Villefranche-sur-Mer

Visit Villefranche-sur-Mer with the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau

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.

This 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.

Upcoming event

Festival

La Crème Festival

vendredi 14 juin

From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 June 2024.

3 days of lives, outdoor activities…
At the Citadelle, Plage de la Darse and Plage des Marinieres.

En savoir plus

 

Sights :

  • The harbour
  • The 16th-century citadel and the Volti and Goetz-Boumeester museums
  • The port and its colourful facades
  • The Port Royal de la Darse
  • The Saint Pierre chapel decorated by Jean Cocteau
  • Saint Michel church
  • The old town and Rue Obscure.

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