Cruising to Villefranche-sur-Mer, France (Nice)


Port of Villefranche tourist information.

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France (Nice)Villefranche-sur-Mer is a small beach resort and residential town on the French Riviera. Villefranche-sur-Mer adjoins the city of Nice to the east along Mont Boron, Mont Alban and Mont Vinaigrier, and 10 km south west of Monaco. The deep water harbour is home to Mediterranean cruise boats, whose tenders routinely disgorge several thousand passengers on organised trips to nearby Eze Village, Nice and Monaco. It sports excellent restaurants and a coarse sandy beach much favoured over Nice’s stony bay. Convenient harbour car parking attracts visitors from Monaco and along the Riviera. The Citadelle st Elme dates back to antiquity and the town offers easy access to the millionaires peninsula of St Jean Cap Ferrat.

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