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Nice City Guide Introduction - Nice, France

Intro to Nice

The urban gem of the Cote d'Azur, Nice is a beach town with culture to spare. Nice is relatively affordable and considerably less expensive than Cannes or Monte-Carlo. Still, this is the south of France, where the cost index is not generally budget-friendly.

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Expect to Spend: Nice

Nice is nice, but it's also expensive. How expensive? We'll tell you what you can expect to pay for a night at a hotel in Nice and why it's better to go low than high. We'll also check out Nice's tasty restaurant scene and the market at Cours Saleya. » read more

Getting Around Nice

In Nice, travel is a snap. Whether you're making your way from the train station to the beach, or from the airport to your hotel, we've got you covered. We also include bicycle, scooter, and motorcycle rentals, and give you the skinny on ferries to Corsica. » read more

Getting Into Nice

Nice is a compact, easy city to navigate. We'll tell you how to get in from the airport by bus or taxi, and we'll show you just how easy it is to get to Nice by train. » read more

Nice Budget Tips

What's your strategy for keeping your budget in check while frolicking in Nice? With tips and information about free and inexpensive events and sights, we'll help you get off to a great start in the Riviera's most darling little city. » read more

Nice Car Rentals

You won't want to rent a car to explore Nice, but you very well might want a car for getting around the Riviera. And we'll tell you what you can expect to pay for a three-day economy car rental, and offer a few more bon mots to tide you over. » read more

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Nice City Guide Introduction

The urban gem of the Cote d'Azur, Nice is a beach town with culture to spare. Nice is relatively affordable and considerably less expensive than Cannes or Monte-Carlo. Still, this is the south of France, where the cost index is not generally budget-friendly.

» read more

Nice Day Trips

A day trip is just what the good doctor in Nice ordered. Always one to follow the advice of medical professionals, we've come up with three itinerary suggestions: the flashy principality of Monaco, the quiet port town of Menton, and the perfumed hilltown of Grasse.

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From our Nice blog

With summer slipping slowly into fall, our thoughts turn to night trains. For many journeys across Europe, night trains make perfect sense — and as the evenings draw in, there is more good cause to hop aboard a train a ... read

We’ve already published many articles on the subject of booking train tickets in Europe, most of them by our go-to rail experts, the team at hidden europe magazine. I was reminded of their advice earlier this week ... read

If you’ve fallen in love with France as I have, you have probably traveled there more than once. Now that you have seen Paris and beyond, including all the regular tourist attractions, its time to learn about the fabul ... read

By Bryan Pirolli in Paris— What’s the biggest expense for anyone coming to Paris? Usually, the plane ticket. If you’re looking to trade in that round trip for a cheaper one-way ticket to the City of Light and start ... read

Traveling in France this summer and still haven’t purchased your train tickets? You could be in luck–France’s high-speed rail service, the TGV, today announced €35 fares all over France for July and A ... read

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