03 Jul Your event in Nice
Nice is a city of paradox, audacity, discovery and pleasure. Located in the heart of one of the world’s most highly prized regions, at the gateway to major European cities, it offers its rich history, wanderfully mild sunny climate and geographic location between the sea and the mountains… A symbol of the Mediterranean art of living, it offers a perpetual invitation to travel. Its vicinity, too, provides ample opportunity for architectural and cultural discoveries, from pleasant strolls in museums to old palatial homes, from beaches to gardens and gastronomic adventures with countless flavours.
The city enjoys an exceptional microclimate that has made its renown for nearly two centuries. Open to the sea, the city is protected from the wind by the surrounding hills, to the west by the Esterel Massif and, to the Northwest by the barrier of the Mercantour Alps. The climate is always mild in winter and never too hot in summer thanks to the sea breeze. It is not rare to have lunch outdoors on a terrace wearing no more than a T-shirt in February… when the rest of France is shivering in the cold ! Setting off to discover Nice – elegant and trendy, cheerful and bustling, proud of its past independence – you will be surprised by its personality, dynamism and passion for the arts and culture. Nice has countless surprises in store for visitors… monuments, churches, gardens, footpaths linking the surrounding hills to the city centre, but also museums, artists, local arts and crafts, international gastronomy with the savour of garlic, olive oil and basil, shopping… It will also delight you with its beautiful neighbaurhoods and unique light.
More, from Nice, along the tiny winding roads of the hinterland or the legendary busy roads along the sea, you can discover the splendid coastal towns, lovely perched villages, rugged valleys, natural parks, lowering mountains… The surroundings of Nice are brimming with ideas for outings and unexpected discovery.