[Guide] Nice Castle Hill Proposal // French Riviera

Planning your wedding proposal in Nice (French Riviera)? Castle Hill has one of the nicest views over the French Riviera. Find information and the best places for your wedding proposal in Nice in this article.

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How to get to Nice castle hill for your proposal

If you are driving, you can park in Nice old town parking, where you will be able to have a drink after your proposal

Park Access

The bottom of the park is next to 1 Rue des Ponchettes, 06300 Nice.

To get to the actual Nice Castle hill park, you can walk the stair or use the elevator. The elevator (when opened) closes earlier than the park. But it is free and would avoid walking up the hill (and getting sweaty).
As the elevator closes before we get down, keep in mind you will have to walk hundreds of stairs, thus avoiding high heel shoes.

Elevator entrance

Sometimes the elevator is closed without notice, so anyway, you should schedule to be at the bottom of the stairs 25 to 30 minutes before the proposal.
The best way to check availability and timing is to call them: +3304 93 85 62 33

Castle hill Opening hours

  • April – Septembre      : 8H30 – 20H00
  • October – March         : 8H30 – 18H00

The best time for your  Nice proposal, is 20-30 minutes before the park closes.
This way, most of the people are already walking down and you get the best golden hour lights.

More information about the park: https://en.nicetourisme.com/nice/92-parc-de-la-colline-du-chateau

Best locations for Nice Castle Hill Proposal

I have selected a few places based on: view, walking distance, intimacy, and light. I to avoid getting to the top of the hill, as it is more steps, and it is often “more” crowded.
My goal is to go to the nicest and easiest locations.

Below is a list of my best Nice proposal locations:

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Location 1  view (grooms’ favorite) 

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Location 2 view


Nice best restaurants for proposal dinner

After your Nice surprise proposal, why not get to a fancy restaurant, with a fantastic view?  Keep the magic up, going to one of those exclusive restaurants, after your Proposal. Thus making sure, the evening will be as gorgeous as the proposal.

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Nice seaside Proposal Photographer

Planning your wedding proposal on the French Riviera, remotely and secretly, can be quite challenging.
Nice is one of the beautiful places the French Riviera offers for a proposal. Let me know your location or a location you would love, we could plan a custom session route for both of you.
Don’t be shy, the more details you give me the best I will be able to help you (head to the contact/book your session page).

Planning your Nice wedding proposal

Find the blog information to help you plan the perfect wedding proposal in Nice and the French Riviera.

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