Is Nice Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Safe to drink?Yes
The estimated price of bottled water in USD(1.5-liter)$0.83

Can You Drink Tap Water in Nice?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

According to WHO data, 99% of France cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

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With the hot Niçois summers, carrying a bottle of water is almost a must. Bear in mind the largest single complaint to the municipal authority tourist department is the offering in restaurants of branded water bottles whose seal has been broken - ie refilled with tap water - and charged as Perrier or Evian.

Tap water by country

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  • Water Quality Rating:
  • < 20%
  • 20% - 39%
  • 40% - 59%
  • 60% - 79%
  • 80% - 100%

What Do People In Nice Think About The Tap Water?

Travelers and residents of Nice have rated the water quality and pollution as follows, according to subjective survey data.

A score of 100% is considered very high, and a score of 0% is very low. Please be cautious that "moderate to very high" water pollution is bad and the higher the rate of water quality the better.

DescriptionScoreRating
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility22%Low
Water Pollution29%Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility78%High
Water Quality71%High

Reminder:
Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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