Cimiez Monastery is a real haven of peace on top of Cimiez Hill. It was founded in 1546 and is home to a museum detailing Franciscan life from the 18 th century to the present day.
Explore the olive grove around the monastery and Cimiez arenas and enjoy the incredible views of Nice.
St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral
Have a real change of scene at the Moscow Patriarchate Russian Orthodox Cathedral. It was built in the style of Moscow churches in 1912 and is one of the biggest cathedrals outside Russia.
It stands in the city centre, is listed as a Monument Historique and was awarded the 20 th century heritage accreditation. You'll be amazed at the religious building's impressive architecture.
Monument to the Dead
At the foot of Castle Hill, the Monument to the Dead by Rauba-Capeù was built in 1928 in honour of 4000 Nice soldiers who died during World War I.
Experience the incredible structure built in the Hill's former quarries, the cradle of Nice, with views of the Mediterranean Sea and Lympia port.
Chapelle de la Miséricorde
Formerly Saint-Gaétan Church, the Chapelle de la Miséricorde is on Cours Saleya in the heart of Vieux-Nice.
It was built by the architect Bernardi Vittone in 1740 and its yellow walls make quite a statement. The building is as beautiful on the inside as on the outside and is a true baroque masterpiece.
Notre Dame du Port
Take a walk on Nice Port and visit Notre Dame du Port on Place Île-de-Beauté.
The neoclassical church is supported by 4 large columns and has been approved as a Monument Historique since 1991. It was built in honour of the Immaculate Conception.
Notre-Dame de Nice
Notre-Dame de Nice is the biggest church in Nice and was the city's first modern religious building. It was built after the county of Nice was annexed to France and its architecture is inspired by Angers Cathedral.
Within a 20 minute walk of Hôtel Locarno, visit the basilica's interior to gaze at its 19 th century stained-glass windows.
Explore Nice Cathedral and its baroque architecture in the heart of Vieux-Nice on Place Rossetti. It is dedicated to Saint Reparata, the patron saint of the city and Diocese of Nice. It has been listed as a Monument Historique since 1906 and its interior is inspired by Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.