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Take a Break in Nice

A July 2003 trip to Nice by karameister

Quote: In the middle of a month-long trip across Europe, Nice was to be our relaxation spot. Even though we had plenty of time to relax, we also found many cool things to do.

Hotel Paradis

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Hotel

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The Hotel Paradis is in a fabulous location. My traveling partner and I were sleeping in the middle of the city, a block from the beach. Other than that, there’s not much to this small budget traveler’s hotel. A small doorway is the only thing that tells you that you have arrived at the hotel. It clearly has "two stars" marked on the sign, and I’m not quite sure why any hotel would advertise that! When we walked in, the staff was very friendly, and we made our way to the stairs – avoid the elevator, it holds no more than two pint-sized children and a Barbie suitcase. The Hotel Paradis is charming. It’s small, less than 20 rooms altogether. The hallways are pretty narrow,...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on September 14, 2005

Hotel Paradis
1 RUE PARADIS
Nice, France 06000
33 493 877 123

Musee Matisse de Nice

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Attraction | "Matisse Museum"

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For 4 euros (2 for students!), you won’t find a better value in a museum. The Matisse museum is set up in the hills of Nice and offers not only many fantastic works by the artist but a great view of the city too. Matisse himself donated some of the work found in the museum, as he spent his last years in Nice. There are several hundred objects total, many of them paintings and sculptures, but there are also drawings and photos. The works here span Matisse’s entire life, and a large portion of them are chronologically arranged. Prior to visiting the museum, I was not a huge fan of Matisse, so I cannot say which of the works is his most famous, but all of them are quite stunning! ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 14, 2005

Musee Matisse de Nice
164, Avenue Des Arènes De Cimiez
Cimiez, France 06000
+33 4 93 81 08 08