Old Harbor (La Darse), Villefranche-sur-Mer

Marina · Historic Walking Area
For a leisurely visit of shopping and exploration, visit Old Harbor (La Darse), which dates back to the 17th century. Throughout history, Villefranche has been both French and Italian and is still influenced by both cultures. You can see this exemplified in the architecture and cuisine. Wander the narrow, medieval streets of the Old Town, or jump on one of the frequent trains that run along the coast. Shop the street markets for leather goods, shoes, handbags, knitwear, scarves, and more. Plan your Old Harbor (La Darse) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Villefranche-sur-Mer using our Villefranche-sur-Mer trip planner.
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  • Loved this area, it was so beautiful! You can find small restaurants along the promenade, the marina, a main sandy beach and small secluded rock beaches which were absolutely stunning. Love love love!  more »
  • Beautiful picturesque harbor. Many old school sail boats. Even off season there were a few restaurants open. Also important they had a clean open public restroom. Be sure to stop by Les Delices de...  more »

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