Nice in Nice with HI’s CEO

May 04, 2018

Hostelling International CEO Darren Barker shares his 10 favourite things to do in the sunny and gorgeous French Riviera city of Nice.

1. Walk the Promenade des Anglais, the long, palm tree-lined seafront

Promenade de Anglais

2. Sample beignets de fleurs de courgettes (battered and fried courgette blossoms), pissaladière, and socca

3. Check out the Old Town

Nice Old Town

4. Take a day trip to Cannes, especially during the film festival

5. Take a day trip to Monaco which is one of the richest countries in the world (approximately every one in every three people is a millionaire!)

Monaco

6. Hit the beach for some cocktails

7. Go to see some of the amazing small towns, like Villefranche-sur-Mer, and enjoy an ice cream

Villefranche-sur-Mer

8. Peruse the shops in and around the Avenue Jean Medecin

9. Play pétanque while holding a beer

Pétanque

10. Visit the Flower Market on the Cours Saleya where you’ll discover delicious food and local delicacies (like socca)

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