Good Carnival (French Riviera, February 2019)

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What

Based in 1873, Good Carnival is Europe’s reply to Rio and positively the most important in France. The capital of the French Riviera might be awash with color, as noisy as a carnival may be with girls carrying outrageous costumes and headgear.

The theme in 2019 is King of Cinema. Get into the groove with 1000 dancers and be part of the Niçois as they flip their streets into locations of wonderment and throughout the Battle of Flowers, fairly ladies will hurl out round 80,000 blooms by the tip of the carnival.

The place

Good, French Riviera

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When

16th February – 2nd March 2019

How A lot

Costs for adults begin at €5 within the standing space and €26 for reserved seats.

Purchase a double ticket for the Carnival Parade and the Battle of Flowers for €40 (not legitimate on Saturdays). This buys you a seat within the stands. Go to the official web site for particulars: nicecarnaval.com

Tip: When you go in fancy costume you received’t should pay in any respect.

The remainder of the circuit is free. There are parades on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tip: Go midweek for (marginally) fewer crowds.

What’s On

There are three totally different Carnival occasions:

Carnival Parade

17 floats embellished on a Area theme will parade to the rhythm of avenue artwork and musical bands from all all over the world in a vibrant and festive ambiance.

Carnival Parade of Lights

On Saturdays and Tuesdays, the Carnival Parade takes place within the night when the carnival floats mild up.

Nice Carnival 2016 by night

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Flower Parades

Yearly, costumed fashions parade on flower-covered floats and throw a hail of flowers to the general public.

For a style of what’s on, here’s a video:


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