Nice is the gateway to the Riviera. From here you quickly and easily go to Cannes, St Tropez, Monaco and into Italy. Among the French, Nice is, from what I gather after a mere 6 months here, frowned upon. It seems they think that this is a place of constant vacation, which it is to a point. "Mañana attitude" grows larger the further south you travel. That has always been my rule of thumb, and this really is no exception. If you ask for a quote on a service in Paris, they are very efficient and are keen on doing business. In Nice, the same thing can take weeks, if they get back at all!
But this is also charming! Can you imagine a better place to be on vacation? Well, of course your hotel staff shou...Read More