Nice, France

by your local Connections Travel Agency agent: Amy Wilhelm

About your destination...

Nice is located in the south of France, along the French Riviera. It is the fifth most populous city in France. The full name of the city is Nice la Belle, which translates to Nice is Beautiful, which the city most definitely is. The following are important things to know when visiting Nice:

-Currency Used: Euro (conversion: $1/€.92

-Language Spoken: French

-Time Zone: Central European Time Zone

Things you'll need...


No vaccines are needed to travel here, however a traveler must be up to date on all routine shots.


One can be obtained at your local post office or court house for about $100

US Passport application requirements can vary depending on the type (eg. Minors, diplomats) but generally include the following:

  1. Completed Form DS-11: Application For A U.S. Passport
  2. Evidence of U.S. Citizenship (eg. previous passport, birth certificate, naturalization certificate)
  3. Current government Identification (eg. previous passport, drivers license, government ID, military ID)
  4. Photocopy of all presented documents
  5. Applicable Fee
  6. One Passport Photo

Flight Information...


-10:45am Delta 2310

  • From: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)
  • To: Atlanta (ATL)
  • Arrival time: 1:59pm (2hr 14min)

-3:18pm Delta 82 (overnight)

  • From: Atlanta (ATL)
  • To: Paris (CGD)
  • Arrival time: 6:10am (8hr 52min)

-7:15am Delta 8586 (operated by Air France)

  • From: Paris (CGD)
  • To: Nice (NCE)
  • Arrival time: 8:45am (1hr 35 min)

Total cost: $3,031


-1:20pm American Airlines 6689 (operated by British Airways)

  • From: Nice (NCE)
  • To: London (LHR)
  • Arrival time: 2:30pm (2hr 10min)

-5:15pm American Airlines 91

  • From: London (LHR)
  • To: Chicago (ORD)
  • Arrival time: 8:00pm (8hr 45min)
-10:15pm American Airlines 91 (overnight)
  • From: Chicago (ORD)
  • To: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)
  • Arrival Time: 12:47am (2hr 32min)

Total Cost: $1,686


-Musee National Marc Chagall

  • This is a museum featuring works by the Russian-born painter and designer Marc Chagall.
  • Cost: €8
-Cours Saleya
  • Open-air market selling local food and produce.
  • Cost: No admission fee.

Hotel Information

-Mercure Nice Promenade des Anglais

  • Address: 2 rue Halevy, 06000 Nice, France
  • Cost: $220
  • Tel : (+33)4/93826222 -
  • Fax: (+33)4/93821820
  • Mail:

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