The largest city on the French Riviera, Nice is a stylish, cosmopolitan destination for a Mediterranean sunshine break. The area enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate, with temperatures peaking in August at around 80°F. Fall months tend to see the most rain, while winters are cool and dry.
When to go to NiceNice hotels can be busy throughout the month of August. Spring is the perfect time to visit Nice when the city is less crowded, but still pleasantly warm. Check out Hotels.com for a bargain stay at one of the city’s exclusive seafront properties, such as Le Meridien Nice.
How to get to NiceNice Cote d'Azur Airport (NCE) is 4 miles to the west of the city center, and most hotels in Nice can be reached from the airport by bus or taxi. The central bus station, on the square Général Leclerc, operates regular services across the city, while the rail terminus Gare Nice Ville, is linked to Paris, as well as a number of coastal resorts. A number of mid-range hotels are located near to the station, including the Grand Hotel Le Florence and Hotel Ibis Centre-Gare. Ferries to the island of Corsica leave from the city’s port. Central Nice is pedestrianized, meaning all the main attractions in Nice are easily accessible on foot. Stay at a hotel near Nice and incorporate a visit to Monaco and Cannes into your vacation.
What to do in Nice The city’s beaches, along the Promenade des Anglais, are popular with holidaymakers. The Place Masséna in the Old Town, is used for concerts and festivals, while the Place Garibaldi is famous for its fine architecture. In a country famous for its delicious cuisine, a meal at one of the top restaurants in Nice should be a priority for all visitors.
Where to stay in Nice Hotels.com has a range of accommodation options, including cheap hotels and Nice luxury hotels. Before booking your stay, why not read Nice reviews on our website or find out about the different Nice travel and transportation choices that are available?