Nice observation decks. List of the best viewpoints in Nice

Nice viewpoints

Nice viewpoints

The observation decks of Nice provide an opportunity for those who climbed there from a height to see the Places of Garibaldi and Massena, the Fort of Mont Alban, the Chapel of Mercy, the Castle of Valrose and other objects..

Chateau park

This park, located on the Castle Hill (more than 90 m high), has shady alleys for pleasant unhurried walks, artificial waterfalls, the ruins of St. Mary's Cathedral and several of the best observation platforms:

  • Bellanda Tower: from here you can admire Nice, in particular the Promenade des Anglais. And here you can also see a reproduction of the painting. “Paid vacations” Jean Clissac.
  • hilltop observation deck: once you get there, you can find a map of Nice, which allows you to choose a suitable route for yourself to explore the city. Here you will also be able to admire the azure sea, the port, moored yachts, the Old Town..

You can visit the park until 17: 30-20: 00, depending on the season; Free admission.

It is worth noting that on the lower plateau of the Chateau Park there is a cemetery resembling an open-air museum - here you can see the graves of aristocrats and famous personalities, decorated with statues and tombstones in the neo-gothic, neoclassical and other styles.

How to get there? Stairs lead to the park (on average you have to climb about 400 steps), paths and a special elevator, which you will find near the Hotel Suisse (address: la Colline du Chateau).

Panoramic restaurants in Nice

  • Chantecler: the institution invites visitors to enjoy French wine, classic French and Mediterranean cuisine, and from the windows - admire the sea and the Promenade des Anglais. Address: 37 Promenade des Anglais, Hotel Negresco.
  • La Terrasse: A rooftop restaurant that serves authentic Mediterranean and French cuisine flavored with aromatic spices, Le Meridien Nice offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Bay of Angels and the Mediterranean Sea and captures what you see. Address: 1 Promenade des Anglais.

Ferris wheel

Guests of the resort will be able to take a ride on this attraction (it starts working on the eve of the holidays) and admire Nice from a height during the Christmas holidays. At the same time, it will be possible to visit the Christmas market in the square to buy gifts, including various handicrafts.

How to get there? Tourists can use buses No. 15, 98, 23, 15 (address: Place Massena).

Nietzsche trail

Another opportunity to enjoy stunning views is to walk along the Nietzsche trail, which is about 800 m long (you can get there by bus number 112 or 82). If you have good physical fitness, you can not only go down to the sea along this path, but also, vice versa, go up to the city..


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