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Palais de la Méditerranée, the luxurious hotel located on the famous Promenade des Anglais in Nice, introduces you to one of the best and most beautiful carnivals in the world. The Carnival of Nice has indeed become a regional institution and a reference around the globe. The first Carnival parade was created at the Cours Saleya where the famous flowers market of Nice takes place every day (except Mondays).
Every year, the city lives to the rhythm of Carnival of Nice events. The height of the celebrations is reached with the parade of pageant floats decorated with flowers (the “corso fleuri”) on the Place Masséna and the famous battle of flowers on the Promenade des Anglais, a few steps away from the Palais de la Mediterranee. This battle is a local tradition which was spread to other towns of the Côte d’Azur and later around the world. According to it, people have to exchange flowers during the Carnival celebrations. That is how the Carnival of Nice has also inspired the Carnival of Rio in Brazil.
During the Carnival of Nice in February/March, staying at our luxury hotel allows you to make the most of this unique event. The Palais de la Méditerranée is located a stone’s throw from the places where the parades take place.
Book your stay during the Carnival of Nice, from February 2013 15th to March 2013 6th, now and plan your program of celebrations.
The opportunity to discover the wonders of the French Riviera thanks to the Riviera Pass. The French Riviera Pass card offers you free entrance in more than 20 museums and attractions. It also gives you access to a selection of recommended addresses offering exclusive advantages such as gifts or discounts in boutiques, restaurants, artworks and original products which reflect Nice. Reserve your French Riviera pass with your stay at the Palais de la Mediterranee.
More information about Nice Carnival: www.nicecarnaval.com