Located on the French Riviera Nice is accessible by plane with flights from New York, Atlanta, North Africa, the Middle East and Europe. You can take a bus from the airport to your final destination or other means of transportation. You could actually walk from the airport since the walk is just a little over an hour. Whether you’re on a honeymoon, a beach lover or traveling with your family, Nice is a great vacation destination!
There are some incredible sites to see in Nice, the Colline du Chateau which offers a breathtaking view of the city although there is little left of the original chateau. For those who love museums you will find many of them (though pick up a French/English dictionary as many exhibits are printed in French only) in Nice that are worth viewing. The Museum of Modern and Contemporary art offers sculptures, paintings and other interesting art as does the Musee des Beaux-Arts. In addition, Musee Chagall offers some incredible stained glass collections for those who are interested in this type of art and Musee Matisse offers a collection of local artists work, or you can take a stroll over to Nice Archaeology Museum and Roman Ruins for an interesting mix of history and archeology in one area.
For those who love the outdoors you will not want to miss the Cours Selaya Flower market, where you’ll find an outdoor market, souvenir shops, gourmet shops and a variety of boutiques. If you’d like something a little more active a trip to Promenade des Anglais will certainly fit the bill with ornamental fountains, a casino offering slot machines, video poker, stud poker and more, theatres, game rooms, concert halls, a municipal park, the Museum of Asian Art and much more. This area will keep you occupied for a full day and more!
When it’s time to wind down and relax for the evening you’ll find varied cuisine including French Provencal as well as Italian foods are the usual for the area. For the best of handmade ravioli check out Au Rendez-vous des Amis where you can get European or French cuisine and in nice weather you can sit outside in the colorful gardens.
Nice offers nightlife for those who are adventurous or for those who might be feeling a little homesick and looking for something that reminds them of home! You can join in the fun at many local pubs with varying features from large screen televisions to karaoke from cutting edge DJ’s to disco music, you can find everything you want right in Nice with easy access available through public transportation minimizing your risk of getting lost on the city streets! You decide what you want to do then find the location that best suits your mood! You’ll find a broad spectrum of activity in late night Nice.