5 activities to do in Nice in Winter

Nice in winter is the perfect time to visit in the calm and under the bright sun of the French Riviera. The Best Western Hôtel Lakmi has compiled a list of the 5 best activities to do in winter in Nice: between walks, culture and unmissable events, Nice is not short of action in winter!


In winter, take advantage of the mild Mediterranean climate to visit Nice in ideal conditions. Pure jewel of the French Riviera, Nice offers magnificent landscapes to admire. A must in Nice, the Promenade des Anglais is perfect if you want to admire the sea up close. Then climb the Colline du Château which offers you a breathtaking view of the whole city of Nice and the Mediterranean Sea. Finally, go along the Promenade du Paillon, perfect to enjoy a real green path that leads to the famous Place Masséna.  


5 activities to do in Nice in Winter – Credit Summer Hotels
5 activities to do in Nice in Winter – Credit Summer Hotels


Cultural visits in Nice’s museums

By staying at the Best Western Hotel Lakmi Nice, you are close to all the cultural places of the city, and believe us, this is not what is missing! Every year, Nice's many museums attract tourists who come to discover the exhibitions they put on. Between history and art of all kinds, you are bound to find the exhibition that interests you.

We propose you a short list of museums which you absolutely must visit during your stay in Nice in winter :

  • The Matisse museum: it traces the work and life of the famous artist Matisse.
  • The Museum of Modern Art and Contemporary Art: you will discover exhibitions on Modern Art and Contemporary Art from the 1950s to today.
  • The Villa Masséna Museum: a real architectural jewel on the Promenade des Anglais, the museum traces the history of Nice through art.


Discover Nice’s old town

Under the beautiful blue sky of Nice, let yourself be carried away by the pastel and ochre colored facades of the narrow streets of Old Nice. Influenced by Italy, this lively district is a real paradise for gourmets with its many typical restaurants and artisanal stores run by real Nice enthusiasts. Leave the atmosphere of the neighborhood's alleys to get lost in the Cours Saleya and visit the flower market that is held there all day from Tuesday to Sunday. All the scents and colors of this sublime setting will take you to other horizons for a moment.


5 activities to do in Nice in Winter – Credit Summer Hotels
5 activities to do in Nice in Winter – Credit Summer Hotels


The Nice Carnival

Every year in February is held the famous Carnival of Nice. Each year, several hundred thousand tourists come to the French Riviera to attend it! For this 2022 edition, the Carnival is on the theme "King of the Animals". Over two weeks, the most famous Carnival in France makes you live an absolutely magical moment with its decorated and animated floats.

On the occasion of Carnival, the whole team of the Best Western Hotel Lakmi Nice dresses up! It is in a festive and colorful atmosphere that you are welcomed in the hotel.


5 activities to do in Nice in Winter – Credit Summer Hotels
5 activities to do in Nice in Winter – Credit Summer Hotels

The Prom’Classic

On January 9, 2022 is held the new edition of the Prom'Classic. This sporting event has a simple principle: a 10 km race on the Promenade des Anglais. This year, discover the "10 km untimed mode" race, ideal for less experienced athletes who do not wish to have a set time to run along the Promenade.


Between walks, cultural and gourmet escapades and unmissable events, Nice is a dream destination in winter. Take advantage of this period to do your Christmas shopping in a magical atmosphere.  Book a room at the Best Western Hotel Lakmi Nice to be in the heart of the city and enjoy its events and activities in the best conditions.

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