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Just minutes from the Palais de Justice and Cours Saleya (where a great antique and flea market is held every Monday), this shop stocks some really original, decorative ornaments as well as beautiful pieces of furniture. They date mainly from the 19th and 20th century. A matching art deco silver tray and tea service, squat armchairs, unusual curios, and pretty turn of the century lamps - these are just a sample of some of the wonderful items available in this delightful boutique in Vieux-Nice.
Welcome to a true Mediterranean market, full of warmth and joy. Amid a riot of colors and smells, the market keepers brandish their wares and harangue the crowd with their prices. Set back on the right, by the Marché aux fleurs, you'll find farmers from the region selling their own produce with everything from chard, home-seasoned olives and garden tomatoes to little basil plants and honey. A real feast for the eyes! There's always something happening along the pedestrianized Cours Saleya with its many cafés and restaurants. Yet it's this fruit & vegetable market that is one of the most remarkable and popular events for locals and visitors alike.
Named after the infamous local legend, Catherine Ségurane, this tranquil street is a haven for art and history buffs. Although there is little evidence to prove the veracity of her existence and actions, Catherine Ségurane remains a cherished personality who is honored each year on St. Catherine's Day for her role in the defeat of the Turkish troupes in 1543. A cannon ball fired by the Turkish troupes during the historic Seige of Nice can still be found at the corner of Rue Catherine Ségurane as a reminder of the courage and determination of the people of Nice. Lined with antique stores and flea markets, Rue Catherine Ségurane borders the Old Town and its many attractions. Charming and quaint, the neighborhood boasts a beguiling beauty that is sure to win you over. A walk along Rue Catherine Ségurane will take you past some of the city's best antique stores to the Port of Nice with its breathtaking waterfront vistas.
Located just a few steps from Mr Ginac's splendid boutique - in the antique shops district - Mr De Sauzéa's shop cannot fail to catch your eye. There aren't many objects or pieces of furniture but everything is so incredibly beautiful! Here you'll discover items such as sedan-chairs, antique birdcages, paintings, magnificent vases. Most pieces date back to pre-19th century.
At first glance, Village Ségurane appears to be just another of the Quartier des Antiquaires many antique stores, but behind the simple facade lies a warren of smaller stores selling treasures from the past. Step through the doorway and into a world where curiosities abound and the past comes alive. This flea market is one of the city's best kept secrets, although it has always been a popular choice amongst more serious antique collectors. Free from the usual frivolities of typical tourist traps, this antique market offers quality pieces ranging from vintage clothing, jewelry and linens, to glassware, artwork, small furniture and a whole lot more. As the collection is made up of the wares of several individual dealers, you are promised an unmatched variety of antiques, curiosities and collectibles to choose from. The market is spread over several alleyways and can be accessed via entrances at Rue Antoine Gautier and Rue Catherine Ségurane.
It takes an exceptional eye for detail to distinguish between a rare antique and a worthless reproduction, a talent that Antiquites La Legende's Christiane Belardinelli is most certainly gifted with. Guided by his knowledge and experience, Antiquites La Legende offers a curated selection of the choicest antiques. Delicate china, silver candelabras, ornate furniture and rare paintings form a part of the tasteful collection on display at Antiquites La Legende, by the Port of Nice. Although just one of the many antique stores that thrive here, Antiquites La Legende distinguishes itself as a purveyor of some of the finest and most refined pieces.
This flea market at the Port of Nice is a veritable treasure trove and haven for antiquing. Several individual dealers come together under the roof of Les Puces de Nice to offer a myriad of delights, ranging from rare antique furniture and artwork, to vintage clothing and objects d'art of dubious origin. As you make your way across the market, past stacks of old books and precariously placed china, don't be surprised if you find yourself face to face with remarkably convincing reproductions of the iconic artwork of Van Gogh and McCoy. Whether you're seriously looking to make a purchase or simply browsing, you'll find plenty to capture your imagination and inspire delight at Les Puces de Nice.