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Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is an idyllic peninsula.

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is located between Villefranche-sur-Mer and Beaulieu-sur-mer at a short distance from the Principality of Monaco (only about 15 minutes by car). This small town takes advantage of a Mediterranean climate characterized by hot summers and cool winters. This proximity with the Principality of Monaco enables the inhabitants to enjoy all of the city’s equipment as casinos, restaurants and luxury boutiques. Then the “happy few” can enjoy the quality of life of this peninsula, in their superb properties offering wonderful sea views and manicured gardens.

The peninsula abounds of gorgeous estates…

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat has attracted since 1950 the most famous celebrities like Charlie Chaplin, Gregory Peck, Elisabeth Taylor or Winston Churchill. It inspired also artists like the French poet Jean Cocteau. This well-known poet took his inspiration from the Greek mythology in order to depict the walls, doors, and ceilings of the Santo Sospir villa, nowadays a listed historical monument. Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is a crossroad of several nationalities, well known by a high-end clientele like the King Leopold II of Belgium or the Countess of Beauchamp. Thus, they left as a legacy a wealthy architectural heritage with sumptuous mansions. That’s why Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is known for its abundance of gorgeous estates. So the Cap Ferrat peninsula is an Eden for this international high-end clientele.

… and its culture is significant

For all that a lot of touristic attractions liven up the city. The three coastal paths for example plunge the holiday-makers in an outstanding environment. Along the coastal paths, walkers will discover absolutely breath-taking landscapes before contemplating the magnificent of the Grand Hotel du Cap-Ferrat. This luxury hotel has hosted since always a high-end clientele. The peninsula also offers the villa Ephrussi de Rothschild built up by Baroness Béatrice de Rothschild between 1907 and 1912. The outside is sumptuous. Indeed this spectacular residence is made up of many thematic gardens. But the inside of it is just as much sumptuous: It is a spectacular museum with an important collection of art. Therefore thanks to its cultural, architectural and natural wealth but also its proximity from the Principality of Monaco, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat attracts the international elite.

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