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Car hire in Nice

Car hire in Nice

Hiring a car in Nice is simple, use the search box to your left, enter the name of the airport or place you want to pick up your hire car from and Expedia will help you compare the prices of small, medium and large cars so that you can find the cheapest car hire deals in Nice. Alternatively, below you can check out some of the great deals on car hire we currently have for Nice.

Driving in Nice

Nice is a beautiful city in the south of France that perfectly combines the best of old and modern France. From cobbled streets to developed main roads, driving in Nice is a pleasure best experienced with car hire.

Nice is the ideal location for a quiet retreat. Driving along the Mediterranean coast, visitors will be struck by the sheer beauty of this southeast region of France. Although tourists to this cosmopolitan city may want to relax along the idyllic beaches there is also the opportunity to explore the Cote d'Azur.

Hiring a car in Nice will not only allow visitors to enjoy the scenic drive along the Promenade des Anglais, from the airport to the city, but will also permit tourists to explore beyond the city itself.

Tourism is not only a large part of the Nice economy, but also of the surrounding area. Wine connoisseurs will love exploring the area, while sun seekers will enjoy lapping up the rays along the glorious beachfront.

The Cote d'Azur is one of the most resplendent regions in all of France. From picturesque hill top villages to the glamorous Riviera and with car rental visitors will be able to see it all.

Cheap Car Hire at Nice Airport

Flying into the Aeroport de Nice, visitors will be immediately be struck by the beauty of this region of France. Car rental in Nice is a popular option for tourists seeking to get the most out of the Cote d'Azur.

Visitors wanting to get to the city centre as soon as possible will be happy to know that the international airport lies less than 10 km from heart of Nice. The drive along the Promenade des Anglais, hugs the Mediterranean coast and is one of the most scenic routes to be found in the whole of France.

Renting a car will not only allow travellers to enjoy the views firsthand but also experience the finest of French culture and cuisine. The airport is in the heart of the Cote d'Azur region and a short drive west of Nice Airport will take tourists to the beautiful cities of Antibes and Cannes.

Car hire in Nice couldn't be easier. Many of the major car hire companies have locations not only at the airport but in the city centre as well. Avis, Sixt, Euro Car and easyCar, among others all have locations either at the airport or in Nice itself. Avis has locations both at the airport and in the city for ultimate convenience.

Car rental also allows tourists to select the best vehicle for their journey. One of the most enjoyable aspects of Nice is the views. The beachfronts seem to stretch on endlessly, though the impressive views are not isolated to the coast. Travelling further inland, visitors will be enchanted by the quaint villages that call the peaceful countryside home. Whether seeking the ultimate in luxury and comfort, or a sturdy family car for exploring the region, car hire companies in Nice will have the vehicle to fit every need.

Visitors who do choose to rent a car will be able to travel seamlessly between the countryside and beachfront to enjoy the many varied aspects of the region. After landing at Nice airport it is best not to rush through the French Riviera. Life travels at a slower pace in this scenic region and for good reason. There is plenty to be seen, tasted and enjoyed both in Nice and beyond and hiring car will allow visitors to indulge themselves in it all.

Car Hire in Nice, The City

Driving in and around Nice is a true immersion into the French Riviera. The combination of old and new is there for all to see and driving a rental car around the city is a great way to view it all.

From ancient churches to bustling high streets, delightful cafés and stylish restaurants, Nice is home to it all.

Though it might be obvious, it is important for visitors from England to remember that the French drive on the right-hand side of the road, and this is true of Nice as well!

Nice, and the French Riviera in general, is a place of beauty and serenity. Whether in the city or on the windy country roads, the Cote d'Azur is not a place to speed through. Hiring a car provides visitors with the chance to explore this region at a pace that will allow for the ultimate in enjoyment. Tourists will want to savour every moment of their time in Nice, and that includes the tranquillity as well.

The city isn't full of windy roads and is easily navigable. The streets are almost aligned in an American-style block system, making driving even more convenient, though an updated road map is also advisable.

Visiting Nice would not be complete without a trip through Vieille Ville. Literally meaning "Old Town", this part of Nice uncovers all the hidden gems of the city's long history. Lying just east of the city centre, visitors to this historic part of the city will be treated to beautiful architecture and a quintessentially French experience. The beautiful cathedral, in the heart of "Old Nice" as it is affectionately known, is located on Rue Rossetti and is a must see. Driving through this part of the city, visitors will be struck by the relative calm, compared with the busy beachfronts.

Parking in the city can be difficult. Instead of scouring the streets in search of a spot it is best to use car parks such as at the side of the Negresco and in the Cours Saleya. These can get full early so for those that don't mind a little added expense then Parking Plaza Services on Avenue de Verdun is a useful car park to be aware of.

Outside of the city, those renting a car will be able to take the opportunity to visit the amazing countryside. Amazing country villages are just waiting to be uncovered and are within comfortable distances from the city centre.

Nice holds an abundance of experiences for tourists to enjoy. From family holidays to romantic getaways, Nice will ensure an unforgettable holiday that will be best enjoyed with the comfort and convenience of a rental car.