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The 7 most beautiful panoramas in Nice

Do you know where to go to enjoy the most beautiful views of Nice?
The city of Nice is just as beautiful from the interior, with its colourful streets and Belle Époque architecture, as from the exterior. As soon as you climb a little, the city offers wonderful panoramas with the sea as a backdrop. For an unforgettable experience and to take your most beautiful photos of Nice, the Best Western Hotel New York Nice has selected the 7 most beautiful viewpoints of Nice. 

 

1 – Château Hill (La Colline du Château) 

View from Chateau Hill - Credit: Summer Hotel Group
View from Chateau Hill - © Summer Hotel Group
 
 

Located above Quai des États-Unis near the port of Nice, Château Hill offers an incredible viewpoint over Baie des AngesVieux-Nice and the port. It is the ideal place for a family picnic in fine weather.

Château Hill is accessible:

  • On foot from Vieux-Nice and Place Garibaldi
    Or
  • By the Lesage stairs located at the end of Quai des États-Unis.
    Or
  • By lift at the end of Quai des États-Unis
    Or
  • By the little tourist train from the Promenade des Anglais.

 

2 – The Promenade des Anglais

The Promenade des Anglais - Credit: Summer Hotel Group
The Promenade des Anglais - © Summer Hotel Group
 

The Promenade des Anglais offers a breathtaking panorama just 20 minutes on foot from the Best Western Hotel New York Nice! From your 3-star hotel in the centre of Nice, just cross Place Masséna and Vieux-Nice to get there.

On Quai des États-Unis in the direction of the port of Nice, the Rauba-Capeù sundial offers a stunning view of Baie des Anges and the Mediterranean. It is easy to locate the esplanade thanks to the famous red, white and blue #ILOVENICE that thrones in the middle of the square.

Admire the multiple shades of blue that lend their charm to the French Riviera.

 

3 – The Coastal Path

The Nice Coastal Path - Credit: voyage-tips
The Nice Coastal Path - © voyage-tips
 

After passing the port and the various beaches that border La Réserve restaurant, you reach the Coastal Path with the promise of amazing views of the French Riviera coastline as well as Nice, Villefranche-sur-Mer and Cap Ferrat.

Don't forget your camera to capture these magnificent views, as well as your swimsuit to make the most of the little coves. You can choose between stopping at Cap de Nice or continuing to Villefranche-sur-Mer. Allow half a day for the return trip on foot.

 

4 – On the heights of Mont-Boron Park

Panorama from Mont Boron - Credit: Summer Hotel Group
Panorama from Mont Boron - © Summer Hotel Group
 

Recognised as one of the most beautiful parks in the city of Nice, Mont-Boron Park lies on the border between Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer. Its hill reaches an altitude of 191 metres, so take good walking shoes to discover one of the park's marked trails. The walk is well worth it, the viewpoint from the top of the wooded park is exceptional, overlooking Nice, Cap Ferrat peninsula and Villefranche-sur-Mer. If you continue your walk as far as Mont Alban, you will catch a glimpse of the Alps.

The park is also accessible by car or bus, the ideal place for a picnic or a game of petanque. Numerous installations are provided for this. 

 

5 – The Cimiez Gardens

Don't miss a family stroll through the Cimiez Gardens during your stay in Nice. This site groups the Roman arena and Cimiez Monastery, as well as the Matisse Museum and the archaeological museum. Relax among the centuries-old olive trees and rose-lined lanes and appreciate the park's very fine viewpoint over Nice and the surrounding hills.

 

6 – The Big Wheel at the Christmas Market

The Big Wheel at the Christmas Market Nice - Credit: Summer Hotel Group
The Big Wheel at the Christmas Market Nice - © Summer Hotel Group
 

Do you want to get an eagle's eye view? Board the Big Wheel in Place Masséna at the foot of the Christmas Market to discover the city of Nice and its illuminations during the Christmas holiday seasonA panoramic view that is just as beautiful during the day as at night, for a romantic occasion or among friends! 

 

7 – From the balcony of your room at Best Western Hotel New York Nice

View of Avenue Jean Médecin from one of the rooms with balcony of the Best Western Hotel New York Nice
View of Avenue Jean Médecin from one of the rooms with balcony of the Best Western Hotel New York Nice
 

The Best Western Hotel New York Nice offers numerous rooms with balcony* with a view of the main street of Nice, Avenue Jean Médecin. Enjoy the activity and dynamics of the city and approach the daily life of the inhabitants of Nice with this city panorama.

*Request your balcony room when booking, subject to availability.

 

Book your stay now at the Best Western Hotel New York Nice, located in the heart of the city, for rapid access on foot, by tram, train or car to the most beautiful panoramas in Nice. Benefit from a reduction of up to 15% on the rates by booking directly on our official site with the code "DIRECT".

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