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Ranked #1 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Owner description: It took Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild, one of the most original women on the French Riviera, seven years to build... more » Owner description: It took Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild, one of the most original women on the French Riviera, seven years to build one of the most beautiful sites on the Côte d’Azur. An enlightened art enthusiast who travelled back and forth across France and Europe, Béatrice de Rothschild built up an incomparable and eclectic collection of masterpieces: priceless Sèvres and Vincennes porcelain, works by Fragonard, paintings by the masters (Boucher, Carpaccio, Tiepolo, etc.), Louis XVI furniture, and so on. « less
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Vieux Eze (Eze)
Ranked #2 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites
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Saint-Paul de Vence (St-Paul-de-Vence)
Ranked #3 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #4 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
Owner description: This historic part of Nice feels like a medieval village with narrow streets curving between old buildings with red-tile... more » Owner description: This historic part of Nice feels like a medieval village with narrow streets curving between old buildings with red-tile roofs, small restaurants and open-markets. « less
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Institut de Francais (Villefranche-sur-Mer)
Ranked #5 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Educational Sites

Anyone looking for a real immersion course for adults (when I was there in August 2007, the average age was somewhere betweeen 35 and 45), there is only one place: the Institut de... more »

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Notre Dame du Mai (Six-Fours-les-Plages)
Ranked #6 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Old Harbor (La Darse) (Villefranche-sur-Mer)
Ranked #7 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Marinas
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Ranked #8 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.
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Ranked #9 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Neighborhoods
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Le Suquet (Cannes)
Ranked #10 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
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Villa Grecque Kerylos (Beaulieu-sur-Mer)
Ranked #11 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Discover this Cote d'Azur seaside Palazzo, luxurious reconstitution of an Ancient Greek Villa. At the edge of the sea, facing... more » Owner description: Discover this Cote d'Azur seaside Palazzo, luxurious reconstitution of an Ancient Greek Villa. At the edge of the sea, facing the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula, the Villa is a magic place that takes you back in time. Entirely furnished and decorated, the Villa's many rooms bear witness to the art of living and refinement of Ancient Greece. The Villa is also a place for wedding and receptions organization. « less
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Ranked #12 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites
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Chartreuse de la Verne (Collobrieres)
Ranked #13 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #14 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Art Museums; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Haut de Cagnes (Cagnes-sur-Mer)
Ranked #15 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Castles
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Ranked #16 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Ranked #17 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Castles; Art Museums; History Museums; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #18 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites
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Rue d'Antibes (Cannes)
Ranked #19 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #20 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #21 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #22 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Architectural Buildings; Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: The Episcopal buildings of Fréjus comprise the 5th century baptistery, the cathedral, the cloister and the former episcopal... more » Owner description: The Episcopal buildings of Fréjus comprise the 5th century baptistery, the cathedral, the cloister and the former episcopal palace, which is surrounded by medieval premises. This complex looms at the place of the antique city once founded by Julius Ceasar in 49 BC in the heart of today’s pedestrian town centre. The cloister’s galleries on two levels are covered by a joisting which is decorated with paintings of a bestiary dating from mid-14th century. The richness and the diversity of these designs is unique in Provence. Open:> 1st June to 30th September: from 9 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.> 1st October to 31st May: from 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed:> Mondays from October to May.> 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 5,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Ranked #23 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: This Russian cathedral was built in the early 20th century in honor of the son of Aleksandr II tsarevich Nicolai, who died in... more » Owner description: This Russian cathedral was built in the early 20th century in honor of the son of Aleksandr II tsarevich Nicolai, who died in Nice after failing to recover from tuberculosis. « less
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Ranked #24 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Grimaud Castle (Grimaud)
Ranked #25 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Castles
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Ranked #26 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums

It's somewhat off the beaten path for those in Cannes. But for just a 15 minute drive from the Palais des Festivals, this is a great way to spend a few hours. Check out both the... more »

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Villa Santo Sospir (St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat)
Ranked #27 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #28 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Religious Sites
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Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (Roquebrune-Cap-Martin)
Ranked #29 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Castles
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Ranked #30 of 116 Cultural in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Category: Cemeteries
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