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Nice and the surrounding area: suggested activities month by month

Categories : Around Nice, Going out in Nice, published on : 2/13/24

The Hôtel de France, an AMMI hotel, is the ideal place to stay in Nice. Located in the heart of the city, right next to the Promenade des Anglais and the sea, it lets you make the most of all the Côte d'Azur has to offer.

Discover our selection of things to do each month of the year in Nice, starting from the Hôtel de France :


  • New Year's bath: do you dare plunge into the Mediterranean at 15°C?
  • Old Nice and its museums: Explore the picturesque narrow streets and discover modern and contemporary art at the MAMAC or the world of Matisse.



  • Nice Carnival: Let yourself be carried away by the magic and the festivities.
  • Lemon festival in Menton: Admire the giant sculptures and colourful parades.



  • Foire Internationale de Nice: Discover local crafts and products.
  • St Patrick's Day: Celebrate Ireland in the pubs of Nice.



  • Easter Holidays: Explore the area around Nice, Eze, Saint-Paul-de-Vence or Antibes.
  • Flower market: Admire the colours and scents of spring on the Cours Saleya.



  • Cannes Film Festival: Experience the glamour of international cinema.
  • Monaco Grand Prix: Watch a legendary motor race.



  • Fête de la Musique: Enjoy free concerts throughout the city.
  • Museum Night: Visit the museums free of charge and take part in the evening events.



  • Nice Jazz Festival: Let yourself be enchanted by the rhythms of jazz.
  • 14 July fireworks: Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Bay of Angels.



  • Beaches and water sports: Enjoy the sun and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Electronic beaches: Dance to the sounds of your favourite DJs with your feet in the sand.



  • Îles de Lérins: Embark on an escapade to these heavenly islands.
  • Grande Braderie de Nice: Shop for treasures in the open air.



  • Grape harvest festival in Bellet: Taste the local wines and take part in the festivities.
  • Hiking in the hills of Nice: Admire the panoramic views over the city and the sea.



  • Alpes-Maritimes Marathon: Run from Nice to Cannes.
  • Promenade des Anglais: Enjoy the winter sunshine and capture the beauty of the Baie des Anges.



  • Crèche vivante de Saint-Paul-de-Vence: Discover a unique Provencal tradition.
  • Christmas markets: Savour local culinary specialities and immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas.


Practical information :

  • The Hôtel de France offers a concierge service to organise your activities and excursions. - The Hôtel de France offers a concierge service to organise your activities and excursions.
  • There are plenty of restaurants, bars and shops close to the hotel.
  • Nice is easily accessible by train, plane and bus.


Do not hesitate to contact the Hôtel de France to book your stay and enjoy all that Nice has to offer!