Leave Birmingham behind
Birmingham Airport is one of the biggest in the UK. It is easy to access and close to the bustling city centre, which can provide lots to see and do. The great value flights Birmingham Airport offers to are available to travellers from all parts of the country, as the airport is located close to a hub of the motorway network.
Car parking is plentiful for flights from Birmingham, with three large long stay areas and a drop off zone. Make sure you book online to save money. Advance bookings start at £3.99 per day. If you would rather not worry about parking, it may work out cheaper to get the train to Birmingham International and hop on the brilliant Air Rail Link. This free train service whisks passengers directly to the airport from the platform. The airport is also well served by long distance coaches from a variety of cities.
The modern terminal has everything the business traveller needs, with Wi-Fi hotspots and facilities such as photocopying and meeting rooms available. If you are feeling peckish, you can sit down for a bite to eat at one of several restaurants including Frankie & Benny's and The Meriden. Picking up some last minute shopping before boarding will also save you some money, thanks to the duty free shopping facilities that are available. The number of flights from Birmingham to Nice is increasing all the time, and you can find the best deals on flights, accommodation and vehicle hire at ebookers.com.
Flying to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
Tourists visiting the city of Nice will fly into Nice Cote d'Azur Airport. The third largest airport in France, it sits about five miles from Nice's city centre. Passengers can choose from several different airlines, including Air France, Delta, and Lufthansa. Check out ebookers for flights that will fit your schedule and your budget.
Transportation from the Airport
Passengers looking to get to Nice from the airport have several options available. The local bus system offers the Ligne d'Azur from Terminals one and two. Travellers can purchase a one-day pass for €4 or a seven-day pass for €15 from the bus ticket office. If you're looking for an option that will take you straight to your destination, pick up a cab from Terminal one or two. Trips to Nice via a taxi will cost between €20 and €30 when traveling during the day. Visitors looking for a cab to Nice between 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. will pay between €27 and €32.
Weather in Nice
When visiting Nice, you should expect moderate weather, with the coolest month being January, where the average high hits thirteen degrees Celsius. The warmest month is usually August where the high averages out around twenty-seven degrees. Nice sees the sun around 200 days a year, making a prime spot for tourists worldwide. The wettest months of the year are usually October and November.
The Best of Nice
Located on the French Riviera, Nice is blessed with beautiful beaches and moderate temperatures. With so much to do and see, it may be hard for first-time visitors to take in everything. For those looking for a great view of the area, check out Castle Hill with its beautiful scenery. Old Town is a wonderful spot for those looking to take in a bit of the area's history and eat at some of the city's best restaurants. When planning your trip to Nice, think about taking your holiday in June or September. These months have the best weather on average and will allow you to visit the region without hitting the large crowds that appear during July and August. January is another good month to visit Nice if you're okay with taking a trip during the off-season.
Mercure Nice Promenade Des Anglais2 Rue Halevy, Nice 4.0 out of 5.0
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Hotel Le Negresco37 Promenade Des Anglais, Nice 5.0 out of 5.0
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Hôtel Régence21 Rue Massena, Nice 3.0 out of 5.0
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Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée13-15 Promenade Des Anglais, Nice 5.0 out of 5.0
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Novotel Suites Nice Aeroport Arenas125 Boulevard Rene Cassin, Nice 4.0 out of 5.0
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Boscolo Exedra Nice, Autograph Collection12 Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice 5.0 out of 5.0
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