The French Riviera Is Now Just Hours Away From Malta

The newest flight from Malta International Airport comes just in time for summer

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Malta International Airport has announced that it will be opening a new direct route to Nice, France - and the flight only takes two hours. 

Not only that, but the glamorous Riviera sisters of Cannes, Monaco and Saint-Tropez are just a bit out of the city, and easy to get to from Nice.

The first Volotea flight - a low-cost airline - from Nice Côte d’Azur Airport landed in Malta on Thursday, marking the launch of MIA’s sixteenth new route for summer.

Passengers and crew on board this inaugural flight were welcomed with what has become an important part of the route launch tradition; a cake-cutting ceremony to celebrate the important occasion.

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The celebratory cake in question

Nice’s sunny nature, Mediterranean beaches, and an old town throbbing with life at its very core, attract around four million tourists every year. Its charm and vibrant colours have also been a source of inspiration for artists such as Marc Chagall, who even claimed that this French city led him to experience a re-birth.

Whilst one can take the bus or the train to get to the French Riviera, opting to rent a car and driving along the coast can possibly enhance the whole Côte d’Azur experience.

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Nice will be reachable from Malta International Airport every Thursday throughout summer - best check with your friends about any upcoming holidays then.

Tag someone who needs to visit France this year!

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Johnathan Cilia

Johnathan is interested in the weird, dark, and wonderful contradictions our late-capitalist society forces upon us. He also likes music and food. Contact him at [email protected]

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