A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Nice vs. Split for Food, Nightlife, Resorts, and Couples

Should you visit Nice or Split?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Nice and Split can help. It includes a travel cost comparison in addition to other factors. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Nice

Nice is a glamourous, beautiful, and opulent seaside destination. It's considered by many to be an absolutely beautiful destination, too. Because of its quaint atmosphere, it draws plenty of visitors, too. Visitors also love the food, scuba diving and snorkeling, and beaches.

Split

Split is a historic, active, and touristy city. It's a large city, so you'll find plenty of things to do around town. And you can't forget about the shopping, museums, and nightlife.

Nice and Split: Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Active nightlife
  • Good scuba and snorkeling destination
  • Popular beach
  • Family-friendly
  • Good for couples and romance
  • Impressive beauty
  • Quaint atmosphere
Things to Consider
  • Less popular with backpackers
Pros
  • Popular museums and historical sights
  • Active nightlife
  • Good scuba and snorkeling destination
  • Popular beach
  • Family-friendly
  • Good for couples and romance
  • Good for backpackers and budget travelers
  • Good for students


Is there more to do in Nice or Split?

Travelers will generally find more things to do in Split than Nice. While Nice is larger than Split, Split has more sights and attractions for tourists. Split is better known for its museums, scuba diving & snorkeling, and big city activities, while Nice is more popular for its food, resorts, historical sights, impressive beauty, and quaint atmosphere. Nice is well known for its beachfront setting in the French Riviera as well as its popularity with A-list celebrities. Split is well known for its historical sights, high energy coastal setting, and waterfront promenades. Also, Split is famous for Diocletian's Palace.

How is Nice different from Split?

Which is Better for a Holiday?

Let's take a look at the differences and similarities between Split and Nice. Then, you can decide for yourself which place is better for your next trip.

Are the Museums and Historical Sights Better in Nice or Split?

Nice
Split

Split is a well-known place for its sights and museums. However, Nice does not have museums and landmarks.

You'll find a good number of museums and monuments packed into Split. The city is filled with historical sights, some of which were used in the shooting of the famed television series, Game of Thrones. Highlights include Diocletian's Palace, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the Ivan Mestrovic Gallery.

Nice does not have museums and landmarks.


Is the Food Better in Nice or Split? Which Destination has the Best Restaurants?

Nice
Split

Nice is terrific for its restaurants. Also, Split is not quite as popular, but is fairly good for its restaurant scene.

Eat your way through Nice, as it has many local or world renowned restaurants to choose from. The cuisine brings together fresh regional ingredients and mixes Provençal and Niçoise flavors. You'll find a lot of Italian influence as well. Fresh seafood is the thing to try while you're in town, but other local favorites include socca, Ratatouille, and Salade niçoise.

Dining out in Split is an experience not to be missed. It's the second largest city in Croatia and the food scene reflects this. You'll find a mix of Dalmatian restaurants and international options. There's also everything from fine dining to local taverns, so whatever your budget or food preference, you won't be disappointed.

Is Nice or Split Better for Nightlife?

Nice
Split

Both Nice and Split are fantastic when it comes to partying.

Nice is a destination that you simply have to visit at least once for nightlife. The city has some of the best nightlife on the Cote d'Azur. You'll find a number of nightclubs along the seaside as well a bars and pubs in the Old Town. Some of the best clubs are along Promenade des Anglais.

Split has a colorful and one-of-a-kind nightlife scene. It has some of the best nightlife on mainland Croatia. Backpackers and students flock to this city for its parties and nightclubs. There's a great live music scene as well as DJs who keep the party going well into the early morning.

Is Nice or Split Better for Resorts?

Nice
Split

Nice is terrific for its luxury resorts. Also, Split is not quite as popular, but is fairly good for its resorts.

Vacationers flock to Nice for its luxury resorts. The city has boutique hotels as well high end luxury resorts. Popular options include Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée, Hôtel Suisse, and AC Hotel by Marriott.

