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Castle Hill

Montee du Chateau par ascenceur, 06300 Nice, France
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“free lift” (136 reviews)
“worth the climb” (149 reviews)
“old town” (488 reviews)
Montee du Chateau par ascenceur, 06300 Nice, France
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Reviewed yesterday

There is a lift which is free here. We used the lift to go up and walked back down. The sights from the top are stunning, and affords Nice to be resplendent in all it's glory basking under the hot sun. On the way down...More

Thank ComfortablyNumb133
Reviewed yesterday

it's a gorgeous view. we took the elevator up, but, it was closed when we were leaving...which was weird...and then we got lost...the adventure!

Thank jolynm
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good for walking with and without kids, nice sightseing spots and second location with good kids plagrounds in the area.

Thank Kat_teryna
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

nice view of Nice and the ocean. You can really see the difference between the new and the old Nice so all in all really nice

Thank Esteves K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Touted by the city guides as the best view, it is well worth the effort (or for the lazy, the lift - which is free). The chateaux is a ruin but the gardens and old remains are nice to chill out and admire the views...More

Thank KathmanduMazza
Reviewed 2 days ago

To see overview of the coast this is right place, Nice way to there is to sit and relax in The Petit Train.

Thank Leo I
Reviewed 3 days ago

After the climb, you are rewarded with spectacular views, cool waterfall and interesting ruins. Great place to have a picnic at the top, or you can choose the cafe. Great to see many people just enjoying a lovely warm day at what is undoubtedly the...More

Thank ForeverYoung50
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth the big walk around the coast and up to the top. Enjoy an ice-cream in the park at the top and make sure to get some photos of the stunning views.

Thank Alyce0707
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was prepared to walk up Castle Hill to see the waterfall at the top. Arriving to discover that there was a free lift was brilliant - it was a particularly hot day, 30+. The waterfall is lovely and the views over Nice are great. As...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As per other TA recommendations, we took the lift (from a small tunnel entrance at the bass of the cliff (left of the stairs going up) and walks down. The lift is small and I can imagine that it can be popular at times. It...More

Thank EatWellEatSafe
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Shirwet T
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Response from Metal-Mickey123 | Reviewed this property |
The fun factor of great holidays is to explore the areas & find all the answers for your self, do it find the best way up, you will be happy you did. Happy Days in Nice. Tip: use the Bus number 100 if you travel to Monaco... More
4 June 2017|
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Response from carstairs323 | Reviewed this property |
Lovely open area for children to play. Easy access even with pram - are some steps but would not think too much of a problem
4 June 2017|
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Response from Frederik D | Reviewed this property |
yes indeed, this is possible.
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