Eze France Travel Guide

Don’t miss Eze on your French Riviera trip! Eze France is a small medieval hilltop village between Nice and Monaco, about 30 mins from Nice and 20 mins from Monaco. Eze is full of cobblestone streets, artisan shops and breathtaking views of the coast of France.

Eze France Travel Guide

When to Visit Eze

Eze has a mild climate with moderately warm temperatures year-round. Like the rest of the French Riviera, Eze is best in the warm summer months. Below are the average temperatures.

  • May: high 64- low 54
  • June: high 70- low 61
  • July: high 76- low 66
  • Aug: high 76- low 66
  • Sept: high 71- low 62

You can stay in Eze, do a day trip from Nice or Monaco by taxi or bus.

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What to See and do in Eze

  • Jardin Exotique- follow the street to the top. This botanical garden was constructed shortly after the second world war. The garden winds up to the castle ruins perched above the village. Visit for the views from the top alone!
    • 6 euros to enter
    • Jan-March, Nov & Dec- 9am- 430pm
    • April-June and Oct- 9am-630pm
    • July, Aug & Sept- 9am- 730pm.
    • Learn more at the Website
  • Get lost in the cobblestone medieval streets. Enjoy the scenery as you wander through the streets and alleyways while being transported back in time.
  • Shopping, Eze is full of artisan shops and galleries.
  • Visit the village church, Elise Notre-Dame-de- I’Assomption.
  • Grab a drink or meal with a view.
    • Chateau Eza’s Restaurant
    • At Chateau de la Chèvre d’Or there are a few options including Les Remparts and a Terrace Bar.

Best Hotels in Eze

While Eze makes a perfect day trip from Nice or Monaco you can also stay in the village. Below are the top hotels in Eze.

  • Chateau Eza
    • Located in the village of Eze.
    • A luxury boutique hotel in a 400-year-old chateau.
    • Website
    • My clients receive:
      • Upgrade upon arrival, subject to availability.
      • Daily continental breakfast for two.
      • Complimentary lunch for two, consisting of 3 courses.
      • Champagne welcome drink.
      • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability.
  • Chateau de la Chèvre d’Or
    • Luxury Resort in the heart of Eze.
    • Beautiful Gardens and grounds.
    • Website
    • My clients receive:
      • Upgrade upon arrival, subject to availability.
      • Daily continental breakfast for two.
      • $100 Food & Beverage credit.
      • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability.
  • Cap Estel
    • Located on the sea, below the village of Eze.
    • Luxury hotel on the sea.
    • Website
    • My clients receive:
      • Upgrade upon arrival, subject to availability.
      • Daily buffet breakfast for two.
      • $100 USD equivalent to Spa Services.
      • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability.

Looking for information on the French Riviera? Check out my Nice Travel Guide or my Monaco Travel Guide.

Need more help planning your trip? As a professional Travel Advisor, it’s my job to design you the perfect French Riviera and Eze escape. Visit my travel planning page or planning process page to learn more.

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