Split is known as a popular and fun resort destination. You'll find a mix of popular resort chains, local boutique hotels, vacation rentals, and hostels. Whatever your budget or travel style there are options available.


Is Nice or Split Better for Scuba Diving and Snorkeling?

Nice
Split

Split is a well-known place for its diving and snorkeling. Also, Nice is not as famous, but is still a good seaside destination to visit for snorkeling and scuba diving.

Split is an extremely popular place to visit for scuba diving and snorkeling. Some of the best snorkeling is found around the Kornati Islands. There are many boat trips that take visitors to some of the best snorkeling spots near Split.

Grab a mask and fins and explore the underwater scenery in Nice. There are some places where you can arrange a snorkeling or dive trip to explore the underwater setting.

Is Nice or Split Better for Beaches?

Nice
Split

Both Nice and Split are considered to be very good beach destinations.

The beaches at Nice attract visitors from all over. The city has about 4 miles of beach along its coastline and there are both public and private beaches available. La Réserve is a public beach with a laid back and fun vibe. Plage Beau Rivage is a private beach with many amenities, making it a favorite for visitors. Blue Beach is another private beach that is very family-friendly.

Many people visit Split for it's beautiful beaches. There are many beaches in the area that are a mix of pebbly or sandy. Many have restaurants or bars nearby and the vibe is social and laid back. Some of the best beaches near town are Bacvice Beach, Žnjan Beach, and Kasjuni Beach.

Is Nice or Split Better for its Old Town?

Nice
Split

Nice is an excellent place to visit for its old town. Also, Split is not quite as popular, but is fairly good for its historic old town charm.

There are many historical things to see in the old town of Nice. Wandering around the charming old town is a quintessential part of visiting this city. There are many historic churches and squares, as well as great restaurants and shops that you can pop in.

Split offers a nice historic old town area. The old town spreads out from Diocletian's Palace and People's Square. It's filled with cobblestone streets and restaurants that spill into the outdoors.


Is the Shopping Better in Nice or Split?

Nice
Split

Both Nice and Split are very good shopping destinations.

Nice is a popular shopping destination with plenty of stores. The city has long been a favorite for the rich and famous, so you'll find plenty of shopping opportunities around town. The boutique shops are chic, trendy, and fashionable, but for those on a budget, you can sometimes find a unique local purchase in your budget.

Many visitors explore the shopping areas in Split. Shopping and sightseeing are intermixed in town. Make sure you don't miss the Old Market, which is the city's main outdoor market. There are many shops all through the old town as well.

Is Nice or Split Better for Families?

Nice
Split

Split is a well-known place for its family-friendly activities. Also, Nice is not as famous, but is still a good seaside destination to visit for its kid-friendly activities.

Split is a very kid-friendly city. With its parks, beaches, and outdoor activities, kids will love this spot. Zvonac Park is one of the best in town for kids. Young kids will appreciate the Dinasour Playground. Also make sure you allow time to explore Diocletian's Palace and Klis Fortress. There are also beaches and other water activities that are fun for the whole family.

Nice is a family-friendly seaside destination. The town has many fun playgrounds, kid-friendly beaches, and unique cultural opportunities that kids can enjoy. It also makes a great base for exploring the French Riviera and everything that it has to offer.

Is Nice or Split Better for Couples?

Nice
Split

Both Nice and Split are fantastic destinations for a couple's getaway.

Nice is a great seaside destination for couples, as it has plenty to offer. The old town is filled with romance and charm. You can also take a walk along the Promenade Des Anglais or soak up the romantic countryside that surrounds the town.

Split is fantastic couple's destination with fun and romantic activities. It's not uncommon for couples to choose Split as their honeymoon destination. The old town is filled with character and charm. There are also parks where you can enjoy a picnic and beaches where you can soak up the fun of the Adriatic Sea. Cafes serving local cuisine spill into the streets and the old world charm offers a romantic ambiance that can only be found in Croatia.


Is Nice or Split Better for Backpackers and Budget Travelers?

