Lepante Quarter Vacations
Old Town, Nice and Carabacel, are other places in the area which are also worth exploring.
Visitors to Lepante Quarter, looking for something different, should make tracks to the nearby museums and theaters. There are plenty of excellent places where you can spend a couple of hours including Franciscan Museum, the Nice Museum of Fine Arts and the Marc Chagall National Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, spend an evening at Nice Opera, the Nice Theatre and the Verdure Theatre, one of the region’s premier live concert venues. The area is a dream destination for art lovers. Make sure you see the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
If the sun is shining, follow the locals and head outside to the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy listening to the birds, skim rocks in the shallows and make the most of the sunshine at nearby the Promenade des Anglais. Have a break in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Castle Park. Grab your camera and explore the popular ecological preserves for which this area is well known, like Mount Boron and Castle Hill.
Grab your credit card and head to the Nice Etoile Shopping Center to scratch that shopping itch.
Sports fanatics visiting Lepante Quarter should book tickets for nearby Stade Municipal de Ray to see the Olympique Gymnaste Club Nice Côte d'Azur in action. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of red and black, as local soccer lovers gather to support their beloved team.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Boscolo Exedra, the Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée, and the popular Hotel Le Negresco.