Shore Excursion Details

Rothschild Foundation and Villefranche

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Rothschild Foundation and Villefranche


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The treasures of the exquisite Cap Ferrat Peninsula are yours to behold during this scenic tour of the Rothschild Foundation and a visit to Villefranche. This tour departs the pier for a drive to the Cap Ferrat Peninsula and a visit to the former residence of the Baroness of Rothschild. Upon arrival, guests will explore this wonderful pink home inspired by the Italian Renaissance palazzini completely surrounded by a lovely 14-acre garden.

Take a walking tour inside the home to explore its spectacular contents including furniture from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and 18th century, the favorite period of the Baroness. Guests are sure to marvel at the outstanding collection of French and German porcelain from Sevres, Vincennes and Meissen, along with a wide array of other priceless treasures that have been amassed in the Foundation.

On the drive back to Monaco, a stop will be made in the charming fishing village of Villefranche-Sur-Mer before returning to the ship.

Need to Know:

Note: Tour involved a considerable amount of walking over cobblestone stones and steep uphill areas. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

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Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours
Historical Landmarks

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.
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