Located on the southeast coast of France, Nice offers an eclectic mix of pristine beaches and thriving culture. World-famous buildings and monuments, such as Castle Hill, Palais Lascaris and Musee Matisse, attract millions of people every year. The city is renowned for its luxurious hotels, beautiful flower gardens, and natural landscapes, including the Promenade du Paillon and the picturesque waterfall of Gairaut. Visitors can relax on Plage Florida, indulge in Michelin-starred dining, and enjoy spectacular views over the Bay of Angels. At the Cours Saleya market, you can buy sausages and cheeses, have a coffee, or pick up some truly unusual bargains.
Your journey begins at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE), which is situated four miles west of the city centre. Visitors can rent a car, take the train or travel by bus. The train station Nice-Saint-Augustin is 15 minutes away from the airport. Once you arrive in the city, you can rent a boat from the Port of Nice to explore the area.
Nice boasts a hot Mediterranean climate, with moderate rainfall and mild winters. As soon as you get there, you can visit the local beaches and attend local events, such as the Fête de la Musique, the Festival du Livre de Nice, the Fête du Château, and the Carnaval de Nice. Don't forget to try the local cuisine. Nice is well known for its delicious tart made with onions and anchovies, as well as for its traditional specialties like socca, ratatouille and daube.