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Nice is a city located in the south-east of France, on the Mediterranean coast. It is the fifth-largest city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department. The city is nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps, making it a popular destination for tourists who want to experience both the sea and the mountains.

The city of Nice has a rich and varied history. It was first inhabited by the Ligurians, a pre-Roman tribe, and later by the Romans. In the Middle Ages, Nice was part of the County of Provence, and in the 16th century it became part of the Duchy of Savoy. The city was then annexed by France in 1860.

In the 19th century, Nice became a popular destination for wealthy Europeans who wanted to escape the cold winters of the north. The city was also a favorite of the Russian aristocracy, who built several palaces in the city. This led to an influx of Russian culture, which is still visible today in the city’s architecture and cuisine.

The city of Nice is also known for its cultural events. Every year, the city hosts the Nice Carnival, one of the largest and most famous carnivals in the world. The carnival is a celebration of the city’s culture and history, and features colorful parades, music, and food.

Nice is also home to some of the most beautiful beaches in France. The city’s Promenade des Anglais is a popular spot for sunbathing and swimming, and the city’s old town is full of charming cafes and restaurants.

All in all, Nice is a beautiful city with a rich history and culture. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation, a cultural experience, or a glimpse into the past, Nice has something for everyone.

Excursion tips for a day in Nice

1. Take a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais and take in the stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

2. Visit the Musée Matisse and admire the works of the famous French artist.

3. Explore the Old Town and discover the vibrant culture of Nice.

4. Visit the Cours Saleya and browse the vibrant flower and food markets.

5. Take a ride on the Nice-Menton train and explore the French Riviera.

6. Visit the Parc du Château and take in the beautiful views of the city.

7. Take a boat tour around the Bay of Angels and explore the coastline.

8. Visit the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and admire the works of renowned artists.

9. Take a tour of the Palais Lascaris and explore the 16th-century palace.

10. Enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants in Nice and sample the local cuisine.

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The climate in Nice

Spring (March-May) - Spring in Nice is typically mild and sunny, with temperatures ranging from 11-20°C (52-68°F). The sun is out for an average of 8 hours a day and there is little to no rain. Summer (June-August) - Summers in Nice are hot and sunny, with temperatures reaching up to 30°C (86°F). The sun is out for an average of 10 hours a day and there is little to no rain. Autumn (September-November) - Autumn in Nice is mild and sunny, with temperatures ranging from 11-20°C (52-68°F). The sun is out for an average of 8 hours a day and there is little to no rain. Winter (December-February) - Winters in Nice are mild and wet, with temperatures ranging from 5-13°C (41-55°F). The sun is out for an average of 6 hours a day and there is more rain than in the other seasons.

Cruise weather for Nice

Our weather forecast for Nice helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 26.5 °C
min: 23.8 °C
18.4 m/s
28.8 m/s
80.6 %
21.2 m
80.3 %
1,009 hPa
06:08:56
21:05:13
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 25.5 °C
11.9 m/s
16.6 m/s
12.9 %
24.1 m
69.7 %
1,011 hPa
06:09:55
21:04:19
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 27.1 °C
min: 26.3 °C
8.3 m/s
12.6 m/s
1.8 %
24.1 m
78.5 %
1,013 hPa
06:10:54
21:03:22
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 26.7 °C
min: 26 °C
9.4 m/s
13.0 m/s
42.0 %
24.1 m
81.1 %
1,011 hPa
06:11:54
21:02:23
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 25 °C
15.8 m/s
21.6 m/s
30.1 %
24.1 m
73.1 %
1,009 hPa
06:12:55
21:01:23
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 23.4 °C
12.2 m/s
11.9 m/s
0.8 %
24.1 m
57.3 %
1,013 hPa
06:13:56
21:00:20
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 23 °C
13.0 m/s
9.4 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
57.3 %
1,016 hPa
06:14:58
20:59:16
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 23 °C
11.9 m/s
10.1 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
54.7 %
1,018 hPa
06:16:00
20:58:11
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 30.2 °C
min: 23.7 °C
11.9 m/s
8.6 m/s
2.2 %
24.1 m
50.2 %
1,015 hPa
06:17:03
20:57:03
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 22.5 °C
11.2 m/s
9.4 m/s
0.6 %
24.1 m
51.8 %
1,007 hPa
06:18:06
20:55:54
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 24.6 °C
min: 21.5 °C
14.0 m/s
15.1 m/s
17.4 %
20.4 m
65.6 %
1,007 hPa
06:19:10
20:54:43
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 26.6 °C
min: 19.9 °C
13.0 m/s
10.8 m/s
15.0 %
24.1 m
63.8 %
1,010 hPa
06:20:15
20:53:31
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 22.1 °C
12.2 m/s
15.1 m/s
2.1 %
24.1 m
50.9 %
1,014 hPa
06:21:19
20:52:17
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 28.5 °C
min: 22.8 °C
12.6 m/s
10.8 m/s
1.3 %
24.1 m
55.3 %
1,013 hPa
06:22:24
20:51:01
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 22.2 °C
13.3 m/s
11.5 m/s
46.8 %
24.1 m
59.0 %
1,010 hPa
06:23:30
20:49:44

