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Old Harbor (La Darse)

06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 6 79 86 65 65
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A beautiful place..

We loved our visit to Villenfranche-Sur-Mer and the Old Harbour. It is such a beautiful place. Both... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Frances B
Leeds, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great little town for a walk and sightseeing

We were here on a miserable day--cold rain and fierce wind. We had a little free time to walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 6 79 86 65 65

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved our visit to Villenfranche-Sur-Mer and the Old Harbour. It is such a beautiful place. Both places are within a short walk of one another. The walk between the two clings the coastline and provides some really stunning views. There are lots of wonderful...More

Thank Frances B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here on a miserable day--cold rain and fierce wind. We had a little free time to walk around and wish that we had a full day, but we had tours planned and we had to eat some lunch. This is a docking site...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked through the Harbor last week. Easy to walk around, with a lot of interesting things to see. Much easier to do than Nice. There is a beach, restaurants, and shopping within a 1/2 mile or so. It's a perfect place if you are...More

2  Thank Thomasja37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous little town to walk around, ending in the old port, it's a must with several port side restaurants to while away lunchtime people watching, select your restaurant with care though as some are pricey with poor portions.

1  Thank Timcross
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take time out to visit the old harbour. Its a nice walk around there. There's some park benches where you can sit and watch the mariners at work. Lovely on a nice day

1  Thank Tracy N
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Walked through here on our visit to Cannes. We rode the ferris wheel and enjoyed looking at the boats.

Thank JH_10999
Reviewed 11 July 2017

When you walk around the old fortress La Citadelle, you end up in this yacht harbour. Not the place for glamourous ones but for the average people which makes it so down to earth and nice. Some good and affordable eating places and a beautiful...More

Thank HHCBrunoWolf
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The old harbor has special meaning to me, somewhat melancholy. It is the place that I left France as a 12 year old when my father's tour of duty with the US Navy was over. When I visited again the beauty and French typicality of...More

Thank Dr_Tom82
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Old Harbor (Port La Darse) France has amazing views there really is not a bad one, it is one of the sights recommended to see on the French Riviera.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Take some time out, wander around. Enjoy the opportunity for a bit of envy with the beautiful and expensive boats. If you want, some are available for rent by the day (with a captain of course).

Thank Iain S
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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.
Vicki W
27 September 2015|
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Response from E C | Reviewed this property |
Head towards the marina but stop when you reach hotel D'ar on left. On right you will see small free parking area. Get there before lunch maybe 11am if you can. If full it is worth waiting for 5mins as very often a space... More