With its wondrous natural beauty, year-round sunshine, and sparkling Mediterranean waters, just one visit is all it takes to fall in love with Nice, France. Known as the capital of the French Riviera, this seaside city nestled in the southeast coast of France offers something for every interest. (And every budget!) Whether you're in search of relaxation, inspiration, or simply wishing to soak up the alluring Riviera vibes, this slice of paradise will deliver just that.
Yet be forewarned: no matter the length of your stay, chances are you'll be itching to extend it as soon as you breathe in that warm, salty Mediterranean air. But hey, what's wrong with a little French sabbatical, right? So if you're ready to pack your bags, here are 12 reasons why your love affair with Nice is about to begin . . .