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Nice Carnival

Nice Carnival - Nice, France
Nice Carnival
Quai des États-Unis, Nice, France 06300Map
+33 8 9270 7407(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Town centre
Overview

Visitors and locals alike come to gawk at the colorful, eye-catching procession of floats filled with people in fancy dress, and get showered in confetti and flowers as it passes by. The astounding festivities are animated by brass bands, majorettes, clowns on stilts and grosses têtes (carnival-goers dressed as fun figures wearing huge papier mâché heads). This historical carnival is held annually in the month of February, and ends on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday).

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