I Miss Nice, France

The name itself already says the beauty of this French city. Nice is truly nice and I love it there! It is almost a year now since we visited this city. It is called Nice la Belle or Nissa La Bella in Niçard, which also means Nice the Beautiful. It is also the title of the unofficial anthem of Nice, written by Menica Rondelly in 1912.

The seafront of the city is a must to go walking or spending sometime relaxing on its beach is a nice experience too. I remember going inside a souvenir shop in Nice and telling the cashier that his place is very beautiful. I was pronouncing Nice as nice in English but I was mistaken and he was not able to understand me. Nice is actually pronounced like the English word "niece". Be careful when talking to someone from Nice. They might not understand you.

It was only a short visit we had in Nice but it was worth seeing the place. If you are visiting French Riviera in the future, don't miss to include Nice in your list.

the seafront in Nice, France during our spring trip last April 2011.

The city’s main seaside promenade, the Promenade des Anglais (‘the Walkway of the English’) owes its name to the earliest visitors to the resort.


Tanya said...

oh i wish i was there!

Naturegirl said...

Lovely images! Any where in France is a perfect place to be as far as I'm concerned!
I was to France a few years ago and memories of Paris are forever in my mind!Happy New Year and SWF!

mary said...

My my this is beautiful. Wish I was there. ^_^


Gemma Wiseman said...

Such wonderful views of the seaside! Nice looks like an enchanting place!

Redlane Geraine said...

such a beautiful place. lucky you to experience the beauty of the place.

visiting back. thanks for dropping by!