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USEFUL INFO

Tram

The ticket costs €1.5, it allows you to change for 74 minutes - the ticket is bought from the machine at the stop or from the SunBus store on Boulevard Jean Jaurès. Remember to stamp the ticket inside the tram. The same ticket works for all trams and buses. 10 times ticket €10 (can be shared among several users).

Taxi

Reliable driver Pentti Nysten: +33601920950 or Halim +33627879330 you can book by text message, greetings from Mari!

Car rental

AVIS is conveniently located, 2 Av des Phocéens, +334 93 80 63 52
You can find offers online: www.rentalcars.com

Bus

We recommend the bus for longer journeys. With a standard one-way ticket (1,50€) you can also go to Monaco or Cannes - with the ticket you can also travel by tram. 

Blue Bicycle

Vélo Bleu is the city's bike rental, there are stations all over the city where you can get a blue bike cheaply, which you can return to any corresponding station - once your mobile phone and a credit card are registered, you can easily get the bike (www.velobleu.org) - similar electric cars are also convenient, however, to rent them you have to go to the office near the train station to register yourself - also small cars, registration opposite the train station

Train

If you have a specific schedule, you should take the train, either from Gare Thiers, Nice's main station or from Gare Riquier.

Bike Taxi

Nice tuk-tuk, Happy Moov (booking +33 652 773 933) – a pleasant way to move around the city, every day from 9 in the morning to 2 at night, you can book a bike taxi by phone or take it directly from Masséna square – price from €5, city tour from €20 €.

How to get around?

You can walk quite far, of course, there is no other option in the old town. You can get to the castle park by elevator if the stairs seem too difficult - at the end of rue des Ponchettes, at the end of the Promenade.

Sky

Nice weather

The weather in the French Riviera is mostly sunny and warm all year round. You can take advantage of the Mediterranean weather all year round, but average temperatures range from 11,7 degrees in the winter to around 27 degrees in the summer. Nice has a so-called microclimate, there are 300 sunny days a year! For more detailed climate information or a forecast for your stay, please click here for the weather Nice.

Good to know 

Opening Hours

In France, most shops and offices close over lunchtime (generally from 12:00 to 14:00) and remain open into the early evening. Generally, banks and La Poste (Post Office) are closed on Sundays. Also, there are no food markets on Mondays. Instead, there is a great flea market on the Cours Saleya in Nice every Monday.

Electricity

In France, they use the European plug with two round prongs (220V).

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