Although it is very close to the Mediterranean, including the resort at Eze-sur-Mer, because of its geographical position the village takes about 20-30 minutes to reach by car from the coast. Eze village is located at the top of the town of Eze, on the middle ledge! Entertaining his clients and friends also gave David the opportunity to visit personally many Michelin starred restaurants, hotels and Relais Chateaux throughout France. The village sits like an eagle's nest on a large rock about a quarter mile above the sea. But with such an enormous amount of visitors descending on this tiny town every day, I hesitated as to whether Eze-sur-mer may have lost its charm. The Saracens took over from the Romans. There are now 13 Regions and 93 Departments all of which have a number which appears in the postcodes and the number plates of cars. For the descent, I find this road too full of side roads and garage run-offs, especially at the bottom.
Physics and geometry are real. And the icing on the cake is this beautiful exotic garden. Allow about 2-3 hours to visit it all. Settle at a table by a fountain. Free guided tours are offered at the laboratory where they explain the essentials of making perfumes and interesting facts.
Jason and I have wandered down, found a restaurant for lunch. Discover the best 10 Things To Do in Eze Village! With the ruins of its medieval château and its little, narrow alleys, the small town attracts craftspeople and artists. Steps, steps and more steps. Probably the most economic way of having a great gastronomic experience on the without breaking the bank is to have a set lunch — and to be very careful with extras. I should have the legs of a teenager after all this. Exploring Eze France This Way comment: in our opinion Eze is one of the most beautiful villages in France and an unmissable highlight of a visit to south-east France. Photo by kat The wine store treasure trove.
Time for a well-earned drink. The fabulous marina with its city of white boats. There are places to stay on the climb itself including hotels in Eze. Lots of people leading dogs. Get £30 off your first booking by signing up through this link, or use the form below to browse accommodation listings on booking. Next week, to coincide with the Milan-Sanremo race in Italy, the crucial Poggio climb. I always used Hotels Combined and Booking.
But lines of cannons let you know it can serve as a fortress on its high perch over city and sea. Please inform Red House Near Village with free Parking in advance of your expected arrival time. When you get close to the top of the village you will see the entrance to the exotic gardens which have been established in the ruins of a medieval castle. If you want to stay in the best hotel in Eze, France, please come to Trip. The laboratory is open every day, including holidays, from approximately 8:30 am to 6:30 store hours in town 10 am to 7pm.
We still have that drive back—and the trick of getting the car dropped off. Only one fortified double gate from that era, la Poterne, serving as the entrance to the village, survives. The Feel The gradient bites right from the start as you climb north out of Nice. At the road junction is the main parking lot for the village. The fruit we got was amazing there! A real little maze in which each street is a delight for the eyes.
All bus routes to Eze can be found. Tourism is quickly increasing in Eze, so I suggest you go sooner rather than later. But the Nice side is the famous part. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Eza Vista Hotel. Hotels, Shops, and Galleries There are a couple of really nice hotels right in this hilltop village and lots of shops and galleries, all housed in medieval style buildings. The area near the road and parking lot is where you'll find cafés, restaurants and shops.
Of particular note was Nietzsche. I whimpered at your parking space nightmare, been there done that. It's impossible to get lost in the tiny village of Eze. Numbers of tourists are much lower at these times. The village has been built as a fortified stronghold during the Medieval period, and the beautiful architecture reflects that. It's interesting to wander around the garden, marveling at the unusual variety of flora and resting from the climb up the hill. Soft, creamy colors, elegant lines against sections of gray stone.
This is worth every single euro spent. Jason gets out, does a scouting mission on foot. For now, as tourists, we need to be careful qbout our water usage in the city. Tell the six year old to give it a try. Overhanging the sea, the old village of Eze has retained all its natural charm over the years. The view from the garden is well worth the arduous climb. Be prepared to walk up the hill quite a lot, and then down the hill, on the way back.