Theatre, Dance, Music

Les nocturnes du château de Nice, La Castellada ;


All summer long, come and enjoy the "Nocturnes du Château" under the stars.
Throughout the month, theater, music and dance take over the Espace Cathédrale de la Colline du Château (archaeological remains).
All free of charge, courtesy of the City of Nice.

In 2023, the nocturnes at the Château de Nice became La Castellada.

Explore the Night Magic of the Castellada in Nice!

Travel back in time with a visit to the Castellada, a unique adventure with surprises around every corner! Immerse yourself in a spectacular experience that combines Nice's fascinating history with breathtaking views of the city. It's much more than just a tour, it's a true immersion in Nice's captivating past.

A magical stroll through the history of Nice

From August 7 to 18, 2023, don't miss the must-see event of the summer: the Castellada, a night-time stroll and show at the top of Nice's Colline du Château.
Prepare to be amazed!

Artists and Heroes on Stage

The artists, dressed in period costumes, will guide you on an exciting adventure through the eras that have shaped Nice.
Meet legendary figures such as Garibaldi and Catherine Ségurane, and discover the hidden facets of the city through 12 captivating sketches.

Opening hours

Every day from August 7 to 18, 2023, from 9pm to 11:30pm.
Join them in front of the Colline du Château snack bar at 8pm for an evening you won't soon forget!
The show starts at 9pm and lasts 2.5 hours, leaving plenty of time to enjoy every moment.


Adults: €12
Reduced: €9
The reduced rate applies to people under 16, jobseekers and people with disabilities.
Family rate: €33

Book your tickets on their website here

Don't miss your chance to experience this extraordinary adventure. Book your tickets online now via the reservation link and get ready to immerse yourself in Nice's magical history.

Easy and convenient access

On foot: take the staircase on the Tour Bellanda side for an enchanting entrance.
By car: usual site access with parking at Allée Professeur Benoît, followed by a pleasant walk up to the plateau.
People with Reduced Mobility (PRM): Access by car is possible up to the plateau, however, note that the course has natural gradients, which may make some parts less accessible.
La Castellada in Nice: An adventure that's both historic and magical, an experience you'll cherish long after the last scene. Join us from August 7 to 18, 2023 for an unforgettable evening!