Nice is one of the most popular cities in France, after Paris. It's not hard to see why, situated on the Côte d'Azur in the South East of the country, the Mediterranean city is picturesque and charming. But with villas and rental apartments well within the budget of most families, Nice is one upmarket destination on the French riviera that needn't cost the Earth to visit.
As well as enjoying the warm Mediterranean climate and laidback French lifestyle, there is a lot to see and do in Nice apart from hitting the beaches. Many of the city's museums and galleries are free, including the Musée Matisse and the Musée et Site Archéologiques de Cimiez, where you can see the remains of the Gallo-Roman settlement which precede