"Eze-A Medieval View of France" Top 5 Page for this destination Éze by VeronicaG
Éze Travel Guide: 207 reviews and 640 photos
Visions of lords and ladies flashed through my mind as I viewed Eze Castle from below. The ancient castle, affixed to the top of the mountain, stands 1400 feet above sea level.
Fortunately, our trek began mid-way up this precipice, but still challenging to legs and lungs as we heaved our way to the top.
Once there, the vista stretched before us as did many circuitious paths weaving this way and that. Long years ago, these were alleyways which serviced the castle and the buildings the village occupied. Now, they are small boutiques, art galleries and cafes tucked here and there about the place.
The pretty Chapelle de la Sainte Croix begs a look as you drift along the pathways, passed flower festooned walls. The views are spectacular from this aerie!
A small dog scampers by us, leash dragging behind. Not to worry, a shopkeeper assures us that he belongs here and tends to roam every so often.
It's so easy to imagine you belong here and that time has slowed to a crawl. A leisurely cup of tea or glass of wine detains you those few extra moments...then it's off to the real world once again.
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