Club Vivanova: lunch at La Chèvre d'Or

In celebration of the seasonal opening of the emblematic Eden Restaurant at the Château de la Chèvre d’Or in Èze, Club Vivanova and its founder Bradley Mitton will host a gourmet lunch in honour of the event and Russian Easter on 30th April. Read more

Ten years of flowers and perfume in Mouans-Sartoux

Nestled in the green hills behind Cannes, the gardens of the International Museum of Perfume in Mouans-Sartoux have launched for the season. For the gardens, which are now celebrating their 10th anniversary since reopening, 2017 is a year to remember and reflect on the progress and change the gardens have seen in the past decade.Read more

Bal de la Baronne

Save the date! One of the most exclusive and glamourous events of the summer season has just been announced at the Villa Malou and Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. The Monegasque association AIDA has planned a memorable night with Le Bal de la Baronne. The costumed ball fuses Orientalism and Japanese fashion trends that influenced designers from the Belle Époque. The event takes place on 22nd July at the Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat peninsular.Read more

Easter at the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

This Easter week, the Villa Ephrussi de Rothchild will open its doors for a few exclusive days of magic and revelry in the Baroness’s home. There will be two different types of guided tours and a free family-orientated interactive mystery tour: ‘Hunt for the Stolen Painting’.Read more

"Each seed is a poem"

‘Le jardinage est écrit sur la terre’ is Jean-Luc Danneyrolles’ battle cry. For 32 years, this anarchist poet-gardener has been carefully tending the same small piece of earth in Vaucluse, nurturing and guarding the rare strains of ancient and rare vegetables to which he has devoted his life. Read more

Les Floralies

The gates of Villa Eilenroc will swing open as part of Les Floralies, a wonderful rose festival dedicated to the agricultural heritage of Cap d’Antibes, on 20th May. In the years before it became a millionnaires’ playground, the Cap d’Antibes’ predominant crop was roses. The sandy, well-drained soil was the ideal consistency for rose cultivation. Sadly, all but one of the commercial rose cultivators have left the area today.Read more

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Club Vivanova: fusion dining at La Vague de St Paul

Bradley Mitton and the Club Vivanova are to host an evening of dégustation and fusion dining at countryside hotel La Vague de St Paul in early April. The evening includes a four-course fusion menu by executive chef of the four-star hotel, Akhara Chay, as well as a tasting of three premium New World wines – a speciality of Bradley – and live entertainment at the rural property.Read more

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild: the iconic rose festival

The beautiful Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild on Cap Ferrat will host its eighth annual edition of the Fête des Roses et des Plantes on 6th and 7th May. Often called the Great Spring Event of the Côte d’Azur, the former home of the Baroness Rothschild will be transformed into a gardener’s paradise. Some thirty odd exhibitors and professionals of the plant world (among them many rose experts) will be showcasing the most beautiful flowers and plants from the Mediterranean with a particular emphasis placed on roses.

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Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild: a garden brunch

With nine glorious gardens, the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild on Cap Ferrat offers an abundance of marvel and natural beauty. On 2nd April, the famous former home of Baroness Rothschild is opening its gates and secrets to a select number of guests for a brunch in the Sèvres garden and a workshop with the property’s chief gardener André Castellan.Read more

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