Nice tourisme

Nice, a foretaste of spring!


Fed up with the cold, the snow and the grey days?
Fancy some sunshine, blue skies and new things to do?
Then book yourself a few days’ holiday in Nice now!
Just a few hours’ flight away,Nice, the Capital of the French Riviera, invites you to experience a glorious spring…

- Spring for food-lovers

Come and explore the many scents and flavours of Nice. Here, living is easy due to the beauty of the city and its outstanding climate.
Come to the famous Cours Saleya and its markets for some unusual finds and real taste sensations. Try some delicious culinary specialities such as “Socca”, “pissaladière” or “Estocaficada” washed down by “Vin de Bellet” – an AOC wine produced in the hills above Nice – and your taste buds will be buzzing!

- Spring events

Artists have always been fascinated by the light in Nice and have often settled on the French Riviera, bringing with them a vast range of painting movements.
2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the Marc Chagall Museum  and the 50th anniversary of the Matisse Museum in Nice. A large number of events and exhibitions based on these two anniversaries have been added to what is already a very full events diary. Nice actually offers 2,000 sporting, festive and cultural events a year! Set of in the footsteps of the great masters, discover their works and the landscapes they loved. Follow the guide ... (+)

- Spring for children and adults

Many of the activities available in Nice and its surrounding region are for youngsters: setting off in the footsteps of the city’s first inhabitants, rubbing shoulders with marine mammals, observing the stars, learning to cook, designing your own perfume or journeying to the centre of the earth… enough for an entertaining and instructive holiday!
Nice has been awarded the “Family Plus” label for the quality of its reception of families and children. View our selection of original ideas for visiting Nice as a family. (+)

- A breath of spring air

Situated at the heart of a region of timeless beauty, Nice is a maritime city on the edge of an international marine mammal reserve, offering a huge choice of outings, up above the “Baie des Anges” where the animal and plant life is carefully preserved.
Nice also has another, invigorating face: it’s the ideal starting point for visiting this legendary region in which every kind of outdoor activity is available and easily achievable. Extreme sports, cultural activities, observing nature in its unspoilt glory… Breathe deep, you’re in Greater Nice!