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Getting around the Côte d'Azur 
By bus
   
 
The bus network is well-developed on the Côte d'Azur, with both inter-urban and inter-village connections. Shuttle services are also available from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport to town centres and also from all bus stations in towns on the Côte d'Azur. Timetables and information on the towns served are available from the bus stations.


The Ticket Azur – get around for a single price! 
With the “Ticket Azur”, travel for the single price of €1.50 (from 3rd May) on all Alpes-Maritimes bus network services.
This “Ticket Azur” allows you to take two transport networks in succession, to complete a journey, including one change between one of the lines on the Departmental Council’s TAM network and a line on one of the following networks: Envibus (Antibes and surrounding area), Communauté de la Riviera Française (Menton and surrounding area), Sillages (Grasse and surrounding area), Bus Varmer (Carros and surrounding area), Ligne d’Azur (Nice and surrounding area), Bus Azur (Cannes and surrounding area).

 www.symitam.fr

By car
   
 
You usually have to pay for parking from Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 6 p.m. Many car-parks and parking meters are at your disposal, giving you time to devote to leisurely strolls. In the summer season, traffic conditions may prove to be difficult along the coast.
By taxi
   
 
Taxi ranks in towns are indicated by a blue panel. To reserve a taxi, central booking services are at your disposal in the Riviera's main towns.
Allo Taxi Riviera Nice - Tel. 33 (0)4 93 13 78 78
Further information from the Tourist Offices.
By tram
   
 

A single ticket to get around the city of Nice by tram and by bus.
Tickets on sale at “Ligne d’Azur” agencies in Nice (3, Place Masséna and 29, Avenue Malausséna) as well as in some newsagents and tobacconists displaying the “Ligne d’Azur” logo.
Warning: no tickets are sold on board the trams but ticket dispensers are available on the platforms (take change). Price: €1.50.

  Tramway Nice

In Nice: by “self service” bike
   
 

A new way of getting around, roaming as you wish and discovering all the riches and beauties of this French Riviera city using these “self-service” bikes.
These blue self service bikes at 90 stations spread throughout the city (mainly in the city centre during July) will be available 24 hours a day for €1 per day or a weekly price of €5 allowing you to get around the city as you wish...

  Nice Tourist Office

By train
   
 

Along the Coast 
The TER (Regional Express Trains) provide rapide connections between the main towns on the Côte d'Azur from Cannes to Vintimiglia. At certain times of day, there is a train every 30 minutes. 
For timetables, services: www.ter-sncf.com/paca 
To order a ticket: www.sncf.fr 

SNCF: THE "ISABELLE" RAIL PASS: IN SUMMER SEASON
From July 1st to September 30th, the SNCF's "Carte Isabelle" enables passengers to make an unlimited number of trips in any one day on all trains offering seats (except TGV express trains) in 1st or 2nd class, from Théoule-sur-Mer to Vintimiglia and from Nice to Tende.
On sale at the train stations: €14.

By boat
   
 
Regular connections to the Iles de Lérins departing from Cannes (ferry terminal) but also from Juan-Les-Pins, Golfe Juan, Mandelieu la Napoule, Nice and Théoule sur Mer.
Further information from the Tourist Offices.
By Helicopter
   
 
There are three major heliports on the French Riviera in Nice (Airport), Cannes and Monaco. 

Information: www.nice.aeroport.fr 
Azur Helicoptère: www.azurhelico.com 
Héli Sécurité: www.helicoptere-saint-tropez.com
 
   
 


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