffee shops. We were staying right in the heart of the town with just a two minute walk to the long stretch of pebbled beach. Here's my guide to Nice.
What to eatVisiting France, it was only right we indulged in the classic French cuisine. Frogs legs, snails, crepes... the lot! You name it, we ate it! The snails were by far my favourite dish and I can't wait to have them again. Hey, don't knock 'em till you've tried them. The French certainly know what they are doing when it comes to food, so if you're a complete foodie like me you will love visiting the south of France.
What to doIt is so easy to get around Nice and most things are within walking distance. Get lost in the old town and find hidden treasures. This is where we found the best patisseries, serving up the best, freshly baked croissants. Our favourite thing to do was to get lost in the old town, climbing the streets higher and higher until reaching the stunning view points at the top of the hill.
Hit The BeachThe French Rivera is known for its beaches. Palm trees line the endless stretch of coasts. Go swimming in the sea, or stop off in the bars along the main strip and simply enjoy the view!
With markets on every day there is something to see every day. The vintage stalls and food markets were by far my favourite. So many charming pieces to admire and yummy local food to try.
Tip: The stalls change every day, so if you are only visiting for a week, buy what you like that day!
NightlifeThere are tons of different restaurants and bars. The streets of Nice look ever more beautiful with the soft glow from the evening lights. Try out some new cuisines or find a roof top bar and raise a glass of fine wine.
Tip: Buses are the cheapest way to get around and only an hour or so to get to Cannes, or catch the train to St Tropez.
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Much love, The Hungry Little Lady x