How to Travel to Nice on a Budget — NomadTreneur

Author Adidas Wilson
4 min readJun 20, 2023

Known for its glamour and sophistication, Nice, a crown jewel of the French Riviera, might seem like a destination reserved for the affluent.

However, with some careful planning and smart choices, it’s possible to enjoy all that Nice offers on a budget. This guide will share insider tips on how to save money without compromising on the authentic Nice experience.

Affordable Flights and Travel Insurance

The journey to Nice starts with booking your flight. Flexibility is key when looking for the best deals. Use flight comparison websites and apps to monitor fares and set up alerts for price drops. Consider traveling during the shoulder seasons — spring and autumn — when flights are cheaper, and the weather is still delightful.

Consider purchasing travel insurance. It may seem like an unnecessary expense, but it can save you a lot in case of an unexpected event such as a medical emergency or trip cancellation.

Budget Accommodation

Nice offers a variety of budget accommodations. Look beyond the luxury hotels along the Promenade des Anglais and consider options like budget hotels, guesthouses, hostels, and vacation rentals. Booking platforms such as Airbnb,, or Hostelworld provide plenty of choices. For a more authentic…



Author Adidas Wilson

Adidas Wilson was born in Chicago, surviving a near death experience driving off a bridge in an 18 wheeler and getting hit by a train. Author and Motivator