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Getting to Villefranche

Getting to Villefranche Sur Mer is easy both by car and public transport! The most common ways to arrive to Villefranche are by bus, car, train, and ship.


Top 3 Instagram-able spots in Villefranche sur Mer

Villefranche sur Mer is filled with beautiful sights worthy of your Instagram account or photo albums. Here we've picked our top 3 sights for you to explore!


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!


Tips when booking hotels in Villefranche

Villefranche sur Mer has a selection of hotels ranging in prices, so you're sure to find something to fit your needs.


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.


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.


Swimming in the Bay of Villefranche

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


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.


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!


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.


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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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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