The majestic curves of Villefranche-sur-mer

Villefranche-sur-Mer is one of the Côte d’Azur’s major seaports and a stopover for many cruise ships. Its picturesque little fishing port is also home to a flotilla of pleasure boats and pointus (traditional fishing boats). With the majestic curve of its shoreline, its 16th-century Citadelle. With its colorful facades and flowers, Villefranche-sur-Mer has also become a popular destination for painters and artists.

A place not to be missed: Passable

Passable is a beach at the entrance to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat with a view over Villefranche-sur-mer and Cap de Nice. Perfectly sheltered from the wind, it offers calm waters for swimming. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can swim out to explore the coast to your left.