Worth a stop by if you are going to the Matisse Museum. Has some nice public gardens for a walk and some decent views and ruins
If you go to the Matisse Museum, this is adjacent to it. It is simply a pretty flower garden that has excellent views over Nice. It's a nice respite from toursity attractions.
I give this site a 5 because it is not only beautiful, peaceful and free, it is also located next to a lovely park, Roman ruins, archaeological museum, and the Matisse Museum. We walked from our hotel located in the Cimiez neighborhood. If you are staying down the hill near the water I would suggest to take a bus, scooter,... More
This was our second visit and we chose to visit the gardens which were beautifully laid out and offered lovely views over Nice and out to the Med. We didn't visit the church this time but I recall it to be beautiful with some interesting paintings. We also visited the archaeology and Matisse museums on this trip and took a... More
There is a very pleasant park where the locals play boules, there are the ruins of a roman amplitheatre as well as the monastry and the Matisse museum - well worth the journey.
Really beautiful especially the gardens and the cemeteries are well worth a visit, great views! Beware of a man sitting in a wheelchair right outside the monastery begging for money we saw him chatting to a young boy in his early 20s...if that...shady looking character,who we later found out was a pickpocket, whilst my wife and I were sitting on... More
Lovely church and gardens for some time away from the busy city. The cool church building allows for some quite contemplation and the gardens are well tended and neat, and offer great views in all directions. Too far to walk from Old Nice in the summer hear, so take the car or the bus. No entry fee. The postcards are... More
Good for a short walk around; the grounds are well kept and full of colourful flowers and lime trees. The view over the garden walls is lovely with several benches in the shade of the trees to sit and watch the world go by.
The Cimiez Convent was build in the 9th century by Bénedictin's monks- including the Church of Our Lady built in the xv century-and also the Franciscan's Muséum- The cloister is beautiful , every summer inside the cloister many classical music are held - The garden of the Convent is superb, the rose garden and beautiful and well kept flowers- the... More
Well maintained gardens, spectacular views over the city worth a visit. Can be very hot in July. Take the number 17 bus.
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