Saint Jean Cap Ferrat
Saint Jean Cap Ferrat is a privileged destination ... Between land and sea, the peninsula of St Jean -Cap-Ferrat is a real green oasis that offers its visitors the charm of an exceptional site and enchanting preserved.
The peninsula became a luxury resort at the end of the 19th century attracting wealthy English, Russian and Belgian families ... who will make it a reputed destination. In the '50s, tourism becomes more summer and Saint-Jean a fashionable seaside resort that welcomes celebrities from around the world but also politicians. Famous painters, notably Matisse, also stayed there. This rich history is materialized by the building of villas, houses more sumptuous of each other, scattered in a luxuriant vegetation.
Climb to the medieval village of Eze. A true eagle's nest offering a magnificent panorama. It goes up, it's tiring but up, what a view ... a feast for the eyes! Inside the ramparts, alleys and stairs punctuated by small stalls artisans. And what about the exotic garden? A wonder !
From Nice, take the Basse or Moyenne Corniche; from Italy the A8 motorway exit Eze-Monaco. You arrive by plane, various shuttles (98/99/81) are offered from the airport, the train meanwhile will take you to Villefranche sur Mer or Beaulieu sur Mer. Parking in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is in principle free from October 1st to April 30th.