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Old Harbor (La Darse)

06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 6 79 86 65 65
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Beautiful views

Stopped of here for a cocktail what a wonderful place to sit and watch the world go by and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracy V
Attractive setting

Historic harbour with some historic buildings andplenty of atmospheric stone walls and... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Michael S
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London, United Kingdom
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“old harbour” (17 reviews)
“monte carlo” (11 reviews)
“cruise ship” (11 reviews)
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06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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+33 6 79 86 65 65
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"old harbour"
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"monte carlo"
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"cruise ship"
in 11 reviews
"catch the train"
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"great walk"
in 4 reviews
"restaurants and bars"
in 4 reviews
"coastal path"
in 4 reviews
"small port"
in 3 reviews
"picturesque place"
in 3 reviews
"minute walk"
in 5 reviews
"pebble beach"
in 3 reviews
"french riviera"
in 7 reviews
"cote d'azur"
in 5 reviews
"cap ferrat"
in 5 reviews
"boats"
in 34 reviews
"stroll"
in 21 reviews
"town"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped of here for a cocktail what a wonderful place to sit and watch the world go by and the cocktails were great as well. Just beautiful

Thank Tracy V
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Historic harbour with some historic buildings andplenty of atmospheric stone walls and walkways.Boatrepairing and small boat marinasome restaurants.Great views acrossthe bay.

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped off at this bar for nice light lunch. My brother eats here often and recommended it to us. It was very busy as such a lovely sunny day but we only had to wait 20 mins for a table. They serve a selection of...More

Thank Karen O
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

For a nice stroll in the little port of Villefranche-sur-Mer; some good restaurants and cafes to admire the boats from the terrace.

1  Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The harbour area of Villefranche is well worth a visit. It's good for walking, and there are some lovely bars and restaurants, great for admiring the view. You can combine the harbour with a walk around the old town, on the hill above. It is...More

Thank Elizabeth C
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We were actually in Nice, but our host at hotel told us about beautiful beach at Villefranche,so we decided to visit it. It was just perfect. Beach, the promenade, cafes along... Just beautiful experience.

Thank Space O
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We've explored and relaxed here several times over the years. Never tire of enjoying it. Mainly arriving by train at their very convenient sea front station. This time we approached it by sea on a tender boat. What a delightful view that was. So colourful...More

1  Thank Tony36
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

As well as hundreds of cruise and pleasure boats, several of the medium size cruise ships now stop here en route for Monaco

Thank Douglas552
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

take a walk around and see the yachts, find a cafe and sit with a glass of wine...its so laid back and relaxing here..simple one of the nicest places to chill.

Thank puckstopper31
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lovely harbour with yachts and boats (as you might expect) and delightful cafes to enjoy the sun, view and refreshments. Many an hour can be whiled away doing nothing much but soaking it all up. Enjoy.

Thank Stuart P
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Kathryn P
30 March 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
You could check the website for Port of Villefranche to see when the cruise ships are due to visit. It will be quieter to visit on a day without a ship, but please bear in mind that some of the shops, restaurants & bars may... More
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everynametakendotcom
13 January 2018|
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Response from Tracy N | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure if you can hire sunbeds at La Darse but you can hire them on the beach further around in Villefranche. Its about a 10 min walk
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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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