Wedding in Côte d’Azur (2)
In the region facing the Mediterranean of southern France, the Côte d’Azur has the meaning of “the azure coast”.
British politician Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux who tried to go to Nice did not fulfill the purpose because of cholera epidemic, accidentally stayed in Cannes that was only a poor fishing village at that time (1834), liked it and built a villa It was the opportunity for prosperity.
Eventually, it became the land where Queen Victoria, others such as the royal aristocracy, Merime, Morpassan gather.
From the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the First World War, the era called “Belle Epoque” created the lifestyle that the royalty aristocracy of Northern Europe spent the winter and returned to spring.
The luxurious villa that was built at that time has become a luxury hotel represented by “Negresco”.
It is also famous as a land that has captivated great painters such as Picasso and Renoir.