This is an important harbour on the Mediterranean Sea, welcoming both cargo ships and cruise ships bringing visitors to their holiday homes in Port of Nice. This locale is also brimming with tourist attractions being in the touristy Vieux Nice or Old Nice. Among the interesting sites are medieval religious buildings and a number of museums and galleries. Those who prefer a bit of adventure can take part in scuba diving excursions. Tennis and golf are among the sports those holidaymakers staying in Nice holiday rentals can amuse themselves and their families with. On top of this they can look forward to WiFi Internet, barbecue facilities and manicured gardens among other facilities.
-Recreational activity: At the Port of Nice are quite a number of diving centres where visitors can get gear and scuba diving lessons if they’ve never dived before. These are conducted at numerous diving sites and from there visitors can enjoy the richness of the Nice’s marine life. When it comes to activities on land, Nice has many options including tennis and golf.
-Monuments: There are many ancient buildings worth a visit in Port of Nice and visitors will want to start at the Chateau de Nice which is more a ruin than an actual building. It is one of sites of interest in Vieux Nice that visitors occupying holiday homes in Port of Nice will want to see. The Marble Palace, built in 1872, is another captivating monument.
-Beaches: Though Nice’s coastline is largely devoid of the fine sand that characterises most famous beaches, that doesn’t stop visitors from grabbing loungers and enjoying the sunshine and open sea. At the Lenval Beach, a public beach, visitors can indulge in a spot of windsurfing and at other selected beaches, those holidaying with their pets can enjoy themselves without fear.
-Recreational parks: Local Niceoises spend the weekends relaxing in parks such as Phoenix Park which is conveniently located to the amazing Promenade des Anglais. This park is known for its robust orchid collection, bamboo forest and an artificial lake that visitors can daydream beside. The Botanical Garden of Nice boasts over 3,500 plant species in a variety of landscape sets.
-Food and drink: There are several great restaurants, pizzerias and bars in Nice to satisfy the diverse tastes of holidaymakers. This city is, after all considered the capital of France’s ‘food culture’. At Le Dauphin Nicois those residing in Port of Nice holiday apartments can treat themselves to fish, beef and other varieties of dishes cooked to perfection and helped down with excellent wines.
With four distinct seasons and pleasantly warm weather for most of the year, it’s no wonder most holidaymakers make holiday rentals in Port of Nice their preferred destination of choice. Right from May the temperatures here pierce the 20°C mark and keep rising until August, when average highs are recorded at 28°C. At this time rainfall is extremely rare. Most visitors however prefer to arrive in spring, between March and May when the weather is a touch milder. Winter in Nice is far from harsh with temperatures at this time averaging at 14°C.
The Cote d’Azur Airport is the main gateway into Nice and is a mere 3 miles south of Nice. It is one of France’s busiest airports and those hoping to travel to holiday homes in Port of Nice are likely to get a direct flight there from whichever city they hail. Both seasonal summer flights and scheduled flights from most European cities as well as more distant locations such as New York and Dubai are available. Shuttles, buses and trains are readily available to transport visitors to the heart of Nice as are taxis and rental vehicles.