Driving to Nice and finding parking where parking is not as difficult as it sounds. The city is home to many free parking (60 minutes) including the Palais de la Mediterranee, Palais Massena, the Promenade du Paillon or the Palais de Justice.
Neighborhoods downtown Nice are very busy making parking much more difficult, but fortunately there are private parking. The Musicians district for example (Thiers district) stands out because the majority of its streets are named after famous artists and musicians, most of whom have actually visited Nice. To park in this area, you can choose between several car parks located within 10 minutes including Parking Gare de Nice Ville on Rue de France . In the eastern part of the city center, you will find the district of Carabacel and its many palaces and in the north-east, the district of Cimiez which shelters many cultural and historical attractions not to miss in particular the Archaeological Museum of Nice-Cimiez , the famous Excelsior Regina Palace or the Alhambra, a neo-Moorish hotel that dates back to the 1900s. In this area ( Cimiez ), you can park at Valombrose car park or Parking Gare de Nice on Avenue Thiers which is less than 20 minutes away.
There are several car parks near the station if you are looking for a place to park. The Q-Park Notre Dame car parks, Nice Thiers and Vinci Park Mozart, for example, are parking lots that are a few minutes' walk the train station. These are paid parking and some are open between 7:30 am to 8 pm (Notre Dame). You can also use private car parks such as the covered car park of the Hotel Ibis Aéroport - Parc Relais - Nice or the Parking Port de Nice which is nearby.