Every tourist destination has its attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary’s gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you to consider adding this particular place to your itinerary. The entire series is being categorized under the heading, “Spotlights.” You may find more about these locations in the archives of this website, under headings such as, “Great Places,” “Things to Do in,” “Best of,” “Top 10” and “Places of a Lifetime.” In addition, there may be “Walking Tours” of these places available for purchase on the website for the low price of $1.49 each.
Nice is one of the major cities along the French Riviera and makes an excellent base of operations for an exploration of the coast and the nearby Provence region. The Mediterranean coastline is particularly lovely here, Be sure to include Nice in your visit to France for at least the following reasons:
1. The azure blue of the Mediterranean Sea here is unforgettable!
2. The Promenade along the beach in Nice makes a lovely beginning or ending of a walking tour.
3. The many yachts seen moored along the shoreline remind visitors of the incredible wealth which frequents this region.