Nice, in the Cote d'Azur region of France, is located a few miles from the border with Italy.The French Riviera, once the domain of the rich is now a very popular destination. With low cost airlines departing from regional airports, travel there is cheap and easy. If you wish to avoid flying, you can take the Eurostar to Paris and catch the high speed train (TGV) to Nice. Our cheap Nice City Breaks have much to offer with a long and beautiful coastline bathed by sparkling Mediterranean waters. It all comes with a guarantee of sunshine throughout the summer months. With mild winters, Nice City Breaks can be taken at any time of year. The city has a romantic reputation and holidays here attract many couples including honeymooners. It is also popular with golfers as there are several eighteen and nine hole courses in the area.
Whats happening in Nice
Nice has much to offer its visitors. It is a city that has evolved through the ages, evidence of which is seen in its Greek and Roman archaeological sites, its medieval heart and its modern-day developments. This picturesque town is framed by verdant hills and its long coastline is bordered by the Promenade des Anglais. The promenade, constructed in the nineteenth century, is several kilometres in length and ideal for taking your daily constitutional. It is also popular with skaters and cyclists. The promenade has many cafes, shops and restaurants from where you can relax in the warm sun while watching the waves lapping the shore, or the water sporting activities which include jet skiing, paddle boats and para-sailing.
If you book a Nice City Break, you can combine cultural activities with lazing on the beach, golfing, participating in water-sports, or shopping. Nightlife can be whatever suits your mood. Spend a romantic evening for two, or party through the night, the choice is yours. With beautiful churches, museums and galleries, parks and gardens, the harbour and the shops, your Nice City Break gives you an wide variety of recreational activities. Visit the Verrerie de Art and watch craftsmen at work creating beautiful objects from molten glass. Go to the Parc de Chateau, constructed in 1821 and have a guided tour with actors in period costumes. From here, great views are accorded across the city. While in Nice, many visitors take the opportunity to visit Monaco with its world famous casinos. Another delightful and popular excursion is to take the old steam train from Nice to Pignes. This three hour journey into the Alps offers stunning panoramic views of the city as well as the mountains.
Put on your shades and watch the world go by
The narrow cobbled streets of the old town are on everyone's sightseeing list. It is a hive of activity and can be explored on foot or in one of the tourist mini-trains. Winding streets open onto charming squares, usually with an old church or public building. Everywhere, you'll find shops and stalls, cafes and small restaurants where you can sit and watch the hustle and bustle of daily life. With so much on offer, book one of our cheap Nice City Breaks today. It will leave you with more Euros to spend on your chosen recreational activities. Bon voyage.