ATMs/Banks — Nice is home to dozens of banks; LCL Banque, 15 av. Jean Médecin (tel. 04-93-82-84-61), is one of the most central.

Dentists — SOS Dentaire (www.ordre-chirurgiens-dentistes-06.com; tel. 04-93-01-14-14).

Doctors & Hospitals — Hôpital Lenval, 57 av. de la Californie (www.lenval.org; tel. 04-92-03-03-92).

Embassies & Consulates — U.S. Consular Agency Nice, 7 av. Gustave V (tel. 04-93-88-89-55); Consulate of Canada, 2 pl. Franklin (tel. 04-93-92-93-22).

Internet Access — Various public squares and streets (such as the cours Saleya) throughout Nice offer free Wi-Fi.

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Local Information — The “Riviera Reporter” (www.rivierareporter.com) covers news, art, culture, and events in and around Nice. Alternatively, “Angloinfo French Riviera” (http://riviera.angloinfo.com) is an invaluable resource.

Mail & Postage — La Poste, 6 rue Louis Gassin (tel. 36-31).

Pharmacies — Pharmacie Masséna, 7 rue Masséna (tel. 04-93-87-78-94).

Safety — Nice is generally a very safe place. However, as in any big city, it’s important to keep an eye on your valuables, in particular anywhere that’s crowded. Avoid poorly lit streets at night, including in Nice’s Old Town. Shortchanging in shops across Nice is the commonplace, so overtly count your change. 

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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.