Updated: Jul 8
EZE (Èze-sur-Mer) is a picturesque village located conveniently between Nice and Monaco on the French Riviera. The village attracts thousands of tourists throughout the whole year and its beauty and serenity make it a must-visit place on the French Riviera.
The medieval village of Eze is both picturesque and historic.
The oldest building in the village is the Chapelle de la Sainte Croix and dates back to 1306.
Eze is famous for its dramatic panoramic views over the Mediterranean sea.
The medieval village is perched high on a rocky cliff 427 meters above sea level offering amazing views of the Mediterranean sea and French Riviera.
On the top of the village are located the beautiful Jardin Exotique. To visit the exotic botanic garden there is a 6 euro entrance fee which is absolutely worth it. An impressive collection of cactus, plants and rare vegetation surrounds the remains of an ancient chateau and breathtaking panoramic views can be observed.
The old town of Eze is very charming with tiny narrow cobblestone walkways and beautiful medieval buildings. There are many shops, art galleries, hotels and restaurants that will attract your interest.
The Eze beach is located right below the Eze train station.
The beach is long, but narrow with big pebbles and calm waters.
Èze Village can be reached by train or by bus from Nice. Close to the train station is a bus stop for buses bringing tourists atop to Eze Village.