Baroque jewel hidden behind simple street façade

The Chapelle de la Miséricorde is on the Nice leg of the baroque route

The architecture of Nice is the result of several very different periods of art.

The city is famous for its belle époque and Art Deco buildings, but many of its greatest treasures are Baroque – the period from the early 17th century to mid-18th century, with an ornate, embellished style.

Vieux-Nice breathes the Baroque – and the Palais Lascaris is the jewel in the crown for lovers of that era. This beautiful building, in the heart of Vieux-Nice, has not changed since the 17th century.

It was owned by ...

To read the remaining 85% of this article, you need to either

Subscribe now to The Connexion and benefit from access to our archived articles since 2006

Freedom Subscription

Pay every three months. Our most flexible subscription.

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

1 Year Subscription (12 editions)

1 year of great reading in print and online

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

Digital Subscription (1 Year) (Our best value offer)

1 year of great reading online *no paper*

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

More articles from Explore France
More articles from Connexion France
Other articles that may interest you

Loading some business profiles...

Loading some classifieds...