Trip Planner: Europe / France / Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur / French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Beaulieu-sur-Mer / Villa Kerylos
Villa Kerylos, a Greek-style villa, offers an understanding of ancient Greek history--as well as a view from its gardens of the St.-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula and its magnificent houses. The villa's corner tower is the star attraction, and the furnishings are exact copies of Grecian originals, crafted using traditional methods. The southern portion of the villa houses the main rooms. The eastern portion overlooks the sea and the steep banks of the Riviera. Plan to visit Villa Kerylos and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Beaulieu-sur-Mer attractions using our Beaulieu-sur-Mer tour planner.
Villa Kerylos reviews
This monument is a treasure. The former owner was a great admirer of antiquity, but he and his family also accepted the modernity of their time (beginning of the 20th century). The garden, the... more »
Located a short walk from the Beaulieu-sur-Mer train station is this unique villa perched on a small peninsula that seems to be floating in the Mediterranean. This holiday home is the realized dream.... more »
As an architect I enjoyed Kerylos. The audio guide is good, perhaps a bit too detailed, but worth getting. I find the synthesis of Greek architecture with modern conveniences fascinating.
We frequently holiday on Cap Ferrat but had missed this place tucked away. Worth a couple of hours. Some nice eateries in nearby Beaulieu too.
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