Eze tourism and travel guide

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Visit Eze: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Eze is one of our favourite villages in the whole of France, with exceptional coast views and a lovely traditional (pedestrianised) village

Eze is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Eze. For detailed visitor information see the Eze travel guide.

Attractions in Eze

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden overlooking the Cote d'Azur: The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Eze in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villa Kérylos at 4 km and Beaulieu-sur-Mer at 4 km.

Eze, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden less than one km (direction west-north-west)

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden overlooking the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 4 km (direction south-west)

Villa Kerylos is the recreation of a Greek Villa, with mosaics and frescoes, built...

See Villa Kérylos guide


at 4 km (direction south-west)

One of the more low-key riviera resorts, Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a pleasant place to take...

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide
La Turbie

La Turbie

at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

The small village of La Turbie developed in medieval times, or earlier, around the...

See La Turbie guide
The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

Garden at 4 km (direction east)

Stunning exotic garden overlooking Monaco and the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique de Monaco guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 4 km (direction south-west)

Villa Ephrussi is an beautiful villa with views across the Riviera, impressive architecture and...

See Villa Ephrussi guide


at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

The small harbour town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is in one of the loveliest positions on...

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide


at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

The Municipality of Monaco, with high-rise blocks squeezed onto every square inch, is a...

See Monaco guide
Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat

at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

Cap Ferrat has a pretty port, a lovely coast walk and the Ville Ephrussi...

See Cap Ferrat guide


at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets and the stunning views...

See Peillon guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

One of the largest towns in France, Nice is also the most visited resort...

See Nice guide


at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

Medieval Roquebrune village and the coastal Cap Martin combine to make Roquebrune-Cap-Martin one of...

See Roquebrune-Cap-Martin guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the effort and...

See Peille guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as much for the scenery as...

See Gorbio guide

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Markets in and near Eze

  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (3km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (5km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (13km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (18km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (25km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (26km)

More information about Eze, Provence

Tourist attractions near Eze, France

What to do at Eze? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Eze.


  • Marineland d'Antibes (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (4km)
  • Saorge Monastery (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (4km)
  • Jardin botanique (8km)
  • Palais Carnolès (13km)
  • La citronneraie (13km)
  • Serre de la Madone (13km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (25km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (27km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (36km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (41km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tete de Chien (3km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (8km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (18km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (44km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (5km)
  • Parc Phœnix (13km)

Geography and distances

Eze is in the south-east of France at 8 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Eze is 688 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Eze

Canton: Villefranche-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Eze

from Nice (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 688 km

from Calais: 903 km

from Nice: 8 km

from Bordeaux: 643 km

from Strasbourg: 541 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Eze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Beausoleil, Cantaron, Cap Ferrat, Cap-d'Ail, Drap, La Trinite, La Turbie, Monaco, Peillon and Villefranche-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Eze