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    Car Hire Nice

    Nice Car HireWith car hire in Nice, your options for discovery are limitless. Stroll along the broad Promenade des Anglais or sip a café and people watch in Place Massena. Spend time in the Vieux Nice (old town) with its narrow streets and tall, pastel coloured buildings, dotted with cafes and bars, leading towards the Cours Saleya. This colourful flower market also holds some of the cities best cafes and restaurants. History buffs will enjoy delving into the Ancient Roman ruins of Cemenelum, a former Roman stronghold with remaining baths and buildings open for visitors to explore. A visit to the beach in Nice may not feel much like home, as the beach near the promenade is covered in rocks and pebbles, rather than sand. Enjoy the sunshine and fantastic views of the Mediterranean Sea with a cold drink in hand.

    Just a 30-minute drive from Nice, Monte Carlo beckons with its glinting yachts and star-studded venues. Just under two hours away in St. Tropez you will find La Citadelle (old harbour fort) which offers pristine water and elaborate views. Engage in a game of La Petanque, a traditional French game, with the locals in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Your creative side will blossom at the Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul de Vence home of the l'École de Nice art movement and the inspiring grounds of famous artists such as Yves Klein, Arman and César Baldaccini.

    Convenient Locations in Nice

    Travellers to Nice will be pleased to find a number of convenient car hire pick-up and drop-off locations across the city. From popular airport and rail stations to downtown offices across the city, we've got a convenient location for you. Alongside this, Auto Europe has teamed up with top suppliers such as Europcar, Avis and Hertz to make sure your experience is as easy as can be

    Road parking spaces are limited in Nice, so it's advisable to park in one of the public car parks around the city. Costs can vary and usually range from €1.30 per hour up to €4 per hour, depending on the location and proximity to key city locations. Many motorways in France have tolls, both in and outside of urban areas. Toll charges depend on the distance and type of vehicle. Cash and credit are usually accepted, though booths may not always have personnel available, so try to carry smaller amounts in case exact change is required.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Car in Nice

    Can I hire a car without a credit card in Nice?

    Travellers looking to hire a car and who do not have a credit card are in luck, as Auto Europe knows which suppliers in Nice offer alternative payment options. For more information on how to book a car hire in France without a credit card, call our live reservation specialists toll-free and 24/7 at 1300 656 601.

    Can I use my licence to drive in France?

    In France, you can use your domestic driver's license to drive. However, while you can drive with your domestic license, an international driver's permit (IDP) is still recommended as there is a chance that some local police officers may issue a ticket to international driver's without an IDP, in the event that you are pulled over.

    Why book a car hire in Nice with Auto Europe?

    Auto Europe offers the guaranteed best rates on car hires from 24,000 pick-up locations across the world. We have established unique relationships with the industry's top suppliers over 60 years and additionally provide our clients with dedicated 24/7, live customer service. Be sure to choose Auto Europe for all of your travel needs.

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    Useful Driving Distances and Day Trip Ideas in Nice

    • Nice to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (10km approx. 10 min)
    • Nice to Monte Carlo (20km approx. 30min)
    • Nice to St. Tropez (115km approx. 1hour 45min)
    • Nice to St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (15km approx. 25 min)
    • Nice to Saint-Paul de Vence (20km approx. 30 min)

    Alternatives To Car Hire in Nice

    In addition to offering the guaranteed best rates in the industry on traditional car hires, we also offer numerous alternative transportation services to provide our clients with even more value. With options such as luxury, motorhome, van hires and more, Auto Europe has the ideal vehicle to accommodate almost any travel plan. From coastal road-trips to camping out in the mountains, use our booking engine at the top of the page to compare rates and start the next step of planning your trip.

    Luxury Car Hire Nice
    Luxury Car Hire Nice -  Make your trip to Nice a memorable one and travel behind the wheel of a luxury car hire. Compare rates on models from Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Maserati, and more, to find the ideal vehicle for your trip.
    Van Hire Nice
    Van Hire Nice -  Travelling with a large party or transporting large/heavy luggage? Don't fret! Auto Europe offers competitive rates on small, medium and large van hires able to accommodate your needs during your time in Nice.
    Motorhome Hire in Nice
    Nice Motorhome Hire -  A motorhome or RV hire in Nice allows travellers to explore France on your terms. Explore the roads your way and pitch at one of the many safe and accommodating locations throughout the nation. Your travel dreams have no limits behind the wheel of a motorhome hire.