Wandering in Nice, France

by Stuart And Barbara Robertson February. 14, 2020 80 views
Masséna Museum, a Beaux Art building in the Empire style. Given to the city in the early twentieth century by the Masséna family, the gardens are open to the public

Masséna Museum, a Beaux Art building in the Empire style. Given to the city in the early twentieth century by the Masséna family, the gardens are open to the public

Stopped for a noon hour drink at the elegant walnut bar of the Negresco Hotel. Built in 1913, by the hotelier Negresco, it was very luxurious when built, it has kept up,those standards through to now. Very elegant

Stopped for a noon hour drink at the elegant walnut bar of the Negresco Hotel. Built in 1913, by the hotelier Negresco, it was very luxurious when built, it has kept up,those standards through to now. Very elegant

The Nice Opera House in the old city

The Nice Opera House in the old city

Bright flower market

Bright flower market

The old medieval city. Excellent place for wandering Through small winding streets.

The old medieval city. Excellent place for wandering Through small winding streets.

The magnificent staircase of the Palais Lascaris, a wealthy Baroque era family. Reception  rooms were on the third floor. The house had been in ruin until extensive restorations were done in the 1960s. . This stairway had been whitewashed but has been beautifully restored

The magnificent staircase of the Palais Lascaris, a wealthy Baroque era family. Reception rooms were on the third floor. The house had been in ruin until extensive restorations were done in the 1960s. . This stairway had been whitewashed but has been beautifully restored

The museum has an extensive Baroque musical instrument collection

The museum has an extensive Baroque musical instrument collection

Some of the reception room are restored. The Chambre was a formal reception room with a bedroom alcove

Some of the reception room are restored. The Chambre was a formal reception room with a bedroom alcove

This harp collection was given to France by a local harpist, and is kept here in Nice at the museum

This harp collection was given to France by a local harpist, and is kept here in Nice at the museum

The elaborate frescos continue up all four stories of the staircase. A pleasure to spend time in this museum

The elaborate frescos continue up all four stories of the staircase. A pleasure to spend time in this museum

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Gabrielle Campbell 6 days, 5 hours ago

#9Wow!!  Can you take one back with you? :)

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Stuart And Barbara Robertson Replied to Gabrielle Campbell 5 days, 23 hours ago

I’ll ask...... anyone in particular??

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Gabrielle Campbell Replied to Stuart And Barbara Robertson 5 days, 4 hours ago

Hahaha  They are all fabulous!! :)

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