Nice, France

Nice is a city in southern France located on the Mediterranean coast, between Marseille and Genoa. The city is a major tourist centre and a leading resort on the French Riviera (Côte d'Azur).
Nice's old city clusters against Colline du Chateau, a romantic cliff fortified centuries before Christ. Cars are forbidden on the old city's winding, cobblestone streets that are so narrow their rooftops crowd out the sky. Cafes occupy weathered 17th- and 18th- century buildings and outdoor markets crowd the old town's streets and Venetian-style squares.

Nice is a city of many public squares; Place Massena is the main city square, others include Place Garibaldi, Place Rossetti, Place du Palais and Cours Saleya. There are also museums of numerous types, a number of historical churches and the Nice Observatory.

Things to See & Do

* Promenade des Anglais
* Old Nice
* Port area
* Place Massena - square
* Nice Observatory

General Information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – French
Land Area – 71.92 km²
Population – 987,000 appox
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 33

Port Location – The port is centrally located in downtown Nice. The Port is linked to the Old Town and modern centre by Place Garibaldi behind the Chateau and by Quai Rauba Capea at the front of the Chateau.

Travel Links – Nice Airport is one of the busiest in France and has direct flights to most major cities in Europe as well New York, Atlanta and a number of destinations in North Africa and the Middle East.
Nice is connected to the rest of France via the SNCF train network. A direct TGV train from Paris to Nice takes about 6 hours. The train arrives in Nice at the central station (called simply "Gare SNCF"). renitalia trains connect Nice to Italian cities like Milan, Genoa, Rome and Venice.
Nice has direct ferry routes to Ajaccio (Corsica), Bastia (Corsica), Calvi and Ile Rousse.

Cruises departing Nice, France

Le Lyrial, 7 Night From The French Riviera To Italian Shores Ex Nice, France To Rome (civitavecchia), Italy

Departure: 06 May 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Lyrial.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nice, France onboard Le Lyrial

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Le Jacques Cartier, 7 Night Island Hopping In The Mediterranean Ex Nice, France To Valletta, Malta

Departure: 11 May 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Jacques Cartier.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nice, France onboard Le Jacques Cartier

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Le Bougainville, 7 Night The Charms Of The Italian Riviera Ex Nice, France Return

Departure: 17 May 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bougainville.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nice, France onboard Le Bougainville

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Le Jacques Cartier, 8 Night From The Tyrrhenian Sea To The Adriatic Ex Nice, France To Venice, Italy

Departure: 30 May 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Jacques Cartier.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Nice, France onboard Le Jacques Cartier

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Le Bougainville, 7 Night Wild And Authentic Corsica Ex Nice, France Return

Departure: 06 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bougainville.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nice, France onboard Le Bougainville

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Le Bougainville, 7 Night Wild And Authentic Corsica Ex Nice, France Return

Departure: 13 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bougainville.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nice, France onboard Le Bougainville

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Le Bougainville, 7 Night Wild And Authentic Corsica Ex Nice, France Return

Departure: 20 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bougainville.

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Le Bougainville, 13 Night Mediterranean Odyssey Ex Nice, France To Istanbul, Turkey

Departure: 27 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Bougainville.

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Azzurra, French & Italian Rivieras With Corsica Ex Nice To Rome

Departure: 06 Aug 2022 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nice to Rome aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Azzurra, Discover French & Italian Coastlines Ex Nice To Dubrovnik

Departure: 06 Aug 2022 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Nice to Dubrovnik aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Azzurra, French & Italian Rivieras With Corsica Ex Nice To Rome

Departure: 15 Oct 2022 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nice to Rome aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Azzurra, Discover Pearls Of France & Italy Ex Nice To Rome

Departure: 15 Oct 2022 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

17 Night Cruise sailing from Nice to Rome aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Azzurra, French & Italian Rivieras With Corsica Ex Nice To Rome

Departure: 25 Apr 2023 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nice to Rome aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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Azzurra, Discover The Highlights Of The Med Ex Nice To Athens

Departure: 25 Apr 2023 From: Cruise line: Emerald Cruises Cruise Ship: Emerald Azzurra.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Nice to Athens aboard Emerald Azzurra.

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