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Les Musees de La Citadelle

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Interesting collection of artifacts, spent a pleasant hour just wandering around with the other tourists.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Burlington, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had dinner three nights in a row. Excellent food. Great service and comfortable ambience. Highly recommend.

Thank David D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Interesting collection of artifacts, spent a pleasant hour just wandering around with the other tourists.

Thank Willitsgoodtotalk
Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

All the museums and exhibitions inside the La Citadel are free of cost. We had a good time checking out all the exhibitions and the quality of art exhibited was really superior. Must visit in case you are an art lover and have free time on hand.

Thank Karishma K
Sorrento, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

If you are staying in VilleFranche go to the tourist office and do the guided tour they offer on a Friday morning. It is 1.5 hours & costs 5 euros each. You get a guided tour of the area ,the Citadel which included the museum with the Volti sculptures. It was a fantastic tour & our knowledgable guide Amber could... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We were looking forward to seeing the works of art but were not allowed entrance into the museums because they were preparing for a private event. We then decided to have a walk around the gardens of the Citadelle but were asked to leave by an official who was locking the gates half an hour before the published closing time.

Thank TimMcM
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Interesting ...we have a lot of time, if I did not this wouldn't be a priority. Villefranche sur mer is a lovely village.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

You can easily spend an hour or two wandering around looking at the interesting sculptures, art gallery, views and various other interesting places within the citadel. Definitely worth a visit if in the area.

Thank Sunshine1613
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We love this imposing structure and its repurposed use. The sculptures and garden are beautiful. The views,stunning! It would be wonderful to attend the outdoor concerts there in season.Very much worth a visit.

Thank bellasusanna
Hamilton, Bermuda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

We went to see this 16th-century fortress, which has free admission. It is mostly art museums and administrative offices now, not many fort artifacts remain. It is worth seeing if you are in town and interested in art.

Thank The_Mystic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

This citadelle is a mix of museums, offices and the city hall! The museum featuring the sculptures of Volti is amazing and well worth the visit.

Thank Annie-Edward

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