Nice, the sophisticated capital of the french Riviera, was already in the 18th Century a year-round resort visited by English lords. After that famous artists settled here. You still can see their work in the Chagall or the Matisse Museum. But above all, modern artists have settled here and present their works in the Musée des Beaux Arts. But even those who do not so much interested in culture can enjoy the special athmosphere of this city at the Promenade des Anglais. The magnificent facade of the luxury Hotel Negresco made the beach of nice world famous and still is a symbol of the luxurious life under the french sun.