Travel advice & practical information for travelogue:

'City Trip Nice and Monaco'

Useful addresses

New York

Consulate General of France

934 Fifth Avenue
(between 74th and 75th Streets)
New York, NY 10021
Tel.: 212 606-3600
Fax: 212 606-3620


Consulate General of France

6A Cromwell Place
P.O. Box 57
London, SW7 2EW
Tel.: 020 7073 1250
Visa information line (24h): 09065 508 940 (£ 1/min.)

Climate and best time to travel

Nice has a mediterranean climate and can be visited all year round.


Via Charming Accommodation Nice you can book over 103 hotels & apartements in Nice.

Hotel Reservation Desk Nice offers another 90 accommodations.

Via À la Carte Vacations Nice you can even book around 144 hotels in Nice.

Many hotels in Nice are also bookable via Cheap Hotel Reservations Nice and Budget Hotels Nice.


Compare car rent

There are ATMs everywhere; credit cards can be used in most places. France's currency is the Euro.

If you know in advance which places you're going to visit, you can find out online if and where there are ATM's where you can use your MasterCard and Cirrus or Visa to withdraw money.


Bus #98 takes you from the airport Nice Côte d'Azur to Nice Centre. You must buy a "Pass 1 jour" for this bus service.

For other buses there are single fare passes, which have to be validated in a machine behind the driver.

Plan your trip to France online

Through online reservation systems like À la Carte Vacations you can book airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and holiday houses. You can build a fly-drive itinerary with maximum flexibility, book a flight plus a hotel hotel for a night or weekend. Without the limitations of package deals from travel organisations and most times for a much better price.

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