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French Riviera Car Rental Deals

Let Sixt satisfy your mobility needs with a car rental in the French Riviera. Known in French as the Côte d'Azur, the sun-filled French Riviera is beloved by both artists and jetsetters. The beautiful French Riviera stretches along the Mediterranean coast of southeastern France from Saint-Tropez to Cannes and Monaco and features pristine beaches, quaint cafés and world-class museums. With affordable rates and fleet of luxury and economy cars, you can rent a car in the French Riviera and move about with ease. Book easily online and get your road trip in the French Riviera underway!

 
  • Nice Airport
    Terminal 1/Terminal 2
    06200 Nice

    Mo. - Su.07:30 - 24:00
    Bank Holiday07:30 - 24:00
    Book at this location

  • Nice Train Station
    12 Avenue Thiers
    06000 Nice

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 20:30
    Su.08:00 - 19:30
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 19:30
    Book at this location

  • Antibes Train Station
    Gare SNCF Place Pierre Semard
    06600 Antibes

    Mo. - Fr.09:00 - 18:00
    Sa.09:00 - 17:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00
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  • Cannes Train Station SNCF
    8 bis Place de la Gare
    06400 Cannes

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 19:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
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  • Saint-Raphael Train Station
    Rue Waldeck-Rousseau
    83700 Saint-Raphaël

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 12:00
     13:45 - 18:30
    Su.13:45 - 18:30
    Bank Holiday13:45 - 18:30
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  • Nice Promenade des Anglais
    3 Avenue Gustave V
    06000 Nice

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 19:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
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  • Saint Jean Cap Ferrat
    1 Place du Centenaire
    06230 Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

    Mo. - Fr.10:00 - 12:30
     14:30 - 17:00
    Sa.10:00 - 12:30
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  • Antibes
    22, Boulevard Albert 1er
    06600 Antibes

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 18:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00
    Book at this location

  • Cannes Croisette
    8 Rue Frédéric Amouretti
    06400 Cannes

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 19:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
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  • Saint Tropez
    Rue du 11 Novembre 1918-Bat A
    83990 St. Tropez

    Mo. - Sa.09:00 - 12:00
     14:00 - 19:00
    Su.10:00 - 13:30
    Book at this location

  • Nice Airport

    Sixt rent a car
    Terminal 1/Terminal 2
    06200 Nice

    Mo. - Su.07:30 - 24:00
    Bank Holiday07:30 - 24:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Nice Train Station

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    12 Avenue Thiers
    06000 Nice

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 20:30
    Su.08:00 - 19:30
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 19:30

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Antibes Train Station

    Sixt rent a car
    Gare SNCF Place Pierre Semard
    06600 Antibes

    Mo. - Fr.09:00 - 18:00
    Sa.09:00 - 17:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Cannes Train Station SNCF

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    8 bis Place de la Gare
    06400 Cannes

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 19:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans

  • Saint-Raphael Train Station

    Sixt rent a car
    Rue Waldeck-Rousseau
    83700 Saint-Raphaël

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 12:00
     13:45 - 18:30
    Su.13:45 - 18:30
    Bank Holiday13:45 - 18:30

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Nice Promenade des Anglais

    Sixt rent a car
    3 Avenue Gustave V
    06000 Nice

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 19:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

    Sixt rent a car
    1 Place du Centenaire
    06230 Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

    Mo. - Fr.10:00 - 12:30
     14:30 - 17:00
    Sa.10:00 - 12:30

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Antibes Downtown

    Sixt rent a car
    22, Boulevard Albert 1er
    06600 Antibes

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 18:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Cannes Croisette

    Sixt rent a car
    8 Rue Frédéric Amouretti
    06400 Cannes

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 19:00
    Su.09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 13:00
     14:00 - 17:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Saint Tropez Port

    Sixt rent a car
    Rue du 11 Novembre 1918-Bat A
    83990 St. Tropez

    Mo. - Sa.09:00 - 12:00
     14:00 - 19:00
    Su.10:00 - 13:30

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

Car rental in the French Riviera

Our Service | FAQs | Tips for the Region | Important Cities | Climate, Cuisine & Travel with children

Check out our branch menu for a list of the Sixt locations where you can rent a car in the French Riviera. Most our car rental deals in the French Riviera include free cancellations so you can change your plans hassle-free. If flying into the Nice Airport or arriving at the Antibes, Cannes, Saint-Raphael or Nice Train Stations, you quickly continue your journey with our car rental services in these convenient pick up locations. Click on the second tab of the station finder and get a Goolge Maps overview of where all our Sixt car rental in the French Riviera branches are situated.

