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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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The situation above the sea, the gardens and the Cocteau drawings are just incredible. the guide... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Jean Pierre F
Geneva, Switzerland
Interesting house but too many people for tour

This afternoon we went to Santo Sospir. It was a very long walk from the bus stop in rainy... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Brisbane, Australia
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20 May 2017
15 Jun 2016
“Interesting house but too many people for tour”
14 avenue Jean Cocteau, 06230 St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
+33 4 93 76 00 16
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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 12 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 8 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 28 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

Thank TexasTwin
Reviewed 15 March 2014

This place was amazing. No need to be a Jean Cocteau fan to appreciate this wonderful place.incredible to walk inside this treasure.

3  Thank D10S
Reviewed 20 September 2013

When I did it, tours were still organized by an offshoot of the original landlord full of anedocts. You can visit a small beautiful house decorated by Jean Cocteau.

1  Thank GrandBruno
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3 September 2016|
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