Nice is believed to be amongst the oldest human settlements in Europe and remains one of the most popular cosmopolitan tourist resorts in Europe. A hub for arts and culture enthusiasts, those interested in visiting this beautiful region will find plenty to keep them entertained.


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Opéra de Nice

Throughout history, Nice has changed hands many times leaving it as culturally rich and architecturally stimulating as any other European city. Home to some of the most beautiful squares France has to offer, the Opéra de Nice which was built in the 19th Century still provides locals and tourists with regular performances and plenty of fantastic attractions.

Nice Cathedral

A remarkable building dating back to the 17th Century with an ornate frontage and beautiful bell tower, relics retained from Saint Reparata make this one place you can’t afford to omit from your itinerary. The city also offers botanical gardens, monuments, theatres, observatories and an impressive waterfall on the Colline du Chateau.

The Collection of the Museum of Modern Arty and Contemporary Art

No trip to Nice would be complete without paying a visit to The Collection of the Museum of Modern Art and Contemporary Art (Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain or ‘MAMAC’), situated by Place Garibaldi.

Just a short drive from the station, hiring a car can easily connect you with this fantastic attraction which boasts nine showrooms bursting with displays of artistic excellence.

Travelling to Nice

The English have long travelled to this enticing corner of France – and for good reason. It is well served by an airport, train station, port, and tram network. For those who really want to explore its beauty should consider car hire in France, leave the well-worn tourist trail and venture into the surrounding countryside.

Our wide range of comprehensive car hire means, whatever you need, you’ll be sure to find something to suit all your needs. On top of that, all of our services come with fantastic promises that ensure you get the best possible service.

Our three-minute promise, which guarantees you’ll receive your finalised rental agreement in just a couple of minutes, is available in almost 500 locations across the world including Nice airport, so you don’t have to worry about a lengthy rental process interfering with your holiday.

You need to have signed up for our Free Avis Preferred Membership to qualify but doing so will see you clutching the keys to your hire car in three minutes or less.

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One Response to “Escape the British Winter in Nice”

  1. Kevin veillie Says:

    nice article, j’aime nice, its great place to visit.

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