Col d’Èze (507m) is a small climb between Nice and Monaco on the French Riviera. The views along the climb are magnificent, with views of the Mediterranean coastline.
Starting point : Nice
The climb to Col d’Èze from Nice is 9.8km and averages 5.1%. The gradient stays relatively consistent throughout the ride, and there are two flat sections from 3.5km to 4km and the last 2km.
|Col d’Èze from Nice|
|Strava segment||Col d’Èze from Nice|
Col d’Èze in the Tour de France
Col d’Èze only featured twice at the Tour de France in 1953 and 2020. However, it was commonly used in Paris-Nice as an Individual Time Trial (ITT) stage.
Sean Kelly won four ITT stages in Paris-Nice on the Col d’Èze, followed by Richie Porte and Bernard Jean-François with two wins each.