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3-Hour E-Bike Tour of Nice
"Discover the city of nice on this bike tour that offers you an amazing and easy way to navigate the city on electric bikes. Start from the English Promenade and depart to Castle Hill where you will climb to 90m elevation to enjoy magnificent views over t head downhill to the port where on the way you will stop at a candy factory for a quick visit for some free tastings of their hand-crafted products made with flower petals and/or their sweet chocolate and marmalade. Then continue your ride crossing Garibaldi place with its magnificent Italian architecture. Take the road to the Cimiez district the richest part of the city and finally arrive at the Matisse Museum with the Roman ruins around. You will see the beautiful rosary created by the monks of the monastery beside the Cimiez gardens and discover the former Hotel Regina
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Private Tour: 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour in Nice
"Meet your guide at the previously arranged and time and start your private tour. First head to historic part of Nice Cimiez. This is not only a place for a winter holiday of Queen Victoria which is commemorated by a statue at the top of Boulevard de Cimiez it is also the site of the Roman city Cemile-num. In 2C there were at least 20000 Romans living here. Many vestiges of their city remain. With your guide you can walk around the Site Archeologique Gallo-Romain. You'll see magnificent Monastery Franciscan and and walk along the famous rose garden
From EUR360.00
 
Small-Group Half-Day Trip to Nice from Monaco
"After complimentary pickup from your hotel in Monaco enjoy the drive along the spectacular Middle Corniche a road along the Mediterranean coast and enjoy a breathtaking panorama of Nice the largest city on the French Riviera. On arrival in the picture-perfect city of Nice walk past the Belle Epoque buildings at the famous Promenade des Anglais and climb up Castle Hill to see its beautiful gardens
From EUR57.00

Parc de la Colline du Château Tips (38)

The cemetery on Castle Hill.

As well as visiting the remains and gazing at the views, while on Castle Hill, visit the beautiful monumental cemetery. It has three sections Catholic, Protestant and Jewish. Many of the monuments...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 03, 2016

Views over Nice Port.

Don't just look at the view in one direction when you climb up Castle Hill. On one side you have a spectacular view over Nice town and its lovely, long beach. On the other side, you have a spectacular...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 03, 2016

The castle of Nice - views over Nice.

It is possible to get to the top of castle hill on foot, by lift or on the little train. However, you choose to get there, it is well worth the effort, because although little remains of the actual...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 03, 2016

The Castle of Nice.

At one time there was a castle perched on the hill overlooking Nice. Now very little of the actual castle remains - only a few foundations, a gateway and some walls.This area is also home to the...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 03, 2016

Castle Hill

If you want to get a sense of the marvel that is Nice, make sure the first thing you do upon arrival is to ascend the steps to Castle Hill. Standing on the old battlements, you can see everything -...
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antistar
Nov 26, 2015

Castle Hill

Castle Hill is a misleading name. In fact it's a park with a very spectacular fountain, or rather a waterfall easily seen from below. Get there on the first day of your visit to see spectacular vistas...
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piosku67
Aug 16, 2012

Sunset over the Baie des Anges

Everyone visiting Nice climbs the steps of the "Colline du Chateau" up to the summit, which offers fabulous vista over the Baie des Anges, Old Nice ,and the Port, some of the most photographed...
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NiceLife
Apr 04, 2010

Castle Hill

The Colline du Château (Castle Hill) overlooks the magnificent Baie des Anges.It offers some of the best viws of Nice (seafront and rooftops) as well as the harbour.The seafront and bay must be one of...
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M_Street
Jan 15, 2009

Le Chateau

The park is set on rocky hill overlooking the eastern part of the old town. It is well tendered with various lawns, children's playground, open spaces & a couple of cemeteries.At the summit there...
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tim07
Nov 09, 2008

Colline du Château

Now a beautifully landscaped park with views over Nice and the Mediterranean, Colline du Château was the first spot to be settled in Nice. While there are no remains from the Graeco-Roman era,...
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MM212
Nov 09, 2008

Waterfall

There is a man made waterfall on the way down from the hill (Le Chateau). I didn't see it well because it my first day in Nice and I rushed to the Promenade des Anglais and Vieux Nice to see it for...
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codrutz
Apr 10, 2008

Up the hill (Colline du Château)

Go up the the castle hill (Colline du Château), where you can find no castle but some remains and a park, but there is the best place to see Nice general view, with the houses of the old city as well...
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codrutz
Oct 01, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Parc de la Colline du Château

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Place Garibaldi

Place Garibaldi or Garibaldi Square is one of the oldest and the largest squares in Nice. It was designed by Antonio Spinelli in the second half of the eighteenth century. In its centre stands a...
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Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain - MAMAC

If you are going to visit only one art museum in this art rich city, it should probably be this one - the mamac. Four floors of modern art housed in an impressive modern interpretation of...
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The Promenade du Paillon

The River Paillon once separated the old and new parts of Nice. Nowadays most of it has been covered over and made into a long stretch of pleasant parkland. We walked along it starting from the sea....
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The Port of Nice

If you climb up Castle Hill, you will get wonderful views over the Port of Nice. We also walked there to catch the number 100 bus to Monaco. This leaves from the centre of the harbour near the Church...
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Beach

this will be pictures of the azure waters of the Bai Des Anges in Nice which is part of the famous French Riviera. the large pebble rock beach along Baie des Anges is parallel to the Promenade Des...
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Chagall Museum

This museum is located in the district of Cimiez and contains the largest collection of works by this artist. Marc Chagall Russian-French artist was born in 1887 and died in 1985, He was a pioneer...
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Getting to Parc de la Colline du Château

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Rue des Ponchettes, Rue de Foresta, Montée Montfort, 06300 - NICE

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