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Top park recommendations from locals

Park
“Very nice view over the city from the top of the park and the walk to get there is very nice.”
  • 257 locals recommend
Zoo
“Phoenix Park, also known as the "Nice Floral Park" is a botanical and zoological garden located near Nice Airport, in the Arénas district. On 7 hectares, you will find a very high biodiversity, both in terms of fauna and flora, with aviaries, marsupials, porcupines, otters and a pond. One of the major attractions of the site is the large greenhouse of Phoenix Park, which has several tropical climates with, in addition to tropical plants, various bird specimens including flamingos. A play area has also been set up for children. It is an excellent place to spend an afternoon with your family in Nice! Entrance fee to Phoenix Park: 4 euros per person. Discounts are available for families and students.”
  • 139 locals recommend
Park
“This one is a must for people traveling with kids. The kids will enjoy playing in the fountain and the playground.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Garden
“From July 19 to August 13 : Outside concert venue: LES CONCERTS DU CLOÎTRE - A truly legendary location, accessible only during the festival. Come and enjoy the balmy summer nights in Nice’s most beautiful garden with a magical view of the city lights. This is a genuine moment of serenity and bliss.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Mount Boron is a Mediterranean forest located on a hill to the east of the city on which the Mount Alban fort is located. It offers many walks with very beautiful views of the Baie des Anges and the bay of Villefranche. Don't miss the Mont Alban fort at the top! It is really a great activity to do in Nice, and the view is sublime To get to Mont Boron, take the city bus number 14 from Nice.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“There is a 12-hectare park right in the heart of the city, connecting Promenade des Anglais and the Museum of Modern Art and Contemporary Art ( MAMAC). A green walkway through the city with games for children, water mirrors and mist sprays.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Park
“Very beautiful, comfortable and practic city gardens! Inside you can find free city Wifi and even charge your phone ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“From the vast palm-tree lawns, the view of the city and the port adds charm to this garden. Furnished walks, refreshment bar”
  • 21 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“My favourite hill close to the city with tremendous sighseeing especially when sun is rising and in the evening ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Garden
“Near the Arena, its style is reminiscent of the Italian garden. This former vegetable and monk orchard of 9,550 m2 has kept its original layout with its central well and old pergolas entirely covered with climbing roses. A multitude of varieties of flowers scent the atmosphere. At the bottom of the garden, a wide view of the city. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“Next door to the villa with stunning Temple - worth seeing at night when lit up.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Garden
“The Cimiez district The Cimiez district is primarily residential, so there are relatively few shops and restaurants. Nevertheless, you have some notable sites to visit : • The Cimiez Arena ParkLes arènes de Cimiez, located at the entrance to the park of the same name. • The gardens of the monastery of Cimiez, from which you will have a panoramic view of Nice. • The Archaeological Museum of Cimiez and its Roman ruins • The Henri Matisse Museum, which is located in the Arena Park. • The Marc Chagall National Museum”
  • 21 locals recommend
Park
“This is a must for garden lovers, ideal for a stroll amongst over 3000 specimen from the five continents. It also offers an amazing panoramic view of the 'Baie des Anges'. The children playground is really appreciated by the locals. Free entrance.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“Large park in the heart of Nice. Parc départemental en plein coeur de Nice.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“This is located near the airport, so it's not too convenient. I mention it here as a suggestion for a zoo and nature experience you might want to check out. ”
  • 5 locals recommend