Monument to Empress Elisabeth of Austria

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Memorial
  • Sculpture
Avenue Winston Churchill 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
To commemorate the visits of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, known as "Sissi", this obelisk, commissioned from architect Tersling by Mrs. Lucy de Montgomery, bears witness to the attachment of her friends and admirers.
"...You loved to come in the evening and breathe in the scent of the mastic and sit among the rocks near here..." These few words engraved at the base of this monument evoke Empress Sissi. For me, they are a marvellous time machine. Suddenly, my nostrils are alert and my mind can make out in the foliage the graceful silhouette of an empress who was both elegant and a little wild. This presence alone sums up the history of Cap Martin. A vast, wild peninsula used as a hunting reserve by the...

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Monument to Empress Elisabeth of Austria
Avenue Winston Churchill 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
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