Find the best place to stay — Old Town

Where to stay around Old Town?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,550 holiday lettings near Old Town. From 1,438 apartments to 10 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Old Town is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Town?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Old Town:

  • Port of Nice: 1,596 holiday homes
  • Carre d'Or: 1,692 holiday homes
  • Mont Boron: 971 holiday homes
  • Gambetta: 1,217 holiday homes
  • Haut de Cagnes: 114 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Old Town?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Old Town. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nice Opera: 12,946 holiday lettings
  • Nice Cathedral: 12,925 holiday lettings
  • Place Rossetti: 12,846 holiday lettings
  • Cours Saleya: 12,996 holiday lettings
  • Place Massena: 12,999 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Old Town listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Old Town?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,438 apartments in Old Town. Our other popular types of Old Town holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Old Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 71 holiday homes with pool available in Old Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Nice Old Town (Vieux Nice) also enquired about apartments in Central Nice, apartments in Promenade des Anglais and apartments in Carre d'Or

    Make a holiday apartment in Nice Old Town (Vieux Nice) your home away from home

    Vieux Nice is a pretty corner of the French city of Nice is filled with ancient buildings of unique architecture. It also provides a colourful shopping experience with its daily fresh produce markets and weekly antiques markets. This is the place to be for those looking for a cultural induction into France with plenty of museums around showcasing works from different eras of modern art. Every summer hundreds of tourists take up residence in holiday homes in Nice Old Town so as to enjoy these and other attractions. Top among those other attractions is Nice’s picturesque coastline and harbour. Most holiday rentals in Vieux Nice are just minutes away from the seashore. Swimming pools and WiFi Internet are some of the extras visitors can expect in Old Nice holiday accommodation.

    Things to do

    -Monuments: Old Nice is full of ancient buildings of historical significance that visitors will see as they meander through the streets of this city. Among the interesting religious monuments is the Cathedrale Sainte Reparte. Colline du Chateau provides an excellent viewpoint from which to view the Baie des Anges but it also has the crumbling walls of an ancient chateau.

    -Shopping: Holidaymakers staying in Vieux Nice rentals can take advantage of the daily produce market to stock up on fresh vegetables and fruits. This usually takes place at the Cours Selaya. For that precious memento visitors can attend the weekly antiques market or visit the nearby arts and crafts market.

    -Eating out: While France is known as the world’s home of haute cuisine, Nice is known among French cities for its food culture. With fresh ingredients from the surrounding Provence, visitors are sure to find finger-liking meals in virtually any restaurant. But even on the streets you can buy ‘socca’, a tasty thin pancake or a slice of hot pizza.

    -Cultural events: One of the world’s oldest carnivals takes place every year in Nice. The ceremony’s roots go back to the end of the 13th century when it was marked as a period of feasting before the start of the 40-day Lent fast. Nowadays it is known to be a two-week long party that culminates in the Mardi Gras on March 8th.

    -Museums: Within walking distance of most holiday homes in Vieux Nice is the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art which contains works by celebrated artists from different ages in modern art. Art aside, the museum’s open air roof terraces provide fantastic views of Nice.

    Weather in Old Nice

    Vieux Nice and Nice as a whole experiences typical Mediterranean weather which is characterised by warm spells for most of the year and little rainfall. As soon as the warm season starts in May, tourists begin streaming into Vieux Nice holiday rentals to take advantage of temperatures in their twenties. The warm season reaches its climax in August with temperatures averaging 28°C. Rainfall is very rare at this time of year but as summer recedes in October a bit of rain is seen.

    Travel to Old Nice

    The Cote d’Azur Airport is the main gateway travels have to get into Old Nice and to the whole of the Cote d’Azur region. This airport receives air traffic from all over Europe and even direct flights from as far as Dubai. Cote d’Azur is one of France’s busiest airports and has both seasonal flights and scheduled commercial flights coming in throughout the year. On arrival there visitors can either hire a car or grab a taxi. Those who will be arriving at Paris can use the SCNF train to travel to Nice.

    Attractions in and around Old Town

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Old Town? Don't miss landmarks such as Cours Saleya and Nice Cathedral, and unique cultural highlights such as Nice Theatre. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Juan-les-Pins Beach and Blue Beach, and green spaces such as Castle Park and Exotic Garden. You can take a shopping trip to Nice Etoile Shopping Center, Avenue Jean Medecin and CAP 3000 Shopping Center. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Allianz Riviera. Port of Nice and Monaco Harbour are just a couple of activities around the area. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Casino Monte Carlo, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art or Marc Chagall National Museum to your agenda.