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Èze,pearl of the French Riviera

Renowned for its dream landscapes and its mild climate, the French Riviera holds hidden treasures such as small historic towns between earth and sea. Being an integral part of the region historic heritage, Èze perched village and its picturesque and authentic atmosphere attract visitors from all around the world.

According to the oral tradition, it seems like the citadel of Èze exists since the Iron Age where the Liguria peoples used it as a fortification, around 200 BC. Later, it is most certain seeing that the specific features of the habitations, that the village used to be an agricultural village where wine and olive oil were produced.
In 1884, Nietzsche came to Èze to rest and to find peace and inspiration. He there, composed the philosophical poem “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” after a stroll between Èze seaside and its village up on the hill. Nowadays bearing the German philosopher name, the path can be follow by walkers whom will be able to comprehend what Nietzsche felt when he trod upon that one track.
Then, established as a welcoming land during the Russian Revolution of 1917, Èze bears a testimony of this era, with the great house of Cap Estel, former property of a Russian Prince. Furthermore, world-famous persons took refuge in Èze, such as the French President Raymond Poincaré, Princess Antoinette of Monaco and Bono from U2.
The breathtaking beauty and charms of the village contributed to its worldwide reputation and will make your stay there a unique experience. Between the wonder of the Grande Corniche, of the old town and of Èze seafront, this perched village is a must-see of the French Riviera. Cap Riviera, our luxury real estate agency located in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat offers you for rental or for purchase the most prestigious villas of the French Riviera. With prestigious houses available by Èze seaside with a five-star service included, Cap Riviera will turn your stay into an unforgettable memory.

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