Nice
Split

Split is renowned for backpackers. Also, Nice is not as famous, but is still a good seaside destination to visit for backpackers and budget travelers.

Backpackers and budget travelers come from all over the world to visit Split. There's no shortage of hostels in town. This is a not-to-be-missed backpacker destination in Croatia and the social scene, beaches, water activities, and history all make Split a highlight for many backpackers.

Plenty of backpackers visit Nice. Because it's one of the most popular tourist destinations in France, many backpackers make their way here. Nice is known for its high end vibe, so it can be challenging to find affordable options, but if you know where to look, they are around.

Is Nice or Split Better for Students?

Nice
Split

Split is a well-known place for students. However, Nice is not popular with students.

Students come from all over to stay in Split. It's easy to visit on a student's budget. There are plenty of hostels and a huge party scene that bring backpackers and students together.

Nice is not popular with students.

Is Nice or Split Better for Public Transit? Which Is Easier to Get Around Without a Car?

Nice
Split

Nice is an excellent place to visit for times when you don't have a car. Also, Split is not quite as popular, but is fairly good for its public transit.

Public transit in Nice can get you to some places easily. There are both buses and trams.

You'll find some public transit in Split, but it may not be enough to take you everywhere. There are bus services that will help you get around town.


Is Nice or Split a more walkable city?

Nice
Split

Nice is terrific for its high level of walkability. Also, Split is not quite as popular, but is fairly good for its ease of walking around.

It's very easy to get around on foot in Nice. You should definitely spend some time exploring the 7 kilometer long Promenade des Anglais.

Split is a very walkable destination. The city is laid out in a pedestrian-friendly way so it's easy to explore on foot, particularly in the old town. It's also easy to get lost, but that's all part of the fun.

For even more information, also check out Is Nice Worth Visiting? and Is Split Worth Visiting?.

Should I spend more time in Split or Nice?

How long in Nice or Split?

It's fun to spend time in either Nice or Split. Generally, people tend to spend more time in Nice due to the larger number of activities and things to do. Usually, 3-5 days is a good amount of time for Nice, and 2-4 days is enough time in Split.

Families should spend more time in Split than Nice. Because of the many family-friendly attractions and fun things to do for kids in Split, it's a great place to visit with the whole family.

Couples should spend more time in Nice than Split. You'll find plenty of romantic sights and fun activities in Nice that are great for a weekend getaway or a longer couple's trip.

Backpackers and budget travelers should spend more time in Split than Nice if your budget allows for it. With a larger number of budget-friendly sights, good nightlife, and active things to do, anyone traveling on a budget would have a good time in Split.


  • How many days in Nice or Split? Ideal Length of Stay
    Nice 3-5 
    Split 2-4

One day in Nice or Split?

In Nice, many people enjoy the scuba diving and snorkeling and shopping that this chic destination offers. People enjoy relaxing at one of the resorts. This seaside destination offers a variety of activities to choose from. Since there is so much to do in the area, one day is probably not enough for all of it.

Visitors enjoy the nightlife and food when visiting the destination of Split. People usually spend lots of time at the beach. Take your pick from the many activities offered here. With so much to do, one day is probably not enough time to see everything.

A weekend in Nice or Split?

It's hard to know how much time to spend in Nice. Most visitors spend time around the old town while in the area. A weekend is usually not enough time for a trip here as there is plenty to do. The length of your ideal trip is an individual decision.

Split is a fun place to experience. Most people visit for the nightlife. If you have a weekend, this is a great place to go. You can also relax and pamper yourself at one of the resorts. A weekend is often enough time to do most activities. The entire region has so many activities, and you'll want time to do everything.


Five days in Nice or Split?

Nice is a fun place to experience. In Nice, many people enjoy the nightlife and food that this quaint destination offers. People often spend their time relaxing at one of the resorts. This would be the perfect place to spend five days, as it has just the right amount of activities.

You'll find scuba diving and snorkeling and shopping around the active destination of Split. This city offers something for everyone. It's a great spot for a beach vacation. Five days is plenty of time to see everything, even with extra days to spare.

