A maritime city with a privileged location, Villefranche-sur-Mer is one of the major ports on the Côte d’Azur and a stopover point for many cruise ships. Its small, picturesque fishing port is constantly renewed and is also home to a flotilla of pleasure boats and pointus (traditional fishing boats). From the majestic curve of its shore, its 16th century Citadel. A little air of Italy with its colorful facades and flowers, Villefranche-sur-Mer has also become a popular city for painters and artists.

Places to visit

La Passable

Passable is a beach at the entrance to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat which offers a view of Villefranche-sur-mer and the Cap de Nice. Perfectly sheltered from the wind, it allows you to swim in very calm waters. If you are adventurous you can explore the coast on your left by swimming