Cycling in Nice

Nice offers absolutely fabulous views for cyclists that don't mind a bit of uphill biking. The city is flanked by a long promenade which is great to cycle down, with sparkling blue waters just beyond for you to feast your eyes on. There's a great juxtaposition of history and architecture; Italian, French; art deco, medieval, so there's something for everyone!

Attractions/sights accessible by bicycle from the city centre:

Monaco (1 hour), Antibes (1 hour), Mount Boron (20 mins), Villefranche (30 mins).

Mayor's stance on cycling:

Generally positive, although there's a lack of high quality cycle paths.




Very Hilly

Bicycle theft:

Happens occasionally

Cycling at night:

Most streets are well lit

Read more about bicycles on public transport in Nice

Take a guided bike tour in Nice