A week in Nice or Split?

You'll find food and scuba diving and snorkeling around the trendy destination of Nice. You can also relax and pamper yourself at one of the resorts. Take your pick from the many activities offered here. One week is plenty of time to see everything, even with extra days to spare.

The budget-friendly city of Split offers shopping and museums. You'll find plenty of activities on the beach. The length of your trip often depends on your style of travel. One week is usually plenty of time to spend here with extra days to spare. With this much time, visitors often visit nearby destinations or take day trips.


For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours in France, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in France, The Best Walking Tours in Croatia, and The Best Luxury Tours to Croatia.


Which place is cheaper, Split or Nice?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Nice is €131, while the average daily cost in Split is €110. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Nice and Split in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Nice 59
    Split 74
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Nice 118
    Split 148
Compare Hotels in Nice and Split

Looking for a hotel in Nice or Split? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Nice


Hotels in Split


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Nice Hotel Prices and Split Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Nice 25
    Split 15

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Nice

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Nice:

  • transfert Nice aéroport vers Isola 2000: $271
  • transfert Nice aéroport /Fréjus /Saint Raphaël: $163
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer-Port de la Santé: Transfer to Nice: $296
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer - Port to Nice hotels- Arrival Transfer: $50
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer - Port de la Santé to Nice hotels- Arrival Private Transfer: $50
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer - Port de la Santé to Cannes - Round-Trip Private Transfer: $172
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer - Port de la Santé to Cannes - Arrival Private Transfer: $86
  • Villefranche Port to Nice Intl Airport (NCE) - Departure Transfer: $50
  • Villefranche Port to Cannes Mandelieu Airport Departure Transfer: $88
  • Villefranche Port Round Trip Transfer to Monaco: $160
  • Transfert privé aéroport de Nice-Côte d’Azur - Cannes: $157
  • Transfer from Villefranche-sur-Mer-Port de la Santé to Cannes : $86

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Split

Also for Split, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Diocletian's Palace & Trogir Old Town with Transfer: $15
  • Split Airport Transfers > Marina Kastela Marina Baotic ACI Trogir: $20
  • Private One-way Split Airport Transfer To/From Split: $26
  • Private Transfer from Split Hotels to Cruise Port of Split: $28
  • Cruise Port of Split to Split Hotels - Arrival Private Transfer: $28
  • Split Airport (SPU) to Cruise Port of Split - Arrival Private Transfer: $28
  • Split Airport Taxi Transfers > Split City Area: $33
  • Luxury private transfer: Split airport to Split: $35
  • Airport Private Transfer from Split: $37
  • Private Transfer from Split Airport (SPU) to Marina Aci Trogir : $41
  • Private Transfer from Split Airport (SPU) to Slatine (Island Ciovo): $41
  • Private Arrival Transfer: Split Airport to Split, Trogir, Makarska,Tucepi and Baska Voda Hotels: $45

Is it cheaper to fly into Nice or Split?

Prices for flights to both Split and Nice change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Nice 49
    Split 24
Typical Food Prices in Nice

Some typical examples of dining costs in Nice are as follows:


  • Slushee
    2.50
  • Strawberries
    4.00
  • Loaf of Bread
    3.20

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Nice

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Nice.

  • Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting: $98
  • The Flavors of Nice Food Tour: $104
  • Old Nice Food Tour - Do Eat Better Experience: $105
  • Nice Evening Food Tour - Do Eat Better Experience: $105
  • Viator Exclusive: Local Cooking Class & Dinner with View of Nice: $108
  • 3.5-Hour Original Old Town Food Tour: $108
  • Private French Cooking Class with a Fun Local Noel: $112
  • Half Day Afternoon Walking Food Tour with Dinner: $149
  • Dinner in the vineyard French Riviera: $194

