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Combat Naval Fleuri

Combat Naval Fleuri

This event has its origins in 1902. We then witness the development of carnival festivals on the Côte d'Azur (the first battle of flowers in Nice took place on the Promenade des Anglais in 1876).

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Spending Valentine’s Day in Villefranche

Spending Valentine’s Day in Villefranche

Villefranche sur Mer is a great place to spend your Valentine’s Day with someone you care about in this beautiful village in the South of France! Here’s our top 4 things to do this Valentine’s day.

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QR Codes in Villefranche

QR Codes in Villefranche

Explore Villefranche has placed multiple QR codes around places of interest in Villefranche that you can scan to learn more about a given area!

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Staying safe in Villefranche

Staying safe in Villefranche

The classic tourist-based crimes such as scamming and pickpocketing are unheard of in Villefranche. Still, there's some things to keep in mind.

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Swimming in the Bay of Villefranche

Swimming in the Bay of Villefranche

The Bay in Villefranche sur Mer is wide, grand, and deep, and most importantly, it's warm.

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Average weather in Villefranche sur Mer

Average weather in Villefranche sur Mer

The average weather in Villefranche can vary greatly, with the winters dipping to 4 degrees Celsius and the summers soaring up to 30.

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The citadel in Villefranche

The citadel in Villefranche

Called Citadelle Saint-Elme, the Villefranche citadel is definitely worth a visit! It's got magnificent views, beautiful gardens, and quite some interesting artefacts in the museum.

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Explore Villefranche on Instagram!

Explore Villefranche was made by English speaking residents of this area on the French Riviera. This site aims to show off the beauty of this region and make it more accessible to people visiting.

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