The French Riviera conjures images of white-sand beaches and bright blue ocean waves, glamorous women in dark glasses and flowing white linen, and sleek yachts floating off the coast. This beautiful region has inspired artists like van Gogh and Matisse with its light and color, and captured the imagination of the literary idols who penned “The Great Gatsby” and “Lolita.” You’ll feel like a millionaire when you book one of the cheap flights to Nice’s Cote d’Azur (NCE). .
Hotels close to Cote d'Azur Airport are conveniently located near public transportation into the city, as well as trains to other parts of France and Europe. Nice flights arrive at one of two terminals in the airport, each with a taxi stand. Make sure you have local currency, as cabs may take cash payment only. For a cheaper option, catch the Airport Express bus into Gare de Nice-Ville, the main train station. To hook up with the local trolley, walk west along Avenue Thiers. The tram runs through the city along Avenue Jean Medecin. Take it south to Place Massena and stroll along the promenade, admiring the monuments and fountains. End at Place Garibaldi and check out the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Then head west to explore Castle Hill, with its waterfall and amazing views all the way to the island of Corsica (take the elevator if you’re tired!). Beach bums can beeline for Promenade des Anglais to get their tan on. .
Pedal along gorgeous beaches, stop for gelato (or wine) at a chic streetside café, and experience world-class shopping and nightlife—what are you waiting for? Book your flight to Nice with Travelocity today. Bundle and save even more when you book your ticket and hotel together with our vacation packages to Nice. Say “Allez!” today.
Airfares offered on Fridays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2019. Purchasing your airfares on a Monday or Tuesday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.
Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average, airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2019 were most expensive for Saturday departures.
Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2019 saved close to 55% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.