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Indoor activities in Nice

Discover the top Nice indoor activities


Whatever you choose to do on your holiday, you are sure to find a huge range of indoor activities across Nice. From relaxation to culture and sports, there is something for everyone, every ability and every age in Nice. Check out the selection of things to do below for some holiday inspiration!


You can find indoor badminton courts in many of the sport centres all around Nice.


Many of the sport centres around Nice have facilities to play basketball.


Catch the latest films and releases in Nice on your holiday. Look out for VOST for English speaking films.

Fitness and swimming in Nice

There are modern and complete gyms in Nice to try and keep fit while on vacation. Many hotels also offer fitness facilities.


There are indoor football courts in many of the sport centres around Nice for you to organise a friendly match.

Museums & Galleries

Nice has a wide range of museums and galleries to keep visitors entertained. From historical buildings and churches to very important art collections, including those dedicated to artists that lived locally like Matisse, Renoir or Giuliano Mancini. The region also offers archaeological sites, history museums and exhibitions dedicated to typical products like perfumes or gastronomy.


Nice is not as famous as its neighbours for its luxury, but the shopping is nonetheless good with major clothing chains, some excellent food stores and markets and a growing selection of boutique gift shops offering something a little different.

Spas and massages in Nice

If it is calm and relaxation you are after then head to a luxury day spa or book in for massage therapies and beauty treatments. A day spa is also the perfect activity when the weather turns. You can revive aching muscles in saunas, steam rooms and jacuzzis, try out the latest beauty treatments or take a refreshing dip in a swimming pool.


Play squash whilst you're in Nice either during winter or summer. Normally located in the main sports centre, you should be able to rent all you need on site. Alternatively some of the hotels or spas have their own squash courts too.


If you'd like to take a dip indoors, you'll be able to find somewhere to go for a swim in Nice. Most hotels have their own swimming facilities, however there are also municipal swimming baths that you can visit. In summer and winter, you should be able to find somewhere to take a dip, so don't forget your towel and your swimming costume or shorts.


There are multiple places where you can practice yoga in Nice. From sports centres to spas and fitness facilities, you're sure to find a place to relax, stretch and find your balance.