Plage des Fourmis

Côte d'Azur

Backed by palm trees, this clean, centrally located beach with gentle waves is a quintessential Beaulieu destination.

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1. Tennis Club de Beaulieu

0.13 MILES

This prestigious tennis club, founded at the turn of the 20th century, hosts numerous events on its eight clay courts, including a riveting ITF…

2. Villa Grecque Kérylos

0.19 MILES

This magnificent dwelling is a reproduction of a 1st-century Athenian villa, complete with baths, stunning mosaic floors and furniture such as dining…

3. Place de la Batterie


In 1862, following Beaulieu's decision to leave the Kingdom of Savoy and join France, the French government built a customs house and fort along the…

4. Port des Pêcheurs


Fishermen unload their daily catch each morning at the western edge of Beaulieu's port.

5. Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

0.44 MILES

An over-the-top, belle-époque confection, this villa was commissioned by Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild in 1912. She was an avid art collector…

6. L'Olivaie

0.54 MILES

Filled with ancient olive trees, this public park is a relaxing spot to take a break.

7. Plage de Passable

0.68 MILES

On the peninsula's western side, this part-public, part-private beach is especially popular in late afternoon as a place to watch the sunset.

8. Plage Cros deï Pin

0.75 MILES

At the north end of St-Jean village, just off the trail to Beaulieu-sur-Mer, this was the peninsula's original public beach. It remains popular with…