Walking Tour Old Nice Matisse-house
ExploreMargo LestzVillages Towns and Cities

A Walking Tour Old Town Nice

By Margo Lestz: While in Nice, I decided to put together a little walking tour of the Old Town (Vieux Nice). It’s a route that you can follow to see most of the historic sites (with lots of shops and restaurants along the way). Vieux Nice on Foot Nice’s Old …

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Nice Gare du Sud Halle
Liz LordLocal Food ProducersTaste

It’s Very Nice Gare du Sud Marketplace

Nice Food and Drink The French Riviera city of Nice did not lack options for entertainment, but now there is one more to add to your list, a visit to the Gare du Sud. This new marketplace, which opened in May 2019, is a stroll from Place Masséna. The transformed …

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Les Petits Farcis Provencal
Main CourseMartine Bertin-PetersonPorkProvencal RecipesTaste

Les Petits Farcis a Provencal Specialty from Nice

Les Petit Farcis is a hearty dish often found on menus in Provence during fall and winter months. Found commonly on menus throughout the region les petits farcis originate from Niçoise cuisine.

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Nice Rosé Wine Tasting
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

When in Nice Rosé Wine Tasting and Niçoise Street Food

Rosé Tasting on Fridays Rosé wine and the Mediterranean lifestyle are deeply intertwined. France and Provence, in particular, is the leading global producer of rosé. However, with promotions like ‘Rosé all Day’ it’s possible to think of this wine as a fad. It’s not! Rosé was the preferred grape-based drink …

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Bellet Vineyards Nice France
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Bellet Vineyards So Close to Nice, France

As France’s oldest wine region, Provence is infinitely important to the global history of viticulture. The region was settled by the Phocaeans around 600 BC, and it’s believed that the Greeks were responsible for the dawn of winemaking and grape growing in ancient Provence. These early wines were pale, made …

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Daki-Daïa Vegetarian Nice Logo
Liz LordRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Daki-Daïa Tasty Vegetarian Dining in Nice

Vegetarian Dining in Nice Something a bit different on Nice port – Mediterranean food with imagination! I had been looking forward to trying out Daki-Daïa having included them in a previous article for vegetarian-friendly dining of the French Riviera for Perfectly Provence. I am always on the hunt for decent …

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Day Trips Around Nice
ExploreLocals Travel TipsMary Kay Seales

Top 10 Day Trips Around Nice a French Riviera Guide

Day Trips Around Nice Time’s a Wasting! Stop Dreaming & Start Packing for your Summer 2019 Trip to the French Riviera If you’re a regular to the French Riviera, then you already know that the hip city of Nice with seven kilometres of beaches makes a great base for exploring …

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TGV Avignon
Barefoot BloggerExplore

Train Travel TGV Avignon to Nice on the Fast One

TGV Service Fast Train to Nice I’ve just returned on a TGV train to Avignon after spending 24 hours in Nice. The quick trip on the fast train to Nice was planned with Patricia Sands and Nancy McGee to finalize our plans for the Memories Tour in September. The train …

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Socca Pizza Courgette Gluten-Free
Main CoursePesto & PistouProvencal RecipesTaste

Socca Pizza Inspired by the Cuisine of Nice, France

Socca is a traditional Niçoise street food made with chickpea flour and cooked in a very hot cast iron pan. Not quite a pancake, not exactly a crepe, socca is socca. If you love socca it is one of those flavours that will transport you back to the French Riviera

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Destination Antibes French Riviera View Old Town
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Destination Antibes and Nice: Three Nights on the Côte d’Azur

Dorothy, you’re not in Kansas Provence anymore. Getting out of the car in Antibes, I encountered a touch of humidity and crowds in the streets. Cliché perhaps, but I had driven just over two (2) hours to the Côte d’Azur. This town was a different part of Provence than the one …

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