Many of Nice’s most interesting sights are located close to Villefranche-sur-Mer, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Baie des Fourmis Beach and the much-loved Villa Ephrussi. Two other worthy points of interest within a short distance of Villefranche-sur-Mer are Villa Kerylos and Port Beach.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Villefranche-sur-Mer. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to the Nice Theatre, one of the area’s great concert venues. Aspiring artists should check out the exhibits at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Walk along the most popular coastal destinations nearby such as Passable Beach in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Enjoy some of the scenic parklands such as Castle Park. The natural parks such as Mount Boron and Castle Hill, give visitors an insight into the animals and plants that flourish in the area.
Nearby Stade Municipal de Ray is a great place to hang out with lovers of soccer, and to see local favorites, the Olympique Gymnaste Club Nice Côte d'Azur, in all their glory. On game days the stadium overflows with red and black, as crowds gather to cheer on their beloved team.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Hipark Résidence Nice, the Hôtel La Pérouse and the Appart'City Nice Acropolis are just some of the many great places to stay around here.