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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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Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Mediterranee

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Mediterranee

Our 4.5-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. Half star indicates that the hotel/resort meets all criteria of the designated rating and exceeds in certain areas.
Promenade de Anglais

This charming hotel features luxurious accommodations with contemporary design on the prestigious Promenade des Anglais.

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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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