5 must-visit sites during your break in Nice

5 must-visit sites during your break in Nice

Nice, the capital of the Côte d’Azur, is bursting with hidden gems, breathtaking views and historical landmarks. Surrounded by mountains and lapped by the Mediterranean Sea, it's the perfect destination for your next trip to France. The Hôtel Byakko Nice brings you 5 must-visit sites during your break in Nice. Pack your suitcase and head for the French Riviera sunshine!

Stay at the Hôtel Byakko Nice for your weekend with friends or family and enjoy being within easy walking distance of all the city's attractions. Your 3* hotel in Nice city centre is the perfect base just 5 minutes from the train station and a 2-minute walk from tram line 1.
Whether you're here for business or pleasure, soak up the comfort of our rooms (sleeping up to 4) and unwind after your busy days exploring or working. All our rooms have premium bed linen so you have a wonderful break. Drink in the panoramic view of Nice's rooftops from our terrace, the perfect place to read, top up your tan or relax.

In line with government measures to combat Covid-19, the Hôtel Byakko Nice has set up exemplary health and safety measure to take care of our clients and teams.


Promenade des Anglais
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The Promenade des Anglais, emblem of the Baie des Anges

Kick your trip to Nice off with a visit to the iconic Promenade des Anglais. Running from Quai Rauba Capeù to Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, you'll be blown away by the 50 shades of blue glowing from the Azur sky and Mediterranean Sea.
Make the most of the year-round warm weather in Nice, with an average of 300 days of sun per year, to chill out on one of the pebble beaches by the Mediterranean. Fill up at one of the restaurants standing on the beach itself.


Place Massena
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Place Masséna, Nice's crown jewel

The Hôtel Byakko puts you within easy reach of the most breathtaking square in Nice, Place Masséna. Walk just 10 minutes and you'll find this architectural wonder with black and white paving like a giant chessboard. The Nice heritage attraction is watched over night and day by 7 statues representing the 7 continents a dozen metres high. Venture over to the Fontaine du Soleil in the middle of the square and its huge statue of Apollo surrounded by five characters from Greek and Roman mythology.
All the biggest events on the Côte d’Azur such as the Nice Carnival, Christmas Market, Jazz Festival and Music Festival are held here. It's also the gateway to Nice's biggest attractions taking you from Place Masséna to the city centre, Vieux-Nice and the Promenade des Anglais.


Castle Hill, 360 degree views of Nissa La Bella

Enjoy the best views of Nice from Castle Hill Park, once the birthplace of the Côte d’Azur capital. You can take the stairs or lift up to Castle Hill overlooking the entire Baie des Anges, Mediterranean Sea, old town rooftops and Nice Port. It's the perfect spot for a picnic with friends or family in the shade of the trees.
Take incredible shots of this mind-blowing scenery. During your trip you can visit the stunning artificial waterfall, cathedral and castle ruins and take in an art exhibition at Bellanda Tower.


Vieux Nice
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Vieux-Nice, a place for get-togethers and new experiences

No holidaymaker should come back from their Côte d’Azur break without getting lost in the Vieux-Nice streets. Wander by the Cours Saleya flower market stalls every morning (except Monday) then head to Place Rossetti for a delicious ice cream at the city's famous artisan ice cream shop Fenocchio. It's the perfect place to unearth your holiday souvenirs at the many artisan shops and art galleries.
Experience the party atmosphere that reigns over Vieux-Nice at nightfall. You can take your pick from all kinds of restaurants serving regional, French, Italian, Asian or Indian food. Push back bedtime at one of the bars along the Promenade des Anglais such as Movida, Waka Bar or Topaze and drink in the amazing views of the Mediterranean Sea.


Nice Port and its iconic pointus boats

Feast your eyes on the colourful pointus at Nice Port. Tourists from around the world take photos of these wooden boats that are the locals' pride and joy. Feast your eyes on the luxury yachts moored at the port.
The port's extension is home to Le Plongeoir, Nice's signature restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean and Bains Militaires and Coco Beaches. Continue your trip along the coast to Cap de Nice and the Coastal Path for a jaw-dropping walk to the sound of the waves lapping your feet.

Use your time in Nice to visit the most beautiful spots on the Côte d’Azur. Book the best rate for your break with family or friends at the Hôtel Byakko Nice on our official website now.