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Nice Carnival

Nice Carnival

We love it!  The main winter event on the Riviera is one of the largest carnivals in the world.  Each year, whenever we are in Nice at the end of February or beginning of March, we really enjoy the Nice Carnival. On the Promenade des Anglais, the “flower battles” are something quite special to Nice. On  floats, decorated with the most stunning floral compositions, extravagantly dressed characters throw out mimosas, gerberas, and lilies into the public … And the battle between people to get these flowers are always fun to watch. Then we have the carnival processions, with numerous...

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Xmas in Nice

Xmas in Nice

The end of the year season is as special in Nice as in any other part of the world.  Even if the evenings are now quite fresh or even cold in early December, the days are usually sunny and very pleasant.  Like in Alsace where they started a long time ago, Nice also has its own “Marché de Noël” or “Xmas Market”. You won’t find a lot of the Alsatian hot wine (vin chaud) or sausages (wurst), but there are plenty of churros, crèpes and local stuff such as candies, cheese, foie gras, home-made ham and salamis, fruits, etc.  A little walk around the Place Massena and...

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Nice Semi-Marathon

Nice Semi-Marathon

  April 23 – 24th, 2016 The Nice Semi-Marathon is a qualifying race for the French championship. A race offering varied pleasures, an intra muros itinerary with a visit of the most attractive sites of Nice: Albert 1er gardens, Belle Epoque hotels, the port and a route along the blue horizon of the sea-front and one of the most attractive avenues in the world, the Promenade des Anglais ! Contact Promenade des Anglais 06000 NICE Website...

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Festival de Cannes

Festival de Cannes

  From May 11th to 22nd, 2016 The Cannes International Film Festival ( Festival de Cannes), is an annual film festival held in Cannes which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is the world’s most prestigious and publicized film festival. During this period, the famous stars from all over the world get together in Canne and you have a great chance to see them everywhere!  Specially, if you wait in front of the “Palais des Congres” you will see the stars arriving with Limousine and go up the red carpet...

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Nice Open Tennis

Nice Open Tennis

  From May 15th, 2016 to May 21st, 2016   The legendary Lawn Tennis Club which hosted the champions of the era – including Suzanne Lenglen – will organise the 6th Nice Côte d’Azur Open This tournament will feature some of the world’s greatest players : John Isner, Gilles Simon, Bernard Tomic, Ernests Gulbis, Jack Sock, Juan Monaco, and more.  One of the nice point about this tournament is that because of its scale, it allows for some intimacy with the game and the players that other large tournaments do not offer.   Contact 5 Avenue Suzanne Lenglen...

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Grand Prix of Monaco

Grand Prix of Monaco

  From  May  26th  to  29th,  2016 Grand Prix of Monaco is a F1 race held in Monaco.  The course is laid out in the narrow streets of Monaco, with many elevation changes and tight corners as well as a tunnel, making it one of the most demanding tracks in Formula One. Monaco is 30 minutes from Nice and there is a train and bus services.   The first day is a practice, the second and the third days are for qualification, the fourth day is the final.  If you avoid the final day, you can still enjoy the race at a reasonable price.     Contact Formula 1 Grand Prix web site:  ...

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IRONMAN France-Nice

IRONMAN France-Nice

  Sunday 5th June 2016 – Nice The Ironman France Nice has been voted “one of the best races in the world” by the magazine Triathlete USA. It starts in the Mediterranean (3,8 km), then a bicycle loop of 180 km in the back-country, passing through villages and mountains, and finally the last part of the competition, a marathon of 42.195 km which must be completed in the overall time limit of 16 hours make it a must-do of the sporting season. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Location Promenade des Anglais 06000 NICE FRANCE Tel. : +33(0)4 97 03 26 86 Website...

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Nice Jazz Festival

Nice Jazz Festival

From 16 July 2016 to 20 July 2016 The first jazz festival created in Nice in 1948, the Nice Jazz Festival has international renown.  Nice’s jazz festival offers a wide-ranging mix of jazz, from gospel and blues to urban funk, and from African roots to experimental sounds.  Jazz and Nice, a long story that the city wants to preserve as a jewel in the crown of its cultural heritage. Contact Entrance : Place Masséna Espace Jacques Cotta – Jardin Albert 1er 06000 NICE FRANCE Tel. : +33(0) 892 707 407 Website : http://www.nicejazzfestival.fr/en/...

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Triathlon Nice Cote d’Azur

Triathlon Nice Cote d’Azur

  Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 The best world athletes come to the French Riviera ! The objective is to make this an event not to be missed for the best French and international Triathletes. The future Olympic medallists will take part in the “Course Elites”. Contact Triathlon Sprint Nice NICE Tel. : +33(0)4 93 53 40 66 Website...

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