Nice City Guide


Travel Guide


An Introduction To Nice

Nice, France

It's a good idea to visit Nice, on offer is a varied selection of attractions regardless how large or small your group is. We don't plan to suggest which sights and attractions you visit while in Nice but share some of our knowledge about what is there. Not unlike other cities, there are good and bad places to visit and if it is the first time you are visiting Nice or if you have been there before, it's important you make the most of your time there. It is good to have an idea of what type of trip you want to make, and Nice has a number of really interesting experiences that you will remember for a long time.

Nice Top 10 Attractions

During your visit in Nice there are a number of attractions that should make up part of your trip. The highly regarded France vicinity of France has attractions that you may know and perhaps others that aren't known to non local locals of Nice we have assembled a List of Ten to be of help to you:

1. Castle Hill
2. Old Town (Vieille Ville)
3. Museo Chagall
4. Promenade des Anglais
5. Musee National Message Biblique Marc Chagall
6. Musee d'Art et d'Histoire Palais Massena
7. Place Massena
8. Phoenix Parc Floral de Nice
9. Cimiez Convent (Monastere de Cimiez)
10. Opera de Nice

These are a simple starting point if you have a good travel guide and map you can expand on these and if you schedule enough time in Nice. You will surely discover an array of interesting points of interest and attractions in the Nice area of France.

Transport In Nice

Nice is a fairly simple location to get around, once you have an eye for the place and you are familiar with a couple of landmarks you will be able to get round with ease. You can cover a lot of the city on foot but ensure not to venture into unknown territory at night. If you want to travel greater distances across Nice there are a number of modes of transportation. There is a good, reliable bus network where passes can be attained to include multiple journeys. There is also the option to use Nice Taxis, where a knowledgeable driver can offer ideas for places to visit. What ever method you use to explore Nice make sure you see as much of the city as your can.

Places To Stay In Nice

If you are staying in Nice for a great period you will be looking for a place to sleep. Nice offers a broad range of places to stay these consist of hotels at the high end of the star range to more modest hotels, B&Bs and hostels. If you are travelling on business ensure the hotel you decide to select has the business facilites that suit your needs, check the area location is good as traffic in Nice can result in problems at certain times of the day. If you are seeking out more luxury accommodation there is a selection of top independent and chain hotels. Nice also offers a good selection of lower star hotels that offer simple but functional facilities for visitors to the city. If you do not have a huge accommodation budget there is a number of guest houses and hotels in the area which are a fine place to sleep overnight. Whatever accommodation type you select in Nice try and make time to see if any bargains exists on a wide array of travel web sites, often when there is a big event on in town.

Recommended Hotels In Nice

1. Hotel Villa Les Cygnes
2. Nice Garden Hotel
3. Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee
4. Hotel du Petit Palais
5. Hotel La Perouse

Places To Eat In Nice

There a countless locations to dine in Nice, the place you dine at will reflect your tastes and budget. There are a high number of great low cost venues that provide French meals and don't break the bank. If you wish to dine in a high class restaurant these exist in numbers, but be sure to have placed a prior booking and make sure you are dressed suitably. If you just wish to eat without glamour the well known chain brands like McDonalds etc are available, but if you want something a bit more edgy you should ask a local and see where they suggest. Part and parcel of visiting a city is to enjoy everything about it, including it's food There is a wide variety of places to dine in Nice. whether that is a café, a fine restaurant or food from a street vendor. You should check local newspapers for offers and try something that you have never had before.

Recommended Places To Eat In Nice

1. Le Sejour Café
2. Chez Mireille
3. La Route du Miam
4. Arlequin Gelati Italiani
5. Le Vingt4

Nice Key Facts

When getting to grips with a city such as Nice it is a good idea to have some good local information. Here are a number that could really help you out.

Continent: Europe
Country: France
Region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
International Dialing Code: 33
Nice Coordinates: 43.7034° N, 7.2663° E
Altitude: 4 m (13 ft)
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Language: French
Nice Time Zone: CET (UTC+1)
City Population: 344,875
Metro Population: 344,875
Temperature High In 81.9 °F / 27.7 °C
Temperature Low In 69.0°F / 2.7 °C

Keeping Safe In Nice

Just like other cities Nice has it's pros and cons, it is important to keep your wits about you and you will be OK and have a fantastic trip to this wonderful French area. Take a good guide book and know where you are going, don't make it obvious you are a tourist by exposing expensive electronic goods and don't carry huge amounts of cash on your person. Try and remain to familiar areas after dark and if you find yourself stranded, ask a police officer or hail a cab. Just because you might be on holiday, don't switch off. Stay street wise and you will have a great trip to Nice. On the whole France is a safe location with helpful and warm citizens. Some basic groundwork pays dividends and if you know a city better, you will have a much better time there.

12 May 2016