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Nice Car Rental Deals

SIXT makes travel to the French Riviera easy with our affordable car rental in Nice. At our Nice car rental locations we offer a diverse fleet of premium vehicles that give you plenty of choice for your holiday rental car. No matter your mobility needs, you can find car rental deals in Nice on both economy and luxury rental cars. Book online and pick up your rental vehicle at our Nice airport location, our Nice train station, or our seafront Promenade des Anglais branch. Explore the top attractions and destinations of the Cote d'Azur in comfort and style with SIXT rent a car in Nice!


Nice Car Rental with Sixt

Use our drop down branch menu to find out more about our Sixt rent a car Nice locations. You can see the opening hours and types of cars at each location. All of our Nice branches offer 24 hour vehicle returns giving you maximum flexibility with your travels. You can open a Google Maps view of our car rental in Nice locations by clicking on the second tab. For those renting a car from our Nice Airport branch, please keep in mind that our services at Terminal 1 are reserved for Sixt Diamond, Platinum, and Gold card holders as well our business account customers. We ask all other Sixt customers to visit us at our new Car Rental Center in front of Terminal 2.

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Our Service

Whether on a romantic weekend getaway or a family vacation we have rental vehicle to match your budget and plans On offer for car rental in Nice is a wide array of compact cars, sedans, sports car and convertibles. For more leg and luggage room we also have 7-seater and 9-seater minivans and SUVs. Tailoring your rental vehicle is also possible with our great deals on useful add-ons. Give yourself an optimal driving experience with a handy GPS, an additional driver or more coverage. You can also tack on a child, baby or booster seat. Renting a car with automatic transmission is also not a problem with our services for car rental in Nice.

Nice luxury car rental

Fit into the glamour of the French Riviera with a luxury car rental in Nice. The Sixt fleet features a number of exotic car rentals. We have luxury SUVs, sedans, sports cars and convertibles from an array of world-class car manufacturers. Our luxury car selection includes prestige brands such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Jaguar, and Audi among others.

Cruise the Cote de Azur with a convertible rental

Take advantage of the French Riviera's scenic coastline and drive with the top down in a convertible rental. Nice is a perfect starting point to travel to destinations nearby like Cannes and Antibes with the top down to fully enjoy the sun and beauty of the surroundings. Sixt offers great car rental deals on all kinds of convertible rentals in Nice. Here are some of the models similar to what is available when you rent a convertible in Nice.

  • For fun try a BMW Mini or Range Rover Evoque cabrio
  • Opt for an Audi A3 or a Mercedes-Benz C Class cabriolet for a luxury driving experience
  • Go for a classic like a Ford Mustang GT, Porsche 911 or a Jaguar F-Type convertible
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Traffic Information

Having a car rental in Nice gives you the means to travel around the French Riviera independently and at your own pace. You can use the A8 to go on scenic rides and arrive at popular destinations along the coast. Driving in downtown Nice means often encountering many one-way streets and bus-only lanes. You might also be surprised to find that traffic lights are placed low on the sidewalk so keep your eye out. Be sure to stick to the speed limit in the tunnel under the Promenade de Paillon as speed radar cameras are ready to catch those who don't.

General driving tips

  • Right turns on red are not permited, passing other vehicles is only allowed on the left.
  • Follow the blue signs for the A8 tolled freeway, the green signs to the national highways or "route nationale" which are not tolled.
  • Some helpful words to know are sortie (exit), aire (rest stop) and péage (toll booth).

Standard speed and alcohol limits

  • 50 km/h on urban roads
  • 90 km/h on non-urban roads
  • 110-130 on motorways and expressways
  • The maximum blood alcohol content is 0,5 g/l

Parking in Nice

Free street parking in Nice is only to found outside of the downtown area. You may be able to park on the street heading up to Mont Boron close to the Old Town. Downtown offers coin-operated metered parking which typically have a 2 hour maximum. After 8pm and on Sundays parking is free. Alternatively, there are many parking lots where you can leave your rental car in both the Old Town and downtown. Some even offer weekend and weekly rates which allow you to come and go as you please.

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Sixt Tips

Nice is home to fantastic cultural institutions and features museums dedicated to both Chagall and Matisse. One of its most famous sights is the Castle Park, or Castle Hill, where you can see the ruins of the Chateau de Nice and get amazing views of the city. Make visits to these cultural hot spots while you tour around or head out to explore some nature. With your rent a car you can drive not far from Nice to the sandy beaches in nearby towns such as Antibes and Cannes. You can also make an excursion inland into the foothills of Grasse, a town with a long history of perfume making. Or make the most of your time in this region of France and take a road trip all the way to Marseille, or elsewhere, with a one- way car rental.

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Sightseeing Destinations

Make a day trip north to the charming inland town of Vence. You can walk around its medieval Old Town and visit historic points of interest. Another main attraction is the Chapelle du Rosaire which houses stained glass by Henri Matisse. The collections on exhibit at the Foundation Emile Hughes, once a castle, are also worth checking out. Of course your time would also not be complete without drinking it famous spring water, available in any of the fountains in town.

Distance to Vence

  • From Nice Airport via A8: 10 miles, about 25 minutes
  • From Nice Train Station via A8: 13.5 miles, 36 minutes
  • From Nice Promenade des Anglais via A8: 14miles, 42 minutes

Just before the town of Moulinet you will reach the 12th century chapel of Notre Dame de la Menour. Braving the winding, steep road rewards you with stunning views of this magnificent landscape. A narrow, stone bridge leads up to the chapel.

Distance to Notre-Dame de la Menour

  • From Nice Airport: 38 miles, a little over 1 hour
  • From Nice Train Station: 31.8 miles, a little over 1 hour
  • From Nice Promenade des Anglais: 32 miles, a little over 1 hour

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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