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Address: Montee du Chateau par ascenceur, 06300 Nice, France
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Great views of the city

Must see when visiting Nice. There are three ways to get up here, one on foot 2 by elevator or 3 by the small train you can catch on Promenade Des Englais. Great panoramic views... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must see when visiting Nice. There are three ways to get up here, one on foot 2 by elevator or 3 by the small train you can catch on Promenade Des Englais. Great panoramic views from multiple points on the hill. I have to say the castle itself is mostly gone however it is worth the trip.

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Thank Andrew M
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The view was excellent up there, definitely worth the climb. Unfortunately, my wife's knee was acting up so we didn't climb up. Fortunately, they had automatic lift that brought us all the way up!

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Thank Andy_LMJ
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good place to see Nice town from above. You can see the whole Promenade des Anglais and also the Nice Port. You can take very nice pictures. There is a snack bar where you can stop to dink & eat. You cand reach the hill by elevator places at the and of Promenade des Anglais

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walked up Castle Hill on a sunny morning in December, and was enjoyed the amazing views across the whole of the city and the marina area. When you walk up you keep stopping at great views, only to find the view at the next stop even more stunning than the last. There is also a lift which stops at two... More 

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Woburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fascinating place - you can walk up of get the lift which is free - the lift must be an engineering feat in itself. This is the site of an old castle that has now largely gone but is now a peaceful park. Unfortunately when we were there the amazing waterfall (allegedly) was closed for refurbishment.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

great walk aorund the hill and the lift ws my first choice to ride vs the walk. It was a beautiful scene form aboev one both sides of the hill. Marina to one side and beach to the other. Beautiful park - ncie quiet getaway form the bustle

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you can manage to walk up here, you really need to, the view alone is worth the flight from where ever you've travelled from! If you aren't great with steep walks, there is a train that will run you to the top and back for just a few Euros.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a fair climb up the steps to the view points, but its not a race and there are plenty of stop points. Stopping is good anyway, as you don't want to miss anything! Worth the effort so head on up. Walk over the top and view the bay/marina over the other side. Kids park at the top with climbing... More 

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the hike up the steps and took photos along the way. Beautiful views of the city, and ocean. Just lovely!

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the elevator (free of charge) which took us right to the top. The views over Nice and the marina are incredible. There are a couple of small cafes to get refreshments from. There is also a playground for young kids. Lots of benches to sit and relax. If you visit Nice you really must go up here.

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