Why You Should Visit Nice
Situated along the Mediterranean coast in the famous French Riviera, Nice is one of France’s premier destinations known for its amazing weather, beautiful architecture and gorgeous beaches. Be sure to take a walk down to the city’s famous coastal promenade, the Promenade des Anglais, where you will always find something going on alongside plenty of bars, restaurants and cafés. Within the city of Nice is the Old Town, known locally as Vieux Nice, which is the home of many quaint buildings and winding streets to lose yourself in. The city boasts a world-class collection of museums and art galleries such as the Museum of Asian Art, or you may consider lying back on the beach and taking in the French Riviera sunshine.
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Arriving In Nice
Nice Airport is located just 6 km outside of the city center of Nice and is housed within two passenger terminals, with the majority of international flights handled at the new Terminal 2. When you have touched down at the airport you can find local buses to travel into the city, although the journey is only a brief one so a taxi will be affordable. Inside the airport travelers can look forward to an extensive array of amenities and services including designer and duty-free shopping, restaurants and cafés and free Wi-Fi, so you’re sure to find plenty to do to pass the time.
Those looking to book flights from the UAE to Nice will be able to make the journey out of Dubai. Currently the only airline providing flights from Dubai is Emirates, the flag carrier of Dubai, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport.
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Nice Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to France will be able to enter the country on a visa free basis for up to 90 days as France is part of the Schengen Area agreement. Nice is located in the South of France and enjoys some of the country’s warmest temperatures with average highs of up to 27 degrees during the peak tourism months in July and August, while it still stays relatively mild even over the winter period. Remember that in France the currency utilized is the Euro just like the majority of EU member states. If you are interested in having your own vehicle during your stay, you will find many different car rental companies at Nice Airport available to you once you land.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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