Nice, a sport city
The city of Nice, on the French Riviera, is recognized as the optimal place for all sportsmen. Amateurs as professionals will be happy to practice their favorite sport in ideal conditions. A mild and pleasant temperature at the edge of the mediterranean sea with clear and temperate waters.
Sport events around Nice
VOILES D’ANTIBES – PANERAI TROPHY – ANTIBES
A big celebration of yachting
Since 1996, Les Voiles d’Antibes mark the opening of the Mediterranean circuit for the Yachts of Tradition and the Metric Classes. Organized at the very beginning of the season, Les Voiles d’Antibes welcomes each year, a selection of the most beautiful vintage yachts (built before 1950), classic yachts (built before 1976) and yachts spirit of tradition as well as the metric classes (6 MJI, 8MJI and the 12 MJI competitors of the America’s Cup from 1958 to 1987), who have shaped since the end of the 19th century, the great history of Yachting International.
WOMAN WORLD CUP FOOTBALL – NICE SPORT
The Allianz Riviera, where OGC Nice usually plays in Ligue 1, will host the Women’s World Cup. It hosted six matches of the 2019 World Cup.
ULTRA-TRAIL CÔTE D’AZURE MERCANTOUR – NICE SPORT
Start the race on the Riviera coast, to finish near the highest peaks of the Mercantour Massif, this is the goal of the riders who will commit in the Ultra Trail Cote d’Azur Mercantour.
During the various races, the runners will be able to appreciate the beauty of the landscapes of the Riviera territory that they will cross through the 6 hardship which will be proposed to the program but also to discover the new courses which were reworked.
CHAMPIONNAT DE FRANCE D’APNÉE – VILLEFRANCHE
The 7th French Freestyle Apnea Championship was held in Villefranche-Sur-Mer. The events took place in the harbor of Villefranche-sur-Mer and welcomed up to 40 competitors.
IRONMAN – NICE SPORT
An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, raced in that order and without a break. It is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world. (Wikipedia)
IRON MAN: A venue with steep triathlon history: swim in the Mediterranean, bike through the alps, run along the Nice’s historic waterfront.
IRON GIRL: The Byphasse Iron Girl Nice is a 5km running race reserved to girls from 16 years old. It takes place during the IRONMAN event.
IRONKIDS: The IRONKIDS France-Nice is an aquathlon for kids from 8 to 13 years old. It will take place on Sunday 30 June 2019 at 10:00 am
And don’t forget that IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship is happening in September.
An Ironman 70.3, also known as a Half Ironman, is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races. The « 70.3 » refers to the total distance in miles (113.0 km) covered in the race, consisting of a 1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim, a 56-mile (90 km) bike ride, and a 13.1-mile (21.1 km) run.
Where to sleep in Nice during sports events?
Choose Villa Hostel Nice for your sports stay in Nice. Our hotel is ideally located in the city center of Nice. Close to all sports events in June.
At Villa Hostel Nice you will benefit from everything you need to put yourself in good conditions. We also have a gym and a sauna for our guests. And before departure, do not forget to enjoy a full breakfast, healthy and adapted to your nutritional needs.