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When to Go

Each year, dating back to 1294, Nice hosts a carnival in mid-February. During this time, temperatures usually remain above 40 F. During the summer, they can soar into the 90s and even 100. Best seasons to visit, weather-wise, would be spring and fall. All year round, the sun smiles on this blessed town.

Region: France

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Le Meridien Nice

Le Meridien Nice

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.
Promenade de Anglais

Overlooking the legendary Baie des Anges and the historic center of Nice, this hotel is the perfect base for exploring the region.

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Fast Facts

The French Riviera is also known as the Côte d'Azur, or Azure Coast, due to its deep blue seas.

The city’s nickname, Nice la Belle, translates to Nice the Beautiful.

Salade niçoise, traditionally made with tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, niçoise olives, anchovies, and topped with olive oil, originated in Nice.

Due to its proximity to Italy, Italian is spoken throughout the city, and even taught in schools, along with English.

Founded in the 4th century BC by the Greeks, the city was named Nice to honor the god of victory, Nike. (That also explains the name of those renowned running shoes.)

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