One of the prettiest markets in Provence

When early morning comes to Cours Saleya, just a 5-minute walk along the Promenade des Anglais, the city awakens to a riot of colors. The reason? Flowers as far as the eye can see.


The flower market at Cours Saleya is a must-see for all who are in Nice for the first time. Whether for strolling or shopping, this extraordinary place offers a beautiful start to anyone’s day. No wonder it’s a favorite destination of both tourists and locals.


A visit to the legendary flower market in Nice is a bucolic escape without having to leave the city. As you go from stall to stall, you will also discover an assortment of local and artisanal products. After filling your senses, treat yourself to a coffee break at one of the many open-air cafes that surround the market. This harmonious miscellany of sights, scents and sound will doubtlessly become one of your most treasured souvenirs of your time on the French Riviera.


The flower market is open Tuesday through Sunday all year long.