Nice tourisme

It's summertime at last!

It's time to think about treating yourselves and planning your holidays.
A holiday in the sun is great, and Nice has so much to offer!
With so much vitality and diversity in a single town...
it really would be a shame to miss it!

- The opening of the National Sports Museum

On June 27, the official opening of the National Sports Museum (Musée National du Sport) took place in Nice’s Eco Stade Allianz Riviera. With more than 45,000 items and 400,000 documents, its collection is one of the world’s largest, and is now be housed in the setting of the museum site designed by the French architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte.  Some 50 years after the assembly of the collections began in Paris, the National Sports Museum has moved to Nice, to a site worthy of its stature. With sound effects, the screening of films of sporting highlights and interactive challenges, each of the museum’s exhibition rooms enables the public to taste the sheer excitement of raw effort, victory and defeat, allowing them to experience the true sporting spirit and its values indoors! Whether you love football or rugby, climbing, athletics or cycling, the museum bids you a warm welcome...   (+)
- There are countless ways to visit Nice!

In an open-topped tour bus, a collector's car, by Segway, by tram, on foot by boat or by bicycle, there are so many ways to discover Nice and its attractions! Are you having trouble choosing between a classical tour or a chance to get off the beaten tracks, an instructive treasure hunt to discover the history of Nice, a photographic trail accompanied by a professional photographer, a guided tour through some of the city’s most attractive districts with the Heritage Centre, a culinary tour featuring the theme of Niçois cuisine or a custom tour designed especially for you, supervised by a guide? Consult our many ideas for tours and visits to find the one which suits you best!  (+)

- Take a dip in the Mediterranean!

Just imagine... 7 km of beaches bordering the famous Promenade des Anglais! 15 private beaches and 20 public ones in the very heart of the town! Beach restaurants where you can enjoy fish-based dishes, salads or other summertime cuisine with the sound of the waves in the background. Disabled access beaches, children’s games, organised features and entertainment and nautical activities, crystal clear water at just the right temperature …and an amazing view out to sea!   A number of private beaches organise music evenings where you can dance through the night under the stars, with your feet in the water!  (+)

- Enjoy the sunshine, relax and cool off in the shade of the parks and gardens

As the "green city" of the Mediterranean, Nice is home to more than 100 gardens and some 20 parks with a surface area exceeding 10,000 m2 including the 7-hectare Parc Phoenix, a holder of the "Jardin remarquable" (Remarkable Garden) label. Genuine oases of greenery in the heart of the city, these parks and gardens have been designed to bring man into contact with nature, which can be discovered and admired at any time of year. Already ahead of target in terms of the national ECOPHYTO 2018 Plan, Nice is continuing its efforts to promote sustainable development and has opted for "zero pesticides" to protect biodiversity and the health of its citizens and visitors. Waterfalls, water fun areas and varied tree and shrub varieties await… Enjoy a lungful of fresh air... You're in Nice! (+)

- It's summer in Nice and it's Showtime!

Nice is synonymous with fun and festivity all year round and the summer is no exception. The warm evenings add to the magic of these festivals, concerts and major open-air events, giving the people of Nice and visitors to the city plenty of warm and lively nights to look forward to! This summer you can listen to the many international artists who have chosen Nice to showcase their talents in live performances, including the Nice Jazz Festival, the Prom’Party, the firework displays, Les Soirées Estivales, Crazy Week, IronMan, Europétanque or the Nice Regattas... A great choice of events for every taste and every budget (many concerts are free) and for the whole family!
Browse the programme of major summer events in Nice! or

Consult the entire calendar on line