Send Luggage to Nice
The capital of the Côte d’Azur and the fifth largest city in France, Nice is a glorious city. Whether you’re strolling the along the Promenade des Anglais or bargain hunting in the Nice Old Town (Vieux Nice), let Luggage Mule ship your luggage to your hotel so you can make the most of your trip to this elite destination.
Customs: As France is an EU member state traveling in and out of Nice is generally easy to do. However, rules and regulations do still apply for EU citizens. Make sure you don’t get caught out. See our France and Luggage Mule prohibited list pages for information on what you can and cannot ship.
Price: One way from £27.99!
Shipping times: 3 working days.
Flights: Air travel to Nice takes just over an hour with Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport acting as the main gateway.
Currency: Euro (€)
Power: 230V, 50Hz
Visas: Holders of British Citizen passports or any other EU state citizens are not required to have a visa to travel to Paris. Other nationalities however may need a Schengen visa. To check the visa requirements of your country visit Schengen Visa Information website.
Time difference: Central European Time, GMT+1.
Packing for Nice
Summers in Nice are sunny and humid with daytime temperatures often peaking at 30°C. Suncream, sunglasses and a hat are recommended and it’s also wise to bring some long-sleeved shirts to keep your arms covered and away from the heat. Some light sweaters are also a good idea as seaside breezes do keep the evenings cool. In winter, the weather is mild with little rainfall. Temperatures can drop to 10°C from December to February. It’s always worth checking whether your resort provides beach towels as you may need to bring your own.
Ship your bike to Nice
Nice has excellent cycling opportunities, no less along the sprawling Promenade des Anglais. Likewise, the city’s newest park, Promenade du Paillon, is 30 acres of green space leading from the city centre to the sea and is ideal to explore by bike. Beyond the city limits, Aspremont Tourette Falicon Cycle Route is a half-day jaunt into the mountains of the Alpes-Maritime. Seeking more of a challenge? The Col de la Madone de Gorbio Cycle Route is a popular road for pros when training for the Tour de France. Luggage Mule can ship your bike to your hotel in Nice so that you can enjoy the Cote D’Azur mountains and coastline on your own two wheels.
What to ship home from Nice
There are some great shopping districts in Nice. Whether you’re walking along the Cours Saleya, the site of the city’s famous flower market, or visiting the Old Town you’ll find luxurious brands and luxury clothing throughout. If you’re after expensive goods head to Rue François de Paule. Here you’ll find Alziari the home of artisan olive oils since 1863 and Molinard, the famous Provençal perfumers founded in 1849. For all the top brands be sure to head to the Carré d’Or (Golden Square) and the streets of Avenue de Suède and Rue Paradis. Luggage Mule’s copious 30kg allowance lets you to buy the very best Nice items and have them delivered home, safely packaged at reasonable prices.