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The most beautiful beaches in Villefranche‑sur‑Mer

Villefranche-sur-Mer, east of the city of Nice, is a popular seaside resort on the French Riviera, at the gateway to Cap Ferrat. Its marina and beautiful beaches contribute to the success of this summer tourist destination.

The beach of the Marinières

This beautiful gravel beach extends over 700 meters. Equipped with an anti-jellyfish net, it is also equipped with a first-aid station that ensures surveillance during the season. Showers and sanitary facilities are available to holidaymakers, who can also have a waterfront lunch or dinner in one of the available restaurants. It is also possible to rent mattresses and parasols to enjoy the sun in the best conditions of comfort.

The other beaches

The Darse beach is located west of Villefranche-sur-Mer. Sheltered at the foot of the old ramparts, it offers a breathtaking view of the bay. A footbridge makes it easy to reach a promenade facing the sea. It is composed of pebbles.

The beach of the Guardian Angel, about sixty meters long, extends the beach of Marinières. A small nearby cove is authorized to animals, for a swim or a day in the sun with your dog.

The Grasseuil beach awaits you at the entrance of Cap Ferrat. It seduces by its authentic atmosphere, with its village houses and its small private port.

Nautical Activities

A sea excursion allows you to enjoy the sumptuous landscapes of Cap Ferrat and to discover secret creeks and turquoise waters.

You can also practice many water activities in Villefranche-sur-Mer: kayak, canoe or paddle ride… The sea bed and the Posidonia meadows where many species of fish live offer a great scenery for an introduction to scuba diving or snorkeling.

Thrill-seekers prefer water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing or towed buoys.

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