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Tips for a safe and pleasant stay in NICE

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Nice is a beautiful and lively city on the Côte d’Azur, but as with any tourist destination, there are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind to ensure a safe and enjoyable stay. Here are a few suggestions for your visit to Nice during the Rugby World Cup.

Sun protection

Nice enjoys generous sunshine all year round. So it’s essential to protect your skin from UV rays. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen regularly, especially if you spend a lot of time outdoors for matches or sightseeing.


Hydration is also very important, especially during the hot summer months. Make sure you drink plenty of water throughout the day to avoid dehydration.

Personal safety

As in any big city, it’s important to use common sense when it comes to security. Keep an eye on your belongings, especially in crowded public places, and avoid ostentatiously displaying valuables.

Getting around town

Nice has an excellent public transport network, with streetcars, buses and bicycles available. Using public transport is not only environmentally friendly, but also a convenient way to get around the city.

Respect for local customs

The people of Nice are proud of their culture and way of life. Respect local customs, enjoy the regional cuisine and don’t forget to say « bonjour » and « merci ». – a much appreciated mark of politeness.

Plan ahead

The Rugby World Cup attracts many visitors, so it’s advisable to plan ahead. Book your accommodation and match tickets as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Enjoy the city

Finally, make sure you take the time to enjoy all that Nice has to offer. Whether you love art, fine dining, the beach or simply strolling the picturesque streets, there’s something for everyone in Nice.


With these tips in mind, you’re all set for a safe and memorable stay in Nice during the Rugby World Cup.

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