Guide to buying luxury property in Cote D’Azur: Nice


Luxury real estate experts offer tips and advice on the world's top high-end real estate hotspots.

When it comes to luxury, the French Riviera is the first port of call for many overseas buyers. And who can blame them? The port of Nice, for example, helped it to become the city it is today: a global destination for the world's wealthiest and finest.

Never been to the Cote d'Azur? Never fear.

Here is Finest Global's  guide to buying luxury property in Nice :


Nice is almost the perfect word to describe Nice's climate. The Mediterranean environment provides mild temperatures all year round with warm, dry summer and only a small amount of rain. And snow? Forget about that. If snowfall does happen, it's treated as a rare, special event.


The Bay of the Angels and Promenade of the English is a popular area for British holiday home buyers with its palatial hotels and idyllic coastline. Nice's lifestyle is easily summed up by its relaxing shores and stunning weather, but its ancient history promises archaeological sites of interest and a vast range of museums, complimented by modern cultural events such as the Nice Jazz Festival.


The port of Nice has grown from a fishing hub to a major connection point between France and Corsica, alongside a wealth of private yachts.  Combined with the nearby technology park of Sophia Antipolis and conference centres, the city remains a hub of activity for both world-class institutes and top-flight businessmen.

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