Nice (pronounced like "niece") has an exceptional location. Part of the French Riviera, Nice stretches along France's southeastern coast on the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoying a fine Mediterranean climate and a developed tourist infrastructure, it is little surprise that Nice is one of the country's major destinations.
From the Nice Travel Guide
05 May 2013 - 26 May 2013
The Festival of May takes place every Sunday during May to honour the Earth Goddess and the arrival of Spring. A variety of festivities take place, such as dancing, folklore, inflatables, rides, free events, entertainment for all ages, and speciality dishes from locally sourced ingrediants.
14 July 2013 - 14 July 2013
On this French National Holiday, the traditional French Military Parade will occur, followed by four individually themed parties that simultaneously happen in four different locations along the famous Promenade des Anglais from 9:00pm - 12:30am. Fireworks at 10pm are mind-blowing and go on for 20 minutes.
02 August 2013 - 30 August 2013
This cultural music festival focuses on Mediterranean music, with performances teamed with projections, short films and dance performances. It is held in the beautfiful open air Théâtre de verdure, just off the Promenade des Anglais, which can accommodate up to 3,000 spectators.
The Hotel was in a perfect location, close to the railway station and near the beach and restaurants. The room was clean tidy and the staff were great. ... more
We booked through travellers Point and then followed the instructions and spent 3 hours trying to find this place so was in no mood for the receptionist to tell us we didn't have a booking. ... more
I found this little hotel very confortable. The room was though small, so if you come with a large piece of luggage, maybe it is not the right place - you would not have space to place it. But for solo travellers or a couple on a short week-end, I think it is perfect. Matress was very good, room was clean and had everything you need. ... more
On our way from Oudtshoorn to Knysna we had another interesting Baz Bus journey passing impressive scenery and pretty coastal towns. It was nice to see people getting on and off along the way who we'd already met at hostels or on the bus such as Sebastian from the Oudtshoorn leg. So far we've had a good ...
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