Nice is a fairly large French city situated on the French Riviera with spectacular Alps-to-Mediterranean surroundings. It is well known for its breathtaking views along the Promenade des Anglais, its famous waterfront, lined with deck chairs, perfect for spending a lazy afternoon in the sun alongside the azure water of the Bay of Angels. Art lovers can marvel at the impressive collections housed in the city’s numerous world-class museums including the Matisse Museum, Musée Chagall, the Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, and the Musée et Site Archeologiques de Cimiez, which includes the ruins of the Gallo-Roman settlement in Cimiez. Architecture enthusiasts will find plenty to peak their interest in the ocher-tinted streets of the city’s charming Old Town. These narrow, traffic-free alleyways are lined with romantic cafes, picturesque houses and boutiques, as well as the famous flower and fruit market of the Cours Saleya. With its perfect balance of modern sophistication and old-world charm, nice is a popular destination for vacationers both young and old, with something to offer nearly everyone.