Book Cheap Flights to Nice, France

Nice is unparalleled. With its fascinating mix of spectacular seaside location, year-round sunshine, gorgeous beaches, old-world opulence, real-city grit and bustling street life, Nice is surely a place like no other. Book cheap flights to Nice with FlyOfinder for enjoying a vacation in this perfect hybrid city and get a taste of Italy in France. Be it the magic of the Mediterranean Sea or epicurean delights, nothing will stop you from finding discounted flight tickets to Nice for your next getaway. 

Flying to Nice

Airport

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport

Airport Code

NCE

High Season

May to August

Low Season

September to October

Cheapest Month to Fly

February

Most Expensive Month to Fly

December

Best Time to Fly

Mid-March-April & September-October

Cheapest Day to Fly

Tuesday

Most Expensive Day to Fly

Thursday

Cheapest Time of Day to Fly

Noon

Most Expensive Time of Day to Fly

Evening

Time Zone

Central European Standard Time (GMT +1)

Must see places in Nice

Musee des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret: The Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Chéret gallery is a major arts repository in the city housed in Ukrainian Princess Kotchubey’s home. Sculptures by J.B. Carpeaux, Rude and Rodin, and artworks by famous artists like Raffaelli, Boudin, Monet, Renoir, and others are prominently showcased here.

St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral: The typical onion-domed topped St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral is the largest cathedral to be ever built outside of Russia. It is presently among the most beautiful buildings in the city built in 1912 by Tsar Nicholas II.

Musee Matisse: The Musee Matisse is dedicated to the world-renowned artist Henri Matisse, who lived here during the last few years of his life. The famous masterpieces showcased here include the Portrait of Madame Matisse, Nude in the Armchair with a Green Plant and Nymph in the Forest. It’s a must visit attraction for every arts enthusiast.

Originally founded by the British in the 1820s as a winter resort, the picturesque city of Nice is ready to mesmerize the visitors with its myriad attractions. Some of the places of tourist interest worth visiting here include Colline du Château Park, Promenade des Anglais, Old Town (Vieille Ville), Cours Saleya, Marc Chagall Museum, Côte d'Azur, Musée Dufy, Musée Alexis et Gustav-Adolf Mossa, Palais de la Préfecture, Cathédrale Sainte-Reparate, Monastère Notre-Dame-de-Cimiez, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Place Garibaldi and Parc des Arenes de Cimiez.    

Best Time to Fly to Nice

Nice experiences a typically Mediterranean climate characterized by mild winters and hot summers. Find Nice cheap tickets at great discounts in advance to travel in February and July when many cultural extravaganzas take place. This is also the peak tourist season here. You can also get best Nice flight deals for travel during the shoulder season from mid-March to April or September to October, and still enjoy the perfect Mediterranean weather.

Getting Around in Nice

Nice Cote d’Azur Airport keeps Nice well connected with different parts of the world. The city center, located 4 miles (6 km) from the airport, can easily be reached through public buses, taxis, trains and even chauffeur driven motorbikes. Nice is however a small city and can easily be explored on foot.

Best Things to Do in Nice

Whether lazing at gorgeous beaches, visiting beautiful flower markets and trendy shops, seeing world-class museums and art galleries, or dining at fine restaurants and bars, Nice has something to offer for everyone. Make the most of your Nice vacation with plenty of fun things to do.  

  • Visit the incredible flower market Marché Aux Fleurs Cours Saleya in the Old Town dating back to 1897. It’s impressive floral display will keep you spellbound
  • Climb to the peak of hilltop Parc de la Colline du Château park for picturesque views of Nice. As you reach the top you will also come across a wonderful waterfall
  • Take a tour of the iconic Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain featuring artworks from the 1950s till the present time. Famous artists whose works are on display include Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Yves Klein and Arman
  • Soak up the awesome sights of the splendid Mediterranean Sea walking down the 7-km-long paved Promenade des Anglais of the 1800s. The views are scenic just as they were hundreds of years ago
  • Sample finest wines in Nice by visiting the Cave de la Tour, city’s oldest wine bars founded in 1947. The bar also serves delicious food as well
  • Grab a drink and enjoy eating the local speciality Socca, a Provençal, pizza-style snack prepared from chickpea flour and baked in a huge stone oven

Nice Travel Tips

Nice is seductive, spectacular and traffic-free old city mixing French and Italian flavours. You are sure to enjoy every moment of your stay in this charming city. Take a look at some of the important tips to make your travel convenient and hassle-free.

  • Dining out in restaurants is quite expensive. You can save money by taking set meals or “prix-fixe” meals. It is offered in most places around the city and offers 2-3 courses
  • Consider taking a ride-share like Uber for exploring the city. It is quite cheaper than a taxi. You have the convenience to travel at your without waiting for public buses
  • Don’t order beer in restaurants as it is ridiculously expensive. Ordering house wine at a restaurant is cheaper. You can also purchase reasonably-priced beer at a supermarket
  • When visiting Nice the official currency will be Euro. If you aren’t familiar with the currency then you need to know that coins are usually referred to 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents and to 1 and 2 euro coins, while the bank notes are from 5 to 500 euro 
  • French is widely spoken in Nice. If you are however English-speaking then you needn’t worry as English is also spoken fluently in restaurants, hotels and other tourism-related attractions
  • It’s best to purchase a 7-day Musées de Nice pass for $23 (20 Euro) offering access to 13 museums. By doing so you will be saving significantly on major attractions

Planning to enjoy your next vacation in Nice? Browse through our 3-Day itinerary in Nice to explore the very best in a short time. 

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