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See Nice as it’s never been seen before in Nice Uncovered: Walks Through the Secret Heart of a Historic City. These seven self-guided walking tours t reveal the true story of Nice. From the little-known stories behind Nice’s best-known sights to secret places that would even surprise locals, Nice is finally “uncovered”.

The 218 info-packed pages are fitted into a light and compact format. Easy to carry around for the day! Maps and step-by-step instructions make getting around a breeze.

Marvel at Nice’s Art and Architecture

Unusual Buildings

Nice's architectural heritage is vibrant and original. Explore the baroque palaces in the Old Town; check out the Belle Epoque hotels of Cimiez and the stately splendors along the Promenade des Anglais

Indoor and Outdoor Museums

Nice's architectural heritage is vibrant and original. Explore the baroque palaces in the Old Town; check out the Belle Epoque hotels of Cimiez and the stately splendors along the Promenade des Anglais

Lives of the Artists

Nice's architectural heritage is vibrant and original. Explore the baroque palaces in the Old Town; check out the Belle Epoque hotels of Cimiez and the stately splendors along the Promenade des Anglais

Get Off the Beaten Track

West Nice

A land of vast estates is now evident in parks, gardens and one spectacular villa.

Promenade du Paillon

A land of vast estates is now evident in parks, gardens and one spectacular villa.

Port Lympia

A land of vast estates is now evident in parks, gardens and one spectacular villa.

Quartier des Musiciens

This chic residential neighborhood with ornate Belle Epoque buildings and sleek Art Deco masterpieces.

Secret Sights and Strange Stories

Travel Back in Time

Discover

  • where the Germans built tunnels during WWII

  • Nice's first film set

  • where the Knights Templar (maybe) hid their stash

  • how the Baie des Anges got its name

  • where executioners washed their hatchets

  • cannonballs from the siege that changed history

  • the arena where gladiators once fought

  • the hill rivalry beteen Roman Cemenelum and Greek Nikaïa

Where Did They Stay?

  • Queen Victoria
    Thomas Jefferson
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    Angelina Jolie
    Napoleon
    Lenin
    the Rolling Stones
    Queen Elizabeth

  • Thomas Jefferson

  • Friedrich Nietzsche

  • Angelina Jolie

  • Napoleon

  • Lenin

  • the Rolling Stones

  • Queen Elizabeth

Fun and Practical

Included


 maps


 clear step-by-step directions


 tour highlights


 estimated times


 recommended refreshment stops

 
 an index (paperback edition)


 a bibliography

Vintage Photos

 

Take a Peek

Also available for online order at:

Barnes & Noble

Powells

Waterstones

Blackwell’s

Buy directly (US only)

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