Nice is a popular stop for Canadian travellers who visit France. Known for its universal appeal, it has a great mix of big-city feel and old-world charm, and the year-round sunshine and beautiful location makes it a hit with travellers. The city is commonly visited by families, backpackers and couples on romantic vacations. The outdoor cafes, beaches and amazing sunsets make Nice unique, but its world-class food options, art scene and nightlife make it a must-visit destination.
Travel tips for Nice
From boating and cruises to guided walking tours of the historic area, museums and galleries, as well as world-class beaches, and countless cafes and bistros, the city has a cosmopolitan feel and allows you to experience the best of city life, French culture and a beach vacation all in one. Be sure to check out Castle Hill, Old Town Nice, Promenade des Anglais and Place Massena while you are there.
For accommodations, consider booking a stay at one of the local bed and breakfasts to get an authentic experience, and be sure to check out the nightlife and great shopping boutiques, and Opéra de Nice if you are a theatre buff. Using the train or bus will prevent you from getting stuck in traffic during the tourist season. June to September are great months to travel to Nice, as the temperature stays between 22°C and 26°C. However, it is also the peak travel season.
Travel insurance for Nice
Whether you are passing through on a grand tour of France or your entire stay is in Nice, Blue Cross has comprehensive travel insurance to put your mind at ease. We have travel insurance options for all travellers. Our international travel insurance solutions include coverage for emergency medical care, travel assistance, trip interruption and much more, allowing you to travel worry-free.