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How long is the helicopter flight from Nice to the nearby airports?
|2h 15 min
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What Can You Do in Nice?
British aristocrats discovered nice in the 1820s as a winter resort. With about 330 sun days all year round, it is the perfect place to start exploring the Cote d’Azure coastline. Among the top things you should do in the city are:
With minimal tides, light breezes, and sheltered anchorages, yachting is the perfect way to explore the French Riviera’s hotspots. You can choose between crewed or bareboat superyachts, day boats, motorboats, monohull sailboats, or catamarans.
The pebbly beaches in Nice (France) are among the coastal destination’s highlights for tourists. The city has a mix of private and public beaches that stretch for five miles. You can experience the local culture through the public beaches while the private ones hire out cabins, sunbeds, umbrellas, and an endless supply of cocktails from beach bars and restaurants.
Promenade des Anglais
This landmark has been in existence since the beginning of the 19th century and was used by wealthy Britons as a getaway from their country’s harsh winter weather. Explore the three miles stretch that offers you a superb view of the city’s bay and is lined with luxury apartment blocks, hotels, restaurants, and casinos.
Where to Stay in Nice?
From hotels in secluded neighbourhoods to those within the bustling city, there are plenty of high-end accommodations options. Some of them include:
Hotel Le Negresco
The striking pink and white building featuring a domed tower is adjacent to Promenade des Anglais. One of the factors that make this hotel stand out is its extensive collection of art. Dali, Moretti, and Niki de Saint-Phalle’s art pieces complement the interiors’ historical paintings and rare antiques. Take advantage of the hotel’s luxury suites that have balconies overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
Located in the heart of the city, the Palais Saleya is perfect for those who prefer accommodations close to shopping centres and a wide range of tourist attractions. A few attractions that are within walking distance include Cours Saleya, the opera house, and Place Garibaldi.
Westminster Hotel & Spa
Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Westminster Hotel is among the city’s most iconic hotels. Built-in 1878, the hotel is only a few minutes from the Nice-Ville train station and Cote d’Azur Airport.
Where to Eat in Nice?
From traditional Provencal foods to modern foods with rich Italian influence, Nice always has something exquisite to offer. Some of the restaurants you should consider are:
Located on a private beach on the Promenade des Anglais, Le Chantecler is a two-star Michelin restaurant inside Hotel Negresco. The restaurant specializes in gourmet cuisine made using quality local produce.
This 24-seater restaurant offers its visitors an intimate dining experience mainly made up of South African cuisine. The restaurant was established by Jan, who was originally from South Africa.
Run by two brothers who grew up in the tropical islands of Guadeloupe and Reunion, Flaveur is amongst the restaurants with the most exotic menus. However, the menu changes often as the chefs love to experiment. Enjoy traditional foods from the 19th century, such as Petits Farcis stuffed with vegetables.
What Events to Attend in Nice?
The French Riviera’s capital hosts a wide range of annual events ranging from sports to music and film. Some of the most common ones include:
Monaco Yacht Show
This is among the top annual events in Nice and is held in Port Hercule. The event is held in September every year. It features luxury yacht builders, designers, brokers, service providers, and equipment suppliers who gather to show off the most innovative and expensive yachts. Make a grand entrance into the Monaco Yacht Show by organizing a helicopter transfer with LunaJets. Here is more information about arriving to the Monaco Yacht Show by Private Jet.
Cannes Film Festival
Be a part of one of the world’s most prestigious film events. Held since 1946, the event brings together some of the biggest film stars. The event mainly takes place in May, which is a perfect time to visit the Cote d’Azur. Charter a private jet or even a helicopter from Florence to the Cannes Film Festival. Check howo to get to the Cannes Film Festival by Private Jet.
Rent a private jet or helicopter for your journey to Nice
Chartering a private jet to Nice is the ultimate way to travel in style and comfort. With a private jet, you'll have the freedom to choose your departure time and destination, bypassing the hassle of commercial airline schedules. You can also customize your flight to meet your specific travel needs, from catering to in-flight entertainment. On the other hand, chartering a helicopter in Nice is a luxurious and exhilarating experience that allows you to enjoy stunning views of the French Riviera from above. Whether you're landing at the airport or taking a scenic tour, a helicopter ride is a unique and unforgettable way to travel.
Which private jet to use to travel to Nice?
The top jets to land in Nice are the Citation Mustang, Phenom 100 and Citation XLS respectively. The Citation Mustang is in the category of Very Light Jets (VLJ). It offers comfortable seating to up to 4 passengers and is an excellent choice if you are looking for quality and price, frequently being the most affordable jet on the market. The Phenom 100 another VLJ is a twin-engine business jet and is considered one of the fastest jets in its category. Finally, the midsize business jet Citation XLS seats up to 8 passengers and is equipped with leading avionics technology, making the XLS a very safe and efficient jet. Get in touch with our aviation advisors today and they will recommend you the best aircraft for your requirements at the best price.
Which helicopter to use to travel to Nice?
When considering landing a helicopter at Nice Airport in France, travellers can choose between single-engine and twin-engine helicopters. Single-engine helicopters are smaller and more cost-effective, but twin-engine helicopters offer a higher level of safety and can accommodate more passengers. The H155 is the most popular helicopter to land at Nice Airport, boasting impressive speed and range capabilities, a spacious and luxurious cabin, and advanced safety features. As a result, this twin-engine is the preferred option for many travellers seeking comfort and convenience when arriving at or departing from Nice Airport.
What is the distance between Cote d'Azur Airport (NCE) and the city centre?
It is a 7-kilometre distance and a 10- to 15-minute drive to the Promenade des Anglais.
When is the best time to visit Nice?
The best time to visit Nice is in summer.
Do we have a helicopter transfer from Nice to Cannes?
We provide this service to our clients. Just 8 min in the air is the covered distance to reach Cannes.