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The French Riviera Pass uses NFC (Near Field Communication) technology: you can access your site thanks to an NFC card simply by scanning it with a reader to visit a site or use public transport.
If you have chosen an e-ticket, you will receive the pdf version within an hour of booking: then all you have to do is present it as you enter each site.
Depending on the choice of duration made at the time of purchase — 24, 48 or 72 hours — your card is valid for one, two or three consecutive days from the first use.
For example, if you use a 24hr pass for the first time at 2pm on Saturday, it remains valid until 2pm on Sunday.
We invite you to check with each service provider
No, only one free visit of each site is possible with the French Riviera Pass.
One exception: Nice Le Grand Tour.
Yes for most sites, except certain holidays. To avoid being disappointed and prepare your stay as well as possible, it is best to refer to the guide provided with your French Riviera Pass, contact the sites you wish to visit directly or contact our agents by e-mail, by phone or at the tourist information offices, who will do their best to help you.
Yes, some workshops or guided tours must be booked in advance. To avoid being disappointed and prepare your stay as well as possible, it is best to refer to the guide provided with your French Riviera Pass, phone the sites you wish to visit directly (see list below), or contact our agents by e-mail, by phone or at the Visitors Bureaus; they will do their best to help you.
For a French Riviera Pass without transport, you can choose between:
- a free e-ticket (downloadable and printable pdf version)
- free collection in Information officies, consult the list : https://en.frenchrivierapass.com/pick-up-points or
- postal mail to your home address
For a French Riviera Pass with transport, the e-ticket option is not currently available.
You can collect your French Riviera Pass as soon as you have received confirmation of your purchase by e-mail.
Once you have received the e-mail confirming your purchase, you have 1 year to collect your French Riviera Pass.
You must start using your French Riviera Pass within 2 years after having collected it.
Internet: Debit card, Visa, Eurocard/MasterCard
Tourist Information Desk: Debit card, Visa, Eurocard/MasterCard, Amex, cash
Other points of sale: see information sheet at each point of sale
To benefit from the many possibilities of free access and other advantages offered, it is necessary to buy one French Riviera Pass per person.
The Pass is no longer transferable once it has been collected by the final user, who may be different from the buyer, in particular when purchased online. Only the usual information on the payer must be provided on our secure payment platform.
So it is not necessary to give your name to acquire a French Riviera Pass.
Yes, when you buy a French Riviera Pass, you can give us a billing address which is different from the address for delivery.
Since the amount of time depends on the postal service, depending on the destinations and the dates of your stay, we advise you to collect your Pass once you are in Nice.
To evaluate your savings, you can consult the list of activities and tourist sights accessible free of charge with your French Riviera Pass, along with the standard rates here.
The French Riviera Pass is available at a single price. To determine if it is in your interest to buy a French Riviera Pass for your child, consult our listing of “children’s” rates practised by service providers.
Each service provider defines their own “children’s” rates. To determine whether it is advantageous for you to buy a French Riviera Pass for your child, consult our listing of “children’s” rates practiced by service providers.
There is only one price for the French Riviera Pass; “children’s” rates are defined by each service provider. To determine whether buying a French Riviera Pass for your child is advantageous for you, it is best to consult our listing of “children’s” rates practised by service providers.
No, we offer only a professional rate (10% discount) for groups or students when the Pass is paid for by a company, association or university, in which case it must be requested by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The sites included in the French Riviera Pass are cultural and recreational sites to which your Pass entitles you to free access for the entire duration you selected (24, 48 or 72 hours).
In parallel, for a period of 1 month after the first use of your French Riviera Pass, you can enjoy discounts and advantages with our partners, regardless of the duration chosen for your French Riviera Pass.
This package provides free travel for the entire duration of the French Riviera Pass on our Métropole Nice-Côte d'Azur bus and tram transport network.
NB: the package does not include transport to Antibes or Monaco.
Yes, you can use your French Riviera Pass with transport option both to and from Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport.
No. When you buy your French Riviera Pass, if you choose the transport option, it will be triggered according to two distinct periods of use, each triggered with the first use.
For example, with a 48hr French Riviera Pass, you can visit a museum at 2pm without using public transport until the next day at 2pm: you will then have another 24 hours of free access to partner sites and 48 hours of free transport!