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Castle Hill

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Address: Montee du Chateau par ascenceur, 06300 Nice, France
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US$42.10*
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3-Hour E-Bike Tour of Nice
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Small-Group Nice Cultural Walking Tour of the Old Town and Castle Hill
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Half-Day City Sightseeing Tour in Nice

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We caught the elevator up and we're not disappointed by the incredible and gorgeous view of Nice. I'd recommend starting here if you're visiting Nice in order to get a grasp of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We caught the elevator up and we're not disappointed by the incredible and gorgeous view of Nice. I'd recommend starting here if you're visiting Nice in order to get a grasp of the area and surroundings. Take some cheese, bread and fig paste from the market for a picnic up there! You won't be disappointed.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can go up here by the lift or if you don't mind some stairs you can go up the back way through the old Town by the stairs next to the St François church. Wind your way slowly up to the very top and you have spectacular views not only over Nice and the Baie des Anges, but also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view of the city and lovely walks around the gardens. Plus you can get Crepes and coffee at the top :-)

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Tangier, Morocco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's demands some effort to get to the top but it worth it ! the view up from the hill is just stunning ! There is also an elevator for some 5 Euros to get to the top if you're not able to make the climb.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the “Petite Train” up to the top. Wow – I’m glad we did, as we would have never been able to walk up the steep path and roadway. The view from a couple of locations at the top offer absolutely beautiful views of the Nice coastline and beaches, plus the expanse of the city behind it. I don’t... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered up the steps and were surprised and delighted by the view, but more so by the stunning park at the top. There is a great little cafe that serves good coffee, something we found hard to find in France as well as light snacks. The park is beautiful. We were here in winter and it was a sunny... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Castle Hill was an easy trek from our hotel on the Promenade des Anglais, and well worth it. The park is high atop a formerly strategic hill, and provides 360* vistas of Nice and its environs. A very safe and comfortable way to spend a couple of hours. And, it's free!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We climbed Castle Hill and were rewarded with spectacular views. We took a beautiful photo of the panorma that now hangs in our library and reminds us of the incredible opportunity we had to visit this beautfiul part of the world.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Either toil up in the heat of the sun or take the quick elevator ride to the top (starting next door to the hotel where James Joyce began writing Finnegans Wake.) Either way, you'll find peaceful gardens, water features, and above all superb views along the beach and across the rooftops of Nice. A very welcome change of air and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At one of the highest points in Nice & at the end of the beach area on the promenade, the Castle Hill viewpoint is one of the best locations in Nice to overlook the city and the Mediterranean Sea. An absolute must photo location. As the view point is quite high, we recommend you use the hidden lift to the... More 

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