Nice is located on the south east coast of France and is named after the saying Nice la Belle, or Nice, the Beautiful. It is the capital of the French Riviera and the fifth largest city in France, giving it a glittering reputation among tourists. It is a popular destination for visitors young and old, with something to offer for everyone. Having the advantages of a major city allows Nice to have fascinating culture, wonderful street life and excellent shopping and cuisine for everyone to experience.
The area of Nice is believed to be among the oldest human settlements in Europe. The spectacular natural beauty of Nice and its mild Mediterranean climate welcomes thousands each year seeking not only relaxation, but also inspiration. The clear and crisp air of Nice has welcomed some of the most outstanding painters and artists throughout history. Their profound art work can be found in many of the city’s museums, enticing tourists from around the world to come and visit.
Nice is well known for its beautiful view on the Promenade des Anglais, its famous waterfront, and its ethnically diverse port city. Nice experiences a Mediterranean climate, with moderately hot summers and mild winters. Its great climate year-round offers tourists the experience to soak up the sun and visit must-see art museums and archaeological ruins of the Romans.
Using Nice as a home base is a great way to tour the south of France without having to change hotels every night. Day trips to Monaco, St. Tropez, Cannes and Grasse offer cultural, historical and fun options for a vacation.
Along with Roman ruins, beautiful vistas and the sea, you can experience French cuisine and wine at its best.
Join us in March 2013, as we travel to the French Riviera
to enjoy all Nice and the surrounding area have to offer!