Enrich your time in Nice with a few quick reads for a little history and a few very strange stories!
21 Fascinating Facts about Nice Why are the Nice beaches filled with rocks? What’s up with that noon cannon blast? Where is the castle? What’s the story on the Old Town? All this and more…
Why is there no chateau on Nice Chateau…? A must read before you climb those stairs!
A little-known WWII story… The WWII Liberation of Nice: What Really Happened
What, you don’t know about the Nice Grand Prix?
No Fig Leaf for Apollo! The story behind the statue at Place Massena
Just off Cours Saleya at 8 Rue de la Poissonnerie, look up to see the 16th century version of ‘The Bickersons’, a married couple that fought so frequently and vociferously that they were immortalized on their building façade, as an erstwhile Adam and Eve beating each other with gourds throughout eternity.
The saddest day in Nice’s recent history: The Bastille Day Truck Attack
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