Top 10 terraces with a top‑quality view

Looking for the ideal place to declare your love, the dream spot to impress your friends, a landscape where you can lose yourself and forget everything? Discover our selection of terraces with a view which will have you saying “Wow!”

La Terrasse de Rougon in Rougon

On the roof of the Gorges du Verdon

The terrasse de Rougon is a haven for passing hikers and locals. A bar restaurant which doesn’t seem like much at first glance, but which offers an exceptional viewpoint over the Gorges du Verdon from it shady terrace. Located in the middle of the charming village of Rougon and with the label Bistrot de Pays, you’re sure to enjoy Océane’s traditional recipes, prepared with fresh, local products. Her speciality? A scrumptious rabbit with apple! And as an added advantage, there is a grocery store selling fresh produce and a take away meal service.

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The Villa Madie in Cassis

A gourmet escapade between land and sea

The splendid Villa Madie, a fantastic restaurant in Cassis, an out-of-the-ordinary two-star gastronomic establishment with a view over the sea nestles on the reef of the Anse de Corton. The story of Villa Madie is firstly a love story, a love story between Marie & Dimitri Droisneau, who chose to marry in life and also in the kitchen. This restaurant is a place where exceptional cuisine goes with a love of products, rigour and authenticity, with a special attraction for seafood. And while you enjoy delicious dishes you will have a wonderful view of the Mediterranean from the Villa’s terrace!

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Le Ciel de Nîmes in Nîmes

Take a break with your head in the clouds

Looking for a good restaurant in Nîmes? Better not suffer from vertigo if you want to go to the Ciel de Nîmes! The restaurant welcomes you in a most surprising setting on the rooftop. A 178-m2 terrace, designed by the architect Norman Forester, overlooking the Maison Carrée and boasting a breath-taking view of the town of Nîmes! Behind your dishes hides chef Jeremy Paes Da, a born and bred Nîmois who takes great pleasure in playing with Mediterranean recipes and flavours to offer you a subtle, modern cuisine.

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The terrace of La Rascasse in Hyères

A breath of Provence and a Mediterranean air

We highly recommend the terrace of La Rascasse restaurant, between Provence and the Mediterranean. An exceptional venue facing the sea with a breath-taking view of the islands of Hyères. For the cuisine, chef Jean-Philippe Hiard blends fresh, local and seasonal products to showcase the terroir and enhance the flavours of Provence in his dishes. And for real gourmets, leave room for dessert: fruit-filled dishes prepared by the establishment’s pastry chefs will be delight your tastebuds!

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Le Moutardier du Pape in Avignon

A tête-à-tête with the Palais des Papes

Take the road for Avignon for a gourmet break in an exceptional place right in the middle of the town: Le Moutardier du Pape. A restaurant which welcomes you to its unique terrace, on the majestic square of the Palais des Papes d’Avignon. Enjoy an inventive and refined cuisine prepared by chef Jean-Rémi Joli and taste the many wines jealously guarded by Emmanuel Perrin (the owner) in his cellar! A seasonal cuisine which gives pride of place to fresh products and creativity: foie gras, smoked salmon, duck breast with grapes and even venison civet… and for the sweet-toothed, we recommend the millefeuille with mangoes and spices.

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La terrasse de Lurs in Lurs

“Perched high on a balcony above the Durance Valley”

Next we come to the Terrasse de Lurs, in the village of Lurs, for a traditional, home-cooked meal meal in a warm, friendly atmosphere. The sumptuous view over the valley from the terrace is just amazing. In this Bistrot de Pays-labelled restaurant, priority is given to the product. The chef does her utmost to respect the environment in a seasonal, mostly organic and local cuisine to encourage local farming. Her speciality? Spit-roasted lamb, truly delicious!

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Le café Miramar in Le Grau du Roi

A journey overlooking the sea

The hotel-restaurant Le café Miramar always has some room for you on its cosy balconies which are perfect for admiring the panoramic view over the bay of Aigues-Mortes and where you can watch the surfers and swimmers. The most observant will even be able to see the Pyrenees and the famous Mount Canigou. Le café Miramar is synonymous with a generous and refined cuisine. A voyage from season to season around regional products. The particularity of this restaurant is its kitchen which is open onto the restaurant, because the manager Cyrille Chauvel wanted to be able to accompany his customers right through their meal.

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Le bar Dantès Skylounge in Marseille

In seventh heaven

To be able to see this prestigious bar you have to go to the 7th floor of the Hotel Sofitel in Marseille: the Dantès Skylounge. The cosy armchairs on its 150 m2 terrace are waiting for you to be comfortably seated and sip your cocktail as you enjoy the incredible view of the sun setting over the Vieux Port, without a doubt one of the most beautiful views in Marseille. Drink carefully prepared creative cocktails and a beautiful selection of wines and champagnes. The House’s signature cocktail? Le Dantès. A cocktail made with Rum created to commemorate Alexandre Dumas’ hero.

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La terrasse du château de Trigance in Trigance

Reach for the sky

We’re off the charming village of Trigance, and precisely to the top of the Château de Trigance, right in the heart of the Verdon Natural Regional Park. A panoramic view over the vast territory of the Verdon and the Provencal garrigue is there to welcome you. How do you get there? Head for the terrace of the la Table du château restaurant. On the menu, simple, tasty dishes, sometimes charcuterie, sometimes smoked fish, and of course, local cheeses! A cuisine that changes with the seasons and favours regional products.

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La terrasse de la mère Germaine in Châteauneuf-du-Pape

A gentle meal on the banks of the Rhône

What would you think of a meal inspired by those served to the French president coupled with a breath-taking view of the Rhône and the vineyards? Come with us to the former Hôtel Bellevue with its Terrace de la Mère Germaine, the restaurant owned by Germaine Vion, a former cook for the President of the French Republic. Inspiration and the seasons have rhythmed the menu of the restaurant for years. On the menu: merlu de ligne (hake), mousseline of carrots and bisque with spiced coconut milk, and guanaja with nougatine de grué and its small spelt ice cream… Nowadays, the exceptional chef Camille Lacome and the talented pastry-chef Agathe Richou have joined forces to help you discover or rediscover the flavours of the region.

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