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Old Harbor (La Darse)

06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 6 79 86 65 65
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Very Picturesque Harbour

Docked here on our cruise ship and took a stroll round the harbour and the town. Very nice harbour... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BigJock7
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Beautiful walk along the coast, stunning views from Citadel walls

Located on the right-hand side edge of Villefranche when facing the sea, enjoy the views over the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Elena W
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London, United Kingdom
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06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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+33 6 79 86 65 65

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Reviewed yesterday

Docked here on our cruise ship and took a stroll round the harbour and the town. Very nice harbour somewhat spoiled by the plethora of cheap souvenir tents. Streets of the town quite narrow with lots of steps as it is on the side of...More

Thank BigJock7
Reviewed 2 days ago

Located on the right-hand side edge of Villefranche when facing the sea, enjoy the views over the Old Harbour from the 16th century old Citadel.

Thank Elena W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Nice, Villefranche was always going to be place to visit as it is renowned as one of most picturesque places and i can see why so may cruise ships dock here. A pleasant place to stroll around and take in...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here briefly 4 years ago, and never really explored the area but this time stayed and we both just love it ! Nice is just too big, Monaco to crazy ! Get a water front view from your room and relax.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We loved our visit to Villenfranche-Sur-Mer and the Old Harbour. It is such a beautiful place. Both places are within a short walk of one another. The walk between the two clings the coastline and provides some really stunning views. There are lots of wonderful...More

1  Thank Frances B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were here on a miserable day--cold rain and fierce wind. We had a little free time to walk around and wish that we had a full day, but we had tours planned and we had to eat some lunch. This is a docking site...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We walked through the Harbor last week. Easy to walk around, with a lot of interesting things to see. Much easier to do than Nice. There is a beach, restaurants, and shopping within a 1/2 mile or so. It's a perfect place if you are...More

4  Thank Thomasja37
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous little town to walk around, ending in the old port, it's a must with several port side restaurants to while away lunchtime people watching, select your restaurant with care though as some are pricey with poor portions.

1  Thank Timcross
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Take time out to visit the old harbour. Its a nice walk around there. There's some park benches where you can sit and watch the mariners at work. Lovely on a nice day

1  Thank Tracy N
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Walked through here on our visit to Cannes. We rode the ferris wheel and enjoyed looking at the boats.

Thank JH_10999
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wsb42
16 August 2016|
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Response from ThePlumber2015 | Reviewed this property |
Bus is the most economical way. I took the train there from Nice.
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Vicki W
27 September 2015|
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Response from E C | Reviewed this property |
Head towards the marina but stop when you reach hotel D'ar on left. On right you will see small free parking area. Get there before lunch maybe 11am if you can. If full it is worth waiting for 5mins as very often a space... More
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