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Split

For Split, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Small Group Food Tour: $38
  • Food Tour in Split ( Small Group): $78
  • Split Food Tour (Small Group): $99
  • Vegan Food tour of Split with local gastronomy: $103
  • Dinner In Dalmatia: A Family Affair Outside Split: $109
  • Split Food Tour: Discover Split One Bite At A Time: $132
  • Split Cooking Class: $171
  • Split Cooking Class - Afternoon Edition Shared Activity: $193
  • Private Authentic Wine & Food tour from Split: $243

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Nice 12
    Split 3.75

Tours and Activities in Nice

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Nice are as follows:

  • Monaco, Monte-Carlo and Eze Village Small Group Half-Day Tour: $60
  • 2-Hour Private Walking Tour of Nice: $204
  • 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Nice with a Licensed Guide: $33
  • 3-Hour Segway Tour to Nice & Villefranche-sur-Mer: $81
  • 7h sightseeing excursion: Visit Monaco and Eze: $105
  • 7h sightseeing excursion: Visit Saint Paul, Antibes, Cannes.: $105
  • A Guided Walking Tour through the Charming Streets of Nice: $38
  • A walk of wealth – guided tour in Monaco: $254
  • Antibes Electric Bike Tour: $76
  • Antibes Provencal Tasting Tour (Food & Drinks): $109
  • Baroque Heritage of Nice Walking Tour: $265
  • Beautiful Houses of the French Riviera Private Tour: $531

Tours and Activities in Split

For Split, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour: $3.25
  • Emanuel Vidović Gallery Entrance Ticket: $6.50
  • City Exploration Game and Tour: $6.50
  • Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour: $6.50
  • Split Scavenger Hunt and Best Landmarks Self-Guided Tour: $6.63
  • Entry Ticket to the Cellars of Diocletian's Palace: $8.67
  • Roman Ruins Sightseeing Self-Guided Audio Tour: $8.99
  • Sightseeing Split's Roman Ruins: A Self-Guided Audio Tour: $8.99
  • Split's Old Town and Marjan Hill: A Self-Guided Audio Tour: $8.99
  • Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App: $9.48
  • Klis Fortress GOT and Olive Museum Entry Tickets: $11
  • Split Guided Walking Tour-From Roman Times to Modern Times: $13

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Nice 17
    Split 8.04

Sample the Local Flavors in Nice

Also in Nice, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Nice Bar Crawl | Ultimate night experience: $8.67
  • Pub Crawl Party with VIP Entry and Free Shots: $16
  • Riviera Bar Crawl Party with Free Shots and VIP Entry: $23
  • Pub Crawl/Bar Crawl NICE - The Ultimate Night: $29
  • Brewery Tour and Craft Beer Tasting: $33
  • Vineyard Tour with Wine Tasting within Nice city borders: $36
  • Nice Walking Tour with Wine Tasting: $45
  • New Year's Eve Pub Crawl with Shots and VIP Club Entry: $53
  • New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl Nice France: $54
  • Provence Organic Wine Tasting Half Day Tour from Nice: $66
  • Wine Tasting: Tour de France in Nice City Centre: $75
  • Half-Day Saint Paul de Vence and Wine Tasting Tour: $83

Sample the Local Flavors in Split

Also in Split, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Krka & Sibenik Tour with Boat Ride, Swimming or Wine Tasting: $23
  • From Krka Waterfalls & Swimming & Wine tasting: $24
  • From Krka Waterfalls, Food & Wine Tasting Tour: $25
  • Tower Pub Crawl in Split: $30
  • Split/Trogir: Krka National Park Day Trip with Wine Tasting: $38
  • Wine Tasting and Sunset Klis Fortress Tour from Split: $39
  • Krka Waterfalls, Food & Wine Tasting tour from Split: $40
  • Krka Waterfalls and wine tasting Tour from Split or Trogir : $46
  • Krka National Park Tour with tour Guide & Wine tasting from Split & Trogir: $46
  • Wine Tasting in the Diocletian's Palace: $54
  • Wine Tasting in the Diocletian’s Palace: $55
  • Vineyard Wine Tasting Experience with a Sea view from Split: $102


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Nice and Split, we can see that Nice is more expensive. And not only is Split much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Split would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Split and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Nice would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Nice than you might in Split.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Nice Expensive? and Is Split Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Nice or Split?

