Walks accessible by public transport

Discover the walks accessible by public transport…

Are you staying or living in Nice Côte d’Azur and want to go hiking but don’t have a car? Are you worried about finding a parking space near the trailhead? Would you like to limit your carbon footprint and not use a personal vehicle? Do you simply want to avoid driving?

The public transport network of the Metropolis is the solution!

Trams, buses and trains have many stops in the metropolitan area and allow you to access the starting points of hiking trails for a carefree excursion. 

Aspremont – Mont Chauve circuit – Easy – Duration 5h

Accessible to all, this 6.5 kilometre circuit starts in the commune of Aspremont.

Perched at an altitude of 550 metres, this sunny village will then give way to an imposing panorama of the Var department, the Bay of Angels and will even allow you to see Corsica on the horizon on a clear day! 

For more information, please visit Outdooractive.

Beaulieu-sur-Mer – Coastal area and City Trek – Easy – Duration 1h30

This 1.5 hour walk along the coast will help you discover Beaulieu-sur-Mer, a maritime town where life is good. 

Along the 5.3 kilometres in the heart of the town, you can admire its Belle Époque heritage, such as the Rotonde and the Chapelle Sancta-Maria, and enjoy its waterside location with its sun-drenched beaches and restaurants along the bay.

You can find all the information about this trip here.

Circuit de La Gaude – Easy – Duration 2h15

clocher eglise metropole

During a circuit of 8 kilometres, you will have the opportunity to discover La Gaude during 2h15.

Accessible to all, this hike allows you to discover several points of interest and observation where the Romans left traces.

For more information on what you will discover in this route, go here.

Nice – Le Tour du Mont Boron -Le Tour du Mont Boron – Easy – Duration 1h50


Mount Boron, overlooking the city of Nice since the 16th century, offers a magnificent panorama of the coastal area.

A 1.5 hour walk from the Vigier Park in Nice will take you to the building to enjoy the view of the port and the castle and to discover the Mediterranean and exotic vegetation.

To know the precise itinerary of this tour, do not hesitate to visit the website Outdooractive.

Eze – Fort de la Révère circuit – Easy – Duration 3h15

If you embark on this 3h15 hike, you are sure to see many great views! 

During a 6 km itinerary, you will discover in turn the village of Eze, the bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer, Cap Ferrat and a panorama of the bay of Nice and its airport.

This hike in the heart of the Grande Corniche Departmental Nature Park is accessible to all hikers and will bathe you in beautiful Mediterranean vegetation.

Have you chosen this tour? Go to the website to prepare your trip!

Vence – Baou des Blancs circuit – Medium – Duration 3h


Of medium difficulty, this 7-kilometre hike will take you to the top of the Baou des Blancs overlooking the chain of four baous of Vence.

Once you reach the top, you will discover a panorama stretching from the Esterel to Cap Ferrat.

Along the way you will reach various points of observation and interest.

To read about it, go here.

Beaulieu-sur-Mer – Little Africa – Easy – Duration 1h20

Plage de la Petite Afrique à Beaulieu-sur-Mer / @J.KELAGOPIAN/OTMNCA

On a 4-kilometre loop, you will discover limestone cliffs and plants adapted to the Mediterranean climate such as the carob tree, the palm tree and the hackberry tree.

You will also wander through Belle Époque houses and various fruit trees.

For more information…

Levens – Circuit de l’Arpasse – Medium – Duration 2h30

This is a medium level hike that offers a magnificent panorama once you reach the top.

You will walk through the heart of Levens and then through the Cailletier olive trees and, as you climb, you will be able to get a view of the charming village and its large meadow.

Go here for detailed information.

Saint-Jeannet – Les Baous de la Gaude and Saint-Jeannet – Average – Duration 5h

If you set off on this tour, you will be embarking on a medium-difficulty 5-hour hike with a double-loop itinerary that will take you to a viewpoint overlooking Saint-Jeannet.

On your way you will cross the road of the Gros Chêne, a tree 6.7 metres in diameter and several hundred years old, before arriving at the 360° panorama of the Mercantour massif and the Mediterranean coastal area.

Information on this route can be found here.

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