Gardens of the Villa Ephrussi Rothschild
French Garden, Rose Garden
The Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild is one of the most beautiful on the French Riviera. A resort for all that Europe and North America have to offer as the most elegant and wealthy, Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat was chosen in 1905 by Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild to build one of her " architectural follies. With the Mediterranean as its setting, it is surrounded by nine magnificent gardens adorned with patios, waterfalls, ponds, flowerbeds, shady paths and trees with species…
Gardens around the world
The formal French garden
The French garden dominates all the others. By its size and location. It is located in the direct extension of the Villa. From the building, the perspective is essential, magnificent, closed in its term by the temple of Love, inspiration of that of Trianon, dominates the cascade with degrees. Its slope has also been specially structured to give the water a white effect, the famous “water shawl” of the Orientals.
On the garden side, the place offers art lovers a unique view of the palazzino. In summer, lotuses and water lilies colonize the large pools. The lawns, adorned with classic fire pots and large Italian Renaissance vases, bask in a perfect arrangement. On the Levant terrace, the Catalan sculptures await, serene, sure of their success with the visitor. Wonder in the face of a blooming and yet so structured nature.
The Spanish garden
The Florentine garden
The stone garden
The Japanese garden
The exotic garden
Property of the Academy of Fine Arts, the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild is managed by Culturespaces