My family of 6 will be vacationing around the French Riviera (Nice, Antibes, Monaco, Marseille, other?) in the December 29 - January 2 time frame. We don't have a firm itinerary and I'd like to stay flexible if possible. Will it be easy to find accommodations "day to day", or is that too risky? Our hotel preferences are: Simple, clean, economical ($100 - $150 / nite, for a 3 person room?). We'll be driving a rental car, so we won't be dependent on bus/train routes and schedules.
Can we "wing it" as far as lodging goes? Or do we risk being shut out, or spending hours finding a place?