Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - tourist attractions

markerA Palais des Papes The Palais des Papes (lo Palais dei Papasin Occitan) is a historical palace in Avignon, southern France, one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. Since 1995, the palais des Papes has been classified along with the historic center of Avignon, as a UNESCO World Herit... Palais des Papes - photo
markerB Promenade des Anglais The Promenade des Anglais is a celebrated promenade along the Mediterranean at Nice, France. Before Nice was urbanized, the coast at Nice was just bordered by a deserted band of beach. The first houses were located on higher ground well away from the sea. Starting in the second half of the 18th cent... Promenade des Anglais - photo
markerC Roman Catholic Diocese of Nice The Roman Catholic Diocese of Nice is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in France. The diocese comprises the Départment of Alpes-Maritimes. The diocese is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Marseille. The current bishop is Louis Albert Joseph Roger Sankalé, appointed in 2005. B... Roman Catholic Diocese of Nice - photo
markerD Nice Observatory The Observatoire de Nice (Nice Observatory) is an astronomical observatory located in Nice, France on the summit of Mont Gros. The observatory was initiated in 1879 by the banker Raphaël Bischoffsheim. The architect was Charles Garnier, and Gustave Eiffel designed the main dome. The 77-cm (30.3-inch... Nice Observatory - photo
markerE Nice Côte d'Azur Airport Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur, code IATA: NCE,  ICAO: LFMN) is an airport located 3.2  NM (5.9 km; 3.7 mi) southwest of Nice, in the Alpes-Maritimes department of France. The airport is positioned 7 km (4 mi) west of the city centre, and is the principal port of arrival for pas... Nice Côte d'Azur Airport - photo
markerF Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Nice The St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice ( Cathédrale Orthodoxe Saint-Nicolas de Nice ) is a Christian Orthodox cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the city of Nice. Opened in 1912, thanks to the generosity of Russia 's Tsar Nicholas II, it is the largest Orthodox cathedral in W... Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Nice - photo

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Tourist attractions

The oldest constructions