By Jasmine McGee
Nice
France
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Located on the French Riviera, Nice, France is a prime destination for tourists seeking beaches, lovely evening promenades, whimsical romance, and culture. The city has a classic 18th century vibe, and it’s hard to get bored; a stroll through the city is enough to keep you occupied.

Four miles southwest of the city is Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE); the airport is conveniently located near the city centre, so allow EscapeWizard.com to help you book your flight. Click here (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php) to begin searching for the right flight. Once you’ve booked your trip, the next thing you’ll want to do is find the right accommodation. The city of Nice has a lot to offer when it comes to accommodation, so click here (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to use EscapeWizard.com’s hotel finder.

After arriving in Nice, you will realize that the beaches are intoxicating; staying away from them is seemingly impossible. You’ll want to be sure to soak up every single second enjoy the blue-green sea, so head over to the Promenade des Anglais. With a perfect view of the French Riviera, the Promenade des Anglais is a perfect spot to rollerblade, bike, take a stroll, and to chill out on the sand while enjoying the seaside view.

It would be easy to spend your entire trip on the beach enjoying cocktails and the lovely sea views, but the city of Nice also has some other attractions worth mentioning. For the art lovers, you may want to head over to the Matisse Museum. The majestic museum is home to the Nice inspired original artworks of Henri Matisse. It’s a great visual history of the progression of Matisse as an artist, and the museum even has a gift shop for tourists to check out.

If the gift shop at the museum wasn’t enough, then you’ll want to enjoy the Rue de France Pedestrian Zone. This area of the city is known for being the “go-to” spot for tourists & locals looking for good food, culture, street entertainers, and a bunch of souvenirs. Grab your wallet and be ready to spend a day (or two) enjoying the local delicatessens, the fashions, and the rich culture that Nice has to offer.

Throughout it’s history, Nice has caught the attention of many nationalities. The area was actually once home to the ancient Romans, and the rich Roman history can be viewed at the Nice Archaeology Museum and Roman Ruins.  Visitors can see the ruins of ancient Roman bathhouses, as well as a Roman arena. It’s a great location to snap pictures of the scenery and history that Nice has to offer.

Once the evening arrives you can opt to take a nice stroll along the beach, or perhaps head into the city and enjoy the local cuisines, nightlife, and arts. The city at night is usually filled with plays, concerts, and other culture events. You’ll never give bored with a night on the town in Nice, so be sure to set aside your evenings for some time in the city. EscapeWizard.com recommends you use your days for seaside strolls and museum excursions, and end your nights with the thriving culture of Nice.
Hotels in Nice
By Jaclyn Bealer
Le Méridien Nice
1 Promenade des Anglais, 06046 Nice, France
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On your next trip to Nice, EscapeWizard.com invites you to stay at the Le Méridien Nice Hotel. Set in the heart of Nice, the hotel faces the sea, and is only a short drive from Nice International Airport. Check in is at 3:00pm.

With 301 guestrooms and 17 suites, Le Méridien Nice Hotel is sure to have a room that fits your needs. Select the Classic room for a simple and elegant interior with views of the hotel patio or the Superior room is renovated in a contemporary style, overlooks the city of Nice, and offers a balcony. Choose a Deluxe room that not only has a balcony over the Baie des Anges or down to Albert 1st Gardens, but also features a large bay window that allows you to gaze at the Mediterranean, even from your bed. A stay in the Executive Terrace rooms provides an exquisite view of the sea from a private 18-square-metre terrace while the redesigned Junior Suites offer views of the Mediterranean or the city of Nice. For guests looking for the ultimate French experience, book the Presidential Suite. The Suite offers a 90-square-meter terrace, a living Room with 2 sofas, and a dining room that offers a cozy atmosphere and breathtaking panoramic view of the sea.

All guests can enjoy the hotel casino as well as the fitness center and spa. Take a dip in the heated rooftop swimming pool with solarium, bar, and restaurant with beautiful views over Nice. If you’d rather swim in the Mediterranean, check out one of the public or private beaches nearby. In addition to the luxurious amenities, feel free to travel with your pet at no extra charge.

Stay at the Le Méridien Nice and discover the hotel’s Green initiatives. Take part in the declining housekeeping scheme in exchange of a €5 voucher for use in one of the hotel restaurants. In Nice for a meeting? Experience the Meet Green package for eco-friendly meetings and reduce your carbon footprint.

EscapeWizard.com knows that your trip to the French Riviera will be one to remember when you stay at Le Méridien Nice. Just click here (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to get started.