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One of the French Riviera's most popular cities, Nice is a much sort after destination with holiday-makers, couples and honeymooners alike. So popular was the city in the 19th century with the English that the famous beach walkway was named after their northern visitors. The Promenade des Anglais snakes along the sea front and is a weekend favourite for locals, cyclists and skateboarders and a must do for all visitors.
On a scale of world beaches, Nice doesn't win any medals for comfort consisting largely of pebbles unless you venture into the privately owned man-made sand versions. However the pebbled version is protected for conservation reasons and the waterfront a must see for the sheer colour of the water if nothing else.
For the beach minded head to nearby Villefranche-sur-Mer, Antibes and of course Cannes. Other things to explore include the maze of streets that is the old town, Vieux Nice, its market and the many museums including the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art with great views from the roof terraces.
In early-mid March you can enjoy the Nice Cote D'Azur Boat Show and if you visit in mid-June you could take part in a two-day roller skating extravaganza.
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How old do I need to be to hire a car in Nice?
You will be unable to rent a car in Nice if you are under 21 or don't have a full licence.
However, it is worth noting those between ages 21 - 25 may be subject to a youth driver's surcharge.
Can I use my home country's driving license to rent a car?
Yes. As long as it is a full licence and printed in the Latin alphabet. If not then you will require an International Driver's Permit (IDP)
It is always advisable to carry your passport when driving and also when collecting your vehicle.
What are the speed limits?
On urban roads, the speed limit is 50kmh, If you head out to the rural expressways you can speed up to 110kmh. On highways and freeways the speed limit increases to 130kmh. Remember that France uses the metric system to measure both speed and distance.
What other rules should I be aware of?
In France it is compulsory to wear a seatbelt. Children under 10 are forbidden from sitting in the front seats and those under this age must be seated in an appropriate child or booster seat. These can be obtained from your car hire dealership if you require one - make sure you book one when booking your vehicle as supply can be limited at popular rental locations.