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Eze is made up of three main sections, the Upper Corniche, the Old Village , and the Sea Side. The Sea Side (Eze-sur-Mer) is on the main train line between Nice and Monaco , and there are trains available throughout the day. To get from Eze-sur-Mer to the old Eze village, you must climb the Chemin de la Mer footpath, which is quite long and steep. Cars are not allowed in the village itself, so some of the hotels will provide donkeys to transport any luggage you are bringing. The Medieval village still features narrow, winding streets and it is easy to lose your bearings. Fortunately, Eze is not really big enough to get completely lost. Those wanting to explore the greater Riviera have a few options. Taxi service is available, but can be a bit costly. The bus or rail service offer more affordable means of transport. If you prefer to rent your own car, the best place to do so is at the Nice Airport . There are several different rental agencies there, including Avis, Budget, Europcar, and Hertz, and most have counters at both of the two terminals. It is advisable to call in advance and reserve a car, especially during the summer months.
Update as of September 2012: There are regular buses connecting Eze Village with Nice and Monaco. From Nice, buses 82 and 112 begin at the Vaubaun station, may be boarded from Vaubaun to the Port of Nice including Place Garibaldi, and run roughly half hourly. These buses may be fill up at Vaubaun. The tram runs to Vaubaun for one Euro, and from the tram walk around the parking lot through a pedestrian tunnel with arrows pointing to buses 82 and 112. The bus will drop tourists at the base of Eze Village. There is a tourist information office and "les toilettes." The perched village is small. There are castle ruins and cactus gardens at the top, which may be visited for a small admission fee to "les jardins exotique" of Eze Village. Some tourists bring their luggage on wheels to their hotel. The Nietsche path connects Eze Village to Eze sur Mer but is uneven and might be considered more for sport hiking than as a true entry to Eze Village. It is best hiked in the early part of the day or in cooler weather, and takes about one hour to descend. Eze sur Mer consists primarily of a pebble beach with views. From Eze sur Mer, bus 83 goes to Eze Village but may not run often. Check schedules in advance. Bus 100 runs between Nice and Monaco and stops at Eze sur Mer. There is also a train station is Eze sur Mer. Note that buses 100 and 83 do not stop at the same location. Check the map at the train station.