The Gorgeous Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

The Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, also known as Villa île-de-France sits upon the hillside of the French Riviera, overlooking the sea. It was built in the early 20th century by french architect, Aaron Messiah for the wife of a wealthy banker. Baron Maurice de Ephrussi. The stunning rose-coloured villa is filled with antique furniture, sculpture and paintings. However, it is the gardens with draw in the crowds.

Sea view from the gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Sea view from the gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

The gardens span 7 hectares and are beautifully manicured, following a thematic scheme, including a Jardin de Provence featuring local plant life, a Japanese garden and a tropical space with cacti and exotic flowers. There is a large rose garden; the Baroness’ favourite flower.

Pink Roses

Pink Roses

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Magenta Roses

Magenta Roses

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Avocados

Avocados

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Tropical garden at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Tropical garden at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Tropical garden at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Tropical garden at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Gardens of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

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