The event of the year will be held in Nice! After The Tennessee in 2017 and Mandela Bay, in South Africa, in 2018, Nice will be the next city hosting one of the biggest sporting events on the planet, the Ironman 70.3 World Championship.
In the midst of breath-taking landscapes, the IRONMAN promises a spectacular race with a finish line facing the sea. Take advantage of this event to discover the Mediterranean region surrounding the 5th largest city of France.
Having hosted its first Ironman on the French Riviera in 2005, Nice, capital of the Alpes-Maritimes will host the World Championship early September 2019.
Displacing more than 6,000 athletes, qualified all around the world (Austria, China, Germany, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Americas ...), the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will offer an unforgettable race which will take place in 3 parts : the swimming event in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean sea, the cycling event through the Nice hinterland and the racing event along the Promenade des Anglais.
An awaited sporting event in the heart of a very popular coastal city and full of discoveries!
Modern and active region, the Côte d'Azur is the perfect destination for a few days of vacation while enjoying this international sporting event. With its sun shining all year round, its old town rich in history, its local markets and the sea that dominates, no doubt you will enjoy all the charms of Nice. Take the opportunity to discover the hinterland and the typical Provencal villages of southern France and don’t forget to visit Sophia Antipolis, the largest technology park in France and Europe.
Our aparthotel Sophia Antipolis enjoys a prime location in the heart of the technopole for an enjoyable stay between sea and mountains. Located near the golf course and the hotspots of the Mediterranean region, book your apartment today to enjoy our best rates.
June 30, 2019
Find all the news of the Ironman World Championship Nice on the official website.
To discover also, our special article on the Ironman 70.3 Pays d'Aix.