If you go . . .

By Anthony Flint Globe Correspondent 

If you go . . .

Getting there

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Switzerland Tourism


Villa Savoye:


Maison La Roche/24 rue Nungesser et Coli/Fondation Le Corbusier:

The grande dame in the center of the 6th arrondissement and adjacent to Le Corbusier’s atelier: Hotel Lutetia 45 boulevard Raspail | 6th Arr.; Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 75006 Paris An alternative near rue Jacob: Relais Christine 3 rue Christine – 75006 Paris

Dining: Café Josephine, where Le Corbusier met in secret with Nazi associates in 1944


Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut

Breakfast in this country house in the valley features a picture window with a view to the chapel up on the hill: La Maison d’Hotes du Parc 14 Rue du Tram, 70250 Ronchamp, France

La-Chaux-de Fonds and Vevey

Maison Blanche Le Corbusier’s other early villas can only be viewed from the outside.


Around the corner from arguably the only other attraction in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the watch museum: Hôtel Athmos Av. Léopold-Robert 45 CH-2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds

Villa Le Lac

High above, reached by funicular train through vineyards, a splurge: Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva, Chemin de l’Hôtel du Mirador 5 1801, Mont-Pelerin, Switzerland

Eveux (near Lyon)

Convent Sainte-Marie de la Tourette


Unite d’Habitation / Cite Radieuse

Guests are in residence right alongside full-time inhabitants of the apartment building: Hotel Le Corbusier 280, Boulevard Michelet 13008 Marseille


Le Corbusier’s cabanon Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Tourist Office / Inquire at hotel for shifting hours of guided tours.

Carey Grant and Sean Connery hung out here: Hotel Le Rocquebrune 100, Avenue Jean Jaurès 06190 Roquebrune Cap Martin