The French Riviera: Places to Explore

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St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

This luxuriously sited pleasure port moors the peninsula of Cap Ferrat; from the port-side walkways and crescent of beach you can look over the sparkling blue harbor to the graceful green bulk of the corniches. Yachts purr in and out of port, and their passengers scuttle into cafés for take-out drinks to enjoy on their private decks. Unfortunately, Cap Ferrat is a vast peninsula and hides its secrets—except for the Villa Ephrussi, most fabled estates are well-hidden behind iron gates and towering hedges.

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