Most visitors will arrive in Nice at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, which is only 3 miles from the apartment.

Taxi service is always available outside both terminals, and the Airport Bus 98, which boards outside the terminals is an express service which heads down the Promenade towards Nice. The Grosso CUM/Promenade stop is located just across  the apartment, on the ocean side. The Nice Ville train station is about a mile from the apartment. Navigating the Riviera from the apartment is quite easy and economical. Nice has a comprehensive bus system, and a new modern Tram, which serves the central city.  Buses and trains connect Nice to places up and down the Côte d'Azur, and to countries throughout Europe as well. Popular destinations include day trips to Monaco, Ventimiliga,Cannes, Antibes, Eze, St. Tropez, and Menton. Head north and within a couple of hours by train or car you are in the French Alps. Of course, with a rental car, the freedom of movement is enhanced, but parking in central Nice can be a challenge !!  The tourist information bureau is just a few blocks away at 5 Promenade des Anglais. Buying a multi-ride bus ticket is the cheapest way to travel locally if you get tired of walking. You also can pay any bus driver directly 1.5 euro per ride. Bus tickets are also accepted for the expanding modern electric tram network. Bus stops are less than a block walking distance from the apartment, and map routes are available at the tourist office and illustrated at the bus stops. If you feel a little more adventurous, there are hundreds of municipal self-service "Velobleu"  bicycle rental depots scattered throughout the city, which are inexpensive and easy to use. Simply rent and drop off at any other location. Payment is easily made with a debit/credit card once an account is established.

The apartment is centrally located and most daily destinations are only a short walk or comfortable stroll away.

 The beach and most necessary retail establishments are only a few minutes by foot. A public beach is right across the street. Public beaches are interspersed with private beaches, up and down the Promenade. Private beaches are simply beaches which rent tables or chaise lounges for a small fee, and offer personal food and drink service on the beach. Grocery shopping at  Carrefour is a two block walk, but there are many hole-in-the-wall food shops and fruit stands all over. Getting to the city center or Vieux Nice, to shop or dine is a leisurely 15 minute stroll. Vieux Nice is replete with interesting stores to explore, great dining, and night clubs. There are web sites, such as Trip Advisor, which rank the 1000+ restaurants in Nice, which can be quite helpful in making dining decisions. But not a lot of thought is needed to take the 10 minutes needed to go out for fresh bread or pastries at one of the nearby boulangeries

 

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