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  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • Earn bonus Avios when you book flights and car hire together
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Nice fly-drive holidays

Nice fly-drive holidays give you the freedom to explore the French Riviera on a beach city break. Book a flight + car package with us and enjoy the many benefits that come with our car hire, in association with Avis.

Hire a car in Nice and drive the picturesque coastal roads to Monaco. Enjoy luxurious shopping and strolls around the glamorous marina. Head for the sandy beach at Cannes, or a quieter spot in Cap d’Antibes. Or why not make your way to the Alps, passing waterfalls and admiring the stunning views as you go. Take advantage of our Nice car hire and enjoy carefree fly-drive holidays.

Driving itineraries we recommend from Nice

Try our recommended routes from Nice to see the best of the French Riviera


Spend a half-day in nearby Cannes, famous for its film festival, luxury shops and celebrity lifestyle. Cannes is located just 34km from Nice and the A8 road is the recommended route for this drive. Take in Cagnes-sur-Mer, panoramic views over Le Cannet and the hills above glitzy Cannes. Stop and bask in the Mediterranean climate on Cannes’s sandy beaches.

Monte Carlo.

Travel to Monte Carlo from Nice, along the famous and beautiful Grand Corniche road. Pass through the Parc Forestier and drop down to the coast via Cap-d’Ail and Fontvieille to Monaco. Immerse yourself in the attractions of Monaco, with its harbour, yachts, Royal Palace and more. Drive along part of the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix track and see the famous sights, including the cathedral. Browse the chic boutiques and keep your eyes peeled for celebrities.

The Alps and Isola 2000 ski resort.

Hire a car and swap the beach for the mountains on a day trip to one of the French Riviera’s Alpine ski resorts. Drive up the beautiful mountain pass to the Alps, taking in stunning mountain waterfalls and the beautiful forest area of Mercantor en route to the Isola 2000 ski resort. Offering a striking contrast to the coastal Riviera, this picturesque resort enjoys reliable snowfall while benefitting from warm sunshine, thanks to its southerly location.

East to Eze.

Under 15km from Nice is the beautiful region of Eze, reachable by driving along the famous Grand Corniche road on the way to the tiny principality of Monaco. Here, tropical fruit trees are proof of the region’s wonderful year-round climate. Perched high on a hill overlooking Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and known as the ‘Eagles Nest’, the charming village of Eze is a must-visit. Window boxes provide splashes of colour and the village’s location affords breathtaking panoramic views.

West to Mougins.

Use your Nice car hire to visit the delightful medieval town of Mougins. Set high in the hills, Mougins boasts fabulous panoramic views over Cannes. Travel via Antibes and visit the famous national museum, which houses many legendary Picasso works. Relax on sandy beaches in Cannes and indulge in designer-label shopping on La Croisette Boulevard. Find a new scent at the perfume museum in Grasse. We recommend spending three days enjoying this route’s array of attractions.

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