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“What a gem, must see.”
Review of Villa Santo Sospir

Villa Santo Sospir
Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
780 reviews
355 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
“What a gem, must see.”
Reviewed July 20, 2014

A visit to Santo Sospir allows the visitor to conjure up a detailed impression of an extraordinary time. Being a house museum the visitor gets close to and appreciated this site in a marvellous way. this is a fabulous visit and allows one to get close to Cocteau and his circle. And what a complex man he was.

Visited May 2014
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
143 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Not a "must see" unless you're a Cocteau fan”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

I enjoyed our visit to this Villa but wouldn't put it on the "must see" list. We were staying at GHCF, which is a 5 minute walk from the Villa so it was convenient. If we had gone out of our way to visit I would have been disappointed.

Visited May 2014
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Hidden Jem on the Cote d'Azur”
Reviewed March 15, 2014

This place was amazing. No need to be a Jean Cocteau fan to appreciate this wonderful place.incredible to walk inside this treasure.

Visited March 2014
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Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Amazing tour from a close relative”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

When I did it, tours were still organized by an offshoot of the original landlord full of anedocts. You can visit a small beautiful house decorated by Jean Cocteau.

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Better than an Art Gallery”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

If you have any interest in the art of Jean Cocteau, this is a must see. The villa interior has most of its walls decorated by Cocteau. The resident caretaker gives a guided tour (excellent English). Even if the art is not for you, it's still worth a visit as the Villa, time warped in the 1950's has such a stunning setting. Visits are strictly by appointment. Visit their website.

Visited June 2013
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