Nice Cote d’Azur Airport is the third busiest airport in France and just 6 km from Nice. The stylish city of Nice is known for its glamour and where the rich want to shop, eat and be seen. Designer shopping and excellent shopping are an advantage as well as the private beaches on the palm lined promenade. Car hire in Nice is always in good option, as transport is limited and can be expensive.
Nice Airport has two terminals and they are linked by a shuttle bus service. Flights are from destinations mostly in Europe but also some are worldwide, with many flights being seasonal. Most flights are from terminal 1 and terminal 2 is dedicated to Air France and EasyJet. As it is so close to Monaco, there is a helicopter service linking Nice Airport to Monaco for its wealthy guests. The airport has numerous facilities for both leisure and business travellers. There are club lounges and a business centre available for a fee, or free to business or first class passengers. The free Wi-Fi service and internet kiosks are useful for checking emails or surfing the internet and information points are available for your assistance. If you need to get something to eat, you can choose from the top class Le Riviera and snack food outlets such as Le Phileas Cafe or Cours Massena. For shopping, head for La Promenade for fine foods and luxury brand names as well as duty free shopping.
Nice is famous for its Promenade des Anglais, with palm trees, beaches and spectaculars view over the bay. You can stroll along the seafront and catch the sun on the beaches, or just people watch. The old town is well worth exploring with its narrow maze of streets and lots of little boutiques and cafes to admire. Also in the old town, is the market at Cours Saleya where you can browse the many stalls and eat at some of the best restaurants in town. For art lovers there is the Musee Chagall and the Musee Matisse as well as the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. There are also luxury stores to browse and fantastic food to try. Out and about with your car hire in Nice, you can visit the chic towns of Cannes and Antibes or the flashy Monte Carlo. For something more relaxed, explore the pretty village of Aix en Provence.