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: Hotel Martinez • La Bastide de Saint Tropez • La Bastide Saint Antoine Jacques Chibois • Five Seas Hotel Cannes • Boscolo Nice & Spa • 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, with a flight time of approx 1.5 hrs. French Riviera's IATA airport code is NCE.
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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 weekly) from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases & deaths.

BA Tier Points Earned

Route 1LON‑NCE
(BA) ba

Economy5 510
Business40 4080

Economy Tier Points shown are based on fully flexible fares. 'Low' Economy earns 50% of the shown amount. 'Lowest' Economy fares earn 25% of shown amount.

When journey is booked in World Traveler Plus or First and those cabins don't exist on particular legs, the next cabin down will be used on those legs for points collection.

When booking with BA, tier points can be earned on the following Oneworld Oneworld Alliance ® airlines:
asAlaska Airlines, aaAmerican Airlines, baBritish Airways, cxCathay Pacific, fjFiji Airways, ayFinnair, ibIberia, jlJapan Airlines, mhMalaysia Airlines, wyOman Air, qfQantas, qrQatar Airways, atRoyal Air Maroc, rjRoyal Jordanian, s7S7 Airlines, ulSriLankan Airlines

Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Nice, (Zone 1, 1-650 miles)

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