The capital of the Alps Maritime zone on the French Riviera… Nice is on the southeast Mediterranean French coast. This is the second biggest French city in the famous Provence- Alpes-Cote’d Azur area. Nice is very near Monaco (13 km) and the airport here serves both regions. Nice is all about lovely promenades, old school… Read the full article
Nice City Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The jewel of the Cote D’ Azur, the muse of painters and the favourite haunt of celebrities… Nice has charmed the whole world. With beautiful promenades, 19th century castles, art museums and historical old Town… Nice offers something to every traveller.
The southern Alps and its winter sports hubs, Castle Hill with its ravishing views and the profusion of flowers that are sold in its traditional flower market are major attractions here but what attracts the eye is its easy glamor…Nice was born elegant. With a distinct cultural identity, exotic resorts and an interesting food culture and flanked by the wine growing hills of Provence… a visit to Nice is sure to get you hooked.
Nice is very near Monaco (13 km) and the airport here serves both regions. Get to Nice and you can basically explore the whole Cote D Azur area through SNCF and coastal train networks and ferries. Take local trains to the other parts of the Riviera like Cannes, Monaco, Villefranche, and Antibes etc. and for some destinations like Saint Tropez, take a picturesque boat trip.
Our detailed guide tells you many important facts about Nice like Nice is well connected to the rest of France though you will require advance reservation on the national rail route even if you have a Eurail pass. Restaurants here are mostly closed on Sundays and Mondays and bars here hold quiz nights. Know all this more about the intriguing jewel of the Cote D Azur in this exhaustive guide.
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How To Get Around Nice Easily & Cheap
Nice, located in French Riviera at the foothill of Alps is the 2nd most visited place in France after Paris. Nice is well connected with the rest of the world by air, road and rail. Nice Cote d’Azur airport is located south west of the city’s central square Place Massena at a distance of 7… Read the full article