Nice: Winter Sun

Nice Winter Sun

With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Nice makes a good winter holiday destination. The city is ideally located on the French Riviera in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, and enjoys a temperate climate. Although it might be too cold to go swimming in winter you can still enjoy strolling down Nice's beautiful beaches. Visit the Promenade des Anglais for a lovely seaside walk with cafes and restaurants. Check out the Old Town for outdoor markets and bustling squares. The area also boasts great shopping opportunities.

Nice also has an impressive appreciation for Impressionist Art and has the popular Mattisse Museum as well as Chagall Museum. Visitors wanting an insight into Nice's prehistoric history can take in the ruins, in February can revel in Nice's famous Carnival which takes place in the city's streets.