Located on the south east coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea, Nice is the fifth most populous city of France and the capital of the country’s Alpes Maritimes department. The city which was probably named by the Greeks after Nike, their goddess of victory, has changed hands many times through the ages before its re-annexation by France in 1860. Nice is today a part of the French Rivera, which has one of the most famous coastlines in the world and is a major tourist destination. This area has it all – 300 days of sunshine, brilliant blue waters of the Mediterranean and a surfeit of world-class restaurants and resorts. So travel down to Nice and get seduced by the charms of this beautiful city.