Whether holidaymakers head there in summer or in winter, they are sure to fall in love with this section of the city of Nice. Art lovers will be particularly enchanted by the old world feel of the place, the red buildings and the beautiful fountain that make this square stand out. All around these touristic delights are places of holiday accommodation in Place Massena. Nothing feels better than enjoying a couple of weeks in the touristy Cote d’Azur region of southern France while putting up in the heart of Nice. Accommodation mostly comprises of luxurious holiday apartments in Place Massena, a number of which are right by the Mediterranean Sea. The majority of holiday rentals in Place Massena are equipped with air-conditioning, Internet access and other conveniences.
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-Shopping: There are numerous places to shop around this magnificent square. Those who go there during the Christmas season will want to check out what the Christmas market has to offer. After filling up their bags with goodies from department stores and independent shops, visitors can kick up their feet at the nearby cafes, bars and restaurants.
-Cultural events: Sitting strategically as it does between the old town and a wide boulevard, Place Massena is perfect for the hosting of a number of exciting events, including the Nice carnival. This annual showpiece is held every February and invites visitors to watch the colourful parades of floats. Occupants of family holiday accommodation in Place Massena will want to take their kids out for this show.
-Winter sports: During the cold season, an ice skating rink is set up in the Jardin Albert I and holidaymakers can enjoy spending afternoons here skating with their families. In summer the place is occupied by roller skaters and musical concerts are also held on these grounds on occasion.
-Night Out: The young and energetic looking for a place to let their hair down will want to head to Vieux Nice, a stone’s throw from most holiday rentals in Place Massena. There is an assortment of clubs to suit different tastes from gritty joints banging out rock n roll to more chilled out jazz bars.
-Monuments: Place Massena holiday apartments in the city centre are conveniently placed for those who would like to explore Old Nice. As they amble through the streets tourists will come across the Chapelle de la Misericorde, a stunning specimen of Baroque architecture constructed in the 18th century. The Chapelle de l’Annonciation is another Baroque structure that’s not far off.
Being in the heart of Nice, Place Massena enjoys pleasant Mediterranean climate which is mostly dry and sunny. This locale experiences a lengthy spell of summer that begins in May. From this month all the way to October the temperature averages remain above 20°C. The hottest months as expected are July and August when temperature averages are at 28°C. Many tourists arrive at this time to take advantage of holiday accommodation in Place Massena as they enjoy hours of sunbathing on Nice’s beaches.
The Cote d’Azur International Airport is the main point of entry for most of tourists from abroad. This is one of France’s busiest airports, welcoming commercial flights from all over Europe and as far as Dubai and Marrakech. Airlines have both seasonal and regular scheduled flights to Cote d’Azur Airport. Place Massena is just about 6km from this airport and visitors will be able to get to their holiday rental in less than 20 minutes by taxi, rental car or public transport.