The famed Promenade des Anglais (the "boardwalk of the English") is the face of Nice for the rest of the world, the city's very own brand image. It's sometimes hard to believe that it was at first a 2-metre wide dirt track along the coast before becoming one of the most sumptuous and famous boardwalks on the planet.
The Promenade des Anglais, known to locals as the Prom', is a grandiose boulevard lined with towering palm trees and vivid flower-beds, beyond which stretches the azure Mediterranean as far as the eye can see…
Closed to traffic one Sunday every month.
Buses: 8, 11, 52, 59, 60, 62, 94, 98
Cycle path, vélos bleux station, pergolas, deckchairs, boardwalk
Access to beaches