Nice has a larger population, and is about 92% larger than the population of Split. When comparing the sizes of Nice and Split, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit Nice or Split?

Both places have a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. As both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Nice or Split in the Summer?

Both Split and Nice during the summer are popular places to visit. The beaches, snorkeling, and the family-friendly experiences are the main draw to Nice this time of year. Furthermore, many travelers come to Split for the beaches, snorkeling, the city activities, and the family-friendly experiences.

Nice is cooler than Split in the summer. The daily temperature in Nice averages around 23°C (73°F) in July, and Split fluctuates around 26°C (80°F).

Nice usually gets less rain in July than Split. Nice gets 16 mm (0.6 in) of rain, while Split receives 28 mm (1.1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Nice 23°C (73°F) 
    Split 26°C (80°F)

Should I visit Nice or Split in the Autumn?

The autumn attracts plenty of travelers to both Nice and Split. Many travelers come to Nice for the shopping scene and the natural beauty of the area. Furthermore, many visitors come to Split in the autumn for the city's sights and attractions and the shopping scene.

In the autumn, Nice is around the same temperature as Split. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Nice in October average around 17°C (63°F), and Split averages at about 18°C (64°F).

Nice gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In October, Nice usually receives more rain than Split. Nice gets 108 mm (4.3 in) of rain, while Split receives 79 mm (3.1 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Nice 17°C (63°F) 
    Split 18°C (64°F)

Should I visit Nice or Split in the Winter?

The winter brings many poeple to Nice as well as Split. Many visitors come to Nice in the winter for the shopping scene and the cuisine. Additionally, most visitors come to Split for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine during these months.

In January, Nice is generally around the same temperature as Split. Daily temperatures in Nice average around 9°C (48°F), and Split fluctuates around 8°C (47°F).

Nice usually gets around the same amount of rain in January as Split. Nice gets 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain, while Split receives 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Nice 9°C (48°F) 
    Split 8°C (47°F)

Should I visit Nice or Split in the Spring?

Both Split and Nice are popular destinations to visit in the spring with plenty of activities. Most visitors come to Nice for the beaches and the natural beauty during these months. Also, the spring months attract visitors to Split because of the beaches and the activities around the city.

Nice is cooler than Split in the spring. The daily temperature in Nice averages around 13°C (56°F) in April, and Split fluctuates around 15°C (59°F).

In April, Nice usually receives around the same amount of rain as Split. Nice gets 62 mm (2.4 in) of rain, while Split receives 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Nice 13°C (56°F) 
    Split 15°C (59°F)

Typical Weather for Split and Nice

Nice Split
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 9°C (48°F) 83 mm (3.3 in) 8°C (47°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
Feb 9°C (49°F) 76 mm (3 in) 9°C (48°F) 68 mm (2.7 in)
Mar 11°C (51°F) 71 mm (2.8 in) 11°C (52°F) 75 mm (3 in)
Apr 13°C (56°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 15°C (59°F) 66 mm (2.6 in)
May 16°C (62°F) 49 mm (1.9 in) 20°C (67°F) 56 mm (2.2 in)
Jun 20°C (68°F) 36 mm (1.4 in) 23°C (74°F) 51 mm (2 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 16 mm (0.6 in) 26°C (80°F) 28 mm (1.1 in)
Aug 23°C (73°F) 31 mm (1.2 in) 26°C (79°F) 50 mm (2 in)
Sep 21°C (69°F) 54 mm (2.1 in) 22°C (72°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 17°C (63°F) 108 mm (4.3 in) 18°C (64°F) 79 mm (3.1 in)
Nov 12°C (54°F) 104 mm (4.1 in) 13°C (56°F) 108 mm (4.3 in)
Dec 10°C (49°F) 78 mm (3.1 in) 10°C (49°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)