Plage de la Darse, Villefranche-sur-Mer

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For a leisurely visit of shopping and exploration, visit Plage de la Darse, which dates back to the 17th century. Throughout history, Villefranche has been both French and Italian and is still influenced by both cultures. You can see this exemplified in the architecture and cuisine. Wander the narrow, medieval streets of the Old Town, or jump on one of the frequent trains that run along the coast. Shop the street markets for leather goods, shoes, handbags, knitwear, scarves, and more. Plan your Plage de la Darse visit and explore what else you can see and do in Villefranche-sur-Mer using our Villefranche-sur-Mer trip planner.
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  • Whenever I was able (despite the thousands of kilometers away from my house) I came back to this city. Its views, its streets, its beach, everything is lovely.
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  • If you are in Nice it’s worth having a look at Villefranche Old Town and the Harbour (La Darse) and the Citadel Saint Elme. They are situated right next door to each other. From Nice, it is best to ca...  more »
  • A charming, very pretty, and the port is fantastico, 'm listening of a boat ride to enjoy the view from the sea.
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