Our Service

Our car rentals in the French Riviera can be customized with useful extras to meet your travel needs. On our bookings page you will be shown our recommended add-ons, which you can easily book along with your car rental.

Recommended optional features

  • Baby and child seats
  • Additional drivers and insurance protections
  • GPS

The scenic coastline routes and hillside towns, are ideal for a car rental road trip on the French Riviera. Here is some information to help you choose the right rental vehicle for your trip. With our premium vehicles and attractive rates we can accommodate a range of budgets and plans.

Which vehicle class is right for me?

  • Driving narrow hillside roads is easy in our selection of compact cars.
  • Our sedans offer more comfort and space for luggage.
  • Families and large groups will benefit from our selection of leading brand minivans, station wagons and SUVs.

Driving License

For non-EU nationals, an international driver's permit is required.

Minimum age and additional drivers

Drivers must be at least 21 to rent a car on the French Riviera and have had a valid driver's license for a minimum of one year. Additional drivers must also show an original, valid driver's license upon collection.

Refueling

Rental cars will be handed over with a full tank of gas and all rental cars must be returned in full as well. However you can choose our prepaid fuel option which allows drivers to buy a full tank of gas prior to pick-up at price comparable to gas prices in the region.

Accidents

If you are involved in an accident with your rental car, contact the police immediately and report any damages directly to Sixt. Accident report forms are included with your rental agreement. In case of emergency you can dial 112 free of charge.


French Riviera

FAQs

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Tips for the Region

The French Riviera is one of Europe's most sought after travel destinations. The region stretches for 100 miles and includes glamorous cities such as St-Tropez and Cannes, as well as quaint towns like Eze and Vence. The area tends to be full with visitors year round who come to enjoy the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean, which can be viewed from above at the Baie des Anges in Nice. The picture perfect medieval village of Eze at 1,400 feet above sea level is another must-see, as is Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. For glitz and glamour, stop by Monaco with its yacht-filled harbor and casino. Menton, is also worth a visit with its 300 days of sunshine a year and world famous Lemon Festival held in February.


Important Cities

Nice

Nice glows with old-world elegance and year-round sunshine. The unofficial capital of the Côte d'Azur, the city features inviting pebbled beaches, as well as fantastic markets, a picturesque old town with striking architecture and delectable restaurants. Discover the masterworks of Matisse and Chagall at their respective museums.

Antibes

Antibes, dating back 2,000 years, lies between the Bay of Cannes to the south and the Baie des Anges to the north. Famed for its coastal charm, the city extends upwards into the hills. Adorned with medieval towers, the fortified city inspired artists like Picasso and Monet, who were drawn to the panoramic views of the sea and its culinary delicacies.

Cannes

Cannes was settled by the Ligurians and the Romans and a fishing port for a long time. In the 19th century Lord Brougham, an English aristocrat, fell in love with the city and established it as an upscale travel destination. Its world-renowned film festival attracts a glamorous international crowd, and La Croisette, the central promenade, hosts fine French restaurants and fashionable boutiques.


French Riviera

Climate, Cuisine & Travel with Children

Climate

The climate of the French Riviera makes it ideal for year-round travel. Characterized as Mediterranean it has mild and rainy winters, and warm, sun filled summers. Those hoping to beat the crowds and visit the museums may want to visit between October and March, while those looking for the best beach weather and nightlife should plan a trip between April and September.

Cuisine

The cuisine of the French Riviera is distinguished by the quality of its ingredients. If you want fish sample local favorites like 'bouillabaisse', a hearty fish and shellfish tomato broth, or try a 'soupe de poissons', a white fish puree with vine ripened tomatoes and cream. Other popular dishes are 'salad niçoise', consisting of tuna, tomatoes, potatoes, green beans and niçoise olives, 'ratatouille', featuring onions, tomatoes, eggplant and peppers stewed in olive oil, and 'socca', a chickpea flour and olive oil crepe served with black pepper.

Traveling with Children

Aside from the beaches, the French Riviera hosts many kid-friendly attractions. Fun days out can be had at places like the Matisse Museum and the Archaeological Museum, and if needing a break stop for a scoop in one of the many gelato shops. La Croisette in Cannes offers a permanent carnival with a double-decker carousel, rides, games and a snack bar. The hiking trails of Iles des Lérins are another great way to keep busy. The aquarium in Monaco is an ideal rainy day activity.


 
 

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