The South of France is blessed with fantastic food produce. As a result, Nice is a city of markets and each has its own identity and schedule.
You can find fruit, vegetables, spices, flowers and fresh fish, as well as antiques, books and craft items. Try Nice’s favorite street food, socca. It’s a filled chickpea pancake, often cooked over coals. This sensual city has attracted many artists. Matisse and Chagall both made their homes in Nice, and the museums dedicated to them are an essential part of any visit. The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art has a world-class collection, including works by Deschamps, Warhol, Rauschenberg and Klein.