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Villa les Camelias

17 avenue Gramaglia, 06320 Cap d'Ail, France
+33 4 93 98 36 57
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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 3 weeks ago
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 June 24, 2017
mahonia2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“belle epoque” (2 reviews)
“baroque” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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17 avenue Gramaglia, 06320 Cap d'Ail, France
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+33 4 93 98 36 57
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"camellias"
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"works"
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"riviera"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 June 24, 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

Thank mahonia2013
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Reviewed July 3, 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
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Reviewed October 30, 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
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Reviewed October 13, 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
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Reviewed June 29, 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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