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Nice, France
Travel Advice and Information for the best use of your rental car

Nice is a popular city, due to its picturesque landscapes, warm climate and varied entertainment.
The old town is stooped in history, with romantic, winding walkways inviting you to browse the colourful markets, shops, restaurants and bars. Character accommodation is frequent in the old town, with some hotels retaining the original, period frontage and decor but of course with modern services and facilities.
Originally part of Italy, it is easy to find that culture within the amenities and architecture.

Arriving at Nice airport, car hire collection points are but a short walk from departure exit, making for a quick rental pick up. Driving to the main promenade/sea front (Promenade des Anglais) from the airport takes about 10 minutes, with convenient parking along the route; making trips in the car, from hotel to the beach a breeze.

There are plenty of museums and art galleries showing some of France’s finest painters works including Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse and Arman

Mediterranean climate Weather charts
Expect glorious sunshine throughout late spring through to October.
September to march is when there may be a shower.

Côte d'Azur
Nice is the capital of the French Riviera and if you are thinking of a a holiday in this region, it is also worthwhile considering some of the other wonderful towns along the Côte d'Azur coast.

Antibes
Antibes is an old fortress town, complete with castle and original wall defense to the town. Most of the port is given to marine leisure. There are some truly amazing boats docked in Antibes.. you might even spot a celebrity!
The town offers every convenience you would require and in addition can offer traditional custom and tranquility within it’s charming streets. The promanade in Antibes is a pleasant walk leading you eventually to Juan Les Pins.

Juan Les Pins
Originally, mostly given to forest of Stone Pine trees (which can exceed to over 25 feet), Juan Les Pins was a popular place for the people of Antibes to visit for recreation, and the collection of firewood and cones for the stove. These wonderful trees are still in evidence throughout Juan Les Pins and provide a pleasant backdrop to this pretty region.
The Jardin botanique de la Villa Thuret is a popular attraction for gardeners and botanists. This free attraction is a renowned botanical garden located in the grounds of the Villa Thuret.
Juan Les Pins has a delightful promanade, with sandy beaches alongside. A perfect destination for a romantic holiday break.

Nice Attractions
ASIAN ARTS MUSEUM
Classical works and contemporary creations
MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY
15000 works of art in the museum, covering the history of Nice from Bonaparte and the Napoleonic Empire (1793-1815) until the thirties, offering a rich and varied history of Nice.
MARC CHAGALL NATIONAL BIBILICAL MESSAGE MUSEUM
Displaying biblical scenes, illustrated in large paintings, sculptures, stained glass windows, mosaics, engravings, tapestries and lithographs.
Le CASTEL des DEUX ROIS
A family amusement park for all ages that includes a mini train, fun-golf, giant chess board, and much more.
L'ESPLANADE du PAILLON ou ESPACE MASSÉNA
A restful and flowery esplanade between the Old Town and the centre. A magnificent central lake of 1,500 sq m and a gently undulating area to the east comprise the main features.


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