French Riviera trip – inside the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

After exploring the fantastic outdoor setting of the villa we headed on inside and explored the luxurious world of the super rich and famous during the belle époque era. The interior of the villa was amazing, and Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild truly lived a decadent lifestyle that was out of this world. While today the villa’s decorations might be viewed a bit ‘naff’ or ‘over the top’, during its time the villa would have been the epitome of extreme wealth. Today, stepping back in time, one could imagine Beatrice receiving guests in one of her many salons over looking the beautiful gardens. Visiting the villa was an amazing experience – it was interesting to see what the homes of the wealthy looked like at the time. The audioguide that came with the entry ticket enabled us to learn so much about Beatrice and her life, and what life was like during that time.

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3 Responses to French Riviera trip – inside the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

  1. awtytravels says:

    Oh boy, pink walls? Tut tut, mr Rothschild.

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