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Belle Epoque villa and surprisingly interesting little museum

We visited the Villa les Camelias whilst walking the coast path around Cap d'Ail. The villa itself... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
derekfr
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Paris, France
Interesting local history in Belle Epoque villa

This beautiful villa overlooking the sea houses an interesting collection of local history items... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
mahonia2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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17 avenue Gramaglia, 06320 Cap d'Ail, France
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We visited the Villa les Camelias whilst walking the coast path around Cap d'Ail. The villa itself is situtated just above the Cap d'Ail rail station, a short but steep uphill walk. It has lovely gardens with views of the Mediterranean and neighbouring Belle Epoque...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

This beautiful villa overlooking the sea houses an interesting collection of local history items (photos, letters etc), giving an insight into life on Cap d'Ail (previously called La Turbie-sur-Mer) from the late 1800s to the 1950s. There is also material relating to the many famous...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We came across the Villa when walking up from the station and noticed we could go in. We got a great welcome from the hostess who spoke very good English. She went out of her way to explain what we would see. There is a...More

1  Thank HappyguestSM
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Fabulous villa turned into a museum. It houses a small section devoted to the history of life on Cap D'Ail. The other floors house the art collection of the former owner. The gardens and view overlooking the Mediterranean have interesting plaques with anecdotes about their...More

3  Thank Auntieknowsbest
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Villa les Camelias is a small villa and museum just 5 min walk from the Cap d'Ail train station. There is a tiny garden but the main attraction is an exhibition of Ramiro Arrue paintings which I found quite interesting an educational. This small oasis...More

1  Thank N K
Reviewed 29 June 2015

it's been open barely a year, and at least when i visited i was the only person there...which is a pity, because this villa houses a fascinating collection of art, photos and other memorabilia reflecting life in the area from the recent to the more...More

3  Thank mike g
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