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Villefranche-sur-Mer

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes

Villefranche-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Alpes-Maritimes
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Villefranche-sur-Mer, prestigious city of the Côte d'Azur offers you when you arrive, whether by the ledges, sea or train, spectacular views.

Situated 4 km from Nice and 12 km from Monaco, at the foot of a vast amphitheater of hills, it was founded in 1295 and has retained many vestiges of its origin.

City at Sea location hosting the finest units but also small fishing port ... its cuisine is naturally based on fish directly supplied by local fishermen.

Geographical information

MunicipalityVillefranche-sur-Mer
Postcode06230
Tourism label
Latitude43.7039760 (N 43° 42’ 14”)
Longitude7.3111090 (E 7° 18’ 40”)
Surface area4.88 km²
Population5468 inhabitants
Density1120 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNice (8.3 km, 14 min)
Insee code06159
IntercommunalityME Métropole Nice Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-Maritimes
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Beaulieu-sur-Mer4.1 km (8 min)
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat5 km (11 min)
Èze8 km (13 min)
Nice8.4 km (18 min)
La Trinité9.3 km (24 min)
Saint-André-de-la-Roche10.4 km (24 min)
Cap-d'Ail12 km (19 min)
La Turbie12 km (19 min)
Drap13 km (24 min)
Falicon13.7 km (30 min)
Cantaron13.7 km (24 min)
Monaco14.1 km (25 min)
Beausoleil15.1 km (28 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Rade de Villefranche-sur-Mer
Rade de Villefranche-sur-Mer
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Port Health
Port Health
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Old Town
Old Town
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Street Old city
Street Old city
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dark Street
dark Street
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Baroque church St. Michael
Baroque church St. Michael
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St. Peter's Chapel, decorated by Cocteau
St. Peter's Chapel, decorated by Cocteau
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Citadel
Citadel
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Port de la Darse
Port de la Darse
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The craft market
The craft market
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Volti Museum
Volti Museum
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Weather

Sunday 26 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C
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Monday 27 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C
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Tuesday 28 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour and tasting of wines from Bellet
Crafts12 € Nice (9.7 km)
Sea or mountain photography circuit
Nature and the great outdoors47 € to 95 € Tourrette-Levens (9.9 km)
Canyoning or aqua-hiking
Sports sensations40 € to 65 € Le Broc (17.3 km)
Golf course with a view of the Nice hinterland
Nature and the great outdoors38 € to 65 € Biot (21 km)
Sea diving at the Estérel Reserve
Sports sensations15 € to 350 € Théoule-sur-Mer (39 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Chemin des Douaniers
HikeEasy2h00Antibes (20 km)
Mont Vial
HikeAthletic4h30Revest-les-Roches (23 km)
Tour of Mont Lion
HikeIntermediate4h30Tourette-du-Château (24 km)
Paradise Circuit
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Bar-sur-Loup (26 km)
Collettes Peak
HikeIntermediate3h30Toudon (27 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels