Car and Van Hire in Nice
Welcome to Enterprise Rent-A-Car Nice page where you will find a wide range of vehicles to choose from to fit exactly what you are looking for at great rates.
Car and Van rental in Nice
Nice is a Mediterranean costal resort in the southeast of France on the French Riviera with an all year round sunny climate which has attracted Europe's rich and famous since the British upper-classes started to visit in the Nineteenth Century. The city, which attracts in excess of four million visitors each year, has something for everyone and is France's most popular tourist destination in after Paris. The walled Old Town is a maze of narrow medieval streets, dotted with restaurants and bars. Visit Saleya Market, the largest on the Cote d' Azur. This is a lively place, full of colour where you can buy all kinds of food, flowers and trinkets. If fish is what you are looking for, then there is a market at St. Francois. Nice also has a number of shopping malls, such as the Nicetoile and Nice TNL. Whilst the local diet is typically Mediterranean, there is an eclectic mix of restaurants in the city serving food from many of the world's cuisines. Enterprise Rent-A-Car has a branch at Nice Train Station, as well as to the north of the city in Carros and to the south-west in Sophia Anti Val, providing plenty of flexibility.
Our Vehicles for Hire in Nice
Driving along the coast roads of the Cote d'Azur in an executive car is something Enterprise can make happen. No matter what your motoring requirements are, or whether you have more than four people travelling with you, Enterprise has just the vehicle for you. A multi-purpose vehicle is often the choice of families, who, in addition to a number of children, have lots of luggage. Not everyone wants a large car with a powerful engine, which is why hatchbacks are a popular hire choice. If you are looking for a four-wheel drive, consider the range of SUVs available.
Cheap Car and Van Hire in Nice
The best deals Enterprise offers can be found online at their Internet site, built with customer convenience in mind and containing a booking form to complete and forward. Enterprise will deal with your booking request in as little time as half an hour. Of course, should you have any enquiries, you can speak to a trained member of staff who will be pleased to answer any questions. Save money by booking your hire vehicle in advance. You are also likely to get your first choice if you book early.
Airport Car Hire
By making a hire car booking in advance you avoid wasting time waiting for taxis and other forms of public transport when you land at your destination airport. There are numerous advantages in having a hire car waiting for you: it's certainly less stressful and it sets you apart from the crowd. Nice Airport, which also serves Monaco, is five miles from the city centre.
Attractions in Nice
Nice is famous for its Promenade des Anglaise which runs parallel to the beach area for over two miles. This is where wealthy Europeans used to take the air in the Belle Epoque and it remains popular today with cyclists and skaters. Parc du Chateau, situated on a hill at the eastern end of town provides stunning views of the Mediterranean, it is a place to find shelter from the summer heat and stroll in the botanical garden with its ornamental waterfall. The city has a number of museums, including one dedicated to the artist, Matisse. There is also a gallery containing works by Marc Chagall.
Places to Visit Outside Nice
Thirteen miles from Nice is the coastal resort of Antibes with over 40 beaches stretching along 16 miles of coast. Antibes has an archaeological museum containing artefacts found in the local area. There is also a Napoleonic navel museum and one dedicated to Picasso. Cannes, famous throughout the world for its annual film festival, is 21 miles from Nice. Visit the Old Town and take a look at the large nineteenth-century villas encompassing a range of architectural styles, each owner trying to trump his neighbour's efforts. The town of Eze is a medieval village on a hilltop 8 miles from Nice and is a picturesque place with stunning views. It is home to the Chappelle de la Saint Croix dating back to 1306.
Parking and Traffic Information in Nice
Anyone hoping to navigate the streets of Nice successfully by car needs to do their research so that they understand the traffic flow, one-way system, restricted areas and other peculiarities of driving on the Cote d' Azur. One of these is the location of traffic lights which are sited close to the pavement; another the fact that cars coming from the right take priority. Nice has both street parking, although obviously not in and around the pedestrianized zone; street parking is limited to two hours. There are numerous car parks around the city which charge different rates and the park and ride system is very popular.