Winter in Nice Côte d’Azur

Why not discover Nice Côte d’Azur in winter?

Looking for a colourful destination? Nice is an excellent option! Known for its mild climate, its incomparable colours and light and its art of livingNice Côte d’Azur is a destination of choice all year round.

Let yourself be carried away by the comforting flavours of Nissarde Cuisine, marvel at the floats of the Nice Carnival, discover the rich heritage and opt for a pure moment of pleasure during a shopping session.

The Mediterranean takes on unique shades of turquoise, with the Alps donning their white down in the distance… no doubt about it, winter is charming in Nice Côte d’Azur!

Nice, a UNESCO World Heritage Site ✨

In 2021, Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a winter resort.

Nice, also known as la Bella Nissa, has seen significant tourist development since the late 19th century. The first foreigners to stay in Nice came to spend the winter season for the benefits of the climate and the beauty of the scenery.

The UNESCO World Heritage site covers 522 hectares, including the coastline, the centre of Nice, the Libération district and the Cimiez hills.

Discover the architectural wonders of the world, and be sure to fall in love with our UNESCO tours !

A shopping experience

Did you know. CAP 3000 was voted best shopping centre in the world in 2022, with its 300 sea-view shops and restaurants.

Have an unforgettable shopping experience ! Nice Côte d’Azur is brimming with elegant boutiques and colourful markets that attract lovers of fashion and local produce.

Small artisans or shopping centres, be ready to unearth a rare gem ! Well-known names coexist with local boutiques offering unique, elegant and colourful creations.

A festive winter  🎉

The Nice Carnival is the first carnival in France and one of the three most famous Carnivals in the world after Rio and Venice.

Its international renown propels the Carnival to the top of the must-see events on the Côte d’Azur in winter. Every winter, in February and for 2 weeks of festivities, Carnival attracts over 1 million visitors !

Come and gaze at the sumptuously decorated floats, the colourful costumes, the representations of troops from France and Europe, these explosions of colour and rousing music make this an unmissable event during your stay!

Sunshine on your plate ☀️

Let yourself be seduced by the flavours of local culinary specialities. Cuisine Nissarde is all about colour and gourmet flavour!

Nice’s gastronomy is a delectable blend of Mediterranean richness and Provençal authenticity. It is characterised by its simplicity and freshness, with the salade niçoise, gnocchi à la daube, farcis niçois or even socca!

💡 The “Cuisine Nissarde” label is a distinction awarded to restaurants that value and preserve traditional cuisine. The establishments offer a gastronomic experience faithful to Nice’s culinary traditions, while preserving the ingredients for which it is famous.

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