Characterized by an abundance of beautiful Art Deco, Belle Epoque and grand Bourgeois buildings, the Quartier Musiciens (Musician’s Area) is one of the more residential sectors of Nice. Situated between the bustling Avenue Jean Medecin to the east, the main SNCF train station to the north, Boulevard Gambetta to the west and the ever elegant Boulevard Victor Hugo to the south, this area is central, well-kept and perfect for those who want their apartment in a stylish residential quarter.
Although similar in ways to the Carre d’Or, One can expect to find long French windows, high ceilings with elegant bourgeois coving and original parquet floors throughout Belle Epoque and Bourgeois style apartments. Art Deco style buildings often boast apartments with ample terraces, stylish building entrances and modern design.
Located on the western edge of the Musiciens is the Jardin Alsace Lorraine, a peaceful public park where one can unwind. The quarter takes its name from the fact that its streets and squares are called after famous musicians, such as (rue) Verdi and (Place) Mozart. The Musicians is one of the most popular areas in central Nice for the French middle classes.- Read less