Nice is a city located on the beautiful French Riviera in southern France. Sitting on the pebbly Baie des Anges, the city boasts picturesque views that attract the elite and artists alike. Ideally situated on the Mediterranean, day trips to Italy and Monaco are possible from this idyllic location.
Flying to Nice with Admiral Jet
The journey to Nice is relatively short (around 2 hours from any London airport), and you can fly using Admiral Jet’s range of small and larger private aircraft.
Our clients can fly from any airport to Nice, and we help arrange every step of the journey so that all you have to do is show up 15 minutes before you’re due for take-off. Our clients travel to Nice year-round for leisure, business, events, and we help get you there quickly, painlessly, and in comfort.
You can fly into Nice Cote d’Azur Airport, just 12 minutes away from the city centre. Alternatively, you can fly into Cannes Mandelieu Airport, St Tropez La Mole Airport or Toulon Hyeres Airport (each within 30 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes drive of Nice).
Festivals in Nice
Nice is more than just a pebble beach in the Mediterranean. The city prides itself on its events, and you can head over for some local culture, sun, and immersive experience. The Nice Jazz Festival (the first in France) has been held annually since 1948, featuring all the greats from Louis Armstrong to Diana Krall; the Nice Jazz Festival is still a powerful experience today.
Are You Tough Enough for IronMan?
Every June, you will find the sporting world focused on one target – Nice. The IronMan festival is a test of pique physical condition, combining swimming, cycling and foot race that spans 225 km (140 miles). It’s the world’s greatest Ironman, attracting more than 2,500 athletes from around the world.
Shopping in Nice
Can you really say that you’ve visited France if you haven’t been shopping?
Nice offers some fantastic shopping experiences from huge flower markets located in the beautiful Old Town to the Trésors Publics, the best souvenir shop full of exquisite French-made gifts. None of which are your usual tourist tat.
On top of that, you can find high-end boutiques and beach boho vibe fashion stores throughout the city.
The Promenade in Nice is, in a word – stunning!
You have the blue azure of the sea on one side, with plenty of cabanas and outdoor restaurant seating on the other. It’s perfect for taking a romantic stroll with a loved one or simply basking in the Mediterranean sun.
Top Tips for Visiting Nice
Download the Free apps
Find guided tours and local entertainment, monuments, and film locations by downloading free apps. These apps are designed to help you make the most of your visit to Nice.
There are entire art galleries and museums dedicated to Picasso, Chagall, and Matisse, all of whom lived and loved Nice and used that to inspire their work.
Day Trip to Cannes or St Tropez
Being just a short drive or train journey, it is certainly worth spending the day visiting these beautiful and noteworthy locations.