Nice Carnival

The main winter event on the French Riviera is one of the largest Carnivals in the world, offering a programme of unforgettable entertainment ... from 12th to 28th February 2016.

The Carnival parades, made up of 18 floats, will be on the theme of the "King of Media".


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These giant, colourful parades take place day and night, with entertainment provided by over 1,000 musicians and dancers from across the world.

In a unique setting, on the Promenade des Anglais, the elegant Flower Parades are part of the Carnival also not to be missed. On floats decorated with the most stunning floral compositions, extravagantly dressed characters throw out mimosas, gerberas and lilies to the public.


For over 15 days, the city hums to the rhythm of this genuine, fairy-tale event .. get a passport for the celebration and let the magic do its work ... come and forget the dullness of winter and take in the sun on the French Riviera.

Carnival parade
Flower Parade
Carnival Parade of Lights