Essentials

    Two-hour tour

    • Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain

      Promenade des Arts, Nice

      + 33 4 97 13 42 01

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    • Cathédrale St-Nicolas

      Avenue Nicolas II, Nice

      + 33 4 93 96 88 02

    • Musée Matisse

      164 avenue des Arènes de Cimiez, Nice

      + 33 4 93 81 08 08

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    Hotels

    • Independent and easy

      Hi Hotel

      3 avenue des Fleurs, Nice

      + 33 4 97 07 26 26

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    • Dependable chain

      Sofitel Cannes Le Méditerranée

      1 boulevard Jean Hibert, Cannes

      + 33 4 92 99 73 00

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    • Premium

      Carlton International

      58 Boulevard La Croisette, Cannes

      + 33 4 93 06 40 06

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    Dining

    • Fast breakfast

      Au Pain Quotidien

      1 rue St-François-de-Paule, Nice

      + 33 4 93 62 94 32

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    • Leisurely breakfast

      Le Café Lenôtre

      63 rue d'Antibes, Cannes

      + 33 4 97 06 67 67

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    • Mid-morning coffee

      Patisserie Cappa

      7 place Garibaldi, Nice

      + 33 4 93 62 30 83

    • Lunch with friends

      Oliviera

      8 Bis rue du Collet, Nice

      + 33 4 93 13 06 45

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    • Picnic spot

      Colline du Château — Park of the Colline du Château at the eastern end of the Baie des Anges: breathtaking views and a waterfall.

      Baie des Anges

    Reading

    • Books and CDs

      FNAC

      44-46 avenue Jean Médecin, Nice

      + 33 825 020 020

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    Shopping

    • Something you can't get anywhere else

      Cannolive

      16-20 re Vénizelos, Cannes

      + 33 4 93 39 08 19

    • Lost luggage - where to buy shirts

      Façonnable

      7-9 rue Paradis, Nice

      + 33 4 93 87 88 80

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    • Something for the kids

      Petit Bateau

      13 rue Masséna, Nice

      + 33 4 93 82 05 00

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    • Something for someone you love

      Bouteille

      59 rue d'Antibes, Cannes

      + 33 4 93 39 05 16

    • Something for yourself

      Cave Bianchi

      7 Raoul Bosio, Nice

      + 33 4 93 85 65 79

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    Basics

    • Basics

      Galeries Lafayette

      6 avenue Jean Médecin, Nice

      + 33 4 92 17 36 36

    Transport

    • Ligne d'Azur Bus Network — The efficient bus network in Nice is run by Ligne d’Azur (lignedazur.com). The Multi+ (17 journeys for ?20), single day passes (?4) and weekly passes (?15) are available.

    • Rent a bike

      Nicea Location Rent

      12 rue de Belgique

      + 33 4 93 82 42 71

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    Limousine/car

    • Central Taxi Riviera

      + 33 4 93 13 78 78

    Fitness

    • Good gym

      Befit

      12 rue Caïs de Pierlas

      + 33 4 92 04 85 46

    • Running route

      promenade des Anglais — Get in line with the bronzed joggers on the promenade des Anglais.

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