The Ephrussi Gardens: An Enchanting Setting

Nature fans take note! Surrounding the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the Ephrussi Gardens cover over seven hectares in an idyllic setting, and are one of the world’s must-see places. The site is definitely worth going out of your way for.
By Justine Fiordelli

The Côte d’Azur has many tourist attractions, and all the ingredients necessary for a wonderful holiday: the sea, the calm, the sun, the heat, and culture... If you pass by the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula, make sure you stop by the Villa Ephrussi. Of Florentine and Venetian inspiration and dating from the Belle Époque, this residence was formerly owned by Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild and possesses nine extraordinary gardens. Their particularity? In addition to being adorned with patios, fountains, ponds and flower beds, each one has a specific inspiration, making for an enchanting experience.

On site you can discover the classicism of the French formal garden, the amazing vegetation of the Spanish Garden, the mysterious gargoyles of the Stone Garden, the serenity of the Japanese Garden, the pomegranate trees of the Spanish Garden, the papyrus sedge in the Florentine Garden, amazing vegetation in the Exotic Garden, the Provencal Garden’s many trails, and not to mention the beautiful Rose Garden. You will surely spend an unforgettable moment in this peaceful and idyllic setting overlooking the bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

Jardins Ephrussi
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 01 33 09
www.villa-ephrussi.com
The Ephrussi Gardens: An Enchanting Setting
The Ephrussi Gardens
A magical setting.
Photography José Nicolas
The Ephrussi Gardens: An Enchanting Setting
The Ephrussi Gardens
Cactus.
Photography José Nicolas
The Ephrussi Gardens: An Enchanting Setting
The Ephrussi Gardens
Fountain.
Photography José Nicolas

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