One of the most expensive real estate properties in the world, the Villa Leopolda sits majestically on the French Riviera in Villefranche-sur-Mer. Used as a military hospital during World War I, it was renovated and has had several notable owners since. The Belle Epoque villa featured in Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief.
1324- France, 1670 Avenue Léopold II, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Villa Leopolda and Nearby Attractions on Map
Cours Saleya Flower Market(1.8 km)
The Cours Saleya Flower Market in the heart of Old Nice is a riot of colors and fragrances, bursting with fresh blossoms, produce, olives, baked items and spices.
Vieux Nice(2 km)
Enclosed by Boulevard Jean Jaurès, Rue Catherine Segurane, Rue de Foresta, and the Quai des États-Unis along the Mediterranean, Vieux Nice is the old part of the city.
Palais Lascaris(1.8 km)
The Palais Lascaris is a 17thcentury baroque mansion that houses the Musical Instruments Museum.
Monument aux Morts de Rauba Capeau(1.3 km)
The Monument aux Morts de Rauba Capeau is a sea-facing memorial in the old quarry cliffs of the castle hill commemorating the 4000 Nice citizens killed during WWI.
Castle of Nice(1.6 km)
Once an imposing citadel on top of the limestone hill of Colline du Chateau, the Castle of Nice was destroyed in 1706 by the order of Louis XIV.
Place Massena(2.1 km)
Place Masséna is the main square in Nice, tracing its development to 1820-'30 as per the Consiglio of Ornato's plans for urban beautification.
Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain(1.9 km)
The Musée d'art moderne et d'art contemporain, acronymized as MAMAC, is dedicated to modern art and contemporary art.
Opera de Nice(2 km)
Built in 1885 to designs by François Aune, the Opéra de Nice is home to the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice and the Ballet Nice Méditerrannée.
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