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VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER

A maritime town on a privileged site, Villefranche-sur-Mer is one of the main ports on the Côte d’Azur, a major stopover for cruise ships.
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Bureau d'Information Touristique - Jardin François Binon - 06230 VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 01 73 68

It picturesque little fishing port is also home to a flotilla of yachts and pointus (traditional fishing boats). With the majestic curve of its shoreline, its 16th-century Citadel and colourful façades, Villefranche-sur-Mer also became a favourite venue for painters and artists.

Sights: the Bay; 16th-century Citadel with the Volti Museum; the port with brightly coloured façades; Saint-Pierre chapel decorated by Jean Cocteau; Saint-Michel church; Old Town; Rue Obscure (a long vaulted passageway).



Commented visits of the old town and the citadel for groups every day on request.

Language(s) spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
Areas:
  • Villefranche sur Mer
Labels:
  • Tourisme et Handicap
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