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Villa Santo Sospir

14 avenue Jean Cocteau, 06230 St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
+33 4 93 76 00 16
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Most precious but intimate villa, from top to bottom arranged by Jean Cocteau.

the drawings on the walls Combine shapes and colors of the interieur-design. It is tremendously... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel Y
Only open 2 days a year!

On a very hot day, up and down Jean Cocteau street. No sign of villa, name taken down, asked two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard K
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1 week ago
“Most precious but intimate villa, from top to bottom arranged by Jean Cocteau.”
20 May 2017
“incredible”
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14 avenue Jean Cocteau, 06230 St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
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+33 4 93 76 00 16
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the drawings on the walls Combine shapes and colors of the interieur-design. It is tremendously delightful to be guided through the house and garden by the most lovely host. Of course it is fully booked weeks ahead, as only private-tours can be organized to enter...More

Thank Daniel Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a very hot day, up and down Jean Cocteau street. No sign of villa, name taken down, asked two local guys and they said only one day!

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The situation above the sea, the gardens and the Cocteau drawings are just incredible. the guide was excellent. He was so engaged, expand very well and gave us all there background of the family and even about the Greek culture that inspired many drawings. Worthwhile...More

Thank Jean Pierre F
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This afternoon we went to Santo Sospir. It was a very long walk from the bus stop in rainy weather. The villa had been owned by Francine Weisweiller allowed and Jean Cocteau and his boyfriend to stay with her for 13 yrs. During this time...More

Thank inekeh5
Reviewed 11 November 2015

important place for modern art, with the tattoos made by Cocteau on all the walls, Eric the guide have a lot of stories about the life and history of the house

Thank Cousin Hub V
Reviewed 8 November 2015

By appointment each afternoon you can glimpse how the avant-garde set lived on the Cote D'azur. Still privately owned by the daughter of the original owner and friend of Jean Cocteau who decorated the house . A delightful excursion into the imagination of a great...More

Thank M8957MEmartinp
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I like films and art but had never heard of Jean Cocteau before stepping into this magical house for a short trip back to the 1950s. The guided tour provided us a very complete history of the interesting life of Cocteau. The frescos are beautifulm...More

2  Thank Nancy_Ottawa
Reviewed 7 August 2014

What a treat to tour the home of Cocteau! The estate is a work of art in itself! You won't be disappointed!

1  Thank SlickGrace
Reviewed 20 July 2014

A visit to Santo Sospir allows the visitor to conjure up a detailed impression of an extraordinary time. Being a house museum the visitor gets close to and appreciated this site in a marvellous way. this is a fabulous visit and allows one to get...More

2  Thank John P
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I enjoyed our visit to this Villa but wouldn't put it on the "must see" list. We were staying at GHCF, which is a 5 minute walk from the Villa so it was convenient. If we had gone out of our way to visit I...More

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Response from inekeh5 | Reviewed this property |
You can get there by bus but you still have to walk at least 20 mins. On the way to the Villa we walked longer because people we asked sent us the wrong way. The place was not worth all that walking. Groups were too big... More
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