Nice, France Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

The largest city along the Côte d’Azur, Nice is the best place to stay for most visitors who want to experience a few days on the French Riviera. It’s a lovely and historic city on its own, and it also happens to be only about 20 minutes by train from Cannes (to the west) and Monaco (to the east).

Why Visit Nice

Nice Facts

Population 350,000
Area 350,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Euro
Airports Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE)

Things To Do In Nice

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Nice

Budget breakfastA continental breakfast will be included with most hotels or hostels, but if not you can find filled baguettes nearby.$3.16 - $6.32
Budget lunchThere are cheaper restaurants near the train station, plus food stands near the market offering good deals.$5.26 - $10.53
Budget dinnerLocation plays a big part in dining costs in Nice. There are good budget options if you look around.$8.42 - $15.79
Beer (.33l bottle)Beer can be found cheaper than in Paris, but it's still pricey in Nice.$3.68 - $6.32
House wine (.5l jug)Simple locals wines are good value compared to other drinks here.$4.21 - $8.42
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BEST TOURS in Nice

WHEN TO VISIT Nice

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January55423.4
February56432.4
March59642.4
April62502.7
May68561.9
June75621.5
July80680.6
August81680.9
September76633.0
October69565.7
November61483.7
December57433.4

Nice WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:33am6:44pm
21 Jun5:49am9:16pm
21 Sep7:17am7:31pm
21 Dec8:01am4:57pm

Where to stay in Nice

Nice Hotel Seasons

Nice Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar31.58 - 69.47
starstarstarstarstar44.21 - 111.58
starstarstarstarstar58.95 - 131.58
starstarstarstarstar94.74 - 188.42
starstarstarstarstar224.21 - 396.84
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Nice Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel18.84 - 36.84

Getting to Nice

GETTING AROUND Nice

Nice TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center38.95 - 57.89
Airport express bus to city center6.32
Public bus from airport to city1.74
3km taxi ride in Nice11.58 - 15.79
Bus ride in Nice1.58
10 rides bus pass10.53
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER