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Nice Carnaval

Nice Carnival is the largest winter event on the French Riviera.

Nice Carnaval 2013
2013's Carnaval de Nice theme was Le Roi des 5 continents, and the special guest was la langue française.

Nice Carnaval 2012
This year's theme was Roi du Sport and the UK was the guest of honor.

Nice Carnaval 2011
The theme for 2011 was Roi de la Méditerranée.

Nice Carnaval 2009 - Carnaval de Nice - Roi des Mascarades
Nice Carnival is the largest winter event on the French Riviera. In 2009, Carnaval de Nice took place from 13 February to 1 March, and the theme was Roi des Mascarades (King of Masquerades).

Carnaval de Nice
My visit to Nice for Carnaval 2009.

Menton Lemon Festival
If you're in Nice for Carnaval, you might like to head east to Menton - the town's Lemon Festival is held around the same time.

Mardi gras
Carnaval is related to Mardi gras; learn some vocabulary and customs related to the latter.

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