Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Villefranche-sur-Mer is ready to explore

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Villefranche-sur-Mer. Well known for its seaside, university setting and boating, this scenic city won't disappoint. Casino Monte Carlo and Villa Kerylos are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Villefranche-sur-Mer a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marineland Antibes (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Monaco Heliport (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Monte Carlo Formula 1 Track (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Monte Carlo Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Antibes Land (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Biot Golf Club (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Villefranche-sur-Mer is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castle Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Exotic Garden (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Juan-les-Pins Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Baie des Fourmis Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Passable Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Port Beach (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Villefranche-sur-Mer

The nearest airport is in Nice (NCE-Cote d'Azur), located 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Villefranche-sur-Mer Station.

Where to stay near Villefranche-sur-Mer?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,372 holiday rentals near Villefranche-sur-Mer. From 3,912 Condos/Apartments to 529 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Villefranche-sur-Mer area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Villefranche-sur-Mer?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Villefranche-sur-Mer:

  • Old Town: 858 holiday homes
  • Antibes City Centre: 1,039 holiday homes
  • Centre Ville: 1,839 holiday homes
  • Thiers: 1,508 holiday homes
  • Carre d'Or: 1,168 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Villefranche-sur-Mer?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Villefranche-sur-Mer. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Villefranche-sur-Mer Station: 12,808 holiday rentals
  • Chapelle de St-Pierre: 12,954 holiday rentals
  • Place de la Paix: 12,977 holiday rentals
  • Villa Nellcote: 2,604 holiday rentals
  • Institut de Francais: 2,691 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Villefranche-sur-Mer listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Villefranche-sur-Mer?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,912 Condos/Apartments in Villefranche-sur-Mer. Our other popular types of Villefranche-sur-Mer holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 529 holiday houses
  • Villas: 494 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 35 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Villefranche-sur-Mer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,290 holiday homes with pool available in Villefranche-sur-Mer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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