If you want to discover Nice in a hire car you can look forward to discovering many exciting destinations and roads in the surrounding area. Endless serpentines with magnificent views of the mountains of the hinterland, and a coastal road that runs along the Mediterranean like a beach promenade.
One of the most exciting routes is from Nice to Antibes and on to Marseille. The winding route connects the coastal towns and offers unique views of the small coves of the Côte d'Azur. There is something to discover everywhere. Our tip for a tour in a hire car from TUI Cars: take a break from driving by stopping off at one of the many small restaurants along the route to savour the delicious, fresh Mediterranean cuisine.
Traditional May festival with dance and music: experience Nice in a hire car
Throughout the year there are many events worth visiting in Nice and the surrounding area.
On the Côte d'Azur the film festival in Cannes and the Grand Prix in Monaco are venues where the rich and the wealthy arrive in chauffeur-driven limousines. Every Sunday in May Nice hosts events in the gardens of Cimiez. These events are popular with the locals and offer refreshments, locally produced food and children’s entertainment. Don’t be surprised if you are invited to a round of boules or to dance, because visitors are always made to feel welcome.
Beach holidays on the Côte d'Azur: a picnic outing by car outside Nice
Nice pampers its visitors with beautifully tended beaches that offer ideal conditions for sunbathing and relaxing.
Miami Plage, one of the most beautiful beaches in Nice, is located on the Promenade des Anglais. This private family beach has a terrace with a restaurant, which spoils its guests with free drinks.
If you hire a car to explore the Côte d'Azur, you can also easily reach the many public beaches. From the car rental office in Nice the drive along the coast is an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the fresh sea air and the fragrance of the pines in a breezy cabriolet or roadster.