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Nearest rail station : the main railroad station for the city center is Nice-Ville railway station, connected to the rest of France via the SNCF train network.

The station has national rail connections to all major cities like Paris (Gare de Lyon) and Bordeaux (Gare St Jean). International trains go to Belgium, Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice), Luxembourg and Switzerland.

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Nearest airport : the closest international airport is Nice NCE Côte d'Azur Airport, the third most important airport in France after Charles de Gaulle Airport and Orly Airport, both located in Paris.

By Ferry : the Port of Nice offers ferries to Ajaccio (Corsica), Bastia (Corsica), Calvi and Ile Rousse. Cruise ships depart from Villefranche-sur-Mer harbour.

Nice France Accommodations in City Centre

City Centre

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Nice City Centre is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The city centre is located between the harbour and Toledo Street (which ends near Piazza Plebiscito). The heart of Naples is full of shops, landmarks, and historic monuments.

Many great value accommodation can be found within easy walking distance of the heart of the Nice city centre in France. Hotels, hostels, and b&b's offering guest rooms with wonderful panoramic views over Nice, the Mediterranean Sea and neighbouring mountains. Some offer a roof-top terrace with an outdoor pool and bar.

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Nice City Centre in France

The Nice City Centre can be found from the Fountaine du Soleil, across the Place Massena, up the Avenue Jean Médecin and Ave Malaussena. The Nice Rue de France pedestrian shopping street runs from the end of the Place Massena, roughly parallel to the seaside. This area is full of shops, including some exclusive clothing boutiques, and restaurants and cafés with outdoor terraces.

One of the main sights of Nice is the Colline du Chateau, overlooking the Baie des Anges and harbour. You can climb up the stairs to reach the platforms 90 metres above Nice to have a panoramic view of downtown Nice. Nice is also known for several museums like the Museum of Asian art, Parc Phoenix, Musee Chagall, Musee Matisse, Musee et Site Archeologiques de Cimiez, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMAC), and the Musee des Beaux-Arts.

The main seaside avenue is the Promenade des Anglais, located at the beachfront near Nice beaches and is lined with cafés, hotels and shops.

Near the city centre is the old town of Nice, or Vieux Nice. It's an area full of narrow, winding and very colourful streets, and yellow and orange colour-washed houses with flower-laden balconies. It's home to the daily flower and fruit market of the Cours Saleya. There are loads of cafés and restaurants found in this area.

Main squares located in Nice City Centre, France

Place Masséna -- main city centre square of Nice France, located close to the Promenade des Anglais, old town, town centre, and Albert I Garden (Jardin Albert Ier). It is a major crossroad between several of Nice's main streets: avenue Jean Médecinavenue Félix Faureboulevard Jean Jaurèsavenue de Verdun and rue Gioffredo. The square is surrounded by excellent restaurants, cafés, hotels and shops.

Place Garibaldi -- pedestrian downtown square dating back to the late 18th Century close to the eastern districts of Nice, Port Lympia (Lympia Harbor), and the TNL commercial centre. It's a crossroad between the Vieux Nice (old town) and the town centre with in the middle of the square a statue of Garibaldi. Some of the main city streets crossing this square are the Avenue de la République, Boulevard Jean Jaurès, Rue Catherine Ségurane and the rue Cassini. The municipal theatre, the Modern Art Museum and the Colline du Château hill are all within close distance of the Place Garibaldi.

Place du Palais -- close to the Old Town between Cours Saleya and Place Massena. The square is dominated by the Palais de Justice (Law Court of Nice).

Place Rossetti -- famous square located in Nice Old Town and entirely enclosed and pedestrianised. The square has a fountain and is surrounded by typical buildings in red and yellow, the Cathédrale Sainte-Réparate.

Cours Saleya -- square situated parallel to the Quai des Etats-Unis with a daily flower market, It's bordered by many cafes, restaurants and bars.

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Le Meridien Nice - ( Hotel situated in Nice City Centre France )

Ideally located in the heart of the city and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, this renovated hotel is a few steps from the Old Town and the luxury shopping district.

Le Royal - ( Hotel near the city centre of Nice in France )

The hotel is ideally situated in the heart of Nice, opposite the sea, on the famous Promenade des Anglais, and it offers 140 rooms within a stone’s throw of the old city.

Lepante - (Hotel located close to the city center in central Nice France )

Charming hotel from 1915 Belle Epoque, completely renovated in 2006, located in the city center next to the shopping mall "Nice Etoile", walking distance to the train station, conference center...