cap FerratThe Millionaires playground of Cap Ferrat is reportedly one of the richest areas of Europe. It rivals Monaco for more millionaires per hectare. Cap Ferrat, South France first became the destination of the rich and famous just after the First World War. King Leopold II of Belgium, started the trend for building magnificent villas. The writer W. Somerset Maugham bought Villa Mauresque in 1928 and lived there before and after World War II. Current famous residents include Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in Villa Maryland and musical composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.

cap ferratbeaches france 

Cap Ferrat beach, South France

What originally drew visitors to the headland of coast was the marvellous views and the beautiful sandy beach. South France has many fine beaches, but the beaches around Cap Ferrat are reportedly amongst the best in the Cote d'Azur. Just below the classy village of Saint-jean you will find a tree lined stretch of sand with a shallow bay. The water is crystal clear and you can get a wonderful view of the palatial mansions by swimming out into the bay. The Cap Ferrat beach of Paloma Plage is popular with divers (on account of the clear water). The public stretch of Cap Ferrat beach at Paloma Plage can be found by heading towards Paloma point and walking down the short footpath to the beach.

cap ferra tbeaches france 

 


Search Go South France

Related items

2021 Menton Christmas market France
2021 Menton Christmas market France Menton, France, holds a wonderful Christmas market and festival each year in the central Bioves Gardens. The Christmas market takes place from 1 December 2021 to 6 January 2022. The Menton Christ... 154 views Mon, 07 Dec 2020
Warmest place in France: the French Rivi...
Warmest place in France: the French Rivi... The warmest place in France is the French Riviera coast in Southern France. With average summer temperatures well above 30oC (80oF) and long dry summers and warm springs and autumns and mild winters, ... 822 views Sat, 09 Jan 2021
Lemon Festival Menton South France 2021
Lemon Festival Menton South France 2021 One of the most colourful festivals of France is the annual Lemon festival in Menton. The FĂȘte du Citron, is held during February in the coastal resort of Menton, on the French Riviera in between Mona... 174 views Tue, 22 Dec 2020
Marineland Cote d'Azur aquarium Antibes ...
Marineland Cote d'Azur aquarium Antibes ... Marineland Cote d'Azur is one of the best aquariums in France, if not the World. Marineland is a full blown water complex encompassing an outdoor aquarium, water park, kids adventure park and a g... 130 views Wed, 09 Dec 2020
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin beaches France
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin beaches France Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, is beautifully situated on the French Riviera and enjoys spectacular views of the bay of Menton and the Italian Riviera. This pretty French Riviera vacations resort is o... 124 views Fri, 11 Dec 2020

Popular holiday rental properties in South France