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Nice Port Apartment in Nice Port, Nice, French Riviera
Apartment Nice Centre in Nice, French Riviera
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Where is Nice

Nice is on the South Eastern coast of France, nestled between the dramatic Alpes Maritimes and the sweeping coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. Nice airport is the second busiest airport in France and sees more than 9 million tourists pass through it's doors.

The colours of NicePromenading in Nice

Please zoom in or out on the interactive map of Nice to see more of the coastline or more detail of Nice. This will help you to choose the perfect location for your holiday rental apartment or villa. You can also pan by clicking once, then dragging the map to your chosen location. This map displays all properties for rent in Nice and its environs.

Nice in numbers
Nice Cote D'Azur airport is located at the Eastern end of the Promenade des Anglais, in effect making it a very centrally situated airport. It doesn't interfere with the town or the beach because the runways are out to sea and run parallel to the coastline.

A simple case of 'the lay of the land'. The Promenade des Anglais is the main boulevard of the city which runs along the coastline. It's name arises from it's popularity with English visitors, who instigated the construction of it, during the early 1800's when Englishmen of any note 'took their Winters' in Nice. It was the English who first made the Riviera popular as a holiday destination, but as a winter retreat rather than the summer favourite that it is today.

Evening sunHot summer daysNice architecture, Palais de la Mediterranée

Nice in summary
The trademark palm trees that line the Promenade des Anglais were in fact a gift to the French commune as a gesture of goodwill and appreciation from the English. The Promenade is a focal point for Nicoise people too, providing a playground for everyone.

The population of Nice is approximately 342,000 people. It is a vibrant, dynamic city in it's own right. However you do notice a significant swell in numbers during the summer months when visiting tourists push the population to 500,000 or more.

With more and more people visiting each year it can put a strain on the city but the surrounding area is so beautiful and so well serviced by public transport that there are plenty of locations to cope with the overspill. To many, a holiday rental outside the busy city is a preferable option.

The nearest big town to Nice is Marseille. With a population of 807,071 people it is significantly bigger although not as pretty. Cannes and Antibes are much closer while, in the opposite, direction you have Monaco and Menton. There are plenty of places to visit and explore to suit everyones interests.

Renting holiday Accommodation in Nice

Nice is a great central location on the Riviera from which to base yourself for your holiday. It has much to offer by itself and also allows easy access to the entire French Riviera and Italy. If you are ready to rent a holiday villa or apartment in Nice then please use the search facility below or go straight to 'Browse Rentals' on the menu on the left. To learn more about Nice please continue on to the next section.


A selection of our holiday rentals in Nice

Nice Port Apartment in Nice Port

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Stylish and beautifully appointed 3 bedroom apartment in a landmark, period building in Nice Port. Close to the restaurants, bars and night-life of Nice this is an unusually large and airy city centre apartment, perfect for several couples sharing.
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Apartment Nice Centre in Nice

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Elegant, spacious 1 bedroom apartment in the Carre d'Or of Nice. Located near the famous Hotel Negresco and only a short walk from the Promenade des Anglais, this apartment is ideally located for you to enjoy the delights of Nice and the Cote d'Azur.
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Nice Promenade des Anglais in Nice Promenade

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Stunning contemporary, city centre, designer apartment in central Nice just off the promenade des Anglais. Interior designed with a balcony, sea view, 2 minute walk to the beach and surrounded by shops and bars.
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