Plateau St-Michel
The Green Guide

Useful information


Heading east from Nice, the Grande Corniche heads up to the St-Michel plateau, offering views back over Nice and the Bay of Angels; to the front is La Drète fort. On the right a road leads to the Observatory of Mont-Gros, an international centre of astronimical research founded in 1881 by Charles Garnier et Gustave Eiffel. Head toward Èze for 1.5km to reach an orientation point, from where there is a fine view from Cape Ste-Hospice to Nice taking in Cap Ferrat.


  • Route from this place
  • Directions to this place
  • Route via this place
  • Nearby hotels
  • Nearby restaurants

Things to see and donearby

Where to sleepnearby

Where to eatnearby

  • 929 m - 52 Boulevard Marechal Leclerc, 06310 BEAULIEU-SUR-MER
  • From €73 to €130
    MICHELIN 2021
    1.1 Km - 3 avenue Jean-Monnet, 06230 Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
  • From €95 to €280
    MICHELIN 2021
    1.14 Km - 5 boulevard du Maréchal-Leclerc, 06310 Beaulieu-sur-Mer