Villa du Parc

Your Chateau away from home in Cannes

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This wonderful historic Chateau in Cannes provides you with a superior home away from home when in Cannes.

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This small Chateau is located a short walk from the Festival Palace in Cannes. Ideal for businesses that attend the various events that takes place in Cannes all year round. Ideal for families that want to stay in the center of Cannes, 5 minutes away from the beach and 15 minutes away from the nightclubs.

The Villa can sleep 15 people and it has been used for receptions in the courtyard for up to 250 people.

The Chateau is located in the private and protected park of the Villa Vallombrosa. These two Villas were the birthplace of Cannes how it is today and was built in the early 1850s to 1860s. The park is 35 000 m2 and was constructed at the same time with rare trees, bushes and plants brought in from around the world. This is the true gem of the South of France!

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Videos and pictures of Villa du Parc

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Video in English showing the lovely Villa du Parc in Cannes on the French Riviera::

Video in French showing the lovely Villa du Parc in Cannes on the French Riviera::

Video in Spanish showing the lovely Villa du Parc in Cannes on the French Riviera::

The Norwegian TV station TV Norge has been for many years been running a series called '4-Stjerners Middag' which translate to 4-Star Dinner. Four celebrities meet up and over 4 days they cook for each other and compete who is the best chef. One of the weeks were located at Villa du Parc. This is only run in the Norwegian language but the scenes you watch shows Villa du Parc and also the surroundings of Cannes on the Riviera.

First host was Noman Mubashir:

Second host was Sigurd Sollien:

Third host was Isabel Oedegaard:

Fourth host was Pia Lykke:

The photo below shows the setting of the Chateau Villa du Parc. This photo is taken from the magnificent Villa Vallombrosa. To the left you see part of the great Parc of Vallombrosa, - all enclosed and private. Villa du Parc layes s situated in the Parc like a fairy tale castle. Bright and shining after the latest renovations. Villa du Parc has full privacy as it is not possible to look into the property from outside Parc. Behind Villa du Parc you will see Villa Rothschild which belonged to the Rothschild family and today is a modern Library. In the distance you can see the Esterel mountains which start at Mandelieu and continues into the Var.

This overview shows Villa du Parc in the center with Villa Vallombrosa to the right and Villa Rothschild to the left. In the front you can see Villa Victoria. When preparing to build Villa Victoria in the 1880 they discovered hundreds of skeletons in the sand. Napoleon had his army based here before the Battle of Marengo in Italy on 14 June 1800. His troops were struck by a fever when in Cannes and many died. They were buried in the sand on the beach as the battle approached. During the battle at Marengo 12 500 men were killed.

The outside of the Chateau has been renovated and the new two tone paint enhances the beautiful features of the building. The inside of the Chateau has marble or parquet on the floors. All bathrooms are up to modern standard. Reverse aircondition have been installed in bedrooms.

Last year the outside of the Chateau saw a change to the garden. Upgrades had to be done and we decided to convert the exisiting lawn into a more practical terrace. Beautiful marble like stone has been used to enhance the outside. This provide much larger space for dinners, weddings, receptions or parties.

The Library has been renovated with same type marble as originally in the Chateau. There are about 500 books for your pleasure. Most of them are in English, but you will find Russian, German, French, Norwegian, etc. Wifi including about 1-200 TV channels are available in this room. On the outside there is a nice terrace overlooking the pool and the BBQ area. The paintings on the wall are old Noble men and Chamberlains from Norway and Sweden.

The living room with a grand Italian leather sitting group. Nice for a get together. The renovated marble floors enhances this part of the Chateau. The doors at the other side of the room leads to the apartment below and the Library straight ahead.

Dining outside is a pleasure. The stone top table provides a perfect setting under the grapes and the vines.

A glass of champagne is perfect for any occasion.

The indoor dining room is the perfect setting for a nice meal in a more formal setting. Direct access to the large kitchen. When needed the table can be moved and the room organized as a cinema using the wall to display the output of a video projector.

Picture taken from the kitchen door entrance towards the Tower of the Chateau.

The Courtyard.

View of the courtyard and pool facilities.

Benromach Whisky producers magazine

Villa du Parc in 1922. In 1922 there was a large peace conferance in Cannes after the first world war. This is Princess Liansoff dancing at the Villa. It was found at the National Library in France. The story goes that the Villa was built by a Russian Prince for his mistress in France. Well, it was built more than 50 years earlier. But this is a real Russian Princess. Nearly fifty years later the English Princess Margareth was a frequent guest here. More information at

In 1905/06 Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia stayed at the Villa with his Family. He was the grand son of Emperor Alexander II (1818-1881) of Russia..

The Imperial family among them Grand Duke Andrei of Russia who stayed at Villa du Parc 1905/06. From left to right: Grand Duchess Tatiana, Duchess Marie Antoinette of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna, Grand Duchess Olga, Grand Duke Cyril, Princess Elizabeth of Greece, Princess Olga of Greece, Grand Duchess Anastasia, Grand Duchess Maria. In the foreground : Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, Empress Alexandra, Tsar Nicholas II, Grand Duchess Elena, Princess Marina of Greece, Grand Dukes Boris and Grand Duke Andrei

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