French Riviera Travel Information

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French Riviera Scene The French Riviera is also known as the Côte d'Azur. It's the beautiful coastline in the south of France along the Mediterranean Sea stretching from Saint-Tropez to the Italian Border. It's known for its beaches, views, picture perfect sea, yachts and as a playground for the rich & famous.

Things to do in French Riviera: Promenade des Anglais • Segway Sightseeing Tour of Nice • Classic Yacht Sailing in Cannes • Wine Tasting • Private Catamaran Adventure • Massif de l'Esterel • Drive the Route des Crêtes

Highly rated hotels in French Riviera: Boscolo Nice & Spa • Five Seas Hotel Cannes • La Bastide Saint Antoine Jacques Chibois • La Bastide de Saint Tropez • Hotel Martinez • InterContinental Carlton Cannes • La Colombe d'Or

France's electricity is 230V 50Hz and uses plug types C & E
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Nice Côte D'Azur Airport is 646 miles. French Riviera's IATA airport code is NCE. One World Lounge Details Here.

Great Circle Route in Purple
Heathrow to Nice Côte D'Azur Airport in Red

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Climate: The sunshine on the French Riviera is good in summer. The temperatures can reach 30°C with a pleasant influence from the sea. The winter temperatrures do down to about 10°C and the Mistrals, which are strong, cold, northwest winds often come blow. Rainfall occures mainly between October and April, with October and November being the wettest months. The best time to visit is between April and September.

Covid-19 Data for France

Data (updated daily) from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases & deaths.

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BA Tier Points

Class Tier Points
(per Leg)
Tier Points
(Total)
Economy 20 40
Business 80 160


Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Nice

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
Economy4,0004,500
Club7,7509,000


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