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Monuments and churches

Nice is distinguished by a wide variety of architectural styles, originating from different periods.

Over the centuries of its somewhat turbulent history, Nice has retained the imprint of each age ...

Monuments and churches

Cours Saleya
Old Nice
Located at the heart of Vieux Nice, Cours Saleya is an essential living space, known for its iconic flower market, as well as the sunny terraces of the bars and restaurants which surround it.
Formerly a festive hub for social life, Cours Saleya is one...

Rue Saint-François de Paule - 06300 NICE
La Tête Carrée
Port / Acropolis / East Nice
La Tête Carrée by Sacha Sosno is one of the most unusual contemporary works situated in the heart of Nice. Imposing and intriguing, it never stops stimulating the admiration of passers-by.
This is a 30 m high and 14 m broad monumental work which...

2 place Yves Klein - 06000 NICE
Cathédrale Sainte-Réparate
Old Nice
This imposing cathedral is one of Old Nice's most iconic monuments. It stands on the essential Place Rossetti, popular for its restaurant terraces and the famous ice-cream shop, Fenocchio.
Built in the second half of the 17th century, it was...

Place Rossetti - 06300 NICE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 92 01 35
Citadelle de Villefranche-Sur-Mer
Overlooking one of the most beautiful harbors in the world, Villefranche-sur-Mer and its 16th century Citadel, listed as a historic monument, offer you an exceptional and unexpected setting.
In 1543, war broke out on our shores as 110 Barbarossa...

Place Emmanuel Philibert - La Citadelle - 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer
Tel.: 04 93 01 73 68
La Place Rossetti
Old Nice
Located in the heart of the old town, Place Rossetti is one of the most essential and picturesque squares in Nice, through its central location, its magnificent Cathedral and the famous ice-cream maker Fenocchio which delights passers-by.

- 06300 Nice
Eglise de l'Annonciation / Eglise Sainte-Rita
Old Nice
Rather discreet compared to other monuments, the Church of the Annunciation, known as Sainte Rita, located in the heart of the bustling district of Vieux Nice, is one of the oldest in the city.

1 rue de la Poissonnerie - 06300 Nice
Tel.: 04 93 62 13 62
Port / Acropolis / East Nice
A monument laden with history, the Tour Bellanda is the key place where locals and holidaymakers love to perch to discover one of the most beautiful views over the entire city of Nice and the iconic Baie des Anges.
Adorned today with ceramic mosaics...

Parc du Château - Escalier Lesage - 06300 Nice
La Place Saint-Francois
Old Nice
Place Saint François is a cherished place in the eyes of the people of Nice. Recently renovated, this square, laden with history, is particularly busy in the mornings when it hosts its famous fish market.
The recently restored bell tower (Tour de...

- 06300 Nice
Ancien Hôtel Régina
North Nice
The Régina is a historic hotel nestled on the hill of Cimiez which was part of the heyday of Nice tourism between the late 19th century and the 1930s.
With its impressive majestic silhouette, it bears witness to the splendours of the Belle Époque....

71 bd de Cimiez - 06000 Nice
Le Palais de la Préfecture
Old Nice
After various functions, the Palais de la Préfecture de Nice is today the headquarters of the Prefét's residence, as well as a magnificent architectural monument to admire in the heart of the city.
Today, after having had different functions, the...

1 Place du palais de Justice (Rue de la Préfecture) - 06300 Nice
Stèle en mémoire de Catherine Ségurane
Old Nice
Every year, a tribute is paid to Catherine Ségurane by a procession through the old city ending with mass in "niçois" in the Saint Martin Saint Augustin church, and flowers are placed on the monument in her honour.
In 1543, the Count of Enghien,...

Rue Sincaire - 06300 NICE
Le Palais de La Méditerranée
Nice-Sea side
After being the temple of the arts in Nice during the Roaring Twenties, the Palais de la Mediterranée is one of the most iconic hotels which can be found on the Promenade des Anglais.
In 2004, after three years of works, that life was re-instilled in...

11 Promenade des Anglais - 06000 Nice
Quai Rauba Capeu
Nice-Sea side
Located at the foot of the Castle Hill, the Quai Rauba Capeu offers one of the most beautiful views of the city and is now not to be missed for its giant "I Love Nice" hashtag.
The latest renovation of Quai Rauba Capeu was awarded the ‘Prix de...

Côté Est de la Promenade des Anglais - 06300 Nice
Eglise Jean-Baptiste Le Voeu
City center

2 rue Alfred Mortier - 06000 NICE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 85 35 63
Église Saint-Martin dite Saint-Augustin
Old Nice
Located on the very low-key Place Saint Augustin, a short walk from Place Garibaldi, Saint Martin Church hides magnificent works behind its Baroque style, particular to the religious buildings of the Vieux Nice.
The Augustinian convent became a...

Place Saint-Augustin - 06300 Nice
Le Palais de Justice
Old Nice
Standing at the heart of the square of the same name, the Palais de Justice de Nice is a unique monument in its imposing architecture and its great history which recounts the wealth, diversity, and the heritage of the city.

Place du Palais - 06300 Nice
Sanctuaire du Sacré Coeur

22 rue de France - 06000 NICE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 87 38 67
La Tour Saint-François
Old Nice
The Saint François Tower is so high that it dominates the whole old town of Nice. Built in the thirteenth century, it is now open to the public who can gaze over the entire city from the top.
Historic monument. Ticket sales on-site (reservation not...

Closed : Monday all day, Tuesday all day, Wednesday all day, Thursday all day,

Rue de la Tour - 06300 Nice
Tel.: +33(0)4 97 13 26 38
Le Cadran Solaire
Nice-Sea side
Set on the Quai des Etats Unis, Nice's sun dial tells the time, but in addition to this it offers a unique panorama of the sea and the whole Baie des Anges.

Côté Est de la Promenade des Anglais - 06300 Nice
Église Sainte-Jeanne d'Arc
North Nice
Built in tribute to Saint Jeanne d'Arc, this church with modern and unusual architecture is an exceptional monument to discover a short walk from the Libération district in Nice.
Saint Jeanne d'Arc Church was built using the plans of the Parisian...

11 rue Grammont - 06000 NICE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 86 33 07