Liven up your holidays!

Nice

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

Nice - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes
8.9
12

Nice natural light!

Capital of the Cote d'Azur, Nice is located between sea and mountains, in southern France and central Europe and only a few kilometers from the Italian border. City of history, culture, art, creative, events, leisure, nature, softness, taste buds ... Nice cultivates the charm of its difference by offering a range of countless tours and activities.

Its natural landscapes of great beauty and exceptional light has inspired the greatest painters and artists. Nice, with its flowery gardens impeccably, with Mediterranean and exotic, small luxury hotels, palaces with beautiful facades classified, fashion boutiques representing the biggest names in haute couture and French perfumes, handicrafts, Many museums and galleries, large and small tables Starry typical restaurants, outstanding wines from very old vines, is an ideal destination for all.

Its elegant seafront, colorful markets and incomparable scents, its old town with narrow streets and lively, its treasures of art baroque buildings whose architecture reflects the splendor of the past, its charming small squares, cafes, pubs where you can eat outside in summer and winter, its Carnival and its internationally renowned festivals are all part of the romance and the art of French living, living throughout the year!

Geographical information

MunicipalityNice
Postcode06000
Tourism labels
Latitude43.6960360 (N 43° 41’ 46”)
Longitude7.2655920 (E 7° 15’ 56”)
Surface area71.92 km²
Population348195 inhabitants
Density4841 inhabitants/km²
Insee code06088
IntercommunalityME Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-André-de-la-Roche7.2 km (15 min)
Villefranche-sur-Mer8.4 km (18 min)
La Trinité8.6 km (17 min)
Saint-Laurent-du-Var9.3 km (16 min)
Beaulieu-sur-Mer9.9 km (20 min)
Drap10.3 km (18 min)
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat11 km (21 min)
Cantaron11.2 km (18 min)
Falicon11.3 km (23 min)
Èze12 km (21 min)
Colomars12.2 km (22 min)
Cagnes-sur-Mer12.2 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Nice Jazz Festival
Nice, Jazz and the sea!From 07 to 12 july 2015
Nice Carnival
France’s top carnivalFebruary / March 2016

Photos

Beach Nice (© JE)
Beach Nice (© JE)
See photo
Alley of old Nice
Alley of old Nice
See photo
Nice saw the castle park (© JE)
Nice saw the castle park (© JE)
See photo
Flower Market (© JE)
Flower Market (© JE)
See photo
King Carnival ( © JE)
King Carnival ( © JE)
See photo
Flower Market (© JE)
Flower Market (© JE)
See photo
Flower Market (© JE)
Flower Market (© JE)
See photo
Cathedral Russian
Cathedral Russian
See photo
Russian Cathedral (© JE)
Russian Cathedral (© JE)
See photo
Nice saw the castle park (© JE)
Nice saw the castle park (© JE)
See photo
Queen Carnival (© JE)
Queen Carnival (© JE)
See photo
Costume Carnival
Costume Carnival
See photo

Weather

Friday 6 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 17°C
Day
Night
Saturday 7 march
Min. -8°C - Max. 10°C
Day
Night
Sunday 8 march
Min. -9°C - Max. 6°C
Day
Night

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sea or mountain photography circuit
Nature and the great outdoors47 € to 95 € Tourrette-Levens (10.2 km)
Golf course with a view of the Nice hinterland
Nature and the great outdoors38 € to 65 € Biot (17.7 km)
Sea diving at the Estérel Reserve
Sports sensations15 € to 350 € Théoule-sur-Mer (36 km)
Scooter rides seas
Sports sensations75 € to 350 € Montauroux (41 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chemin des Douaniers
HikeEasy2h00Antibes (17.1 km)
Paradise Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Bar-sur-Loup (22 km)
Mont Vial
HikeAthletic4h30Revest-les-Roches (22 km)
Tour of Mont Lion
HikeIntermediate4h30Tourette-du-Château (23 km)
Collettes Peak
HikeIntermediate3h30Toudon (26 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels