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Top Choice Architecture in Roquebrune-Cap Martin

Cabanon Le Corbusier

The only building French architect Le Corbusier (1887–1965) ever built for himself is this rather simple – but very clever – beach hut on Cap Martin. The cabanon (small beach hut), which he completed in 1952, became…
Top Choice Architecture in Roquebrune-Cap Martin

Villa E-1027

Irish modernist architect Eileen Gray designed this tour de force of a Mediterranean villa, complete with highly inventive furniture and fixtures, in the late 1920s. Nearly a century later, after an extensive renova…
Historic Site in Roquebrune-Cap Martin

Roquebrune

The medieval chunk of Roquebrune-Cap Martin, Roquebrune sits 300m high on a pudding-shaped lump crowned by 10th-century Château de Roquebrune. Of all the steep and tortuous streets leading up to the château, rue Mon…
Chateau in Roquebrune-Cap Martin

Château de Roquebrune

The 10th-century château of Roquebrune crowns the 300m-high pudding-shaped lump on which medieval Roquebrune sits. The castle is an atmospheric place with simple but evocative props of life in medieval times, all in…
Modern French in Roquebrune-Cap Martin

Les Deux Frères

This gourmet hotel-restaurant with panoramic terrace is super stylish. Eight chic boutique rooms (doubles €75 to €110) – two with sea view – slumber up top, while waiters in black serve magnificent dishes (huge piec…
Cafe in Roquebrune-Cap Martin

Fraise et Chocolat

Strawberry and Chocolate is a delightful cafe with an old-fashioned-deli feel on Roquebrune’s main square. Stop for a drink, an ice cream or a quick bite (sandwiches and quiches) on the sweet back terrace and swoon …