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Nice has a strong sense of its own identity and tradition.
It even has its own language called Nissart, which is spoken
by both young and old, especially at festivals. The three
main festivals are the carnival, a time of fun and jubilation;
Cougourdons Feast, to announce the arrival of spring; and
May Feast, to celebrate spring.
Nice has an excellent selection of restaurants, cafes, and
bistros. Seafood is a particular favorite with fresh fish
from the port, salad Nicoise and tarts made from onion, anchovy
and olives. With a strong Italian influence on the cuisine,
olives, gnocchi, and ravioli are frequently served. For those
wanting more variety, there are several very popular African
Sample the savoury 'socca' pancakes from street sellers stalls
on the rue Miralheti. Sit at a pavement table for a light
salade nicoise lunch and a spot of people-watching. Or choose
the seafood specialities of fine dining restaurants and casual
bistros on the Cours Saleya.
Nice Tipping Advice
Although a service charge is incorporated in hotel bills,
it is customary to tip hotel cleaners per night and porters
by the bag. A service charge is included on restaurant bills,
but it is usual to tip according to the level of service given.
For department stores, stroll the Avenue Jean Medicine. The
Cours Saleya’s colorful flower market is necessary in
the mornings. Fashion focuses on the rue du Paradis, while
the twisting streets of the Old Town are a souvenir treasure
Car Hire Nice
Look at the weekly rate for the Car hire in Nice France. if
you are considering renting for 5 or more days - you may receive
the 6th or 7th day of car hire in Nice for free, providing
a discount over the daily car rental rate.
In addition, if you hire a car in Nice on a daily basis be
aware that if you later extend the hire period you will probably
still be charged the more expensive daily rate.
Nice package holidays are a very convenient option for travelers
who do not have the time. Vacation packages in Nice often
offer great value for money, but do not assume they will be
the cheapest option. It pays to shop around for the best deal
- that may be provided by a package holiday, or through purchasing
flights and accommodation separately depending on the discounts
available at the time.
If you are the kind who loves plunging into the water then
get hold of Nice scuba diving specialists or scuba diving
holiday operators, they can arrange a perfect diving holiday
packages. A wide range of options and dives sites in Nice
are available, from wreck diving in Nice to photographing
the Nice underwater life, and from deep water, diving can
make your holiday simply worthwhile.