Arrive in style at your destination by hiring a helicopter for your trip between Nice and Monaco. The flight time is anywhere between 6 minutes and 30 minutes depending on the type of helicopter that you choose. Flying between the two destinations is a great way to avoid the traffic that often clogs the coastal road between these two luxury destinations.
Which are the best airports or heliports to travel between Monaco and Nice?
To fly between Monaco and Nice you have to hire an helicopter between the Monaco Heliport and the Héliport Nice Côte d'Azur. This helicopter flight can be paired with a private jet from or to Nice to fully complete your journey.
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This article will guide you through the glamorous activities in both destinations and the best hotels to stay in on your next leisure or business trip to the Cote d'Azur.
Charter a Yacht
Discover all that the beautiful coastline of the Cote d'Azur has to offer by hiring a luxury yacht to explore the waters at your own pace. Make sure to watch the sunset from the yacht with a glass or two of French champagne for a truly luxurious experience.
Enjoy an Event in Nice
Take a private jet to Nice during the Nice Jazz Festival, you won't be disappointed by the many top jazz acts that grace the city with its presence during this event. Carnaval de Nice is another sizzling event on the French Riviera that brings out the city's multicultural appeal.
What to do in Monaco?
Monaco is considered one of the most luxurious destinations in the world and is a popular vacation destination for celebrities and billionaires. Try one of these activities to get a taste of all that Monaco has to offer.
F1 Grand Prix
Time your visit to attend one of the biggest events in the motorsport calendar. The Amber Lounge is the place to be seen during the event and hosts glamourous viewing parties, after-parties, fine dining, and fashion shows. Make sure to book a VIP package well in advance for this popular event.
Shop until you drop by some of the best designer stores and high-end boutiques. Here you will find all of the latest haute couture from top designers such as Dior, Gucci, and Parda. The Monte-Carlo Shopping Promenade is a cluster of over 40 designer boutiques located near the casino. All items can be delivered to your hotel if you don't feel like carrying all that shopping.
Where to stay in Nice?
Discover the best that Nice has to offer by staying in one of these luxurious hotels.
This opulent hotel is home to the Le Chantecler restaurant and offers stunning sea views from most of the rooms. The hotel was once a palace in the time of Louise XIV and the rooms are all decorated with period furniture. It has been designed to provide all modern conveniences without distracting from the luxurious historic surroundings.
Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée
Discover modern luxury in one of the best-located hotels in the city. The Hyatt hotel looks out over the ocean and is just steps away from the boutique stores and charming cafes of Nice. The hotel features beautiful neoclassical and art deco designs that make it an iconic architectural landmark. It offers a fitness centre and spacious meeting rooms for those needing to work in the city.
Where to stay in Monaco?
Mix with celebrities and billionaires when you stay at one of these elegant hotels in Monaco.
Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo
This luxury hotel was built in 1864 and sits in the heart of the Principality of Monaco. It offers spectacular ocean views and is just a few steps away from the Place du Casino. The hotel is home to the famous three Michelin-star restaurants, Alain Ducasse à l'Hôtel de Paris.
The Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo is located just 200m away from the Monte Carlo casino and overlooks the Mediterranean. This luxury hotel boasts a winter garden and a 7000 square meter spa with a gym and sauna. A complimentary shuttle service takes guests to the hotel's private beach.
Where to eat in Nice?
Dine at Le Chantecler, a two-Michelin star-rated restaurant that offers stunning ocean views. Chef Jean-Denis Rieubland creates traditional Provence-style dishes with a modern twist. His signature dishes include crab and mango cannelloni which can be paired with a bottle of fine wine from the restaurant's collection of over 15,000 bottles.
Alternatively, Jan may be the location for you if you're searching for premium dining establishments. The Michelin Star-awarded restaurant is situated in Nice Port's burgeoning Bohemian district and serves traditional South African dishes.
Video: Nice landscape
Where to eat in Monaco?
Cipriani in Monte Carlo is one of the leading Restaurants on the French Riviera. The international luxury chain has outdone itself with the restaurant in the heart of the Principality at the bottom of the Mirabeau building. Cipriani is a unique experience and a must-go place when in Monaco. What better way of arriving in Cipriani on a heli transfer?
This astonishing greek Mediterranean, by chef Izu Ani and Chef Orestis Kotefas, combines traditional and fresh flavours named after the Greek goddess of Earth. You can choose the fish you want and get it prepared with the side dishes of your choice.
Video: Monaco views
Why fly with LunaJets?
LunaJets has access to a variety of aircraft across the world and we will make sure to give you a VIP experience from the moment you first make contact until your plane arrives at your destination. We can offer a luxury flight experience from Nice to Monaco or any other destination across the world.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the distance between Cote d'Azur Airport (NCE) and the city centre?
They are about 7 km away from each other, about a 15-minute drive to promenade des Anglais.
When is the best time to visit Nice?
The primary season to visit Nice and its beaches are in summer, although the city and its surrounding cities already start to light up in spring throughout autumn.
When is the best time to visit Monaco?
Monaco is beautiful all year round, however, the Summer months may get very crowded in the small country. Spring and Autumn are perfect for less crowd and a nice climate.
How far is the airport from Nice to Monaco?
The Nice Airport (NCE) is 20km away from the city of Monaco. Arrange your helicopter transfer with LunaJets today.