St Jean Cap Ferrat Information
Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat is an exceptional part of the Côte d’Azur and is one of the loveliest places on the Mediterranean coast. The peninsula is situated next to Nice and to Villefranche sur Mer and extends out to Cap Ferrat. Its tranquillity and warm climate make it a favourite holiday destination amongst European aristocracy and international millionaires.
In order to better appreciate the beauty of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, you can walk the coastal path which is signposted for 14 km and divided into 3 parts :
- the tour of Cap Ferrat
- the pine-forest
- the Maurice Rouvier walk which links Saint Jean Cap Ferrat to Beaulieu sur Mer
At the tip of Cap Ferrat, you will find the Grand Hôtel du Cap Ferrat which is one of the most beautiful hotels in the world and is set amidst a fabulous garden.
The Villa Ile de France is one of the most beautiful villas on the peninsula which is open to the public and is like a palace from ‘One Thousand and One Nights’. It is quite beautiful and is decorated with the treasures of the Baronness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild. More than 5000 works of art are displayed, together with an impressive collection of furniture, lamps and carpets.