Nice Carnival


Nice, February 2011 

The Carnival of Nice is one of the most important carnivals of the world, one of the fundamental touristic events of the Côte Azur. The 2011 edition will take place from February 18th to March 8th.

Each year the magnificent parades with gigantic wagons will take place. There will be 20 wagons that will tell the story of the “King of the Mediterranean”, which is the 2011 theme.
The wagons will be accompanied by over 1000 musicians and dancers from all over the world.

The magnificent scenario of the Promenade des Anglais will be the setting for the parades and the typical flower battles that have always animated the Nice Carnival.

It’s an alternative way to celebrate the Carnival under the sun and near the Sea of the Côte Azur!

In the following section we are reporting the main events:

Friday, February 18th: Opening Ceremony

Saturday, February 19th, 26th and March 6th: Flower battle at 2.30 PM and Night Parade at 9 PM
Wednesday, February 23rd and March 2nd: Flower battle at 2.30 PM

Sunday, February 20th, 27th, March 6th and February 22nd and March 1st: Carnival parade at 2.30 PM

Tuesday, March 8th from 8.30 PM: Closing Ceremony and Fireworks at 9.30 PM with the burning of the Carnival King.

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