With its unusual mix of real-city grit, old-world opulence, year-round sunshine and exceptional location, Nice’s appeal is universal. Everyone from backpackers to romance-seeking couples and families will love sitting at a cafe on cours Saleya in Vieux Nice or a bench on the legendary Promenade des Anglais for an epic sunset. Eating options are some of the best you’ll find in France, the nightlife is buzzing and the art scene thriving. You could happily spend a week here and still be hungry for more.
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Provence & the Côte d’Azur on a shoestring
Glittery Cannes film festival, the celeb-filled resorts of St-Tropez and Antibes-Juan-les-Pins...when you think of Provence & the Côte d'Azur, you hardly think budget. But don't fret - you can indulge in France's jet-set playground without breaking the bank. All it takes is a little advance planning and a few tips...