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					PRACTICAL GUIDE
BANKS
Open from Monday through Friday, from 8:30 to 12:45 and from 13:45 to 16:45.
To open an account :
BNP PARIBAS
2, boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice.

BUSES
Single tickets sold in the bus. One unlimited ride costs 1,30 €.
Package prices
Sold in the bus :
« Multi + » (ticket valid for 17 rides) = 20,00 €.
Sold in a kiosk or in a tobacco store :
« Multi » (ticket valid for 10 rides) = 10,00 €
« 7 day pass» (unlimited rides during 7 days) = 15,00 €.

AIRPORT BUSES
Ligne d’Azur, city bus n°23, from the main railway station (Gare SNCF) to the airport via boulevard Gambetta, rue
Dante and rue de France (1,30 €).
Shuttle bus, city bus n°98, direct from the coach station to the airport via Promenade des Anglais (4,00 €).
Shuttle bus, city bus n°99, direct from the coach station to the airport (4,00 €).

CINEMAS
About 50 movie sites in Nice. Tickets from 4,50 € to 8,50 €. Discount with the Actilangue student card (except during
the week end and on bank holidays).
VO films at “Le Mercury » (16, place Garibaldi) and « Le Rialto » (4, rue de Rivoli). The local newspaper « Nice-
Matin » publishes every Wednesday a complete list of films available.
The «Cinémathèque de Nice » (inside the « Palais des Congrès Acropolis ») presents numerous old or recent VO movies
at an attractive rate: 1,50 € to 2,00 €. Monthly programme available in the school waiting room.

FITNESS CENTRE
Close to the school :
WELLNESS
1, place Grimaldi
 04 97 03 14 14

CORSICA
A week end trip to Corsica is easy to organise. There are 2 companies in Nice :
SNCM www.sncm.fr
CORSICA FERRIES www.corsicaferries.com/Pcorsica.srv
Information and reservation can be made in a travel agency or on line.

INTERNET & TELEPHONE SHOPS
BING PHONE
6, boulevard Gambetta
 04 93 82 95 23
NICE WEB - NET SERVICE
6 bis, rue Meyerbeer
 08 70 71 72 06
SENCOM
8, rue de Belgique
 04 97 03 23 10
STAY CONNECTING
20, avenue de la Californie
 04 93 44 52 35
WORD MEDIA PHONE
8, rue Dante
 04 93 51 89 36

CAR RENTAL
AVIS
2, avenue des Phocéens
 04 93 80 63 52
EUROPCAR
3, avenue Gustave V
 04 92 14 44 50
HERTZ
1, avenue de Suède
 04 93 87 11 87

BIKE RENTAL
BE BICYCLETTE
43, Promenade des Anglais
 04 93 82 31 52
NICEA LOCATION RENT
12, rue de Belgique
 04 93 82 42 71

ROLLERS RENTAL
ROLLER STATION
49, Quai des États-Unis
 04 93 62 99 05
SHOPPING (Schedules)
The shops and boutiques are open from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:30 to 19:00.
The big stores (Galeries Lafayette) and the larger shops (centre commercial Nice Etoile) are open during the lunch hour.

MARKET PLACE, “Cours Saleya” in the old city :
Grand marché - Every day from 7:00 to 13:00 (except Monday)
Flower market - Every day from 7:00 to 17:00 (except Monday and Sunday afternoon)
Antique and second-hand goods market - On Monday all day long.

MUSEUMS
Free entrance in the Nice city museums the first and the third Sunday of the month.

TOURIST OFFICE
Brochures and information at the GARE SNCF (Railway station)
Avenue Thiers
 04 93 87 07 07
and 7, promenade des Anglais (next to the Hotel Méridien)

OPERA/ CONCERTS
Programme at the Opera or at the Acropolis. Ticket from 7,00 €. Programme and schedules in the school or on line :
www.opera-nice.org

Nikaïa, route de Grenoble, for concerts and musicals : www.nikaia.fr

INTERNATIONAL PRESS
Maison de la Presse, 1 place Masséna

PUBS & CAFES
All the pubs and the cafes are located in the old city. Live music, karaoke, DJ.
Drinks from 4,00 €. Snacks or light dinner possible.

RESTAURANTS AND « SPÉCIALITÉS NIÇOISES »
The "socca" is a speciality of Nice made with chickpea flour, olive oil, water and salt. It is possible to buy it on the
market place «Cours Saleya» or at the "Spécialités niçoises", a shop at the corner rue Pairolière and rue Miralheti (next to
Place Garibaldi).

TELEPHONE
To make a phone call in a cabin, it is necessary to buy a "télécarte" in a post office, in a tobacco store or in a newspaper
kiosk.




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