The Jardin Exotique d’Èze – When in French Riviera

Getting to Eze is as easy as its name. Either from Nice or Monaco, you have the options from train to buses. However, bus’ schedule may change without prior notice like we had, so better have flexible time when planning to visit the village.

Super cars and mega yachts are common sights in the French Riviera but what you see in Eze is the contrast. Here, you see a tiny village built on top of the mountain which can be dated back to the middle ages. Walking through those narrow alleys felt like travelling back in time. The village has similarities with Mont Saint-Michel. However, Eze has an amazing garden hidden within the village; on top of it actually. The Jardin Exotique d’Èze. It is located at the top of the village where you can see different types of plants artistically planted within the limited space of the garden. At the highest part of the garden is a viewing deck where you can see the Mediterranean coast and the neighboring coastal towns of the French Riviera and behind is the façade of the green mountain range. Almost everything you need is here, from the souvenir shops, restaurants, hotels and of course, the garden itself.

We only spent a couple of hours here because we had to catch bus going Monaco. Yes, the rich and famous state of to Monaco. It was a last-minute decision to go because why not? 😉

Souvenir shops along the narrow alley of Eze village
Souvenir shops along the narrow alley of Eze village
Post cards and jewelries for sale
Post cards and jewelries for sale
and paintings too.
and paintings too.
Pathway going up to the exotic garden
Pathway going up to the exotic garden
Pathway leading to the chapel
Pathway leading to the chapel
Roofs of the houses in the village seen from the garden
Roofs of the houses in the village seen from the garden
Church inside the village
Church inside the village
Exotic garden over the houses inside the village. As you may notice, most of the plants here are cactus.
Exotic garden over the houses inside the village. As you may notice, most of the plants here are cactus.
The bridge connecting to Eze
The bridge connecting to Eze
Looks like straight out of the movie, isn't it?
Looks like straight out of the movie, isn’t it?
Overlooking the Mediterranean coast.
Overlooking the Mediterranean coast.

The author J-Boy Cagumbay

Full stack web developer at Batmaid. Native Boholano. Lives in Poland. Loves to Travel. Hobbyist Photographer.

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