Once a year, from mid February to start March (different dates) the French Riviera celebrates a great winter fiesta – the Nice Carnival. During the celebration which lasts for two weeks the city comes alive with tempo, music and motion.
Nice festival attracts mass of crowd, locals and tourists. The city hotels are fully booked hence it is recommended to make a room’s reservations in advance in order to find a room in a reasonable price. During the carnival, the streets become filled with parades of giant dolls in different shapes and lot of floats.
All the parades are held along the Promenade des Anglais seashore. One of the exciting events of the carnival is the magnificent flowers’ battle. Concerts, different shows and colorful noisy fireworks complete the event. This is a traditional fiesta that shouldn’t be missed.