The city of Nice is located on the French Riviera in Provence-Alpes-Cotes d'Azur. Blessed by a sunny, temperate climate, Nice attracts visitors from around the world. Among its many attractions are its beautiful beaches, lovely seaside promenade, interesting museums, famous city landmarks and other tourist attractions.
Nice is a major air transportation hub in Europe. Several low-cost airlines offer frequent flights to the Nice Cote d'Azur Airport from London, Paris and other cities. A high-speed rail service operates to Paris to Nice.
Public transportation includes a tram system, ferry service and transit service.
Nice has a Mediterranean climate, enjoying mild temperatures most of the year; rainfall is very moderate and mainly confined to the winter. Summers are warm, dry, and sunny. Rainfall is rare in this season, and a typical July month only records one or two days with measurable rainfall. The temperature is typically above 20C (68F), and frequently reaches 30C (86F). Spring starts mild and rainy in late March, and is increasingly warm and sunny towards June.