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Head to Nice to discover its famous carnival!


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Nice is the largest carnival in France, a major event on Côte d’Azur for both young and old people.

From February 17 to March 3,2018 the 134th edition of Nice's Carnival will take place on Place Masséna and Promenade des Anglais! This year, 17 carriages decorated around the theme of space will tell the story of the "Roi de l’Espace".

On a 100% spatial theme, the illuminated Carnival Corso will parade, made up of carriages during the gigantic day and night parades and animated by musicians and dancers from all over the world. The beginning of the celebrations will be marked by the arrival of the King who retrieves the keys of the city on the famous Place Masséna.

Don't miss the famous Flower Battle where participants can throw flowers at each other, where costumed mannequins parade on decorated carriages and also throw a shower of flowers to the public. Flower Battles will take place on Saturdays and Wednesdays at 2:30 pm.

The event will end on Saturday, March 3rd at 9 pm with the "Incineration of the King"!

Do not miss a thing, find here the map of the event and here the Carnival programme.

During this event, don’t forget to book your parking space online in one of the Q-Park car parks downtown Nice:
Nice Carnival event 2018