Nice: France's number two destination for business tourism

Nice is second only to Paris as a destination for international business travellers in France. The city is popular for its ease of access: its airport, the 2nd largest in France, offers direct service to 90 destinations in more than 40 countries. Nice also has the largest offering of hotels in France, after Paris, and most are located in the city centre. With more than 900 hotel rooms in the immediate vicinity of the Acropolis Convention and Exhibition Centre, it can host the biggest events in the industry.

Nice Lifestyle

The city's seaside location and exceptional sunshine (yearly average: 300 days) make Nice a wounderful destination for international events. As soon as you arrive, you'll enjoy the exotic charm of the celebrated, palm tree-lined "Promenade des Anglais". During free time visitors can sample local specialities (pissaladière, socca, farcis niçois...) and admire the warm, ochre façades of the Vieux Nice (the old town).The city is also the ideal departure point for exploring the French Riviera and the stunning hilltop villages that dot the surrounding countryside. For the athletic-minded, the area offers a wide range of sporting activities: water sports, scuba diving, golf, hiking trails and more. Nice is also a premier cultural centre! City life moves to the rhythm of its abundant cultural events and venues, such as Carnaval, the Nice Jazz Festival and numerous theatres and museums.

 

An efficient transport network

aeroportoThe Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is France's second-largest international airport. It is located 15 minutes from the Acropolis. An 80-minute flight links Nice to Paris, a connection that is offered 23 times a day.

For more information:
www.nice.aeroport.fr

 

 
tramwayNice inaugurated the first line of its tramway (T1) on November 24, 2007. The line runs for 8.7 km and stretches from the northern tip of Nice, near the Ray Stadium and the A8 motorway, all the way to Pont Michel in the Saint Roch neighbourhood.

For more information:www.tramway-nice.org

 

 

The Nice train station is located in the heart of the city. It has seven sets of tracks with covered platforms.
For more information:www.sncf.fr

Bus service is also an excellent way to get around Nice. The network is extensive and serves the entire city.
For more information:www.lignedazur.com

Useful Links
City of Nice: www.nice.fr
Nice Tourist Office: www.nice-tourism.com
Business Riviera: www.businessriviera.com