Guide to Nice, France

Paris is one of the most top destinations in France, but Nice is one of the most underrated cities in France. If you have been to Paris, you should also visit Nice. It has all the amenities that you can find in Paris except for the Eifel tower. Nice is a great detour for tourists to check out.

Cards are Good, But Don’t Forget to Bring Cash

restaurantMost of the establishments in Nice accept credit cards like Visa and Mastercard. You won’t have a problem wandering around cashless. But there are small establishments like coffee shops, souvenir stores, and small bakeries who don’t accept cards. To avoid missing the best part, bring some cash with you. Our advice, use your cards for bigger transactions like hotel and lodging, fine dining restaurants, and shopping. But for smaller transactions like buying a coffee from a local coffee shop, pay cash.

Transportation: Get the Unlimited Local Travel Pass

As a tourist, you’ll be moving around a lot. Nice has a good transportation system. You won’t have any trouble getting transportation at any time. But if you are a thrifty traveler, you can slash out some bucks from your transportation spending by getting unlimited local travel pass instead of paying on every fare. We found this out from a tech blog. And we are surprised that the pass did save us some money. The unlimited local travel pass is good for 24 hours. It is great for tourists who would want to explore the city all-day-long.

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Don’t Miss Out the Public and Private Beaches

Nice is known for extravagant parks and museums, but don’t miss out the Nice’s beaches. In Nice, you can choose between free and premium. It doesn’t matter if choose a public or private beach, they are both great. The only difference would be the number of people you have to share it with. Expect that there will more people on public beaches simply because the entrance is free.