Culture and heritage

Nice is the 2nd French city in terms of Museum and Art Galleries offer : Musée des Arts Asiatiques, Musée Matisse, Musée de la Parfumerie, Musée Chagall, Fondation Maeght… There are 34 museums in the Alpes-Maritimes, including 13 in Nice.

With over 6.000 cultural and sporting events taking place during the whole year, the Côte d’Azur is transformed each summer into a huge international scene, showcasing the very best talents from different fields: classical music, baroque, jazz, contemporary and classical dance, opera, theatre, etc.

The most famous events include the Cannes Film Festival and the Grand Prix de Monaco (F1), as well as Jazz à Juan, Nice Jazz Festival, Nice Carnival, “Nuits musicales du Suquet”, “Les Baroquiales”, Iron Man, Tour de France, etc.