From 13 to 17 y.o | from 1st of July to 18th of August 2018
Located 22 miles from Cannes and 8 miles from Monaco, the capital of the Côte d’Azur needs no introduction. Teens adore it.
The town is fringed by a very long pebble beach. If teenagers prefer sand, Antibes, Cannes, Villefranche-sur-Mer and all the other resorts of the Côte d’Azur are just a few minutes along the coast by train (departures every half hour).
This city has a population of 400,000 and is lively by day and night. During the summer season it hosts the Nice Jazz Festival in its beautiful downtown gardens. In the early spring, it has the famous Nice Carnival with its Battle of Flowers on the Promenade des Anglais. Sporting activities, shopping, museums and cultural excursions are also on the agenda.
Nice is a city of arts with an exceptional heritage of a large number of museums (Chagall, Matisse, Museum of Modern Art etc.) and theaters.
Nice is a buzzing destination where you’ll find modernity and historical heritage, the bustle of a major city and the charm of little backstreets, the luxury of beautiful hotels and the simplicity of authentic local people…
Nice is located 20 min from Monaco, 45 min from Cannes and 1 h 30 from Saint-Tropez
It's near Paris, 1 h20 by plane and 4 h30 by TGV
It’s easy to get to from all over the world, 7 h by plane from New York, 2 h by plane from European capital cities
A few facts and figures
How to get to Nice ?
By plane : Nice airport is served by flights from many European and Mediterranean cities.
By train : Nice station is served by high-speed trains, conventional long-distance trains and international trains.
How can I get around Nice ?
On foot : For short journeys this is the best way to get around in order to avoid traffic jams and parking problems, especially during the holiday period.
By bus ou en tramway : During the day around a hundred buses operate. A night bus service runs from 9pm to 1am.
By tramway: A tram network covers the town 21 hours a day. One-way ticket costs 1 euro.
By taxi: You can hail a cab in the street or reserve one in advance.
What to do in Nice ?
Activities : The prehistoric cave at Le Lazaret, the Astorama, Nice Opera, shopping, ice-skating – there’s plenty to do in Nice. Don’t forget to discover the city on the little tourist train or by electric tricycle!
Going out : That’s easy! Nice has a wide range of bars, pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.
Sports : Swimming, sailing, water-skiing, ice skating, scuba diving, hiking, climbing… the list is endless.
Culture : Nice has 20 museums and municipal galleries, in addition to a large number of private contemporary art galleries and artists’ workshops. Among the most famous: the Matisse Museum, the Archeology Museums at Terra-Amata and Nice-Cimiez and the Museum of Fine Arts.
Events : The Nice Jazz Festival, the Nice Carnival, concerts, operas, circuses, etc.
What should I wear in Nice ?
In summer : In view of the strong sun and summer temperatures, bring light clothing and don’t forget your swimsuit, sunglasses and sun block! Pack a light sweater for cooler evenings.
At other times of the year : Temperatures remain mild throughout the year, but do bring sweaters and jackets.