When is the Nice Carnival?
In 2017 the Nice Carnival runs from the 11th of February to the 26t of February 2017.
The main winter event on the Riviera is one of the largest carnivals in the world which offers a programme of unforgettable entertainment.
The carnival processions which comprises 18 floats, work their way up to a crescendo of gigantic decorations on the Place Masséna. These giant and colourful parades take place day and night, and entertainment is provided by over 1,000 dancers and musicians from all over the world.
Plan your visit
Book your accommodation for the Nice Carnival
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Program / Tickets
For further details on the program and the ticket sales, we advise you to check the official website of the Nice Carnival: http://www.nicecarnaval.com/
The ticket price normally varies between €5 and €35. Entry is free for children aged under 6 years. Persons in fancy dress/Carnival Parade and Carnival Parade of lights are given free entrance to Place Masséna. For more information and booking queries, please send an email to: email@example.com
Transport in Nice (how to get to Place Masséna)
Travelling by tram is the easiest way to attend concerts on Place Masséna . Take the tram route (T1) from Las Planas to Pont Michel and stop at the stations Masséna or Opéra Vieille Ville.
If you go by car, there is plenty of parking space around Nice including: Parcazur ‘’Las Planas’’ Parcazur ‘’Pont Michel '', Parcazur ‘’Vauban '', Parcazur ‘’ Saint Augustin '' and Parcazur ’le Palais des Expositions’’. It is easy to reach the city center by public transport (bus or tram) from the parkings “Parcazur”. There are also available parking spaces close to Place Masséna including: Palais Masséna, Masséna, Grimaldi Park , Louvre and Mozart to name a few.
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