Destination: French Riviera
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'If you would like to see the most beautiful land in the world, here it is'

PIERRE AUGUSTE RENOIR

Nice

'Queen of the Riviera', 'Capital of the Côte d'Azur', 'The Big Olive', 'Mediterranean Chicago', 'Nizza la Bella' - no accolade is too great for Nice, the Riviera's largest, most interesting city, France's main tourist centre and the country's most visited city after Paris. Yet despite its status, it remains a friendly, informal place, unscathed by tourism and full of Mediterranean character, with its own dialect (lenga nissarda), its own delicious cuisine - a seductive mix of the best of France and Italy - and an intriguing past. The city is lively all year round, offering exhibitions, shows, sporting events and festivals - in particular the famous Nice Carnival (two weeks before Lent) and the Battle of the Flowers. Come and experience Nice's original atmosphere for yourself. You are sure to be spellbound.

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