Villa Kérylos

 ©Mullanasrudin 

12 April 2022  |  Culture

Villa Kérylos in Beaulieu sur Mer

During your holidays, take the time to visit Villa Kerylos, ideally located on the shores of the Mediterranean along the Bay of Ants in Beaulieu sur Mer. It is a reproduction of a Greek villa on the island of Delos dating from the 2nd century BC.

It is not only the construction but also the furnishing, the decoration which restores all the nobility of the Greek villas. The materials are noble, the decoration is sumptuous with several frescoes inspired by Greek mythology.

Kerylos means "sea swallow", heralding a happy omen.

This sumptuous villa was built by the architect Emmanuel Pontremoli between 1902 and 1908, given the idea by ​​the owner Théodore Reinach, archaeologist and French statesman. This house would be his holiday home. Upon his death, the villa was bequeathed to the Institut de France. His family lived in the villa until 1966, when it was listed as a historic monument.

To visit the villa, you can reserve your places via their website: http://www.villakerylos.fr

Villa Kérylos

 ©Christophe Recoura 

Villa Kérylos

 ©Abxbay 

Villa Kérylos

 ©Abxbay 

Rent a Pure France holiday home close to Beaulieu sur Mer;

Holiday rental in Côte d'Azur

 ©PureFrance 

https://www.purefrance.com/06145/holiday-home

Share this article

Author

Virginie Erre

After gaining a Masters Degree from the Panthéon Sorbonne, I worked as a real-estate agent for luxury properties and now am a manager with Pure France high quality holiday rentals. I am also a yoga instructor.

See more from Virginie Erre

Where in France

Map

Open on Google maps

Related articles



Villas & Châteaux in France

 Find your perfect French holiday home...


© Pure France.™ All rights reserved.

Choose language