Fly To Nice, France
Find cheap flights to Nice from South Africa on Travelstart.co.za and you’ll soon be living it up in the South France city. The city that is also known as “Nice la Belle” for all the right reasons, mixes friendly Mediterranean weather, beautiful surroundings, intriguing history and amazing sights that attract more than 4 million visitors annually. Just walking along the Promenade des Anglais you will notice that Nice has that one-of-a-kind charm that characterises the entire French Riviera. Try the delicacies served in local seafood restaurants, relax on blue chairs and benches, purchase the famous French crepes from beach vendors, enjoy refreshing cocktails and explore every single corner of this old, but never forgotten Mediterranean paradise. Visit Le Chateau, the castle with a spectacular view of Nice and the Matisse Museum, to contemplate exquisite works of art signed by Henri Matisse. The artworks show the artist’s undeniable love for Nice, a truly inspiring city in the South of France.
Visa Requirements and SA Embassy details
- South African passport holders do require a Schengen Visa for France. Note that temporary passports are not accepted. In order to obtain a Visa, applicants need to schedule an appointment with officials from the French Embassy or through a third party handling service. You should have a South African Passport, valid for 6 months beyond date of return with at least 3 blank pages available.
- The South African Embassy to France is located in Paris: 59, Quai d'Orsay 75343, Paris. Phone: +33-1-5359-2323.
See and do
If relaxing in France’s sun-soaked south is up your alley then Nice should be your next destination. If you want to purchase souvenirs, you can start by taking a long walk on the Rue de France Pedestrian Zone. Here you will find everything your heart desires, from gourmet gift baskets to books, designer clothes and handmade ornaments.
You might be surprised to find out that this city’s overwhelming beauty has also inspired the Russian nation, stimulating it to build the grand Russian Cathedral, with its “onion-shaped” towers. Palm trees, sun baths, great cuisine and numerous tourist attractions are the main ingredients which make millions of people to fall in love with Nice all over again every single year.
Nice Côte d'Azur Airport – NCE
Food and beverages: If you don’t have time to enjoy a full meal, at grab a hot flavoured coffee, a cup of tea or a soft drink served by Le Phileas Café or Le Malongo at Nice Airport.
Currency Exchange: You have unlimited access to a wide range of financial services ensured by banks (Banque Populaire Côte d'Azur) and cash dispensers (Banque Populaire Côte d'Azur, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, arrival and departure level, public area).
Lost and Found: For lost luggage at Nice Airport contact the Lost & Found Service, located in the Service Centres in Terminal’s 1 and 2. Call 0820 423 333.
Airport Hotels: For Nice Airport hotels check out Anis Hotel, Residence Nemea Le Lido or Quality Suites Excellior.
Car Hire: Car hire companies such as Hertz, Europcar Avis and Advantage are represented at Nice Airport.
Airport Hub: Nice Côte d'Azur Airport – NCE serves as a hub for Air France.