Paddle boarding in Villefranche Sur Mer

Paddle boarding in Villefranche Sur Mer

Villefranche sur Mer has an incredible bay closed off on 3 sides that often hosts calm and very clean waters. With sun almost all year round, the water remains warm and easily accessible to new and pro paddle-boarders!

Launch points

Villefranche has a massive beach overlooking the entire bay, and you could launch from anywhere there. The most common place to get into the water from is the beach at the end of the road / parking along the beach.

Renting boards

You can rent paddle boards in Villefranche Sur Mer at the far end of the main beach, where, in summer, there is a rental station. Prices are based on the hour and are between 10 and 20 Euro, as is standard in the Cote d'Azur.


The best time to go paddle boarding in Villefranche is when the water is warm, from the end of May to the start of November. The following chart from Sea Temperatures shows the average temperature of the sea over a years time. Image

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