Villa in France 🏡 The boutique Hotel Villa Rivoli, is located in the heart of the historical town center of Nice, France. It is 100 meters away from the beaches and the famous Promenade des Anglais with the Museum Massena. Only 3 min. walk away from the pedestrian shopping area and its numerous trendy bars and restaurants. The square Massena, leading to the old town of Nice with its flower market, quaint lanes and the opera is also close by.
The beaches and the Promenade des Anglais are only 100 meters away from the Hotel Villa Rivoli. Also nearby is the enthralling Museum Massena, the pedestrian zone with its boutiques, restaurants and bars. The square Massena leading to the old town of Nice with its flower market, quaint lanes and opera is also not far away. Close by is the Central Railway Station in Nice. Not far away is the Russian church, the Museum of Beaux Arts where the old masters of Nice are exhibited.
The hotel was built around 1890 by the architect Monsieur Blanchi, born in Nice. He is renowned for his constructions of the Belle Epoque. The former Hotel “Pavillon de Rivoli” was built for a clientele “bourgoise” who came several months to stay during the winter time. A that period Nice was mostly know for its winter season and only few hotels had opened during the summer month.The “Belle Epoque” of the French Riviera. In 1888, Stephen Liegeard invents the name “French Riviera”. It becomes then the inescapable and popular meeting of the world elite, the winter, then the summer. It From these brilliant years, we still have testimonials to a life-style that will always remain an illustrious part of the Côte d’Azur’s heritage.
Nice is located between Cannes and Monaco, only 45 minutes away from Italy. It’s the heart of one of the most visited regions in the world : the Cote d’Azur or French Riviera. This central position is a majour asset for discovering the region through different aspects: gastronomy – art – nature – sport. Nice itself, offers a great choice of museums and galleries: Matisse, Chagall, Modern Art. The best known places to visite along the coast and in the hillside are within a radius of 60 miles at most from the Place Massena. The diversity of the mountain areas surrounding Nice is ideal for sports such as hiking, pony-trekking, mountain-biking, canyonning, para-gliding, golf, “via ferrata”, speleology, fishing .