The Oldest Part of Nice, France


My best memories of Nice from our visit in 2002 are of the market in the old Italian section of town. Nice was traded back and forth a few times by Italy and France before becoming permanently part of France in 1860. But the old part of town, leading up from the waterfront, was – and still is – very Italian.


Today I went to the “Vielle Ville” (the Old Town) and spent a few hours wandering there.


I was delighted to find that the outdoor market was open on Sunday.


My favorite pictures are from the flower market.


Here are some Valentine flowers for you!



About Libbie Griffin

For several months recently I've been traveling around Europe. Write to me at if you would like to receive a very short email each time I post new words and pictures here. I would love for you to tell your friends who love to travel about this blog. And I would be very happy to read about your experiences, your suggestions and your questions in the comments section. Let's make this blog a conversation! Thanks! Libbie Griffin
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One Response to The Oldest Part of Nice, France

  1. Brenda McGee says:

    Love the outdoor markets with fresh flowers and fruits/vegetables. I ‘m really enjoying your photos and your trip! Nice is beautiful!


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