Cruises to Nice

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Scheduled ship calls in Nice , France
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Norwegian Viva 06:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 MSC Musica 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 Norwegian Viva 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Voyager of the Seas 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Voyager of the Seas 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 9th 2024 Friday, 9th of Aug. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 Norwegian Viva 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Equinox 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 MSC Musica 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 20th 2024 Tuesday, 20th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Ascent 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 23rd 2024 Friday, 23rd of Aug. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Aug. 25th 2024 Sunday, 25th of Aug. 2024 Sea Dream I 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 26th 2024 Monday, 26th of Aug. 2024 Norwegian Epic 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 29th 2024 Thursday, 29th of Aug. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 31st 2024 Saturday, 31st of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Ascent 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 5th 2024 Thursday, 5th of Sep. 2024 Voyager of the Seas 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Equinox 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 8th 2024 Sunday, 8th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Ascent 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 Norwegian Viva 06:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 10th 2024 Tuesday, 10th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Silhouette 09:00 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Sep. 2024 Norwegian Viva 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 16th 2024 Monday, 16th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Ascent 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 17th 2024 Tuesday, 17th of Sep. 2024 MS Oosterdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 Silver Whisper 07:00 am 11:00 pm
Sep. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Sep. 2024 Azamara Journey 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Sep. 2024 Azamara Quest 08:00 pm 12:00 am
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 Azamara Quest 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 Norwegian Viva 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 4th 2024 Friday, 4th of Oct. 2024 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 4th 2024 Friday, 4th of Oct. 2024 Voyager of the Seas 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 Azamara Onward 12:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 Sea Cloud Spirit 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 Sea Dream I 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 6th 2024 Sunday, 6th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Equinox 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Ascent 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 12th 2024 Saturday, 12th of Oct. 2024 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 12th 2024 Saturday, 12th of Oct. 2024 Sea Dream I 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 16th 2024 Wednesday, 16th of Oct. 2024 MSC Musica 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 18th 2024 Friday, 18th of Oct. 2024 Sea Cloud Spirit 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2024 Tuesday, 22nd of Oct. 2024 Sea Cloud Spirit 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 28th 2024 Monday, 28th of Oct. 2024 Norwegian Viva 06:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 31st 2024 Thursday, 31st of Oct. 2024 Norwegian Viva 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 3rd 2024 Sunday, 3rd of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Constellation 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Nov. 11th 2024 Monday, 11th of Nov. 2024 MS Riviera 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Nov. 13th 2024 Wednesday, 13th of Nov. 2024 Norwegian Pearl 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 16th 2024 Saturday, 16th of Nov. 2024 Norwegian Viva 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 21st 2024 Thursday, 21st of Nov. 2024 Norwegian Viva 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 8th 2025 Tuesday, 8th of Apr. 2025 Azamara Quest 08:00 am 12:00 am

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