Roquebrune-Cap-Martin: a rich, natural, and architectural heritage
It is composed of several neighborhoods (Saint-Roman, Carnoles, Cap-Martin village). Among its specificities, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin has a particularly mild climate ideal for luxurious flora to develop and flourish.
In addition to its natural wealth, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin has a rich and diversified architectural heritage:
- Exceptional terrace above Monaco, the village and its medieval castle overlooks the coast. Its busy streets are decorated with tall houses, quiet squares, beautiful fountains, vaulted passageways, stairs, and ancient olive trees.
- Cap Martin, wild and green, is the ideal terrain for walks by the sea… From the coastal path, among the abundant flora, are hidden buildings, created at the end of the 19th century to attract an aristocratic clientele.
Numerous people were charmed by this village. The place of discovery, inspiration, and peace, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin has welcomed many artists. Among them, Le Corbusier, Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici, to name a few.
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin main attractions:
- Millennium Olive Tree
- Eillen Gray’s Villa E-1027
- Corbusier’s cabanon
- Corbusier’s camping grounds
- Medieval castle
- Medieval village
- Saint-Marguerite Parish Church
- Saint-Roch Chapel
- La Pausa Chapel
- Tomb of Lumone
- Cap-Martin Fort
- the Cros de Casté Park
- Cap Martin
- the Cap Martin Park / Parc des Oliviers (park with olives trees)
- Vallonnet cave
- the coastal footpath