About Nice

Looking for cheap flights to Nice? We’ve got some of the best travel deals online! Nice is home to the Promenade des Anglais, the French Riviera, the Musée Matisse, and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. It's also where the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, the Notre-Dame de Nice, and the Nice Observatory are located.

If you want to plan a visit to Nice at a time where the weather is not too cold or rainy, the best time to do so is from March to April. Known for its hot-summer Mediterranean climate, Nice's summer starts around May and lasts until August. Winter in Nice starts in November and ends in March.

Things to Know When You Travel to Nice

Fun Things to do in Nice

During summer, the weather in Nice is perfect for outdoor activities like a trip to the St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral on Avenue Nicolas II, a visit to the Massena Square on 15 Place Masséna and a tour of the Old Town of Nice in Vieux Nice. Summer is also perfect for a walk along the Promenade des Anglais, a trip to the National Museum of Sports in the Grand Stadium of Nice and a golf game at the Golf Country Club de Nice. That doesn’t mean you won’t have fun if you decide to visit Nice at any other time.

You can still experience a variety of indoor activities such as visiting popular shopping malls like the Etoile Shopping Center, Galeries Lafayette, and Centre Commercial Nicetoile where you can book tickets to watch the latest blockbusters in some of the Europe's top movie theatres. You can also enjoy many attractions like the Flower market on Cours Saleya and the Castle Hill on Montee du Chateau.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Nice

During Nice’s peak season, which is from May to July, cheap flights to Nice might be hard to find since major festivals and events like the 'May Day' in May, the 'Festival du Livre de Nice' in June and the 'Nice Jazz Festival' in July are happening. However, prices for flights to Nice tend to be cheaper and easy to come across during the offseason, which is from November to March.

Where to Stay When you Fly to Nice

If you're planning to book a flight to Nice, and you're looking for affordable accommodations such as Hotel Univers or Splendid Hotel & Spa Nice where you can stay near the Albert 1st Gardens, the Verdure Theatre and the Nice Town Hall, areas worth checking include Rue De La Liberté and Boulevard Victor Hugo.

However, if you're searching for a luxurious hotel or resort like Hotel Negresco or the Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee, then make sure to take a look at the accommodations on the Promenade des Anglais where you’ll be closer to popular attractions such as the Massena Square, the Nice Opera and the Nice Forum.

Where to Shop in Nice

Whatever it is you're looking for, Nice has it; Luxurious shopping destinations like Centre Commercial Nicetoile, Galeries Lafayette, and Etoile Shopping Center where shopaholics can go wild, fun activities like go-karting at the Fun-Kart, ice skating at the Jean Bouin skatepark, and bowling at the Nice Bowling Acropolis.


Relax at award-winning spas like the L'instant Spa on 23 rue Marechal Joffret or Le Spa 27 on 27 Promenade des Anglais. When it comes to finding cheap flights to Nice, there're a few things you need to keep in mind. The prices for airline tickets to Nice vary depending on the time of visit.


Famous Places to Visit in Nice

Nice is home to famous attractions such as:

  • Promenade des Anglais

  • Musée Matisse

  • Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

  • Russian Orthodox Cathedral