Villefranche sur mer villas with pools, luxury houses to rent, high quality gites for hire, vacation rentals, holiday homes to let, letting properties, self catering accommodation for family holidays in Villefranche-sur-mer, Cote d'Azur.
Situated near Nice and Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, Villefranche sur Mer is one of the most sought after resorts of the Riviera. Stately mansions hiding in the hills, billionaires residences. This very old city with it's 16th century citadel which still seems to protect the public offers many opportunities to stroll along the quays lined with restaurants and terraces, the old streets, or you can enjoy the beach.
Places to visit: Citadel St. Elmo, the Chapel of St. Peter (painted by Cocteau, native son). All sorts of water sports. Walks along the coast to the cap and along the sea front.
Provençal market: Saturday from 8 am to 13h on the Parkway and Grant in the garden François Binon
Bric a brac: Every Sunday, place Amelie Pollonais and garden François Binon
Villefranche sur mer travel
Traveling to Villefranche-sur mer is extremely easy as there are year round international, direct flights into Nice airport (NCE) 16km (approximately 26 minutes drive). Self drive to Villefranche-sur-mer is also a popular option as you can drive nearly all the way on the motorway.
Villefranche sur mer weather
The climate in Villefranche-sur-mer is sensational with near all year round sunshine complemented by warm sea temperatures from early may to late October. It can get hot in the main school holiday months of July and August though there is often a gentle sea breeze which helps.