Colline du Chateau overlook, Nice

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Enjoy beautiful sweeping city views from Colline du Chateau overlook. Take the more than 100 steps up, and on a clear day, you can see the Alps as well as the town's beautiful parks. Use our Nice trip planner to visit Colline du Chateau overlook on your trip to Nice, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Great views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea. With the advantage of a gorgeous waterfall. To arrive there is not easy small streets to climb in but it is worth it 
    Great views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea. With the advantage of a gorgeous waterfall. To arrive there is not easy small streets to climb in but it is worth it  more »
  • Amazing views from the top over the med and Nice city itself. A calm (and maybe slow!) walk up in the heat of the summer, but worth it when you get there. There is a also a lift in the rock face... 
    Amazing views from the top over the med and Nice city itself. A calm (and maybe slow!) walk up in the heat of the summer, but worth it when you get there. There is a also a lift in the rock face...  more »
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  • We stayed at an Airbnb right by this and decided to go on a walk without realizing where we were. It is a great hike, and the views at the top are unreal. We fell in-love with Nice and this was a big part of the reason why. Views of the ocean, Old Nice and the port are just breathtaking. Definitely a must see if you are in the area.
  • FYI there is not actually a castle on this hill, but it is worth visiting nonetheless! At the base of the hill (by the #ILoveNice selfie sign) TAKE THE STAIRS (as opposed to the elevator) all the way to the top of the hill and be captivated by the breathtaking city and Mediterranean views along the way. Take a stroll through the park and make your way to the lookout offering a beautiful panoramic view of Port Lympia. On the way down the other side, cool off under the hidden waterfall...if you can find it! Excitedly, Clayton Cohn

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