48 hours in Nice: an authentic taste of the South of France

If you have 48 hours to spend in Nice, here are some great places and things to see. Satisfaction guaranteed.
48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraFacing the Bay of Angels
Overlooks the Bay of Angels. 8.4 kilometers and 15 minutes walk, which runs alongside the famous Promenade des Anglais. After a charming and delightful stroll in this atypical hotel, discover beautiful rooms with terrace, facing the sea. IIf you want to enjoy the sweetness of the last days in February.
48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french riviera“Stockfish” at the Restaurant Acchiardo 
Time to get down from your tower for lunch that’s a mere 500 meters away at Restaurant Acchiardo. Enjoy the beautiful sunny afternoon, and the dish of the day – a dish that a lot of Niçois that respects culinary traditions has been waiting for all week – stockfish, cod tomato sauce. Arrive early so that you can sit in front of the counter rather than in the main room, under the cellar turned into a chandelier. Enjoy your exquisite dish served by the fourth generation of Acchiardos, that accompanied with a glass of white Cote de Provence.Restaurant Acchiardo
38, rue Droite
06300 Nice
Tel : +33 (0)4 93 85 51 16
https://eater.space/restaurant-acchiardo

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48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraFestival of d’ochres in the old town
If you’re in old Nice, there is so much to enjoy. The narrow streets, the alleys and their facades that display a palette of different shades. Stop at Sylvie T. studio-gallery, to take in his watercolors, pastels, and China inks, which transforms Nice into the wonderful city it is.
Atelier-Galerie Sylvie T.
14, rue Droite
06300 Nice
Tel : +33 (0)4 93 62 59 15
www.sylvie-t.com

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48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraItalian sweets at Fenocchio
Having lunch early? Then you’ll need a snack. Sit on the terrace of master glacier Fenocchio, on the Rossetti square, just before the exit of the schools … As it is still a little cool, be sure to warm myself with a frozen cake, a Norwegian omelette (preparation with ice Grand Marnier and hazelnut meringue ice).
Fenocchio Glacier
2, place Rossetti
06000 Nice
Tel : +33 (0)4 93 80 72 52
www.fenocchio.fr

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48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraRenaissance at the Lascaris Palace
Back on the street be sure to visit one of the most beautiful symbols of Baroque architecture, the Lascaris Palace (17th century). Stroll on its monumental staircase adorned with frescoes, its volley of salons richly decorated. It feels like a Genoese Palace. Take in his astounding collection of ancient musical instruments, which covers the entire exhibition area.
Palais Lascaris
15, rue Droite
06300 Nice
Tel : +33 (0)4 93 62 72 40

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48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraSunset over the French Riviera
In your room, go out on the terrace to take in the splendid sunset. While the sun disappears in the distance, the Promenade des Anglais lights up.  Take in the outdated charm of the French Riviera of the Roaring Twenties. The one that Woody Allen filmed in his Magic in the Moonlight … The night is sweet. Rebuilt in the 70s, the former Hotel Ruhl was, one century ago, the most beautiful building in Nice, with the Massena Museum, the Mediterranean Palace, and the Negresco, whose illuminated façade (2 Michelin stars) stretches out in front.Promenade des Anglais
06000 Nice

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48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraDinner at the Chantecler
You will not be able to stop and admire the woodwork of the bar, intact since the construction of the palace in 1913, and its jazzy atmosphere. A few steps away, sit down and, in the magnificent map of Jean-Denis Rieubland, Best Worker of France 2007. 
48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraNobel Prize for Literature
Fall asleep under a tragicomic look of Bob Dylan. Playlist in hand of surrealist love songs from the Duluth native of Minnesota, the Nobel Prize for Literature 2016.

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48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraLa socca at René Socca
At the intersection of two paved alleys, sit on a high stool and taste the incomparable local socca.
Chez René Socca
2, rue Miralheti
06000 Nice

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48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraBattle of flowers, Place Masséna
Let the show begin on the new layout, very secure and closed around the Promenade du Paillon. A magnificent show honoring the floral heritage of the region. Your eyes will be dazzled, 16 tanks fresh flowers stitched within a festive, colorful and fragrant atmosphere. From the top of the tanks, young women dressed in suits flood the audience with a rain of four tonnes of mimosas and all the flowers that decorate the gear … about 3000 stems per vehicle that required 72 hours of stitching. A unique show.
48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french rivieraKeisuke Matsushima revisits Provençal cuisine
Have dinner in a much more Zen atmosphere that is minimalist and intimate. The highly inspired chef Keisuke Matsushima, who was awarded Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole in November 2016, with traditional dishes from French gastronomy.
Restaurant Keisuke Matsushima
22, rue de France
06000 Nice
Tel : +33 (0)4 04 93 82 26 06
www.keisukematsushima.com

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48 heures chrono à Nice : le goût de la french riviera If you did not have time to visit the Matisse Museum, the Massena Museum (art and local history) and undertake a tour around the many religious Italian inspired buildings, and in particular the Cathedral of Sainte-Réparate, be sure to come back again.
Cathédrale Sainte-Réparate
3, place Rossetti
06300 Nice

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