Would Nice, France be a good place to study abroad?

I plan on studying abroad in France next Spring for a semester. I would like to study in Nice because it is near both the mountains and the beach. Would it be a good place for an American student to study abroad? I have heard that Nice is a very touristy place and might not be the most authentic experience of... show more I plan on studying abroad in France next Spring for a semester. I would like to study in Nice because it is near both the mountains and the beach. Would it be a good place for an American student to study abroad? I have heard that Nice is a very touristy place and might not be the most authentic experience of French life.
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