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Aside from its pretty lanes, the leading attraction in Eze is the Jardin d’Eze, 20 rue du Château (tel. 04-93-41-10-30). Here exotic plants are interspersed with feminine sculptures by Jean Philippe Richard, all perched atop the town at 1,400 feet. Admission is 6€ adults, 2.50€ students and ages 12 to 25, and free children 11 and under. In July and August, it’s open daily 9am to 7:30pm; the rest of the year it opens daily at 9am and closes between 4 and 7pm, depending on the time of sunset.

 

La Turbie boasts an impressive monument erected by Roman emperor Augustus in 6 b.c., the Trophée des Alps (Trophy of the Alps). Still partially intact today, it was created to celebrate the subjugation of the French Alpine tribes by the Roman armies. The nearby Musée du Trophée d’Auguste, cours Albert-1er de Monaco (tel. 04-93-41-20-84), is an interactive mini-museum containing finds from digs nearby, a historical 3D film, and details about the monument’s restoration. Both the ruins and the museum are open Tuesday to Sunday mid-May to mid-September 9:30am to 1pm and 2:30 to 6:30pm, and mid-September to mid-May 10am to 1:30pm and 2:30 to 5pm. Admission to both sites is 5.50€ adults, free children 17 and under.

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