Citadel St. Elmo, Villefranche-sur-Mer

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  • Accessed by a short ascent, is a fortress of the 16th S, today houses the City Hall and four museums the views are fantastic has very well maintained gardens that invite you to relax, in the Museum of the cinema show films that were shot in the City
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  • There are mainly two ways to reach this impressive fortification, adjacent to Villefranche sur Mer. One is to use the local bus (number 100) from Nice Port and walk back up to the Citadel. The other i...  more »
  • Didn't know what was behind the old walls, went to the Citadel be recommendation from one of the locals, spent several hours there. Absolute must when visiting Villefranche-sur-mer! The Citadel dates ...  more »
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  • Amazing place to visit while you are in villefrancehe-sur-mer. You can see how many films have been made here and many Hollywood stars been here. There is open air cinema. Several small Museum and galleries Lots of history I love it!
  • Nice castle and nice view from up there, no entry fee.
  • Lovely!
  • Worth a visit if in villefranche
  • This is the very colourful place!

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