Bronze statue of Francois Mitterrand (1916-1996), opened in 1998 on the plaza bearing his name at the foot of the Lille-Europe station. A subscription was launched last year by the foundation Francois Mitterrand and Pierre Mauroy.
Sculptor: Francois Cacheux
A castle here ? No longer since that Louis XIV (the "sun king") decided to destruct this castle to conquere the city of nice in 1706. Nowdays it is a romantic parc from where you can have a view on nice town.
Built in 1631 by the famous architect François Mansart, the château de Balleroy has undergone extensive restoration and refurnishment.
In 1969, Malcolm Forbes fell in love with the Château de Balleroy situated in Normandy, France, and acquired it in 1970. In 1975, a converted stable became the world’s first museum dedicated to ballooning.
In his lifetime, Malcolm Forbes collected ...
This fortress, which is one of largest of France, was rebuilt under Saint-Louis after the annexation in 1229 of Languedoc to the Royal field. It supervised the Rhone, then the border with Provence, and was destroyed on the order of Richelieu. By the strengthened door, one sees the triangular tower, at side the vault and the round tower are. At the interior of the garden the museum Auguste Jacqu...
The Airport Nice Riviera is the first international airport of France after Paris. With 6,6 million passengers in 1996 and one rate of growth of the international traffic of 30 per cent in 1996, it exceeds as a frequentation the airports of European metropolises such Geneva and Lisbon. The International airport Nice Riviera has 2 terminals, one reserved with the international traffic, the oth...
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