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This medieval village, first populated around 2000 BC as a commune, is perched like an eagles nest on a narrow rocky peak 1,400 feet above sea level. This ancient fortified village is still crowned with the ruins of its 12th-century fortified castle (torn down in 1706), sitting on a narrow rocky peak. The village forms a circular pattern around the base of the castle. The old buildings and narrow streets are very well restored, with high stone walls and narrow roadways of red-brick centered stone. When visiting this quaint village, you can tour local perfumeries, peruse shops carved into the stone, and enjoy the breathtaking views this place offers.
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This medieval village is perched 1,400 feet above the Mediterranean Sea. The commune is located on the French Rivera, extending from the Mediterranean Sea (Eze-sur-Mer) to the hilltop medieval village of Eze-Village along the Côte d’Azur. Saint-Laurent-d’Eze connects these villages. Èze is easily reachable from the port city of Nice, France which is a stop on many of Celebrity's Mediterranean cruise itineraries.