Nice - French Riviera
The city's seaside location and exceptional sunshine (yearly average: 300 days)
make Nice a destination of choice. As soon as you arrive, you'll enjoy the
exotic charm of the celebrated, palm tree-lined "Promenade des Anglais". The
city is also the ideal departure point for exploring the French Riviera and the
stunning hilltop villages that dot the surrounding countryside. Nice is also a
premier cultural centre! City life moves to the rhythm of its abundant cultural
events and venues, such as Carnaval, the Nice Jazz Festival and numerous
theatres and museums.
Nice features a mild, temperate climate and is situated in the Cote d'Azur area of south-eastern France, close to the Italy border.
The city of Nice occupies and enviable location along the coastline and next to the
Mediterranean Sea, which noticeably moderates the climate and temperatures.
During the winter months, showers are quick to clear on most days and the winter climate remains mild, averaging 13°C / 55°F, occasionally climbing to 17°C / 63°F or 18°C / 64°F
during the sunniest weather. The average annual daytime temperatures in Nice are
around 19°C / 66°F.
For information about the public transport, please visit the public
transport website, http://www.lignesdazur.com/. It is available in English, German , Italian and French.