Port of Nice

Port of Nice

photo by Tomoyoshi NOGUCHI (Flickr Creative Commons)

Nice Motorhome Holiday

photo by Gilbert Bochenek (wikimedia commons)View of the old town Photo by Gilbert Bochenek (wikimedia commons)

Nice is the capital of the famed French Riviera; the site of the oldest human civilization; today the city is a thriving metropolis, well known for its ‘out of the world’ shopping experience and lip smacking gastronomic delights. Tourists to France, make it a point to visit the city which is the fourth largest urban area in the country. If you are interested in spending a few days in Nice, you should consider getting yourself a motorhome rental France from a campervan hire business. There are several campsites that cater to the requirements of tourists from the world over in Nice; add to this spectacular tourist attractions of the city and it is not difficult to understand why Nice is among the most well loved cites of France. Here is a look at where you can park your campervan and the places that you should visit.

Campervan sites:

Camping Douce Quiétude: Set in the serenity of the Valescure pine forest; this camping ground is an ideal destination for people seeking relief from the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan areas in France. The site is perfect for a vacation with family or friends and boasts of some very impressive amenities and spectacular service. The site is a mere 5 kms from some of the popular beaches in the region.

Domaine Du Colombier: Ths is another start rated camping site that is spread over an area of 10 hecta acres and is just 4 kms away from the ocean. The site offer services such as Jacuzzis, fitness center, restaurants and heated swimming pools etc.

Kawan Village Le Cros du Mouton: The site is just 1.8 kms from the beach; the environment is calm and peaceful; ideal for a family vacation in the midst of a shady forest.

Places to visit:

Cours Saleya Flower market: This is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Nice; the roads are lined with numerous cafes and gift shops while there are several small stands that sell a myriad of colorful flowers. The flower market is open six day a week while on the seventh day the area doubles up as a flea market.

Promenade de Anglais: Few places in the city epitomize Nice the way the promenade does; there are always throngs o f visitors bustling through the street, locals and tourists relaxing in the blue chars that line the sea shore. You can enjoy the sights and the sounds of the street while you munch of crepes sold by road side vendors and or take your business to one of the pricey restaurants that sell delectable sea food.

Old Nice: The area is as lively today as it was decades ago, the old part of the town has not lost its charm and still boasts of an eclectic mix of restaurants and stores where you can find amazing bargains on hp clothes, household items and even gourmet food products.

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