Tag: Nice

We’re now a UNESCO site!

The United Nation’s cultural organisation reported yesterday that it had added the French Mediterranean city of Nice to its world heritage list. UNESCO made the announcement in a tweet calling Nice, famous for its mild climate, the “Winter resort town of the Riviera”.https://twitter.com/unesco/status/1419992781125267456?s=11 Nice… Continue Reading “We’re now a UNESCO site!”

French Riviera: Must See Places

Most of us can only dream about where we’d like to visit next however I would encourage you to do more than just dream. Plan and prepare for when we can all travel again. I’m conscious that many of you only have a few… Continue Reading “French Riviera: Must See Places”

The Tour de France has come and gone………

Apologies that I’ve been somewhat missing in action over the past week but I was just one of a large band of volunteers from the city of Nice entrusted with ensuring the Tour de France went ahead safely. Two months late, the Tour de… Continue Reading “The Tour de France has come and gone………”

A few more things to do in Nice

I know that Nice is a popular destination for a lot of you, either as part of a trip to France or Europe. Aside from my many trips to the smaller neighbouring towns, from time to time, I’ll try to cover more of Nice’s… Continue Reading “A few more things to do in Nice”

Visit to Musée national du Sport, Nice

To be honest, we’d long intended to visit this museum but, despite it being close to OGC Nice’s Allianz stadium, we never seemed to find the time to pop in. This was finally rectified last November, when we were invited by friends to attend… Continue Reading “Visit to Musée national du Sport, Nice”

Trip to Musée National Henri Matisse, Nice

The Musée Matisse is part of a vast heritage complex in Cimiez that includes the Roman arenas and ruins, a garden with hundred-years old olive trees, as well as the Cimiez monastery. Henri Matisse (1869 to 1954) is considered by many to be the… Continue Reading “Trip to Musée National Henri Matisse, Nice”

Sculpture Saturday #5

It’s week five of my participation in this challenge hosted by the Mind over Memory blogger and I’ve chosen a statue from the seafront in Nice, near its Old Town. Neuf Lignes Obliques is by French artist Bernar Venet, commissioned to mark 150th anniversary… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #5”

Thursday doors #56

Today we’re local with doors from nearby Cannes, Nice and Monte Carlo. Luckily for me there’s never a shortage of doors to photograph. First up, two from Monte Carlo:- Two doors from Nice Old Town that are quite close to one another. Here are… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #56”

One from the Vaults: Heavenly

I’ve decided that once a week I’ll re-post something from my extensive archives. Obviously many of my early posts 2009 – 2014 heavily feature cycling. I’ll try to keep these to a minimum as I know not everyone is a cycling fan. Here’s one… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Heavenly”

Thursday doors #47

Today, my last door post of 2019, I’m featuring those doors photographed on my most recent trip to Nice. The wrought iron and glass doors are typical of those found on apartment blocks all over France. These were all along the rue de France,… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #47”