The history of Vieux Nice dates back to ancient times, when the city was a Greek colony called Nikaia. Over the centuries, the city was ruled by the Romans, the Saracens, and the Genoese, who left their mark on the architecture and culture of the city. Today, Vieux Nice is a fascinating mix of architectural styles, ranging from Baroque to Art Deco.
Vieux Nice is also a hub for cultural experiences, with numerous museums and art galleries. The Musée Matisse, which houses a collection of works by artist Henri Matisse, is a must-visit for art enthusiasts. Visitors can also take a stroll through the Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, which features works by artists from around the world.