See the Nice Carnival as if you were there!

Every year, the Carnival of Nice offers a fabulous opportunity to party on the French Riviera to celebrate the winter's end. The 2019 edition showcases Cinema from February 16 to March 2. Imagination and magic take flight for the most beautiful of living shows! Join us at the heart of the parade...

Cinema King, Masséna Square

During the opening weekend, the Carnival of Nice celebrates the famous Victorine Studios during the 100th anniversary of its 1919 founding to get in touch with the history and culture of cinema.

Cinema King, Masséna Square

During the opening weekend, the Carnival of Nice celebrates the famous Victorine Studios during the 100th anniversary of its 1919 founding to get in touch with the history and culture of cinema.

Procession of floral floats and mimosa blossoms

For two weeks and three weekends, each year the Carnival of Nice deploys its multicolored procession of floral floats for the traditional battles of flowers. Seasonal flower par excellence on the Côte d'Azur, the mimosa illuminates the parade with its bright yellow petals and characteristic scent. Come breathe it in!

Flower battles

And what would the Carnival of Nice be without its traditional flower battles? On floats adorned with the most beautiful floral compositions, admire the models costumed in the theme of the year and prepare to receive a cornucopia of various and varied flowers...

Flower battles

And what would the Carnival of Nice be without its traditional flower battles? On floats adorned with the most beautiful floral compositions, admire the models costumed in the theme of the year and prepare to receive a cornucopia of various and varied flowers...

Truffaut, Cocteau, Demy, Hitchcok, Woody Allen...

The Carnival of Nice celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the Studios de la Victorine, the center of the cinema industry on the Côte d'Azur. Since 1919, the region has welcomed and been filmed by Marcel Carné, Roger Vadim, François Truffaut, Jean Cocteau, Jacques Demy, Alfred Hitchcock, Woody Allen and many other talented directors.

One of the most famous carnivals in the world

The Carnival of Nice is the first carnival in France and one of the most famous in the world. It takes place every winter, in February, and is one of the most popular festivals on the Côte d'Azur, attracting several hundred thousand spectators each year.

One of the most famous carnivals in the world

The Carnival of Nice is the first carnival in France and one of the most famous in the world. It takes place every winter, in February, and is one of the most popular festivals on the Côte d'Azur, attracting several hundred thousand spectators each year.

Discover the Côte d'Azur during winter

Parallel to the festivities, the carnival period offers a wonderful opportunity to discover the city of Nice on the Côte d'Azur in winter: the mild climate, the peacock-blue sky and the typically French art de vivre. Natural sites, cultural and artistic life and a high standard of gastronomy reveal a rich palette of emotions.

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