Antiquity as imagined by a humanist.
A sumptuous villa, inspired by Ancient Greece, commissioned by Théodore Reinach in 1902, during the Belle Epoque era. An erudite man of letters, archaeologist, academic and politician, Théodore Reinach wanted to live and receive his guests in an original reconstruction of a luxury Greek palace from the second century B.C., equipped with all the modern conveniences of his times.
Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the villa is located betweenNice and Monaco in the magnificent bay of Beaulieu-sur-Mer. Surrounded by a charming coastal garden, in an extraordinarysetting, the villa is fully furnished and decorated with totally unique fabrics, frescoes and mosaics, through which visitorscan discover and appreciate the sophisticated way of life of Greek civilisation.
with guide booklet in French, English, Italian
Duration: 45 min
Possibility of guided tour in English and Greek
Reservation required, only for groups
French, English, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Greek
The price is included in the admission charge for the monument
10 kilometres from Nice and Monaco – between Nice and Monaco by the Basse Corniche (RD 6098). Parking next to the Town Hall of Beaulieu-sur-mer.
lines 81 "Kérylos" stop and 100 "Eglise" stop.
Beaulieu-sur-Mer station - www.ter-sncf.com/paca then 9 minutes on foot.