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An architectural manifesto, Villa Cavrois, the work of architect Robert Mallet-Stevens, a figure of the modernist school, was designed and built in Croix between 1929 and 1932 for Paul Cavrois, a textile industrialist from the Nord department, and...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
60 avenue du President Kennedy, 59170 Croix, France
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La Villa Cavrois is about ten minutes walk from the nearest tram stop and, as it is in a residential area, there is only limited parking nearby.
A combined, reduced price ticket for La Villa Cavrois/La Piscine is also available. The audio/video guide (4€ with...More
Date of experience: November 2018
villacavrois, Agent d'accueil et de surveillance at Villa Cavrois, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your positive opinion. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your visit !
Quite an amazing architecture, modern house built in 1932, designed by Mallet Stevens .
Some rooms have their furniture which makes for a great visit .
The guides in the house were extremely knowledgeable and friendly, which made the visit so much more enjoyable ....More
Date of experience: October 2018
villacavrois, agent d'accueil et de survaillance at Villa Cavrois, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018
We are delighted that you have enjoyed your visit ! Thanks a million for your positive opinion. See you soon !
A visit to Villa Cavrois is a wonderful experience. This spectacular modernist villa by the architect Robert Mallet-Stevens has been beautifully and lovingly restored to its original Art Deco splendor. The building was left to ruin in the 1980s and the story of its restoration...More
Date of experience: April 2018
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villacavrois, Agent d'accueil et de surveillance at Villa Cavrois, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018
Thank you very much for your positive opinion ! We are delighted that you have enjoyed your visit. See you soon !
The architecture and gardens are impressive, especially when watching the movie about the meticulous restoration.
The information leaflet at the cashier is sufficient, and our 7 year old got a little booklet with riddles and questions that helped him maintain his interest during the 2...More
Disappointed (and obviously ill-prepared) we stood in front of a closed La Piscine museum, after having undertaken the trip to Roubaix from the centre of Lille ... At the tourist office we were directed to the villa Cavrois if we wanted to visit another interesting...More
Beautifully restored 1930s mansion. Mallet-Stevens designed the villa Cavrois down to the last interior detail as a modernist château.
Its imposing proportions (a 60 metre long façade, 2,800 m² of flooring) and its distribution in two symmetrical wings, is a modernist take on aristocratic residences...More
I was around 5 years before it was opened to the public. I am glad I went back.
This building is stunning! Care for details is breathtaking. Furniture is nice but as the rooms are very big, it looks a bit empty.
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Take the Tramway (not Metro) R indirection of Roubaix and stop at Villa Cavrois then it’s a 10min walk. Trip should take about 15 min
Or by car, follow direction to Croix. Street parking available. Enjoy!