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. With our international travel planner, Villefranche-sur-Mer attractions like Plage de la Darse can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We first saw the Old Harbor from our ship and then took a tender in to visit. It is a charming Villefranche-sur-Mer is very charming and the Old Harbor is the first thing you see. In effect, it is pos...  more »
  • The scenery and ambiance of the harbor, with some of the shops and and markets, are all very nice. Not much more than a pleasant walk with lovely sights. Villlefranche is really a gateway to Nice and ...  more »
  • So, understand the Villefranche is the port for cruise ships to visit places like Nice and Monaco. As a result there really isn't much to do in Villefranche other than shop, eat, and drink. They do ha...  more »