What could be more European than wandering among stalls at an open market, basket over your arm? The southern city of Nice has long been a mecca for open-air market shoppers. In fact, if you love flowers, Nice is the best travel destination you could dream of because it hosts one of the most celebrated flour market in Europe: the Cours Saleya. The Cours Saleya is a pedestrian-only street which runs parallel to the Quai des Etats-Unis. Only a block from the sea, it’s also a stone’s throw from la Mairie (the town hall) and la Chappelle de la Misericorde (Chapel of Mercy), among other historic sites that make up the Old City. The avenue was once inhabited by the wealthy, and the plaza itself ...
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