In Nice the official language and the most used one if the French. Nice was independent until 1860 and it had its own language, the Niçard dialect, but nowadays it is very weird to hear it. A part from the French, you won’t have problems to communicate yourself in English and in other languages thanks to the tourism which the city receives constantly.
For many people, Nice has one of the best weathers in Europe. Winters are short and with soft temperatures that usually never go under 8ºC. Springs and Autumns are basically perfects when it comes to the temperature, there are many hours of sun and it rarely rains. It is a luxury weather. In the summer, it is so hot with temperatures over 35ºC. Something positive is that being a city right next to the sea, the sea breeze smooths the heat.
When to go
From March to November, any moment is the best to go to this beautiful city always sunny and full of charming people. If you don’t want to be there during the touristic wave, you should try to avoid the months of July and August, even these months are also probably the best to enjoy of the beach and the sea.
2-3 days. Nice is a big city but what is very interesting is that you can arrive to the main spots of the city walking. You can dedicate couple days to visit the center of the city, with museums, iconic buildings and the rest of the time to enjoy in the beaches of the French Riviera. If you have more days you can combine it with visiting another nearby city or village.