Villefranche-sur-Mer (US: , French: [vilfʁɑ̃ʃ syʁ mɛʁ]; Occitan: Vilafranca de Mar [ˌvilɔˈfʀaŋkɔ de ˈmaʀ]; Italian: Villafranca Marittima [ˌvillaˈfraŋka maˈrittima]) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region on the French Riviera and is located south-west of the Principality of Monaco, which is just west of the French-Italian border.
Villefranche-sur-Mer is immediately to the east of the city of Nice, along Mont Boron, Mont Alban and Mont Vinaigrier, and 6.2 mi (10.0 km) south-west of Monaco. The bay (rade) of Villefranche is one of the deepest natural harbours of any port in the Mediterranean Sea and provides safe anchorage for large ships from easterly winds. Reaching depths of 320 ft (95 m) between the Cape of Nice and Cap Ferrat; it extends to the south to form a 1,700 ft (500 m) abyss known as the undersea Canyon of Villefranche at about one nautical mile off the coastline.
Rita Kamil | Apr 7, 2018
Beautiful and ornate old Church. Very light with yellow walls...which gives a more welcoming feel that some other more gothic Churches in Europe.
jeanlouis rappelin | Oct 4, 2017
Jolie église baroque un peu sombre.En venant du port,il faut monter beaucoup d’escaliers entre les maisons aux façades colorées,l’église se mérite. j’ai apprécié le Christ grandeur nature sculpté dans Du bois de figuier.
Uldis P | May 22, 2018
Sylvie Leroux | Dec 21, 2017
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