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Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is located between the communes of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Beaulieu-sur-Mer.It is one of the most picturesque places on the Côte d’Azur, as well as one of the most prestigious places to stay. This place has become famous famous thanks to the luxurious villas and their owners. At the beginning of 20th century the Belgian King Leopold II discovered this place. It was here that he built for his beloved a gorgeous villa (Villa Leopolda) surrounded by beautiful gardens. Today Villa Leopolda is the most expensive property in the world. A bit later, in the mid-20th century, it became the property of the Italian industrialist Giovanni Annelli, the founder of the Fiat automobile concern. Villa Leopold can be seen in Alfred Hitchcock's film “Catch the Thief”. The action of this film takes place on the French Riviera. By the way, it was on the set of this film that actress Grace Kelly met her future husband, Prince Rainier III. There is another interesting object that cannot be ignored. Villa Efrussi de Rothschild. The villa was built in the early 20th century by Baroness Beatrice Rothschild. The construction of the villa lasted for seven years. The exterior of the villa is decorated with stunning gardens, each garden has a name: Spanish, Florentine, stone, Japanese, exotic, Provencal, Sver, and the largest one is the French garden, which consists of a central reservoir with a fountain. After the death of Baroness, the villa was transformed into a museum that is open to the public.