Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots

Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots

Published on in Leisure ideas / Tourism

A stay at the Best Western Hôtel Lakmi Nice puts you in Nice city centre. From the Libération district and Place Masséna to Avenue Jean-Médecin: the city's top sites and landmarks are all near your 3* hotel. Make your break a breeze and check out our article about our 6 favourite central Nice spots!

Gare du Sud in the Libération district 

Nice's Gare du Sud is a former railway station that's been turned into a vast food hall serving world flavours since May 2019. It's Nice's trendiest new spot for a drink, food or shopping in the Libération area just a 15 minute walk from the Best Western Hôtel Lakmi Nice. The area is famous for its huge daily (except Monday) fruit and vegetable market selling local and organic produce.

Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Vlc_photos
Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Vlc_photos

The famous Promenade des Anglais

The Promenade des Anglais is popular with tourists and locals alike. Lining the Mediterranean, the 7km Promenade des Anglais is perfect for a leisurely stroll. It's sun-soaked 300 days a year and action-packed: running, cycling, rollerskating, eating, beaches and water sports. Take a 10 min walk from your 3* hotel and unwind on the famous blue chairs looking onto the Baie des Anges.

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Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Mathilde.fait.du.vélo

Avenue Jean-Médecin and Place Masséna​

The biggest high street in Nice is on your 3* hotel's doorstep. Step outside and you're there! The street is famous for its many shops and department stores including Nicetoile and Galeries Lafayette. You can really shop 'til you drop! Carry on down the avenue and head to the sea to feast your eyes on Place Masséna. It's famous for its black and white paving and sun fountain. Every year Place Masséna plays host to the Nice Carnival corsos and Christmas market.

Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Blandinechatry
Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Blandinechatry

Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain in Nice

Contemporary art lovers can't miss a trip to the MAMAC in Nice a 15 minute walk from the Best Western Hôtel Lakmi Nice or a 5 minute tram ride. Countless renowned artists are exhibited here including Nice's own Ben and Yves Klein, famous for his blue monochrome. It's the perfect place to unleash your inner culture vulture in Nice.

Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Hyojeong_mj
Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Hyojeong_mj

Nice Port

Port Lympia is the name of Nice port, split in two. The trade port is at the front and the marina at the back. You'll instantly fall under the port's spell with its colourful buildingstraditional "pointus" boats and lighthouse! The port's history ties into the Italian Renaissance with its Genoese-style 18th century buildings. Don't forget that the county of Nice was ruled by Italy for years.

Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Isabellabstn
Explore Nice with our 6 favourite spots - Credit Isabellabstn

Whether you love to shop or love gazing at sceneryNice has lots to do to suit all tastes. The Best Western Hôtel Lakmi Nice, a 10 minute walk from the sea, can't wait to welcome you to the Baie des Anges and is here to help throughout your stay.