Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Nice

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Nice. This city's beaches, shopping and restaurants attract many visitors, as does its romantic and walkable location. Nice Theatre, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Marc Chagall National Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Nice

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Nice a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marineland Antibes (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Monaco Heliport (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Monte Carlo Formula 1 Track (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Monte Carlo Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Antibes Land (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Biot Golf Club (9.9 mi / 16 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Nice

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Nice

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Nice. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castle Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Exotic Garden (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Juan-les-Pins Beach (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Albert 1st Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Opéra Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Castle Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Nice

The nearest airport is in Nice (NCE-Cote d'Azur), located 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Nice City Station, Nice-Riquier Station and Nice-St-Roch Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Nice by catching a ride on the metro at Massena Tramway Station, Opera - Vieille Ville Tram Station or Cathedral - Vieille Ville Tram Station.

Where to stay near Nice?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,163 holiday rentals near Nice. From 1,067 Villas to 1,023 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Nice for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Nice?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Nice:

  • Old Town: 863 holiday homes
  • Thiers: 1,505 holiday homes
  • Fabron: 458 holiday homes
  • Les Baumettes: 1,018 holiday homes
  • Mont Boron: 445 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Nice?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Nice. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Port of Nice: 1,633 holiday rentals
  • Place Massena: 13,675 holiday rentals
  • Nice Opera: 13,620 holiday rentals
  • Place Garibaldi: 13,562 holiday rentals
  • Nice Ferry Terminal: 13,507 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nice listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Nice?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,067 Villas in Nice. Our other popular types of Nice holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,023 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 5,462 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 56 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Nice?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,790 holiday homes with pool available in Nice. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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