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Address: 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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2 ports to visit - delightfully relaxing

There are 2 ports in Villefranche - the most commonly visited is close to the train station adorned with the traditional old yellow, pink, orange buildings with restaurants lining... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 2 ports in Villefranche - the most commonly visited is close to the train station adorned with the traditional old yellow, pink, orange buildings with restaurants lining the waterfront. This is the idyllic setting and shouldn't be missed. Old town sits right above the boardwalk. The other port to visit is a short walk along the cement/rock walkways... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

It's so local far away from the big Yatch that you se in other places on the Riviera. calm and relaxing.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

A nice harbor which I just love eating breakfast and dinner at while in Villefranche. No need to rush, just take things slow and appreciate the french way of life. Many restaurants to choose from you cant go too wrong with any of them.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We visited Villefranche on our recent cruise and thought it was a beautiful little town. The harbour area is stunning, the road is lined with small bars, cafes and restaurants and the harbour is filled with small boats and yachts. The buildings climb up the hillside behind the harbour and are typical French "shabby chic"

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This harbour is very typical of a small french harbour. Its pretty quite at least is was when we were there in October 2016. Its probably better in the Summer.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We visited as part of a cruise and would certainly go back. It was beautiful, friendly and full of cafes and shops. Highly recommended

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Another perfect place for a stroll along the port . Restaurants and cafes and a stunning view of the port , fishing boats , yachts and ships , and the bay of coarse .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We spent a pleasant hour strolling the harbour, people watching and admiring the boats, fantastic views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Recommend paying for some parking at the Old Harbour, a few hours worth, and then walk the headland to the right, past the Fort du Mont Alban, heading back on yourself up into town, as the path leads you. From there, you can descend though some quiet, picturesque streets to the main promenade overlooking the bay at Plage de la... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Villefranche is what the Riviera should be. It's a quieter version of Nice or Monaco. The harbor is picture perfect.

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