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Insider tips for Nice

Trying to make life easier for you, at least for the duration of your holiday in Nice, we'll try to bring you as many little hints or help from the locals as we can. Inside information from people who live there, love to go there and are frequent visitors.

Fantastic beach, Nice
Nice Insider tip 1
Get reef walkers. Surviving the pebbles on Nice beach is a fine art, but possible. Bring shoes that you can wear into the water. Reef walkers or jelly shoes will help you maintain at least an illusion of cool.

Beach experts in Nice
Nice Insider tip 2
Equip yourself. If you are not going to a beach club, pack your own sunbed or a mat. The stones are hard and even the thinest of mats will dramatically improve your comfort and your day.

Sun shade on Nice beach
Nice Insider tip 3
The stones also contribute to the temperature by soaking up and radiating the heat back at you. A parasol will help at least deal with the heat of the sun and give you a fighting chance against sun stroke and sunburn.

Luxurious beach clubs, Nice
Nice Insider tip 4
Money savers. Things that will hit the budget hard are: soft drinks, brand name ice creams, spirits, beer and restaurants. Go to the local supermarket and stock up. Keep your holiday rental apartment or villa stocked with boxes of ice creams and ice pops and litre bottles of soft drinks

Fresh fruit and veg are available to take to your holiday accomodation
Nice Insider tip 5
When you are out and about stick to dilutable 'sirops' for the children and the ice cream parlours that sell real ice creams, it's better value for money. Buy local food in the markets to eat in your holiday let and then go out for coffee, digestifs and dessert

Hot in the city, Nice
Nice Insider tip 6
Beat the heat. Pack picnics, load up on juicy fruits to combat dehydration and freeze bottles of water to take to the beach with you. They'll keep the rest of your picnic cool and defrost slowly for cool drinking water.

Shady spots on the Coeur de Saleya, Nice
Nice Insider tip 7
Stick to water, wine, coffee and pastis, it's what the locals drink and therefore are kept at more reasonable prices. Take small frequent hits of the strong espresso coffee's rather than the more expensive cafe au lait or Grand Cremes. Order pichets of the local or house wine instead of wine by the glass, it's better value.

Bustling streets, Nice
Nice Insider tip 8
Handbag snatchers and muggers like to holiday too and there are rich pickings in any city holiday destination. Don't leave belongings on view in hire cars. Drive with your doors locked and your bag tucked away from scooter mounted opportunists. Don't wander around dark streets, drunk and on your own in the middle of the night and keep your 'street smarts', that you use in your own city, on alert.

Fishing boats in Villefranche
Nice Insider tip 9
Don't forget to explore other areas. The train is easily accessible and runs along the coast. The beaches in Antibes, Juan les Pin and Cannes, to the West of Nice are beautiful and sandy. Villefranche and Monaco, to the East, may not be sandy but the sea is lovely and they are wonderful family-orientated, well-maintained beaches.

Renting holiday Accommodation in Nice

Are you ready to book your holiday accommodation in Nice? If so then please use the search facility below to browse the rental apartments or villas in Nice or look 'Browse Rentals' in the main menu for other areas.

To get some further ideas and tips browse through some of our other sections, what to do in Nice or where to eat. Insider tips holds a few secrets to getting the most out of your stay while the Holiday Central will put you in touch with other visitors and help you keep track of all your holiday photos and videos. You will also find lots of useful phone numbers and addresses in our Riviera Rental Guide directory.


Some top holiday rentals in Nice

Bright Carre d'Or Terrace Apartment

French Riviera » Nice 50 sq.m. Apartment 1093
»Holiday rental apartment
»Price per night:$122.39
»Per person (x4):$30.60
City Centre, Contemporary
Enjoy the fantastic city of Nice while staying in this contemporary two-bedroom apartment located on a beautiful street in the Carré d’Or district, only a short walk to the vibrant Zone Pietonne and long stretch of beaches on the Promenade des Anglais.

Fabron Hillside Sea View Apartment

French Riviera » Nice 86 sq.m. Apartment 1043
»Holiday rental apartment
»Price per night:$181.32
»Per person (x4):$45.33
Contemporary, Tranquil
Savour spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea from the hills of Nice all the way to the Cap d'Antibes! This luxurious 2-bedroom apartment with a shared pool is perfect for a tranquil holiday with family or friends on the picturesque Côte d'Azur.

Grand Soleil Apartment

French Riviera » Nice 43 sq.m. Apartment 1078
»Holiday rental apartment
»Price per night:$106.32
»Per person (x4):$26.58
City Centre
This is an elegant one-bedroom property situated in the prestigious Musicians quarter in the heart of Nice and just minutes from the beach. It can sleep up to four guests, has a furnished terrace and a bright and spacious open-plan living area.


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Insider Tips for Nice

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"Nice Old Town is where it's all happening. Bars, restaurants, nightclubs the Old Town is where the party is going on and the atmosphere during the summer can best be described as 'excited'."

Insider Tips for Nice

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"One of the first things you should do when you arrive in Nice is to find a copy of the English magazine 'That's Nice'. Once you have that in hand you will have all the up to date information on the coolest eating venues and the best live music venues - something that Nice is becoming famous for.

'That's Nice' magazine is really full of information and an absolute must have.

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