Nice is also surprisingly known for its pebble-filled and beautiful beaches. Nice provides a unique beach experience. Surrounding cities have sandy beaches but Nice is in a class by itself. The jewel of the French Rivera receives 300 days of sun per year and good weather year round, which attracts people from all parts of Europe.
The Nice Jazz Festival attracts participants from all corners of the globe and is considered to be one of the best jazz festivals in the world. Nice has a history as colorful as the hues of the Mediterranean and many of the remnants can still be found in and around Nice. The influence of its Italian neighbor is very apparent and Nice has a cultural menagerie combining French and Italian architecture and influences in style and culinary delights.
Nice is a major hub of transportation with a bustling port, well defined highways, and rail systems, as well as pedestrian friendly modes of transportation that make this beautiful city a wonderful place to enjoy life and explore. Upon arriving or departing from its international airport you will enjoy the spectacular beauty of this region of France.