Nice

Nice is the capital of the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur), a bustling city bathed by the Mediterranean Sea with elegant Baroque architecture, colorful markets, and delicious food. It is also a city of art and culture and after Paris, it has the most museums in France.

Located south of France, in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Nice is a great destination for a European weekend-getaway or longer holidays all year round.

The beautiful city of Nice is the base for many wonderful day trips and also the starting point of awesome French Riviera road trips.

Old Town Nice

Population: 341,000

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, in Southern France

Average temperatures (max /min): January – 13,1C /5,3C; April – 17C / 10,2C; July – 27,3C / 20,3C; October – 21C / 13,7C.

Main attractions: Castle Hill, Promenade des Anglais, Baroque architecture, the port, Matisse Museum, Chagall Museum

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